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Geelong After Dark

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Once again we will be participating in Geelong After Dark. Discover the cultural precinct and centre of Geelong in a whole new way with pop-up performances, artistic interventions and provocative installations. No bookings required.

Ground Floor 10 min screenings on the hour from 6pm; 6.30pm – 6.50pm Misguided Senses, Various Artists; The Tides of Welcome Choir Meets the David Robertson Drummers First Floor 6.00pm – 9.00pm Light-the-Night Spin Drum Workshops Join us at the craft stations on Level One of the to create your own glow-in-the-dark spin drum Second Floor 7.00pm and 8.00pm A Little Light Reading – Radio Play Presented by Write Acts Heritage Centre (third floor) 6.00pm – 9.00pm Take a trip back in time to the sights and sounds of a Geelong gone by… Visual Reality: stereoscope photos of old Geelong and 1965 Geelong: Sounds of Geelong Newsreel Fifth Floor 6.00pm – 10.00pm The Storytelling Machine The Storytelling Machine instantly transforms your drawings into animated characters that roam the artwork's worlds. Come along and be involved in Australia’s first exhibition of this creative technology experience.

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