Peoples, Sharon Margaret
Dr Sharon Peoples is the Convenor of the Museums and Collections Program within the Centre for Heritage and Museums, at The Australian National University (ANU). She also lectures at the ANU School of Art, and guest lectures for the Art History Department, ANU, where she completed her PhD, Military Uniforms in the Eighteenth Century: Gender Power and Politics.
ArticlesIntroductionIn March 2015, I visited the Lambing Flat Folk Museum (established 1967) in the “cherry capital of Australia”, the town of Young, New South Wales, in preparation for a student excursion. Like other Australian folk museums, this museum focuses on the ordinary and the everyday of rural life, and is heavily reliant on local history, local historians,...Read more