Free Public Event, Sunday 11th September 2022, Museum of Chinese Australian History

Receive free entry to the Chinese Museum!  Discover the Mid-Autumn Festival, a 3000-year-old tradition that occurs when the full moon appears largest in the sky. Celebrating family re-union, the 2022 festival program explores moon legends and traditional practices such as lantern making, riddle guessing and moon cake making.  

Activities on the day

Level 1 Gallery

45 minute session commencing at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

  • Introductory talk on the meaning of Mid-Autumn Festival
  • Mooncake-making demonstration
  • Riddle guessing with prizes ($5 per person)
  • Children's colouring stations

Level 3 Gallery

45 minute session commencing at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

  • Introductory talk on lantern making
  • Lantern making workshops ($5 per lantern making kit)

    Also, with your free Museum admission, explore the Museum's extensive exhibitions on the history of Chinese immigration to Australialife on the goldfields and the Han Dynasty!

    No bookings necessary, show up on the day.  We can't wait to see you there!