Brighton Historical Society Inc.
Brighton Arts & Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall),
Corner Carpenter & Wilson Streets,
Brighton, Victoria, Australia
Open every Thursday from 12 noon until 5pm. Entry is free.
Patron Weston Bate
Welcome to the Brighton Historical Society website.
The BHS was founded in 1963 to collect and preserve material and provide present and future generations access to the history of Brighton.
BHS is the home of a unique costume collection and extensive research facilities which include a photographic and art collection and many artefacts of local significance.
The Brighton Historical Society is a member of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, the Bayside History Network, the South Metro History Group and Museums Australia and has been appointed by the Public Record Office of Victoria as a Place of Deposit.
Art Deco Talk with Robin Grow
Presented by the Brighton Historical Society
Sunday, 19th July 2015 at 2.00pm
The presentation provides an illustrated analysis of how Melbourne changed in the Art Deco era – between the wars.
Much of the emphasis will be on the Brighton district and the southern suburbs.
Robin Grow is President of the Art Deco & Modernism Society, author, preservation advocate and historian. He has written extensively on the Art Deco era.
Talk and Silver Service afternoon tea
Cost: Non members $15, Members $10
Brighton Historical Society
First floor, Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre,
Corner Wilson & Carpenter Streets, Brighton
Brighton Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government through the Community Support Fund and Public Record Office Victoria for making this project possible.