Orange Museum Exhibition Opening

journeys

Orange Regional Museum will open its doors for the first time on Saturday 19 November.  The inaugural exhibition Journeys: people place stories explores the region, its people and place through time.

Beginning with the region’s first inhabitants, Journeys explores the connection to country told through stories and artefacts of the Wiradjuri people, prior to and following the crossing of the Blue Mountains and eventual settlement by in the region by Europeans.

The journey continues by examining the significance of the landscape both as a rich mineral resource and as a place of cultural and environmental significance. The ever present Mt Canobolas has influenced settlement patterns, acted as a place of spiritual significance and more recently Lake Canobolas has offered the regions sports people a place to perfect their skills.

Featuring objects from regional collections and local individuals Journeys: people place stories invites you to discover the rich heritage of Orange the region.

To attend the formal opening on Saturday 19 November, 10am please RSVP to museum@orange.nsw.gov.au or 02 6393 8444 by Wednesday 16 November.

For more information and to find out about exhibition programs and events please see: http://www.orangemuseum.com.au/events

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