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Harvest of Endurance: A scroll and a concert

The Harvest of Endurance is a 50-metre scroll held by the National Museum of Australia since 1992.

Its 18 panels depict survival and resourcefulness across two centuries of Chinese settlement in Australia. View the scroll and hear 18 new compositions inspired by its imagery, with narration by William Yang.

William Yang

William Yang

This event is presented in association with the Canberra International Music Festival.

the essentials

What: The Harvest of Endurance at the Canberra International Music Festival
When: Thursday 4 May 2017 from 6.30–7.50pm
Where: Main Hall, National Museum of Australia
Cost: $67 Adult, $62 Concession, $30 U30, $25 U18. All ages welcome
For more information and bookings visit nma.gov.au/cimf

Image Credits: Chinese Australians mark the launch of the 1911 Chinese republic, Harvest of Endurance scroll, 1988 (detail) created by Mo Xiangyi, with the assistance of Wang Jingwen and Mo Yimei, National Museum of Australia

 

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