Author: Public Record Office Victoria
If you weren't able to join us for our International Women's Day talk, you can now listen to a recording of the event below!
On 4 March 2020, we were joined by Danielle Hakim and Sally Northfield from The Women's Mural Documentation Project, Penelope Lee from Her Place Women’s Museum, Australia and Dr Nikki Henningham from the Australian Women's Archives Project to discuss how museums and archives can collaborate to preserve women’s history.
In particular we looked into Megan Evans' and Eve Glenn's Women's Mural from 1986, which until recently was a fixture of Fitzroy's Smith Street. Who were the women featured, and how has technology helped preserve and celebrate this chapter of urban history for new audiences?
Above is Megan Evans (L) and Eve Glenn (R) in front of the Women's Mural, image courtesy of Megan Evans Archive, photographer unknown, 1986, and below are the slides from the presentation. To take a tour of the virtual mural, go here.