This November the Immigration Museum will be showcasing their new exhibition, Our Odyssey: Ithacans in Melbourne.
This new exhibition will showcase objects, textiles, photographs and stories that celebrate the achievements of Melbourne’s Ithacan community set to the sounds of Cavafy’s ‘Ithaca’ narrated by journalist Angela Pippos. It tells the tale of Melbourne’s first Greek migrants as it relates to the magic and mythology of 2 Greek epic poems – Homer’s ‘The Odyssey’ and Cavafy’s ‘Ithaca’.
‘Our Odyssey: Ithacans in Melbourne’ has been developed in collaboration with the Ithacan community and coincides with the 100 year anniversary of the Ithacan Philanthropic Society.
When: November 19 – June 4, 2017.
Where: Immigration Museum