Told through the voices of Victoria’s First Peoples, and utilising cutting-edge multimedia, Aboriginal language, artefacts and contemporary artworks, First Peoples tells the story of Aboriginal Victoria from the time of Creation to today. The exhibition celebrates the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
The exhibition has been designed with school audiences in mind. The stories that are told speak to the content of the AusVELS History curriculum (F-10), and the cross curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives is comprehensively addressed in this exhibition.
Historical Knowledge and Understanding and Historical Skills can be enhanced through a visit to this exhibition.
All students will be given a short introduction before they can enter the exhibition, and will receive a trail appropriate for their year level
Students are encouraged to Look, Listen and Feel the stories of the first peoples. Teachers can allocate specific sections for small groups to focus on using the trail as a guide.
Available Terms 1-4
Cost: $3.30 per student plus education service fee