Heart: Finding Home

Next date: Friday, 01 December 2023 | 02:00 AM to Sunday, 03 December 2023 | 04:00 PM

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Write a letter about what home means to you and add it to a growing community artwork. This free, drop-in activity is part of Lilydale Voices, a partnership project led by Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC). 

Visitors are invited to participate in an interactive letter writing activity which grows over the course of three months. Inspired by Toshi Singh’s exhibition, The Everyday, a letter writing station with materials and instructions is waiting for you to explore and share your thoughts through the written word or drawing. 

Your letter might be about moments of joy with your beloved pet, or a favourite home-cooked meal or family tradition. Or home might be more difficult for you—you might be away from home and missing it, or it might raise feelings of injustice. You might have many different feelings at the same time. 

The display of letter contributions collected over time will showcase a diverse range of voices and experiences of ‘Home’. 

About Lilydale Voices 

Lilydale Voices is funded by the Victorian State Government and proudly supported by the Lilydale Revitalisation Board. Lilydale Voices is a partnership between Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC), Anchor, Inspiro, Migrant Information Centre, Yarra Ranges Council and Yarra Ranges Regional Museum.

About Yarra Ranges Regional Museum

Opened in 2011, Yarra Ranges Regional Museum promotes a greater understanding of the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the Yarra Ranges region through exhibitions, collections and programs.

The Museum is custodian of a collection of over 13,000 cultural objects, including Indigenous belongings related to Coranderrk Aboriginal Station and a sub-collection related to opera diva Dame Nellie Melba (1861-1931).


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  • Wednesday, 13 September 2023 | 12:00 PM - Sunday, 03 December 2023 | 04:00 PM


Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, 35-37 Castella Street, Lilydale, 3140, View Map

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