What's on: CULTURE UP LATE - Wednesday 18 January

Get a mid-week hit of culture after work, with the AM opening its doors until 9pm every Wednesday in Summer.

Late nights in Spiders

Late nights in Spiders
Photographer: James Horan © Australian Museum

Event Type:
Special event
18 January 2017 to 18 January 2017
05.00 PM to 09.00 PM
Australian Museum, entry corner of College and William Streets
BUY-1-GET-1-FREE! $22 Adult, $15 Concession, $13 Child; $10 Member Adult, $8 Member Concession, $7 Member Child Includes admission to Spiders – Alive & Deadly. Online only price.


CULTURE UP LATE - Wednesday 18th January

  • Experience Lynette Wallworth’s Collisions, virtual reality storytelling which invites you deep into the Western Australian desert
  • Visit our Spiders – Alive & Deadly exhibition and witness a spider being milked in our Venom Lab (6:30pm)
  • Get an insiders’ view of Spiders – Alive & Deadly on a tour with exhibition producer Catherine Timbrell
  • Watch contemporary Pacific artist Sione Falemaka’s interactive weaving and beading demonstrations
  • Pull up a chair and learn to make original ink-blot spiders with AM Store-featured artist Jane Gillings
  • Snack on sustainably farmed crickets, ants and other gourmet insects with the Bug Chef Nick Jarvis
  • Grab a drink in the Atrium pop-up bar and relax to the DJ-stylings of Robbie Buck (702 ABC Sydney)
  • Win prizes at our pop-up mini-trivia comp in the Atrium with comedian Marty Bright
  • Get your stick insect on, explore museum specimens and handle live phasmids in Search and Discover
  • Catch a glimpse of what goes on behind-the-scenes at the AM with a live materials conservation demonstration by Australian Museum experts
  • Ask-A-Scientist palaeontology and archaeology with Dr Joseph Bevitt from ANSTO


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