Current and upcoming exhibitions

Inscription and Place

Opening date : 22-06-2017   Closing date : 22-10-2017

A display presenting a poetic exploration of place, family and objects told through contemporary jewellery.

The Derwent

Opening date : 28-07-2017   Closing date : 05-11-2017

The Derwent exhibition explores Tasmania's Derwent River system and its complex natural and cultural histories though video and photography.

Strange Trees

Opening date : 11-08-2017   Closing date : 26-11-2017

Strange Trees brings together Tasmanian art works of “peculiar” trees spanning the colonial and contemporary periods, demonstrating a continuing fascination with the island’s trees and the mysteries they uphold.


Opening date : 08-09-2017   Closing date : 03-12-2017

A Newcastle Museum travelling exhibition showcasing children’s author and artist Jeannie Baker's latest picture book, Circle.

Make Your Mark: Home

Opening date : 04-10-2017   Closing date : 22-10-2017

This exhibition presents the works of young people from the Hobart, Glenorchy, Waratah-Wynyard and Circular Head municipalities, focusing on the theme of ‘home’ through the medium of 3D sculptural media.

The Remarkable Tasmanian Devil

Opening date : 08-12-2017   Closing date : 06-05-2018

Gain a fresh perspective on Australia’s largest marsupial carnivore, the Tasmanian devil, in this exciting natural history exhibition.

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