Yours faithfully is an interactive exhibition that invites you to rediscover the art of letter writing.

In Yours Faithfully, you can use the Museum of Australian Democracy's (MoAD) range of tools and supplies including beautifully restored typewriters and writing supplies to express your inner thoughts.

Whatever the subject and whoever the recipient, you can pop your letter in the post box located in the exhibition and MoAD will cover the postage.

In an age of pithy one liners, text messages and FaceTime, rediscover letter writing at MoAD.

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Costs

This is a free event.

Boy thinking at typewriter in front of red and white world map showing visitor’s travel stories
Share your travel stories with other visitors
Girl smiling typing on a pink typewriter
Use restored typewriters to write a letter
Three children at a wooden table writing letters by hand and on a typewriter
Writing supplies are provided by MoAD
Two children and a man typing on typewriters at a wooden table
A great interactive activity for families
Boy carefully typing at an olive green typewriter
Take your time to get your inner thoughts on paper
Boy concentrating while typing at a dark green typewriter
Write a letter to a friend, family member or public figure
A green typewriter ready to use at a wooden table with three children writing letters
Children can express their inner thoughts and ideas
Boy placing envelope into a wooden pigeon hole at Old Parliament House
MoAD will cover postage of your letter to anywhere in the world
Exhibition panel: “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospection” Anais Nin 1954
Explore the lost art of letter writing at MoAD
Young boy in red shirt typing at light blue typewriter in MoAD’s Yours Faithfully exhibition space
MoAD’s Yours Faithfully exhibition

Dates

1 Jul - 31 Dec 2021
December 2021
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Location

Museum of Australian Democracy18 King George Terrace, Old Parliament House, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaMap of the venue locationMap of the venue location

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Accessibility

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

  • Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)
  • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • The event organiser has provided an access and inclusion statement.