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OPEN WEEKEND

Past Events

Open Weekend – Free Museum entry

Our Open Weekend is a FREE family-friendly, two-day opportunity to experience the Museum and its surrounds in a fun-filled atmosphere. This is the fourth annual Open Weekend, in partnership with the Yarra Ranges Council. It’s a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a picnic on the  beautiful Museum grounds and partake in the activities on offer over the weekend.

Saturday 17 March, 12 – 5pm
Local Artisan Makers’ Market

Over 25 stallholders will sell crafts and designer products, showcasing some of the Yarra Valley’s best local artists. Pull up a spot on the grounds surrounding the Museum and enjoy some of the food vendors creations of paella, wood fired pizza and delicious sweets.

Drumming Workshops (Saturday only)

1-2pm & 3-4pm

Feel the beat and exhilaration of drumming. Get involved in our free drumming workshops throughout the day. Fun for all ages.

Sunday 18 March, 12 – 5pm
Free Sketch Workshops

Sit back on the grounds of the Museum and capture the views of the Yarra Valley in our free-roving Sketch Workshops guided by qualified teachers. All drawing materials will be provided or bring your own sketchbooks.

Purchase a cheese platter from the Yarra Valley Dairy stall throughout the day.

Live music by local blues and roots artist Richie Langford

Weekend Activities

Pop-up Museum tours every hour all weekend

Participatory soft sculpture activity – Add a colourful pipe cleaner! Fun for everyone

 Picnics welcome.

Over the weekend take the Patterns in the Landscape Discovery Trail all the way to the Museum for a chance to win a dinner for two at the Healesville Hotel and a kid’s activity pack!* Terms and conditions here

 Download the full weekend program here OpenWeekend A5_program

BACK TO PAST EVENTS

Past Events

Open Weekend – Free Museum entry

11 - 5pm
17 - 18 March 2018

Our Open Weekend is a FREE family-friendly, two-day opportunity to experience the Museum and its surrounds in a fun-filled atmosphere. This is the fourth annual Open Weekend, in partnership with the Yarra Ranges Council. It’s a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a picnic on the  beautiful Museum grounds and partake in the activities on offer over the weekend.

Saturday 17 March, 12 – 5pm
Local Artisan Makers’ Market

Over 25 stallholders will sell crafts and designer products, showcasing some of the Yarra Valley’s best local artists. Pull up a spot on the grounds surrounding the Museum and enjoy some of the food vendors creations of paella, wood fired pizza and delicious sweets.

Drumming Workshops (Saturday only)

1-2pm & 3-4pm

Feel the beat and exhilaration of drumming. Get involved in our free drumming workshops throughout the day. Fun for all ages.

Sunday 18 March, 12 – 5pm
Free Sketch Workshops

Sit back on the grounds of the Museum and capture the views of the Yarra Valley in our free-roving Sketch Workshops guided by qualified teachers. All drawing materials will be provided or bring your own sketchbooks.

Purchase a cheese platter from the Yarra Valley Dairy stall throughout the day.

Live music by local blues and roots artist Richie Langford

Weekend Activities

Pop-up Museum tours every hour all weekend

Participatory soft sculpture activity – Add a colourful pipe cleaner! Fun for everyone

 Picnics welcome.

Over the weekend take the Patterns in the Landscape Discovery Trail all the way to the Museum for a chance to win a dinner for two at the Healesville Hotel and a kid’s activity pack!* Terms and conditions here

 Download the full weekend program here OpenWeekend A5_program