la perouse

Events, School holidays

Open Day at La Perouse Museum

You’re invited on Saturday 13 April to explore everything the La Perouse Museum has on offer! We’re throwing open the doors on three new exhibitions – come inside for a look, a listen, and a free cup of coffee. Take a tour through our new exhibition Randwick Stories, dive into the Bayview Gallery and see Sydney’s iconic landmarks from a whole new angle, and learn more about the incredible boomerang masters of the Lapa Loop. Drop into a shellwork workshop with renowned Aboriginal Elder, educator, and shellworker Aunty Maxine Ryan before being enthralled by a live poetry reading by Wiradjuri…

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Events, Kids, School holidays

Bastille Day Kids’ Painting

Come and join for a free kids’ painting session, Sunday 16 July 2023 from 11am to 2pm and celebrate Bastille Day in style! Unleash your inner da Vinci at the La Perouse Museum this Bastille Day weekend. Take part in a free drop-in painting session for kids. This drop-in session is run by artist Niki Koeppl, and kids from 5 years and up are welcome to pick up a brush and paint their masterpiece on the law in front of the La Perouse Museum. There’ll be everything from paper plates to cut-out Eiffel Towers to decorate, so be sure to…

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Local kids create masterpieces for Koojay Corroboree

Symbols of community, belonging and reconciliation are now flying high on banners across Randwick City thanks to the creative talent of local Aboriginal artist Jordan Ardler and the heart-warming drawings of local students. Inspired by this year’s Reconciliation Week theme, Be a Voice for Generations, Randwick Council asked students at La Perouse Public School to help illustrate the artwork for Koojay Corroboree 2023, which will take place on Friday 26 May at 11am. “Randwick Council is really proud to have local students help create the artwork. We look forward to engaging other school students to help in the years to…

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Events, What to do

Blak Markets at Bare Island La Perouse, Bidjigal Land

If you’re looking for something fun to do on SUNDAY, 2 April 2023 consider attending the next Blak Markets at Bare Island, La Perouse, in Sydney’s southeast. Running from 10am to 3pm, the market will feature a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony with a cultural dance performance and singing . According to CEO of First Hand Solutions, Peter Cooley, it’s a day to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, the oldest continuing culture in the world. “It is also an excellent opportunity to buy unique gifts, knowing that 100 per cent of the profits will flow back into Aboriginal communities,” Peter…

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Events, School holidays, What to do

Culture on country

This Australia Day event is organised by the Randwick City Join a celebration of local Aboriginal musicians and performers on the La Perouse Headland. Featuring Vic Simms and the All Star Band, with Brolga Dance Academy, Charlie Trindall, Cianna Walker and Olivia Fox, and other exciting acts to follow. Come and join for a celebration of culture on Country! Chairs and a marquee will be provided on the La Perouse Headland, so be sure to grab the best spot when the show kicks off at 3pm. The La Perouse Museum is delighted to welcome back Vic Simms and the All…

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