Aboriginal Art

Established in 1874, the Art Gallery of New South Wales is one of Australia's oldest and largest art museums. The gallery's collection includes Australian and Aboriginal, European, Asian contemporary and photography sections. In addition to the permanent collections, the gallery has a varied exhibition program that changes throughout the year. Lectures, films, performances and special events accompany most exhibitions.30,000 items
The Campbelltown Gallery was purpose built as a Bicentenary project. The building was designed to incorporate exhibition spaces, a library, kitchen facilities for major functions as well as workshop spaces for community and educational art and craft classes. A stimulating and diverse range of local, regional and national exhibitions are displayed. Adjoining the gallery is the rapidly developing Sculpture Garden and a Japanese Teahouse Garden. The Gallery offers workshop courses in a range of art and craft disciplines.The Campbelltown Gallery has a commitment to collecting works that...
The Australian Museum, established in 1827, was Australia's first museum. It holds unique and extensive collections of natural science and cultural artefacts. Extensive programs in research, education and exhibitions reflect the museum's focus on biodiversity and environmental issues, Australian fauna, evolution, the geological past, the cultural heritage of Aboriginal Australians and the peoples of the near Pacific and Indonesia, and the cultural diversity of the Australian population.Biological collections (Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Insects, Arachnids, Molluscs, Marine...
The collection focuses on Australian art post 1949, covering paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, textiles, ceramics and photographs - all relating in some way to activities of The University of New South Wales. There is also an extensive collection of Aboriginal bark paintings and a small holding of nineteenth century Japanese block prints. All artworks are displayed throughout the University buildings.Approximately 1,200 items
The front building of the Museum was originally used as a house dating from 1842. It is the only remaining house building in the CBD area of Port Macquarie from that era.
All artefacts on display show development from convict beginnings to early settlement from the 1840s. Displays at the museum include; a 'street of shops' depicting life as it was in the 1800s and a prize-winning costume collection. The museum has been in operation for over 40 years and is the winner of awards for best museum.More than 20,000 items collected over a period of 40 years. Artefacts from all aspects of Port...
The University Art Collection, like all art collections reflects those who assembled it. The Collection has been accumulating since the 1940's as educational institutions amalgamated and became subsumed by The Charles Sturt University. The Wagga Wagga and Goulburn Teachers Colleges collected through donation and its art masters insight a number of fine early-modern, Sydney based artists. The artists Frank Hinder and Rah Fizelle are well represented to name a few. Increasingly an Australian Indigenous art component both from the Western Desert, and Urban communities has been a focus, along...
The New England Regional Art Museum houses the renowned Howard Hinton and Chandler Coventry Collections which together with the NERAM and Armidale City Collections create what has been called the jewel in the crown of regional galleries. It is the policy of NERAM to preserve, conserve, promote and display all its collections and to promote and display all forms of art. NERAM encourages practicing Australian artists through exhibitions and associated programs. NERAM also pursues an active and innovative education and outreach program to encourage members of the community to actively...
Historical Cottage built in 1887. Corrugated iron and log sheds (shearing Shed Style). Extensive collections maintained, restored, conserved by volunteers. Special exhibitions arranged in line with community events such as a wool display for prime stock day and a "1901" theme for the centenary of federation.Local rural community archival religions and phonographs. Historical cottage with turn of the century display. i.e. Kitchen with old fuel stove, meat safes, butter churning, china, lace, linen, silver teapots. Antique farming machinery, office equipment, sulkies harness etc.
The Museum building was constructed in 1909. It was opened in 1910 as the Gloucester Shire Council Chambers. The Council occupied the building until 1959. It then became a private residence until 1984 when the Gloucester District Historical Society Inc. purchased it. The building is listed in the Register of the National Trust of Australia (NSW).The Society collects and displays objects from the Gloucester District. Objects are, Australian domestic items, textiles, toys, military memorabilia, geological specimens, tools and photographs of activities, events and scenes of the Gloucester
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The Liverpool Museum was established in 1989 and aims to preserve and promote Liverpool's history and cultural heritage through historical collections, exhibitions and public programs. They explore changing cultural experiences of local people - ways of living, working and believing (in workplaces, homes and communities).

Items from the past are used extensively in Museum exhibitions and public programs - community addresses, education programs and publications.

The Museum includes historic Collingwood House, which dates from 1810 and was the home of Nantucket whaling...
Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum is located at an ancient Dreamtime site, the Aboriginal fisheries on the Barwon River, our Museum offers you the chance to experience Aboriginal culture first hand in the very spot where the local tribes have gathered for thousands of years. We also have exhibits which tell of Aboriginal life in Brewarrina today and show the works of art created by our people. School groups can also experience aboriginal studies first hand. The museum runs a range of special programs for school groups. We will organise specific programs for a one hour visit, a day long...

The Tibooburra Local Aboriginal Land Council 'keeping place' displays the aboriginal history in the Tibooburra district. It displays this by containing many aboriginal artefacts that gives an insight into the Tibooburra culture.Stone and wood artefacts. Photographic. A small - medium size collection of artefacts with some outstanding historical items.

The Glen Innes area is the Traditional Tribal Lands of the Ngoorabul Aboriginal people. This centre is the home of the Cooramah Aboriginal Art Gallery and Keeping Place, where
local indigenous artworks and artefacts are on display for public viewing. Centre is situated on the New England Highway and had ample parking. The centre has a 60 seat restaurant with an Australian and also Bush Tucker menu (koori Cuisine Restaurant)Local artefacts (boomerangs etc), traditional stone tools, locally produced contemporary art.
The Cape Byron Trust manages the Cape Byron Headland Reserve, a NPWS State Recreation Area. This reserve contains a 100-year-old lighthouse and lightkeepers' cottages, an Aboriginal midden site over 1000 years old and significant strands of littoral rainforest.The collection contains regional maritime archives of the Northern Rivers of NSW, including an 1889 "Red Sector" light.
Over the past three decades, the department of Biological Sciences has established an impressive teaching collection of zoological specimens and other objects. The Biological Sciences Museum is dedicated to the preservation and curation of this collection. Most exhibits are concerned with the unique Australian native flora and fauna. While these exhibits cover a wide range of topics, they always return to the common theme of evolution, biodiversity and conservation of Australian wildlife.The collection contains some 10, 000 objects. The collection looks at corals and shells, insects, reptiles...
Wollongong City Gallery is one of the largest regional art museums in Australia. The dynamic exhibition program features the Gallery's permanent collection as well as temporary exhibitions which change monthly and include local, national and international art. The Gallery occupies the former city council administration building, which was officially opened in 1952, and was converted into an art gallery in 1991. The floor plan of the building evokes the shape of a jewelled crown, commemorating the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.Wollongong City Gallery's permanent collection of approximately...
The Sir Hermann Black Gallery & Sculpture Terrace is owned and run by the University of Sydney Union. The University of Sydney Union is unique in New South Wales in being the only student body to maintain a gallery, sculpture terrace and a large art collection. The Gallery & Sculpture Terrace was established in 1994, and is located on the main campus of Australia's first university, the University of Sydney.

The Gallery runs a regular exhibition program of contemporary Australian and international art, as well as exhibitions of selected works from the Union's 90 year old...
Rockhampton Art Gallery is the major gallery in the region. We run touring exhibitions, film nights, workshops for adults and children and art appreciation workshops. The gallery space is used by various groups such as poetry and music, chamber music and drama groups.The Gallery has an extensive collection of two dimensional and three dimensional Australian artworks, particularly from the 50's, 60's and 70's era and we are increasing our contemporary collection. We have, in the past, collected many landscape and figurative images and are now broadening the themes to include urban subject...
The museum is situated in ten hectares of parkland and houses a vast display of mining era memorabilia: housing, dairy display, mining equipment etc. It also features a railway museum and a light horse museum. The winding engine operates under steam a minimum of four times a year.Over 4,000 items
The Museum has a large collection of photographs covering pioneer families, Aborigines, ex-servicemen from World Wars I and II, and modern photographs - all tracing Theodore's development. The displays include the history of early station families, arts and crafts, a pioneer kitchen and bedroom, Aboriginal artefacts, town plans and farm machinery.

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