The following images are from the Mayday Hills Art Society collection, located within the former Mayday Hills psychiatric hospital building at Beechworth, Victoria. I’m including David Lawrence’s identification of each image – David is on the management committee of the Mayday Hills Art Society and is a researcher and archivist.
The remaining buildings at Mayday Hills are being re-purposed and where possible sold, to new owners. One of the previous female wings was cosmetically renovated and the Mayday Hills Art Society came into existence to provide studio, exhibition and workshop spaces for local artists. They hold a small collection of archival materials, and visitors are welcome to look through their holdings. The following photographs are from their collection: