All members are invited to join the Australian Women in Agriculture board for Afternoon Tea and an information session and update on the Invisible Farmer Project.
The session will be held at the Melbourne Museum on Saturday 3 December 2016 commencing at 2.00 pm.
We will hear from:
Liza Dale-Hallett, Senior Curator, Sustainable Futures Deputy Head, Collections Development Humanities Department & Partner Investigator, Invisible Farmer: Securing Australian Farm Women’s History
Catherine Forge, on her work documenting the Four Farm Women’s Stories from Gippsland (partly funded by AWiA through Merlin Myer Foundation)
Ilse Mathews and Alison Brinson to speak about the work they have been doing as project volunteers on the recent acquisition of Heather Mitchell’s hat, which was donated to the Museum at the 2016 Hopetoun Women on Farms Gathering.
This event is proudly delivered by Australian Women in Agriculture, The Invisible Farmer Project and the Merlin Myer Foundation.