Djilba Season 2021

Thursday 12 August 2021, 5pm to 7pm

Kick off the Town Team State Conference festivities with a Thursday evening welcome and chance to mingle.
More information on tickets and the conference program can be found at the Town Team Movement website.


Friday 27 and Saturday 28 August, various times

The 2021 Community Screenings Program showcases features and short films that reflect Expecting the Unexpected, whether it’s unexpected successes, unexpected events, or unexpected stories to be told.
Free entry - check the CinefestOZ website for the full film schedule.


Sunday 5 September 2021, 1pm to 2pm

Join us for a free lecture by local historian and journalist David Bailey, who will explain what happened and outline the tragic events that saw defeat become victory in one week as Australians fought on the bloodiest battlefields of World War I.
Free entry - RSVP via Eventbrite


Sunday 12 September 2021, 11am to 1pm

You're invited to join us in celebrating the last weeks of our current exhibition When We Were Small with a free tea party event. With entertainment from Capel performers The Wednesday Girls and scones baked by the Bunbury CWA, this is a community event not to be missed!
Free entry - RSVP via Eventbrite


Thursday 16 September 2021, 5.30pm to 6.30pm

This is Me is back with another opportunity to connect and celebrate all the vibrant and wonderful cultures that make Bunbury and the South West what it is today - proudly presented by the Bunbury Multicultural Group and City of Bunbury. The featured speaker in September is Dr. Leena Singla, who was born in Punjab, northern India, and moved to Bunbury in 2013 to raise her young family.
Free entry - RSVP via Eventbrite


South West Historical Writers Meetup​
Saturday 18 September 2021, 10am to noon

Are you drafting a historical fiction novel, writing an academic paper, researching a local history project or thinking about starting your first piece of historical writing? Join us in the Museum to meet other writers from the South West and chat about all things historical writing!
All experience levels, spanning fiction and non-fiction, are welcome.
Free entry - RSVP via Eventbrite


Sunday 19 September 2021, 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Join members of Fremantle’s Fenian Festival Committee and learn about Bunbury’s connection to one of Australia’s greatest prison escapes. Guest speakers include Barbara Kelly, who will discuss her research with Australian author Peter Fitzsimons on his bestseller The Catalpa Rescue, and Peter Murphy, who will speak about John Boyle O’Reilly and his connection to Bunbury.
Free entry - RSVP via Eventbrite


Temporary exhibition, Touring Gallery
25 September 2021 to 7 November 2021 

A juried exhibition showcasing the works of members from the Ozquilt Network, Australia's organisation for art quilters. Three selectors, Alison Gummow (SA), Sharon Peoples (ACT) and Alysn Midgelow-Marsden (New Zealand) have selected 37 works for this exhibition, each sized 40x40cm - check our Whats On in the Museum page for more information.​


School Holiday Workshops
From Saturday 25 September 2021

The Museum hosts regular lectures, children's workshops and school holiday activities - check our Whats On in the Museum page for more information.


More events will be added as they are announced - visit Eventbrite, follow us on social media, or subscribe to our e-newsletter to be the first to find out about what's coming up!
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