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2019 Local History Photographic Competition 

To celebrate the new Community Centre in Faulkner Park Civic Precinct, this year’s Local History Photographic Competition theme is 'Buildings of Belmont'. 

Enter your old photos featuring buildings meaningful to you in the Belmont area for the chance to win up to $500 cash. All entrants will have one of their photos displayed in a special exhibition and go into the running for a People’s Choice Award. Online entries can be submitted here. Alternatively, entries can be submitted at the Belmont Museum

Entries close Friday 23 August 2019.

For more information contact the Belmont Museum on 9477 7451 
or email 


NAIDOC Exhibition - Voice, Treaty, Truth

June to August 2019
This year, 2019, is the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Language, and the perfect time to reflect on our local Aboriginal knowledge heard through local Aboriginal voices. The Belmont Museum’s exhibition on this year’s 2019 NAIDOC week theme, Voice, Treaty, Truth explores the Aboriginal voice in Belmont and some key stories of local Aboriginal movements towards acknowledgement, empowerment and a positive shared future.

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35 Years of Sisterhood: Adachi and Belmont Exhibition

July to October 2019

August is National Family History Month, and this year the Belmont Museum is celebrating a different kind of family: the ADACHI-BELMONT Sister City Relationship.

This year we celebrate 35 years of our Sister City relationship. Come and check out some of the gifts that the City has received over the years as gestures of friendship, many of which have never been publically displayed before. Also on display are photos and documents which provide insight into how the relationship has developed over time. 

​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Person of Interest - A Giant Leap for Mankind: The Moon Landing - 50th Anniversary

DATE: Thursday, 15 August 2019
TIME: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Light refreshments from 6pm.

Step back in time to 1969 when Neil Armstrong stepped off the Apollo Lunar Module called Eagle and spoke those immortal words “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind”. Not only did it stop the world but it inspired a whole generation. Join Arthur Harvey from the Perth Observatory to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landing on the Moon.   

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here. 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Historical Writing Workshops - Murder They Wrote with Glenn Swift
DATES: Tuesday, 17 September and Tuesday, 15 October 2019
TIME: 6pm to 7pm. Light refreshments provided.

Join Glenn Swift for two workshops guiding authors through the art of using historical material in their writing. The workshop will culminate in a presentation to a captivated audience at the annual Night at the Museum Halloween event. Participants are required to commit to both workshops upon booking. Attendance at readings on October 31 is optional but highly recommended.

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here.  

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