Events

Kaleidoscope

Royal Historical Society Victoria 239 A'Beckett St, Melbourne

This exhibition is biography imagined through the lens of a Kaleidoscope. The viewer is offered fragments of the lives represented here. There is no linear narrative. Each time the kaleidoscope turns, a different story emerges. There are repeating patterns but different emphases and new ways of seeing, new reflections, new refractions. No one story dominates […]

Free

Marketing 101

Online

Christina Browning, our new RHSV Marketing Manager, brings a wealth of experience to the RHSV – and not just in social media. Christina started her working life as a journalist before seguing into marketing. The forums are low-key and they not recorded. You can bring your questions and problems and you can also ask Christina […]

Free

Off the Drawing Board, a National Archives of Australia Presentation

Online

A History Month event: Did you know that the National Archives’ Victoria office holds over 5,000 architectural drawings of public buildings across Victoria? Dating back as early as the 1850s, the drawings document not only famous Melbourne landmarks, but also humbler suburban and rural facilities, such as local post offices and drill halls. This makes […]

Free

Cataloguing Clinics

Online

Jillian Hiscock, the RHSV Collections Manager, started these free cataloguing clinics during the early days of COVID and they suit Zoom very well. The clinics run for an hour from 11am – 12noon on the 4th Thursday of each month. It is a relaxed gathering of people who are finding their way through the intricacies […]

Free