Established 25 Jul 2012
Kiwi Chicks: New Zealand Girl History is a collections-driven exhibition project that explores girlhood in New Zealand during the 18th-20th centuries. Growing up as a NZ ‘girl’ was and continues to be a unique experience that should be explored and celebrated. The aim of the project is to inform and inspire the girls of today with the stories, achievements and struggles of yesterday's girls, as well as reaching a general audience.
Check out the exhibition site at http://www.nzgirlhistory.net.
• Empower girls and the general public with knowledge of their own histories and the amazing stories of NZ girl history
• Create a collaborative online community of museums, archives, historians, academics, teachers, students (secondary & tertiary), community groups, historical societies
• Create a continually growing online exhibition
• Provide a public research & educational database
• Encourage museums to look at their collections in a new way
• Assemble a travelling exhibition
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