What's On - 7 August 2011

  • Exhibition: Pride of the nation

    Friday 8 July 2011 - Sunday 27 November 2011

    In 2011 we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy. Drawing extensively from the Naval Heritage Collection this exhibition follows the formation and endurance of Australia’s oldest service over 100 years. Sometimes referred to as the ‘silent service’ the exhibition brings recognition to the notable achievements and sacrifices of those who have served at sea The RAN entered the First World War (1914-18) in its infancy. Through trial by fire it emerged as an efficient and effective sea-going navy and a professional fighting service. It has since expanded its role in diplomacy and maritime security in addition to peacekeeping and disaster relief efforts. Read More

    In 2011 we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy. Drawing extensively from the Naval Heritage Collection this exhibition follows the formation and endurance of Australia’s oldest service over 100 years. Sometimes referred to as the ‘silent service’ the exhibition brings recognition to the notable achievements and sacrifices of those who have served at sea. The Royal Australian Navy entered the First World War (1914-18) in its infancy. Through trial by fire it emerged as an efficient and effective sea-going navy and a professional fighting service. It has since expanded its role in diplomacy and maritime security in addition to peacekeeping and disaster relief efforts.

     

     

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  • Exhibition: General Sir John Monash

    Friday 5 August 2011 - Sunday 25 September 2011

    This exhibition, based on archival photographs from the collection of the Australian War Memorial, documents the military career of Sir John Monash. A bronze portrait bust of Monash by Paul Montford and Monash's First World War (1914-1918) tin hat have been added to this fine display. Memorabilla kindly lent by families and the Monash University Archive enhance the exhibition. Read More

    This exhibition, based on archival photographs from the collection of the Australian War Memorial, documents the military career of Sir John Monash. A bronze portrait bust of Monash by Paul Montford and Monash's First World War (1914-1918) tin hat have been added to this fine display. Memorabilla kindly lent by families and the Monash University Archive enhance the exhibition.

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