The Trouble With Heritage

Who: Eureka Centre Ballarat

Event Description

Eureka Centre Ballarat presents ‘The Trouble with Heritage’ – a series of panel discussions exploring contested aspects of heritage.

Friday 7 May | 5.30pm
‘Where’s MY statue?’: Representations of gender in public art and collections
Chaired by Kate Just, artist and academic

Friday 14 May | 5.30pm
Stuck in the Past: Does heritage oppose social change and progress?
Chaired by Jeff Sparrow, author and journalist

Friday 21 May | 5.30pm
Caring and Sharing: The tension between public access and preservation of heritage
Chaired by Anthony Camm, Manager at Eureka Centre Ballarat

Friday 28 May | 5.30pm
‘But it’s ugly’: Protecting modern heritage
Chaired by Susan Fayad, Coordinator of Heritage and Cultural Landscapes, City of Ballarat


Eureka Centre, 102 Stawell St S, Ballarat Central VIC 3350


Each Friday of the Ballarat Heritage Festival




Cost: $5 per forum, includes a drink on arrival.


All ages


Hearing loop, wheelchair access

Auslan Interpreted Performance

For audiences who are Deaf and use Australian Sign Language (Auslan). Experienced Auslan theatre interpreters stand to the side of the stage and interpret dialogue and any text into Auslan, signing live.

Assistive Listening

Venue provides hearing augmentation and amplification. Ensure you inform us when booking so you can be seated in the relevant area of the theatre.

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