Highs and lows of par­ent­ing in ex­hi­bi­tion

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - NEWS -

THE Bel­mont Mu­seum is cel­e­brat­ing the Aus­tralian Her­itage Fes­ti­val with a new ex­hi­bi­tion.

The mini-mu­seum, housed in the Ruth Faulkner Pub­lic Li­brary un­til the new Civic Precinct is built, is host­ing A Mother’s Voice: Sto­ries of Par­ent­ing in Bel­mont.

Through oral his­to­ries, pho­to­graphs, sto­ries and arte­facts, vis­i­tors can dis­cover the highs and lows of par­ent­ing through­out the ages, and hear from Bel­mont-based moth­ers from all walks of life.

There are a num­ber of spe­cial ac­tiv­i­ties for kids to soak up his­tory while mak­ing craft, in­clud­ing Sto­ries Af­ter School with picture frame dec­o­ra­tion for 4-to-7year-olds on Thurs­day, May 4, and Triple8 Kids Club with a tour and weav­ing ac­tiv­ity for those aged seven and over on Wed­nes­day, May 10.

You can ex­plore the Bel­mont Mu­seum from 9am to 5pm Mon­day to Fri­day, and for a lim­ited time only, 9am to noon on Satur­days.

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