Villawood: Between Hope and Hopelessness

Next date: Wednesday, 29 May 2024 | 12:00 PM to Saturday, 19 October 2024 | 11:59 PM

Villawood Exhibition social tile

27 April - 19 October 2024

Through stories, images, objects and artworks, this exhibition traces histories of the suburb of Villawood, a place where urbanisation, industrialisation, migration and detention collide.

Villawood is presented in collaboration with The Refugee Art Project.

This project has received financial support from Fairfield RSL.

Call the Villawood Memory Box!

02 9725 0180

This is a place for you to share your memories, stories and experiences relating to Villawood.

Feel free to talk in any language you choose. You can leave your name, age and place of birth or choose to remain anonymous.

The voice recordings left in the Villawood Memory Box will be added to the Fairfield City Heritage Collection, and by leaving a message you consent to Fairfield City Museum & Gallery staff reviewing, storing and sharing your story.

We are excited to hear about your connection to Villawood. Where did you live and work? What was life like? What anecdotes and memories can you share?

Please call 02 9725 0180 and start your recording after the tone. If you get cut off, don’t worry, we will still receive your message! And if you have more to say, feel free to call back and continue your story.




  • Saturday, 27 April 2024 | 12:00 AM - Saturday, 19 October 2024 | 11:59 PM


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