Donate or Loan

If you have an object from the 1960s relevant to one of the themes of the exhibition and would be willing to loan or donate it, I would love to hear from you — just fill in the contact form below. A full credit will be given (unless otherwise requested) on display labels and in all literature accompanying the exhibition. Items will be handled and displayed with utmost care and returned in a timely fashion once the exhibition has ended.

Items I am hoping to source include a sewing machine,  an Irish Housewives Association membership pin, knitting / sewing patterns, recipe books or handwritten recipes, kitchenalia, manuals for domestic appliances or anything else you might think would fit. I am also looking for marriage manuals that pre-date the 1960s. Items need not be in pristine condition.

Examples of objects already sourced can be found here.

Help Fund 'Modern Wife, Modern Life'
Help Fund ‘Modern Wife, Modern Life’

Alternatively, you can help fund the exhibition by making a secure donation via FundIt. Further details here.

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