2019 News articles

Extinction Studies Take Centre Stage

6 September 2019

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) today launched a unique and significant new artist-in-residence project that aims to raise awareness of the critical issue of species extinction.


Celebrating science at TMAG and beyond

15 August 2019

Tasmania’s unique pop-up science bar returns to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery this weekend as part of National Science Week and this year’s event is bigger than ever!


Hobart Current 2020 artists announced

14 August 2019

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and the City of Hobart are pleased to announce the first group of artists that have been selected to participate in Hobart Current.


Flora of Tasmania Online now live

6 August 2019

With National Science Week about to commence across Australia, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is proud to launch the new Flora of Tasmania Online website which replaces a now 50-year-old scientific publication.


Tasmanians celebrated in new exhibition

25 July 2019

A new exhibition celebrating contemporary Tasmanian portraits opens at TMAG.


Julie Gough: Tense Past

7 June 2019

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is proud to present a major new contemporary art exhibition, Julie Gough: Tense Past.


MAGNA Awards 2019

16 May 2019

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is delighted that a major exhibition, The National Picture: the art of Tasmania’s Black War, presented by the National Gallery of Australia in partnership with TMAG, has been recognised at the 2019 Museums and Galleries National Awards (MAGNAs).


Festival fun returns to TMAG

12 April 2019

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) Children’s Festival opens tonight as part of the museum’s ongoing commitment to young people and their families.


Historic necklace returns to west coast

27 March 2019

A historic necklace belonging to a prominent west coast mining family has returned to Queenstown for the first time in nearly a century.


An evening of dinosaur delights

15 March 2019

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) and Beaker Street are delighted to continue their partnership to bring you Triassic Night, an evening of dinosaur delights for adults, commencing at 6:00 pm tonight.


Celebrating female scientists at TMAG

8 March 2019

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) will present a special two-hour program of talks highlighting the achievements of female palaeontologists and Earth scientists alongside a range of hands-on activities, with a focus on girls.


Hobart Current announces Creative Director

26 February 2019

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) and the City of Hobart have announced the Creative Director for the inaugural Hobart Current.


Contemporary drawing celebrated at TMAG

14 February 2019

Contemporary Tasmanian drawing is being celebrated in a new exhibition at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG).