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January 2019

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
A collage of two images showing operational women at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

January 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

January 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

February 2019

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Curator’s talk: Celebrating 35 years of operational women at MFB

February 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Ticket Info:
Free 29 tickets left
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Join us for a lunch-time curator talk and conversation with the team from Way Back When consulting historians and the MFB Director of Culture and Transformation, Dr Corinne Manning, on Wednesday 13 February about the making of this exhibition. Celebrating 35 years of operational women at MFB examines the challenges and achievements of the pioneering women who became the first women to take on operational roles in the MFB. The exhibition also examines the progress made as MFB continues on…

Curator’s Talk

February 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Ticket Info:
Free 40 tickets left
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Join us for a lunch-time curator talk and conversation with the team from Way Back When consulting historians and the MFB Director of Culture and Transformation, Dr Corinne Manning, about the making of this exhibition, Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women in the Metropolitan Fire Brigade Curator’s Talk, Wednesday 13 February at 12:30pm. RHSV Gallery Downstairs.  

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

History-in-the-Round, the Evolving Role of Heritage Conservation – Taking History to the People

February 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ticket Info:
Free – $10 80 tickets left
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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We are fortunate to start our 2019 Distinguished Lecturer Series with The Hon Simon Molesworth AO QC on Tuesday 19 February at 5:15pm Simon will be delivering the 2019 RHSV Augustus Wolskel Lecture. Commencing with an overview of the history of the worldwide National Trust movement, this lecture will explore the evolved and still evolving role of heritage conservation as a means by which the telling of history, or at least the depiction of aspects of history, is assisted by…

2019 Augustus Wolskel Lecture

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cropped portrait of Simon Molesworth AO CQ
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Our first lecture in 2019 is also the first lecture in our new Distinguished Lecturer Series and we are delighted that Simon Molesworth AO QC has accepted our invitation.

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

Celebrating 35 Years of Operational Women at MFB

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

4 women in different operational roles at MFB
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
+ Google Map

Our first major exhibition in 2019 will celebrate 35 years since the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) first opened its doors to operational women and pays tribute to their important contribution to Victoria’s fire and rescue service. The new exhibition features photos, interviews and historical research to capture the stories of just some of the women who have helped shape MFB. Keep an eye out for a curator’s talk. The exhibition runs from Friday January 25th January to Friday 22nd…

March 2019

Cold War Games

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Exhibition Opening 5pm, Thursday 7 March 2019 Gallery Downstairs, RHSV. Free event. Curator: Harry Blutstein In 1956, an Olympic year, the world was beset with Cold War anxieties. Tensions between East and West had been heightened less than a month before the Games when the USSR invaded Hungary to crush an uprising. Then Israeli, French and British armies invaded and occupied the Suez Canal. Would the Melbourne Olympic Games be remembered as the “friendly” Games, a sea of tranquillity in…

Launch of Cold War Games

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ticket Info:
Free 80 tickets left
Drill Hall, Royal Historical Society Victoria, 239 A'Beckett St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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In 1956 the world was beset with Cold War anxieties. Tensions between East and West had been heightened less than a month before the Games opened when the USSR invaded Hungary to crush an uprising. Then Israeli, French and British armies invaded and occupied the Suez Canal. Would the Melbourne Olympic Games be remembered as the “friendly” Games, a sea of tranquility in a stormy world, or would they become a victim of the Cold War? 

Launch of exhibition, Cold War Games

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ticket Info:
Free 100 tickets left
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Espionage chills Melbourne’s 1956 ‘Friendly’ Olympics Join us for the opening of our exhibition, Cold War Games, Thursday 7 March at 5pm. The exhibition will run until Tuesday 28 May, Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm. In 1956 the world was beset with Cold War anxieties. Tensions between East and West had been heightened less than a month before the Games when the USSR invaded Hungary to crush an uprising. Then Israeli, French and British armies invaded and occupied the Suez…

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