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  • June Lecture: To know their name!
    June Lecture: To know their name!
    Sun, 09 June
    Bowen Hills
    09 June 2024, 1:40 pm – 4:00 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Join Katie McConnel at Miegunyah as she shares stories about a few of Brisbane's extraordinary women.
  • Tour of Miegunyah for Power of Women in our Sixties
    Tour of Miegunyah for Power of Women in our Sixties
    Wed, 01 May
    Bowen Hills
    01 May 2024, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Join your group for an exclusive tour of Miegunyah, followed by a Devonshire on the verandah.
  • April lecture: Minnie and Sandy Archer – A love story
    April lecture: Minnie and Sandy Archer – A love story
    Sun, 14 Apr
    Bowen Hills
    14 Apr 2024, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Join QWHA Archivist Sharyn Merkley as she tells a nineteenth-century love story through traces left in Miegunyah's archives.
  • Chinese Suzhou embroidery demonstration with Jenny Gao
    Chinese Suzhou embroidery demonstration with Jenny Gao
    Sun, 24 Mar
    Miegunyah House Museum
    24 Mar 2024, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Miegunyah House Museum, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills
    Join us at Miegunyah to celebrate the refinement and consummate artistry of the 2000-year-old Suzhou embroidery style and tradition. Enjoy afternoon tea while you watch Jenny and her students work.
  • SOLD OUT March lecture: 'Hear them Roar: Strong women with colourful stories'
    SOLD OUT March lecture: 'Hear them Roar: Strong women with colourful stories'
    Sun, 10 Mar
    Bowen Hills
    10 Mar 2024, 2:00 pm – 4:20 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    To coincide with International Women's Day, Elizabeth Fysh will be launching her book Hear Them Roar – a collection of stories of 19 Queensland women.
  • November lecture: The Pettigrew davenport
    November lecture: The Pettigrew davenport
    Sun, 12 Nov
    Bowen Hills
    12 Nov 2023, 1:40 pm – 13 Nov 2023, 4:00 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Enjoy a lecture given by two of our volunteers about the Pettigrew davenport, one of our most historically significant objects.
  • Miegunyah Open Day 2023
    Miegunyah Open Day 2023
    Sun, 08 Oct
    Bowen Hills
    08 Oct 2023, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Once again, we are throwing open the doors to Miegunyah to the public FREE for our annual Open Day, Sunday 8 October!
  • September lecture: Choice or plan B?
    September lecture: Choice or plan B?
    Sun, 17 Sept
    Bowen Hills
    17 Sept 2023, 1:40 pm – 4:00 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Was it a choice or plan B? Join us to hear about women teachers and their schools in early Brisbane
  • Archive Discovery Day: In her own words
    Archive Discovery Day: In her own words
    Sat, 26 Aug
    Bowen Hills
    26 Aug 2023, 9:30 am – 27 Aug 2023, 12:00 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Join the Archives team as they share some of the interesting and intriguing stories about Queensland's colonial women.
  • One woman’s trash; another woman’s treasure
    One woman’s trash; another woman’s treasure
    Sun, 16 July
    Bowen Hills
    16 July 2023, 1:40 pm – 4:00 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    What can a rubbish dump tell us about women’s roles in late Victorian South Brisbane? Join us for a lecture about some of the artefacts discovered at the Woolloongabba Go Print site and what they suggest about gender roles during this period.
  • June Lecture: Pioneers in Petticoats
    June Lecture: Pioneers in Petticoats
    Sun, 11 June
    Bowen Hills
    11 June 2023, 1:40 pm – 3:30 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Join the curators of our exhibition 'Pioneers in Petticoats' to find out more about how they created the exhibition and what they discovered about the Macarthur sisters.
  • May Lecture: The 1900 Poster Ball
    May Lecture: The 1900 Poster Ball
    Sun, 21 May
    Bowen Hills
    21 May 2023, 1:40 pm – 3:00 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    On Sunday 21 May, Dr Michael Marendy will tell the story of the Brisbane 1900 Poster Ball: a new type of charity event where guests dressed up in costumes advertising a particular company or product. What did Lady Lamington wear? You will have to be there to hear Michael unveil the answer.
  • Miegunyah @ Twilight
    Miegunyah @ Twilight
    Fri, 28 Apr
    Bowen Hills
    28 Apr 2023, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Visit Miegunyah at twilight for the opening of our 'Pioneers in Petticoats' exhibition as part of the Australian Heritage Festival.
  • Lecture: Miss Lade Not Lost
    Lecture: Miss Lade Not Lost
    Sun, 02 Apr
    Bowen Hills
    02 Apr 2023, 1:40 pm – 03 Apr 2023, 4:10 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    If you're interested in the history of Enoggera and surrounding suburbs, this event is not to be missed. Diana Hacker will be talking about her new book, Miss Lade, Not Lost, which documents the history of Enoggera.
  • March lecture: Louisa Lawson
    March lecture: Louisa Lawson
    Sun, 12 Mar
    Bowen Hills
    12 Mar 2023, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Behind every great man is usually an even greater woman. Such was the case for writer and poet Henry Lawson. His mother, Louisa Lawson, was a poet, publisher, agitator, feminist and social reformer. Join us at Miegunyah on 12 March to hear about this incredible woman.
  • International Women's Day at Miegunyah
    International Women's Day at Miegunyah
    Wed, 08 Mar
    Bowen Hills
    08 Mar 2023, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Celebrate International Women's Day 2023 with a visit to Miegunyah.
  • QWHA Annual General Meeting
    QWHA Annual General Meeting
    Thu, 17 Nov
    Bowen Hills
    17 Nov 2022, 10:30 am – 11:30 am
    Bowen Hills, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Have a say in the running of the QWHA by attending the AGM. Refreshments provided!
  • Open Day
    Open Day
    Sun, 09 Oct
    Miegunyah House Museum
    09 Oct 2022, 10:30 am – 10 Oct 2022, 2:30 pm
    Miegunyah House Museum, 35 Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia
    Visit Miegunyah for free at our Open Day on 9 October, from 10.30 am until 2.30 pm. Enjoy a Devonshire tea on our verandah and browse the stalls: books, jams and craft. No need to book, but feel free to RSVP!
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