Out of the closet and into the museum


In June 2011, the city of Brisbane was somewhat astonished to find itself the host of the first ever lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history exhibition.

Many voices were heard at the award-winning Museum of Brisbane exhibition, Prejudice and Pride, and iconic places were celebrated.

Join curator Carol Lowe as she recounts how the community took on ‘doing their own history’.

Prior Prejudice and Pride Carol was the History Project Officer for Queensland Association for Healthy Communities, which initiated this ground-breaking work. Carol’s has also worked on the Museum of Brisbane’s award-winning exhibition Remembering Goodna which told the story of Wolston Park, Queensland’s psychiatric hospital.


Speaker
: Carol Lowe
When: Wed 15 Jun 2012, 12.30pm
Where: slq Auditorium 2, level 2, State Library of Queensland
Duration: 00:57:03 minutes

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