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

Date: 30 August 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

30 August 2017

Are Men Ruining Feminism?

More men are starting to identify as feminists – but is their involvement helping the movement, or is it self-serving? What does an effective ally look like? Upulie Divisekera, Clementine Ford and Jane Gilmore deconstruct the man’s role in modern feminism . Read more
Date: 29 August 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

29 August 2017

Sexism as a Mental Health Crisis

Facing relentless discrimination, social stigma and violence, women are expected to succeed in a system that actively works against them. Anni Hine Moana, Zoe Morrison and Jenny Valentish explore the patriarchal structures exacerbating women’s mental ill-health. Read more
Date: 02 August 2017 - 30 August 2017
Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

02 August 2017 - 30 August 2017

Sky Above Me - Linocuts by Helen Timbury

Helen Timbury is a printmaker who lives and works in Regional Victoria. She specialises in linocuts depicting the plants and animals of Gippsland and other places to which she has travelled within Australia Read more
Date: 03 July 2017 - 31 July 2017
Time: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

03 July 2017 - 31 July 2017

F*EMS Zine Issue 8 (The Lost And Found Issue)

'F*EMS is an artist-run collective that encourages female-aligned people to creatively express themselves by contributing work to our triannual zine. Read more
Date: 29 June 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

29 June 2017

ART AND FICTION: HEATHER ROSE AND EMILY BITTO IN CONVERSATION

Join two Stella Prize winners for a very special conversation about art, fiction and the role of creativity in everyday life. At this free event, these two remarkable authors will discuss their writing lives, the art that inspired their fiction, and their experiences as creative women. Hosted by writer and critic Lou Swinn. Read more
Date: 07 June 2017 - 30 June 2017
Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Venue: QVWC
Address: 210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

07 June 2017 - 30 June 2017

Collective Focus

A diverse collection of works by emerging female photographic students and graduates from Photography Studies College exploring topics and concepts on their own artistic journeys that are relevant to and touch the greater community. Read more
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
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