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Congratulations to our 2015 Sporting Hall of Fame Inductees Congratulations Sally Shipard, the 2015 inductee to Wagga's Sporting Hall of Fame and to local legend, Barry O'Hagan. Learn about all Sporting Hall of Fame Inductees here.
I Want to Share My Story This showcase exhibition gives you a glimpse into the lives of a select group of mature artists through their eyes, their work and their imaginations. From Friday 13 March until Sunday 22 March. Official Launch Friday 13 March from 6pm.
Worth Their Weight in Gold - Free Curatorial Talk Join Museum curator, Michelle Maddison who will reveal the stories of the Women from Wagga who contributed to the War effort both at home and on foreign shores. Featuring songs performed by the RSL Rural Comemmorative Youth Choir. Saturday 7 March
People and Place Explore the many fascinating layers of history to be found in Fitzmaurice and Baylis Streets with recorded memories, photographs and objects relating to the businesses and people who have made their lives there.
Hartwig Family From barbed wire to boundary fences Education Resources NOW AVAILABLE
He Belonged to Wagga When war was declared in Europe on 4 August 1914, the men of Wagga Wagga answered the call to arms.
The Sauntering Emu logo The Sauntering Emu and other stories - Life with the Birds of the Riverina On exhibition now at the Museum's Botanic Gardens site.
Finding Funding 2015 Meet National, State and Regional funding bodies, hear from successful funding recipients and learn about networks of local support. Thursday 19 March 8:30am-4:30pm
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Anne Gorman - The Country Wife Meet Anne Gorman, Wagga's first social worker when she launches her memoir on International Women's Day
Peter J Casey - One Man Banned “... deservedly conquered the house... People were weeping with laughter, hooting with pleasure and cheering at the end.” Deborah Jones - The Australian
Taking it Easy in Wagga The end of the working week is here and you are looking forward to some free time. So what will you do to relax? What do you think your great-grandparents did on a day off? Have there been changes in the way people spend their leisure time? These are some of the questions at the heart of our latest exhibition, Taking it Easy in Wagga.
Earth Hour Plus One Bring a friend along and celebrate Earth Hour 2015! Dr Andrew Wallace will present the latest findings on how climate change will impact our region and how we can all take measures to make a difference. The talk will be followed by wine and cheese by candlelight as we join with millions of people around the planet acknowledging Earth Hour.
Booranga Writer In Residence - Eileen Chong Eileen Chong is a Sydney poet who was born in Singapore. Her first collection of poems, Burning Rice, was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2013. You’re invited to hear Eileen read her latest work in the first of Booranga’s 2015 Writer in Residence series.