Dome at Dusk: ‘When I was standing on the deck surrounded by my friends ...’

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WFE Liardet, View of the north shore, Port Melbourne, 1862
07 March 2019, 6:00pm6:30pm
Location Dome Galleries, Level 5
The Dome
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

The discovery of gold in 1851 dramatically changed not only Victoria and Australia, but the world. Over the following decades, hundreds of thousands of immigrants from all walks of life flocked to the rapidly expanding colony.

Join guest curator Ross Lowe as he uncovers these journeys, from stunning successes to crushing hardships.