Museum Up Late events

Tweed Regional Museum has an exciting range of Museum Up Late events on offer inspired by exhibitions on display! 

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The Body - Procedures, Patients & Passing
FREE

  • Saturday 24 September 2022 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Our next Museum Up Late is themed The Body - Procedures, Patients & Passing, inspired by the Cure All exhibition on show.

The Museum will be transformed for 3 hours of activity including, interactive tours, live mural painting, discussions on death care, collaborative drawing of an exquisite corpse, Kids Surgery Station, and more.

Explore the Museum, then relax in our courtyard, listen to some live music and enjoy food and drinks available for purchase throughout the night.

Music by Leigh James

Food by Oki Food

Bar by Spangled Drongo

Bookings essential.

Live wall drawing of an exquisite corpse

Live art with three artists | 4 – 7 pm 

Local creatives Shannon Doyle, Madeline Hawkins and Michelle Dawson will create live a progressive drawing of a body on one of the Museum’s longest walls. With a 50-minute limit for each artist, the body will grow and morph across the evening with each artist’s unique response, culminating in a strange and unique creature.

Come and watch them create and ask them what inspired their interpretation from the Cure All exhibition and how they create!

Audience collaborative drawing

Free form artmaking for all | 4 pm – 7 pm

Join the collaborative drawing table in the middle of the Museum, where a giant exquisite corpse artwork will be developed on paper. Everyone’s welcome! Our Live Art artists will join in the fun too!

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Interactive tours | 4:30 – 5 pm and 6 - 6:30 pm (16+)  

Meet Curator Erika Taylor at the leech tank for an interactive small-group tour of Cure All. Get up close and personal with the leeches, be fascinated by
killer pills, cure-oil concoctions, and illicit potions, and experience some electrifying quack medicine.

Waiting room conversations with death care professional Halie Halloran

An intimate live exchange of questions, speculations and resolutions | 4 – 7 pm drop in or make an appointment

Visitors are welcome to settle on the sofa with Halie and ask those important questions and to learn more about death, ceremonies and rituals, and caring for the body. Halie Halloran, is the Founder of Paperbark Death Care, offering a range of death care support and services that honours all faiths, beliefs and cultural/spiritual protocols.

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Cure All kids surgery!

Self guided fun | 4 – 7 pm

Calling all little Doctors and Nurses to the Museum surgery station. Scrub in, pop on your coat and stethoscope and explore our kids surgery activities.