Events & Exhibitions

Our Museum is a busy place with Exhibitions from our collection, book launches and our annual Airing of the Quilts, plus collaborations with other groups such as Embroiderers.

 

Coming Exhibition – The Fabulous Fifties 

1 March – 31 May 2019

Fashion, Music and Dance of the 50’s and 60’s

Fridays 10.00 am – 4.00 pm and Sundays 1.00 – 4.00 pm.

Future Exhibitions 2019

Photography Exhibition – from Sunday 21 July – featuring work by Dick and Joan Brown, one of a group who established the Ballina Camera Club in the early 1950s.

The Airing of the Quilts – 5, 6 & 7 July 2019

In between Exhibitions the Museum has Open House featuring items from our collection reflecting family life from the turn of the century to the 1960s.

Past Events

Gowns, Veils, Vows & Ties This Exhibition featured vintage wedding gowns and bridesmaids outfits from the 1860s including several generations of one family’s weddings, as well as contemporary gowns. We were able to display from our own collection Olive Crawford’s actual gown showing her petite waistline.