Australia in 1913 was a young nation, barely 12 years old and full of energy and ambition to build a glorious future. The inauguration of the new Federal Capital in March that year was celebrated as the creation of an ideal city for the ideal society Australia intended to be.
A century later, the National Museum of Australia will host a colourful, nostalgia-filled exhibition that will transport visitors back in time to explore the fashion, cars, design and ideas that expressed the nation’s dreams before the world changed forever. Glorious Days: Australia 1913 will feature vehicles, clothing, stunning Indigenous art and beautiful, ordinary and extraordinary objects from the period. Music, photographs and newsreel footage will immerse the visitor in Australian life as it was 100 years ago.
STUDIES e-Mag will feature a curriculum unit relevant to the national Curriculum: History. Register your interest now for your copy of STUDIES e-Mag.