Thursday 28th May 2020 COVID-19 Response



Updated 27 March 2020


  • The Museum is closed temporarily until further notice.
  • All of our scheduled events have been postponed until further notice.
  • Any further updates will be posted to this page.

Your health is important to us.

You may be aware the Victorian Government declared a state of emergency on 16 March 2020, due to the challenges we are all facing related to covid-19.

Following this, the Museum is closed temporarily from Tuesday 17 March with all upcoming events, programs and temporary exhibition openings postponed until further notice.

We pray always, for the good health of all Australians, and share in the responsibility to take necessary action.

This is a temporary closure, our staff will be working from home and we hope to pop up on your social media feeds (please follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram). With only a few weeks to go until the special month of Ramadan, we’ll continue to share tips, inspiration, recipes and more. There’s also exciting news about the Australian Muslim Artists 2020 exhibition on the horizon. We’ll also let you know when we re-open via these channels.

In the meantime, be safe, look out for each other, and please keep us in your duas (prayers) as we pray for a safe and speedy end to this situation.

For Covid-19 news and information in alternative language, visit the SBS covid-19 language portal.

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