Category: Exhibitions

Exhibition: “Becoming Home: Stories of Chinese-Australians”

The project explores ways that Chinese-Australians have made Maroondah their home through a journey of migration and finding an ideal place to live. Have you ever wondered who Cheong Park was named after? Taking the history of one of Maroondah’s significant local public places as a starting point, Becoming Home explores connections to the Chinese-Australian …

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Melodrama in Meiji Japan

One of Australia’s most significant collections of Japanese art—woodblock prints known as kuchi-e—will go on show for the first time in a new exhibition at the National Library of Australia, ‘Melodrama in Meiji Japan’. [ratina][/ratina]Used to illustrate Japanese novels, kuchi-e (‘opening picture’), complement the stories which reflect the tumultuous world of the Meiji period in …

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