2013 News articles

Irvine Gaze collection

23 December 2014
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) was today very pleased to receive a donation of an extremely significant Polar Medal and Antarctic collection belonging to the late Irvine Owen Gaze (1889 - 1978).


A glimpse of Hobart Town

19 December 2014
From tomorrow, visitors to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) will be able to enjoy a fascinating glimpse into Hobart’s past thanks to the loan of a painting by a notable convict artist.


Artist in Residence 2015

9 December 2014
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is pleased to announce contemporary Tasmanian artist Selena de Carvalho as its 2015 Learning and Discovery artist in residence.


Drawing on talented Tasmanian artists

5 December 2014
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) has a long and proud tradition of supporting local artists in order to highlight the depth of talent we have in Tasmania. 


New Opening Hours at TMAG

31 October 2014
As previously announced, the changes to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery’s (TMAG) public opening hours will take place next Monday, 3 November 2014.


Sperm whale skull acquired by TMAG

22 October 2014
The skull from a dead sperm whale that washed ashore near Stanley late last year has been acquired by the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG).


Roof Repairs for Historic Cottage

6 October 2014

Workers have been busy on the roof of one of Tasmania’s oldest buildings in recent weeks, making sure its history is preserved for future generations.


City of Hobart Art Prize 2014

26 September 2014
Glass and printmaking are the stars of this year’s City of Hobart Art Prize, which has returned to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) for 2014.


Dinosaur Mural Makes its Mark

25 September 2014
Dinotopia, a mural created by young people from the Clarence area who participated in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery's (TMAG) Make your Mark 2014 youth art initiative, is now on display on a prominent wall at the museum's Rosny site.


New Phone Numbers

23 September 2014
All telephone numbers at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) will be changing, effective today, Tuesday 23 September 2014.


Gellibrand Medals at TMAG

25 August 2014
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) was today very pleased to receive a donation of important medals awarded to distinguished Tasmanian soldier, Major General Sir John Gellibrand.


National Science Week at TMAG

19 August 2014
From today, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is celebrating National Science Week 2014 with a series of displays, demonstrations and activities focused on the science of the sea.


Change to Opening Hours

5 August 2014
From November, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery will change its opening hours following a decision made by the museum’s Board of Trustees.


Bush Blitz in Focus

30 July 2014
Get up close to some fascinating plants and animals in a spectacular photography exhibition opening at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) this week.


Making Their Mark

19 July 2014
Youth art is now on show at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), in an exhibition of works produced through the innovative Make Your Mark program.


New Tasmanian Plant Census

18 July 2014
Botanists from the Tasmanian Herbarium at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) have published an updated edition of an important resource which underpins all plant-related activities in Tasmania.


Dark Mofo at TMAG

12 June 2014
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is proud to be partnering with Dark Mofo 2014 to present an array of exciting events during this year's festival.


Pat Brassington: À Rebours

2 June 2014
A major exhibition of works by nationally renowned Tasmanian artist Pat Brassington is now open at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG).


Field Guide to Tasmanian Fauna

1 May 2014
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) has cemented its reputation as a place of learning and innovation in the natural sciences with today’s launch of an electronic guide to Tasmania’s animals.


Flinders Island Blitzed

4 April 2014
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) scientists have just returned with yet more undiscovered species from another Bush Blitz expedition, this time on Flinders Island.


Hobart Baroque 2014

28 March 2014
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is delighted to be showcasing a significant work by renowned French Romantic painter Eugene Delacroix during this year’s Hobart Baroque festival.


Capital and country

13 March 2014
This autumn, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is proud to present an exhibition of quintessential Australian landscapes and stunning portraits from the National Gallery of Australia (NGA).


A bountiful Bush Blitz

6 March 2014
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) zoologists and botanists have returned from the wilderness having made a plethora of fascinating discoveries as part of their Bush Blitz survey in Tasmania’s Central Highlands.


Bush Blitz begins

24 February 2014
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) zoologists and botanists are currently out in the field alongside a select group of scientists from around Australia, taking part in a ten-day Bush Blitz survey on Tasmania’s Central Plateau. 


Looking to the future

4 February 2014
Today the latest architectural concept plans for the further redevelopment of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) have been unveiled, demonstrating how the museum could look in the future.


Artists in Residence on show

28 January 2014
A fantastic new program igniting the imaginations of young visitors culminates this week at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG).