EventsLevel 1, Temporary ExhibitionsFinding Gold DisplayLevel 2, Bridge of MemoriesChinese Museum Melbourne Location

Current Exhibition

William Yang, Being Me, 2014, digital inkjet print


22 April -  27 June 2014

Artefacts is a story telling exhibition and a collaborative effort, hosted at the Chinese Museum, bringing together some diverse and compelling cross cultural artworks by artists from Sydney and Melbourne.

By using a series of paper-based artworks, each participating artist presents their personal life journeys from different perspectives.… Read more

Upcoming Exhibition

Chinese ANZACs: Chinese-Australians and World War One

14 July – 19 December 2014

When World War One was declared in 1914, Australia rallied behind the Allied efforts. More than 330,000 mobilised personnel were called to action, of which, a small proportion were Australians of Chinese descent. Billy Sing, Caleb Shang and Hunter Poon are some of the well-known Chinese-Australians who served in the frontline.… Read more

Donation of the Month

Chinese Typewriter

Chinese Typewriters (c1970-1980)

Despite the recent typewriter nostalgia that has pervaded popular culture, few would picture a Chinese typewriter when one is mentioned. In fact, many would not even be aware that they exist. Chinese typewriters are amazing, intriguing pieces of machinery that bear slight resemblance to their English counterparts. How does one work? A typist … Read More