Mechanics'... and Proud of it!
This exhibition provides a glimpse of the variety of cultural, educational and social activities in Mechanics' Institutes. The exhibition consists of laminated posters 420mm x 590mm on mount board, with the place name at the top. Each mount board is 840mm x 600mm. There is a total of 24 panels.
Remember the Mechanics'?
This exhibition outlines the history of the Mechanics' Institutes movement from its origins in the UK, to the rapid expansion in colonial Victoria following the gold rushes. At its peak there were over 1,000 institutions in Victoria. There are 20 panels on mount board, each 840mm x 600mm.
MIV also has a large collection of photographs of Institute buildings which can be borrowed with the Travelling Exhibitions for extra visual displays.
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