The Ironbark Gallery will be featuring a new exhibition commencing this April in collaboration with the Strathfield-Homebush District Historical Society.
Strathfield Answers the Call 1914-1918 explores how the people of Strathfield and Homebush participated in the events of WWI on the battlefront and at home.
This exhibition shares the stories from the Strathfield and Homebush district in supporting a war fought far from home.
Learn about the sacrifices of those who fought, the efforts of those at home and the issues that united and divided communities.
When: 23 April – 20 June 2021 (during Strathfield Council Library & Innovation Hub opening hours)
Where: Ironbark Gallery – Strathfield Council Library & Innovation Hub
Official Opening: Thursday 22 April, 6.30pm with guest speaker Elise Edmonds, Senior Curator at the State Library of NSW.
The official opening will be held at the Ironbark Gallery; bookings are required an can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to the exhibition’s Official Opening, you are invited to discover the many stories of those who answered the call by attending two historical talks at the Ironbark Gallery:
- Saturday 1 May at 2pm– From Homebush to Hill 60: the letters of Roy Richards – by Jenny MacRitchie
- Saturday 29 May at 2pm – The War at Home: the impact of WWI on the Strathfield district – by Cathy Jones
Registrations are essential and can be made by clicking on the above links.