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Thrifty, DIY life hacks: Learning from museum collections
October 11 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
At the 2023 Christchurch Heritage Festival, join us for a fascinating talk by our own Art Gallery and Museum Deputy Director, Danielle Campbell.
Discover the thrifty, DIY hacks of past generations through unique objects, archives and photographs held in the Ashburton Museum and Historical Society’s collection.
From upcycling furniture and making their own clothes to creating new recipes and developing home-made remedies, learn about the ways that Ashburtonians of yesteryear pinched their pennies and used their kiwi ingenuity.
With the mounting importance of sustainability and a retrospective view that recognises these practices as eco-friendly, which of these DIY life hacks remain useful today (and which should remain firmly in the past)?
When: 6-7pm, 11 October 2023
Where: Spark Place, Tūranga Library, Christchurch