Talanoa Forum: Moana Rising

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10 Oct - 12 Oct 2023

Talanoa Forum: Moana Rising is an international forum bringing together leaders from across the Pacific and around the world. First presented at the 59th Venice Biennale, it extends the themes of Yuki Kihara’s Paradise Camp exhibition by bringing together 26 artists, curators, scholars, activists and policymakers from Australia, Aoteroa New Zealand, Sāmoa, Tahiti, and Italy.

This 3-day interdisciplinary program will highlight urgent issues including small island ecologies, climate justice, decolonial museology, diasporic and Pacific alliances.

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Getting to: Powerhouse Museum
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500 Harris Street

Opening Hours

10:00 am to 5:00 pm


The cafe is on Level 3, next to the entrance, is the perfect start or end to your day at the Powerhouse Museum.

Open for breakfast from 7.30am until 5.00pm every day, the MAAS cafe provides a relaxing environment to sit with a coffee or a glass of wine and enjoy a burger or petite cake.

Operated by Create Consultants, a young dynamic group of hospitality specialists bringing life and a fresh new approach to the Museum’s catering choice.