BRING IN YOUR MEMORABILIA DAY
29 May 2010
10AM–2PM at MGA Bookings Essential
email or call 03 8544 0500
Capacity is limited, max. 5 items per person.
Understand your war treasures: Do you have any war relics? Do you know how to preserve them? And do you know about the part they played in Australia's history?
Visiting experts from the AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL will be on hand at MGA to offer advice and answer your questions about your military memorabilia including: medals, badges, photographs, letters, diaries and other wartime treasures. We welcome all who wish to share the stories of their memorabilia, however, strictly no weaponry or munitions are to be bought to the session. Please note: no valuations will be conducted on the day.
Visiting Australian War Memorial staff:
Dr Karl James, Historian (from Military History)
Kate Dethridge, Curator of Photographs (from Photographs, Film and Sound)
Dianne Rutherford, Acting Curator (from Military Heraldry and Technology)
Helen Butler, Conservator - Paper & Photographs (from Collection Services)
The Bring In Your Memorabilia program is funded by the Department of Veterans' Affairs Commemorations Program, which honours the contribution of Australia's servicemen and women. Bring In Your Memorabilia Day is being held at MGA in conjunction with the current exhibition Icon & archive: photography & the World Wars, an Australian War Memorial Travelling Exhibition, on display until 11 July 2010