Our modern day Mother’s Day started in the United States in 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson signed the proclamation to officially celebrate Mother’s Day on the 2nd Sunday of May each year. The initiative for Mother’s Day began with Anna Jarvis who wished to celebrate and honour the
Martin Shaw has lost count of the number of times he has been asked to reveal the identities of the three figures in his painting. Each time he has politely refused. Titled Three Well Known Australians the work depicts three stick figure characters against a yellow background. The poi
Redland Poets Cornered, a selection of poems by Redland identities past and present, together with related works of art. Narelle Renn, Jan Acton, Ruth Venner and Robyn Foster are among the artists and poets represented. All these artists have exhibited paintings and poems in the Museu
Women of Their Word is a celebration of Australian women poets, writers who captured their times and their experiences in verse that still delights lovers of language. Devised as a series of individual vignettes interwoven with music, Women of Their Word brings to life five notable wo
Why not visit the museum as a school group or social group. We cater for groups of any size and can arrange for our volunteer guides to show you around. We can also provide morning or afternoon tea or lunch! Please advise your requirements 7 days prior to your visit.