A wide range of interesting and engaging Items from the Italian Historical Society Collection

are showcased in a series of informative and engaging temporary exhibitions

which explore Italian immigration and its impact on the development of Australia.

 

Current IHS exhibitions

Past IHS exhibitions

  • HOPES AND DREAMS Images from the CO.AS.IT. Italian Historical Society Collection

    HOPES AND DREAMS Images from the CO.AS.IT. Italian Historical Society Collection

    This special exhibition was developed as part of History Month 2022 and features a unique selection of images which provide a personal insight into the Italian migration and settlement story from departure, to arriving and finally settling.

    4 October 2022

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  • Food, Fun and Flag Wavers

    Food, Fun and Flag Wavers

    Join CO.AS.IT. in celebrating History Week 2019 with a joyful walk down memory lane, exploring the fun times that were had by young and old at the Lygon Street Festa over the last 40 years.

    8 October 2019 – 7 November 2019

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  • WWI: The Knights of Vittorio Veneto in Australia

    WWI: The Knights of Vittorio Veneto in Australia

    CO.AS.IT. is delighted to receive the internationally significant and beautifully designed publication: Ordine dei Cavalieri di Vittorio Veneto - Elenco Nominativo - Australia (Order of the Knights of Vittorio Veneto, Names List, Australia).

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  • Carlo Catani: Visionary, Creator, Genius

    Carlo Catani: Visionary, Creator, Genius

    A special exhibition exploring the life and significant achievements of Victoria’s foremost Italian-born civil engineer , who contributed to the design of prominent features such as the St. Kilda foreshore and Alexandra Avenue. 

    20 November 2018 – 23 March 2019

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  • CO.AS.IT. 50th anniversary photographic display

    CO.AS.IT. 50th anniversary photographic display

    Part of CO.AS.IT. 50th anniversary celebration, this special photographic display pays tribute to some of the key people and events in the development and history of CO.AS.IT.

    14 September – 16 November 2018

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  • Nonne: Images Through Generations

    Nonne: Images Through Generations

    Now proudly on display at the Bonegilla Migrant Experience, Bonegilla Victoria  Click here

    Part of the Multicultural Museums Victoria inaugural ‘Grandmothers’ project , Nonne  explores the accomplishments, tradition, wisdom and the fundamental familial role of Italian grandmothers.

    6 May - 24 August

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