What’s On

What’s On at the RHSV
Events of the RHSV are covered in What’s on (pdf).

Other Victorian History events can be located in our Events Calendar.

Regular RHSV Events
Exhibitions:
A series of temporary exhibitions are held each year at the Society. Exhibitions are open Monday to Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Friday 9:00am – 3:00 pm. Group bookings are essential – see the Exhibitions page.
Lectures: Each month between February and November, lectures are held at the RHSV. Speakers address a wide range of subjects relating to Victorian, Local and Family history.  For more information visit the Lectures page.
Podcasts
of lectures in MP3 format are made where possible – see the Podcasts Page. Tours: The RHSV conducts introductory tours of its collections for schools, affiliated societies and other community groups. For more information Contact Us.

Coming Up…

TUESDAY 17 MAY: ‘Simply because I was an 18 year old hero’
(5.45pm Following AGM)
Speaker: Professor Marilyn Lake
In brief: In this lecture Professor Lake examines the conception of the soldier settlement scheme and its place in the broader history of settler colonialism in Australia. Read More…

THURSDAY 26 MAY: Science in the State’s Interest : the Victorian Precursors to the CSIRO
(7.00-8.15)
Speaker: Dr James Waghorne
In brief: A joint lecture with the Royal Society of Victoria, to be held at the RSV, 8 Latrobe Street, Melbourne. $20 for RHSV and RSV members for pre-lecture refreshments from 6.15pm. Attendance at lecture only from 7pm is free. Read More…

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