CARING FOR THE PAST
From delicately-wrought lace to rough hard-working cloth, remnants from the past have the power to stir imagination and link us through the stories they evoke.
Historian and rural change researcher Liza Dale-Hallett talks with Bendigo Historical Society’s Kerry Conway and textile conservator Marion Parker about how best to preserve, display and explore the clothes and fabrics of our history.
Are museums too expensive to maintain? What alternatives do we have to keep and best show objects from past societies?
From the objects we gather up the stories. From the stories we learn about ourselves. A discussion about caring in order to share what we value.