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A License to Print Money

Tue 24 January at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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One event on Tue 24 January 2023, at 1:00 pm

$5.50

Join us this school holidays to discover the ingenuity and creativity of people under pressure

Difficult times often bring out the creativity in many people. For the Dunera boys, their internment in regional Australia encouraged a wave of art-making, social organisation and even printing their own money to use in their camps.

In this workshop children will learn about the ingenuity of the Dunera boys in a short guided tour of our exhibition, before having a chance to design and print their own currency.

This activity is designed for children to be dropped off at the beginning and picked up at the end of the session. Suitable for kids aged 6+.

About Enemy Aliens: the Dunera boys in Orange, 1941

In September 1940, more than 2000 “enemy aliens” were transported from Britain to Australia on board the HMT Dunera. Interned in camps in regional New South Wales and Victoria, the story of the Dunera boys, is an intrinsic part of the history of Australia in the Second World War and in its aftermath.

This exhibition, featuring never-before-seen artworks by the Dunera boys, tells the little-known story of the internees’ time at the Orange Showgrounds in 1941.

Booking Information

Bookings are essential.

If you have booked a ticket and can no longer attend, please cancel your ticket or contact us so we can make places available to people on the waitlist.

Orange City Council, including the Museum, is a Child Safe organisation. This booking form asks you to provide information about relevant medical conditions, authorisation of whether or not pictures can be taken of your child and instructions on who is authorised to pick up/drop off your child. For more information visit Orange City Council’s Child Safe Strategic Policy.

Details

Date:
Tue 24 January
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
$5.50
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://licensetoprint.eventbrite.com.au

Venue

Orange Regional Museum
151 Byng Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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Other

Local government area
Orange
Artforms
Heritage, Other
Source
Submitted online
Event contact details (phone/ email)
museum@orange.nsw.gov.au

 

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