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Crescent Moon cultural day
proudly supported by The Myer Foundation

Saturday 13 May 2006
10.00am–3.15pm

Children visit the Crescent Moon exhibition
Children visiting the Crescent Moon exhibition

Celebrate Islamic art and Southeast Asian culture at the National Gallery of Australia

Activities 10am–2pm

10–10.45am and 1–1.45pm
Gadhon Nyanat gamelan ensemble

10am–12pm resuming 1–2pm
Art-making workshops for children:


Interactive tours with curators, educators and voluntary guides:


12–12.45pm
Sanggar Isti (Indonesian Art and Dance Studio) presents traditional Indonesian dance


International speaker 2.30pm–3.15pm
Mr Irwan Tirta
Quo Vadis Traditional Indonesian Textiles
James. O Fairfax theatre

The Gallery regrets that Eddin Khoo, Malaysian poet and artist, is unable to attend the Cultural Day.

Further information
Mr Irwan Tirta
Gadhon Nyanat gamelan ensemble
Sanggar Isti dance group

download Cultural Day Program (pdf 304k)

All events are free of charge, including entry to Crescent Moon: Islamic Art and Civilisation in Southeast Asia
A children’s trail is also available.

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For more information contact the Education Office
email education@nga.gov.au
phone +61 2 6240 6519
fax: +61 2 6240 6560

Education Section
National Gallery of Australia
GPO Box 1150
Canberra ACT 2601
Australia