Current and upcoming exhibitions

Ecology Studies (Adrift Lab)

Opening date : 05-04-2021   Closing date : 23-01-2022

A long-term performance in which Tasmanian artist Lucienne Rickard will draw a large tableau of flesh-footed shearwater and her family memories, embedded alongside the landscape of Lord Howe Island, continuing her expression of urgent concern for the natural world and our impacts on it.

Paradise Lost: Thomas Griffiths Wainewright

Opening date : 11-06-2021   Closing date : 03-10-2021

A richly-layered exhibition that combines the luscious world of European Romanticism, Tasmania’s oppressive convict history, and Thomas Griffiths Wainewright’s intriguing paintings, portraits and narrative sketches

2021 Australian of the Year Awards

Opening date : 13-08-2021   Closing date : 26-09-2021

An exhibition of significant objects chosen by the eight extraordinary 2021 Australian of the Year state and territory recipients, including Tasmania’s Grace Tame, that reveal meaningful stories about their lives, aspirations and experiences.

The Miseries of War: 1618 and 1914

Opening date : 27-08-2021   Closing date : 07-11-2021

An exhibition featuring etchings and photolithography by Jacques Callot (1592-1635) and George Grosz (1893-1959), depicting the horrors of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) and the First World War (1914-1918).

Never Grow Old: 40 Years of Terrapin

Opening date : 29-09-2021   Closing date : 31-10-2021

An exhibition celebrating Tasmanian theatre company Terrapin Puppet Theatre’s 40th anniversary.

Sidney Nolan's Ned Kelly Series

Opening date : 29-10-2021   Closing date : 20-02-2022

A travelling exhibition from the National Gallery of Australia featuring one of the greatest series of Australian paintings of the 20th century, Sidney Nolan's Ned Kelly series.

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