What’s on at the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre

Date: 27 April 2017 - 31 May 2017
Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

27 April 2017 - 31 May 2017

Choices - An Exhibition by Joanne Murray

Joanne Murray's Choices exhibit of watercolour paintings and pastel drawings is about freedom of choice. Read more
Date: 10 March 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

10 March 2017

Women in Mining and Resources Professional Development Workshop - Professional Development “Be Bold For Change”

WIMnet Vic is a voluntary, not-for-profit group, which support the attraction and retention of women in the minerals industry, advocates and seeks to empower women in the mining and resources sectors. Read more
Date: 09 March 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

09 March 2017

Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Panel Series – The Hidden Pay Gap: Why Invisible Work Makes Women Poorer

Why is it an entrenched social expectation that women be the unpaid carers in the family and community? How does the fact that women are more likely to attend to domestic duties after a full day of work (so-called ‘second shifts’) affect their economic empowerment? What is Emotional Labour and how does it contribute to a lack of financial independence for women? Read more
Date: 07 March 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

07 March 2017

Queen Victoria Women’s Centre International Women’s Day Address: Ruby Hamad - Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and the Global South: When Feminism and Neoliberalism Collide

The Queen Victoria Women’s Centre presents Ruby Hamad - writer and filmmaker. Ruby has been a columnist for Fairfax's Daily Life website since 2012, where she writes about everything from feminism to Islamophobia to animal rights. Read more
Date: 06 March 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

06 March 2017

Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Panel Series – Dismantle or Infiltrate: The Pathways To Equality

Can gender equality be achieved through institutional measures or should we rely on grassroots efforts to more effectively introduce social egalitarianism? Should men take an active part in making way for women in areas traditionally dominated by cis straight white males – such as politics and the arts – or can change only come from a revolution of women dismantling such systems? Read more
Date: 27 February 2017 - 31 March 2017
Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

27 February 2017 - 31 March 2017

IWD Festival Hub: Photography Studies College (Melbourne) Exhibition ‘Elements’

Photography Studies College (Melbourne) and the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre are delighted to present this International Women’s Day photography exhibition ‘Elements’ featuring work by female students and graduates that celebrates their distinctive journey and unique vision. Read more
Date: 04 November 2016 - 30 November 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

04 November 2016 - 30 November 2016

Box Series - An exhibition by Julie Milton

"This work is in response to the vast amount of apartment buildings that are growing like mushrooms in inner Melbourne. The skyline is becoming full of geometric forms, with glimpses of the blue sky and shafts of light appearing between high-rise buildings or reflecting off shining surfaces. The facade displays a splash of colour, here and there, so as not to dull the senses. High-density living is upon us." Read more
Date: 03 October 2016 - 28 October 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

03 October 2016 - 28 October 2016

Say It With Flowers - An Exhibition by Carmel O'Connor

Carmel O'Connor hung in the Archibald Prize of 2002, a special competition for portraitists; finalist in both the Silk Cut- a specialist Linocuts award - and Flanagan Art Prize of 2011; Best in Show at the Mortlake Art Exhibition 2015 and most recently published in Hegel’s Owl by Melbourne Art writer Sheridan Palmer 2016. Read more
Date: 02 September 2016
Time: 8:30 pm
Venue: Deakin Edge
Address: Federation Square
Melbourne,

02 September 2016

Molly Crabapple: Drawing Blood

Molly Crabapple has been called ‘equal parts Hieronymus Bosch, William S Burroughs and Cirque du Soleil’. Read more
Date: 02 September 2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne,

02 September 2016

Women and Success

What does success mean to women today? Are there growing pressures and how do women respond to them? Read more
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