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MTG Anzac activity recognises family history

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MTG Anzac activity recognises family history

Drop into the Main Foyer at MTG over Anzac weekend to share in our community’s WWI history.

Write about your family’s Anzac connection on a commemorative card in the Anzac Stories display. The cards will be featured in an online gallery and selected stories will be pinned to a feature wall in the Main Foyer.

Whether a great-grandfather who fought in Egypt, a great-great-aunt who tended the wounded or a distant cousin who never came home, each card will tell a unique story from the region’s past.

“As a museum, it is important not only to commemorate the Anzacs as a whole,” says Todd Dixon, MTG’s Public Programmes Coordinator, “but to give our community a way to celebrate their own family legacies. We want to create a dialogue as well as a display.”

The activity will be available for contributions from Thursday 24 to Sunday 27 April, while the online gallery will be up until the end of May.

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