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Dont miss Nights at the Museum

After the successful Launch of the Mardi Gras Museum last week, tix for the special event talks are selling fast


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Come and take a hosted journey through the magical history of Mardi Gras, Sydney’s iconic parade and festival. Join special guest speakers and hear their memories and experiences over four fabulous decades of love. Held in the Sydney Mardi Gras Museum Debut Exhibition space, enjoy a private viewing and personal recollections of Mardi Gras by a wonderful cross section and selection of speakers.

There are four different nights to choose from, with each session focusing on a different decade.

The four fabulous special guest speakers are:

  • Julie McCrossin,  78er, journalist and Gay and Lesbian rights activist – The 70′s (Tuesday 12 Feburary)
  • William Yang, Photographer and chronicler of Mardi Gras – The 80′s (Wednesday 13 February)
  • Ron Muncaster, Mardi Gras Hall of Fame inductee, winner of 16 Mardi Gras awards including the inaugural award and a further 9 ‘best costume’ awards – The 90′s (Tuesday 19 February); and
  • C.Moore Hardy, Photographer and chronicler of Mardi Gras – The 00′s  (Monday 18 February)

Each night is also faciliated by Exhibition Curator,  Nick Henderson,  who is a committee member of Australian Lesbian & Gay Archives.

Please note tickets are general admission standing, with limited seating available and capacity is strictly limited. Each night will run for approximately 90 minutes.

The Sydney Mardi Gras Museum Debut Exhibition is part of the Museum Project to establish a permanent Sydney home for a LGBTQI Museum.

 

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