– an exhibition at the Hawthorn Arts Centre  

   20th March to 4th May 2024


‘Old Hawthorn, Fresh Eyes’ unpacks complex narratives and hidden stories that enrich our society.

Featuring photographs, ephemera, original maps and postcards, and firsthand recollections, this exhibition delves into the intricate layers of our local history in an era of increasing globalisation.

Inspired by items from the Hawthorn Historical Society’s expansive collection, ‘Old Hawthorn, Fresh Eyes’ demonstrates different individuals’ profound connections with their surroundings and how the evolution of landscape, structures and heritage shape our collective identity. This exhibition underscores the significance of documenting our local history, celebrating the evolving narrative and enduring threads across generations that give our locale its rich character.





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