4 February 2021


| Sharon Kelley
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Patricia Piccinini’s Skywhale 2013 floats over Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra. Photo: Supplied.

Be the first to experience Patricia Piccinini’s new Skywhale family as Skywhale and Skywhalepapa take to the Canberra skies.

Bring your picnic blanket and thermos to watch Skywhale fly for the first time alongside her new companion Skywhalepapa, two monumental sculptures in the form of hot-air balloons.

A special live performance of We are the Skywhales by Jess Green with her band and the Luminescence Children’s Choir will create an immersive sonic experience.

This COVID Safe Event is strictly limited. Guests will be required to remain seated throughout the event. Please bring your own picnic blanket or seating for your comfort. Bookings are essential.

Flights are subject to weather and logistical changes may occur. Please check back here on the website and our social media channels on the morning of each flight to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.

The Details:

What: Skywhales: Every Heart Sings
When: New date – Sunday 7 February. Launching 5:30 am, gates open 4:30 am
Where: John Dunmore Lang Place, Parkes
Cost: Free, bookings essential

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