Tag: History

20 results
18 May - 4 Jun

The Return

A performance showing the 250-year fight to return home the captive bodily remains of First Peoples.

30 Jun - 6 Aug

And She Was Wearing Trousers: A Call to Our Heroines

Southern African heroines of the past come alive in this rich new exhibition.

15 Aug - 31 Oct

Women Work for Victory in WWII

Explore the story of women on the home front during the Second World War.

1 Dec - 30 Oct

Lust Love Loss: Australian Stories of Wartime Relationships

Explore how universal experiences are magnified in times of war.

8 Mar - 20 May

HerStory: Multiple Facets of Chinese Australian Women

A virtual exhibition highlighting and celebrating Chinese Australian women.

28 Jan - 31 Jan

Lost Jobs: The Changing World of Work

Find out about the work of a ‘nightman’, a ‘scoop boy’, and a phrenologist.

11 Feb - 1 Jan

The Story of the Moving Image

An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.

15 Feb - 31 Jul

Emu Sky

Aboriginal community members share their culture, knowledge and artistic practice. 

18 Jan - 31 May

Yarra: Stories of Melbourne's River

Explores the chequered history of the stream we call the ‘city’s river’.

11 May - 31 Jul

Protest Melbourne

From the 1840s Melburnians took to the streets to express their views on a wide range of issues.

17 May - 26 Mar

For Kin and Country

Explore the extraordinary history of First Peoples’ service in the Australian Defence Force.

9 Mar - 26 Jun

Epic and Divine: Dante's World

Enter the incredible mind of Dante Alighieri in an exhibition celebrating his life and work

24 May

Queer Dreams

A storytelling event celebrating Queer: Stories from the NGV Collection exhibition.

23 Jul

Cop Shop Reunion: Fan Meet and Greet

A special exhibition and a fan meet and greet reunion for the 1970s TV show Cop Shop.

8 Nov - 11 Jul

Fight for Survival

See the new exhibition at Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre.

12 May - 2 Jul

HerStory: Celebrating 25 years of EMILY’s List Australia

An exhibition celebrating the positive change that can be created when women take action.

31 Mar - 24 Dec


An exhibition celebrating fifty women in Melbourne's history.

16 Mar - 11 Sep

William Johnston: His Residence & Collection

Enjoy a visually enticing display of over 400 years of art history.

17 May - 31 Jul

Pellettiere: Leather Maker Exhibition

An exhibition on leather work and art in the Italian Australian community.