Current and upcoming exhibitions

Fifty Shades of Blue

Opening date : 09-05-2018   Closing date : 30-12-2019

A display of over 150 blue transfer printed plates from the TMAG collection, spanning from the late 18th century to the early 20th century.

Not So Easy: Australian Design and Identity since Federation

Opening date : 20-04-2019   Closing date : 30-06-2020

Not So Easy is an exhibition that draws on the TMAG Decorative Arts collection to explore the changing relationship between design and identity in Australia.


Opening date : 20-04-2019   Closing date : 30-06-2020

(Dis)placed is a complementary exhibition to Not so Easy and includes archaeological ceramics given to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in 1939, by the Guildhall Museum in London.

Julie Gough: Tense Past

Julie Gough: Tense Past

Opening date : 07-06-2019   Closing date : 03-11-2019

This major exhibition by renowned Tasmanian Aboriginal artist Julie Gough interrogates colonial history and the impact of colonisation on Tasmania’s first people—then and now.

Geoff Dyer: Portraits

Opening date : 26-07-2019   Closing date : 06-10-2019

Geoff Dyer is well known in Tasmania as a landscape painter, however few people know that he has also painted portraits, often for the Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Chapman's Hobart

Opening date : 09-08-2019   Closing date : 29-09-2019

A selection of sketches by Thomas Evans Chapman (1788-1864) of Hobart in the 1840s and ’50s.

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