The Museum is derived from Britain's first social history museum. It was founded in 1934 in England and was brought to Australia after World War II. After nearly 40 years of storage, it now occupies a new building opened in 1986 near Bribie Island, 40 kilometres North of Brisbane. A fine arts and archaeology museum, the museum's collections cover the history of humankind over the last 500,000 years with original artefacts from Europe, Asia, America and Africa and limited collections from Australia. They include works of art, ceramics, glass, metalwork, textiles, sculpture and paper. Each year...
The collection was established in 1945. It comprises almost 1400 works, including paintings, sculptures, decorative arts and works on paper. The collecting focus centres primarily on contemporary Australian visual art and craft. Collection strengths include contemporary prints post - 1960 and ceramics post - 1970; contemporary Queensland art; and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Small thematic exhibitions drawn from the Collection are held regularly on campus. Large scale touring exhibitions are organised for showing at metropolitan and regional venues. 'Selected Australian...
Innisfail museum is housed in the old School of Arts building and occupies two rooms. The collection relates to local history and contains items from all facets of life from the early settlement of Geraldton (name later changed to Innisfail after confusion with Geraldton in Western Australia). Items include personal possessions; rural, recreational, medical, biological, Aboriginal and Chinese artefacts; and a number of early photographs showing cyclone and flood damage, local industries and life in a tropical town.Approximately 2,500 objects and 1,500 photographs
Housed in a new purpose-built facility, the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery houses three historical collections and a collection of contemporary Australian works from the 1900s. The historical collections comprise Australian art from 1860-1900s. Australian rare books, maps, documents and manuscripts from the 1600s; and European and Asian decorative arts, furniture, paintings etc from the 1600s. The Gallery also features temporary exhibitions and monthly displays by local artists.Approximately 2,900 items
The Museum was established in a Pioneer house by the owner, Ms Olive Wieland, as a children's project in 1990. A Morning Star Chapel was begun for children 12 years ago. The Museum complements the Chapel, which is in the front room of the house. It contains an antique organ, table and chair and pews. The Museum includes a range of shells, pictures, wood specimens, household items and many items used on farms from the 1920s and earlier.Original farm implements, Horse drawn plow and other horse drawn farming equipment.
Contemporary Australian paintings, prints, drawings, mixed media, ceramics and sculpture, including works by William Robinson, Mandy Martin, Tom Risley, Joe Furlonger. Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander works. Gold Coast Historical Collection. Evandale Sculpture Walk.Approximately 1,300 works of art
Quilpie now has the only purpose built Gallery and Museum in Outback Queensland. A stunning piece of Modern Architecture, the museum is home to a changing and varied exhibition, over two galleries. Displays are mostly professional exhibitions or locally commissioned from Quilpie Artists.
The Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre recalls those familiar features of the Australian landscape - corrugated iron roofs, water tanks, silos, wool sheds and shady verandahs. The interior features a vaulted ceiling and displays designed to reflect the wide-open spaces, colour and character of the outback landscape they celebrate.

The Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre has now proven itself to be the envisaged tourism destination. Longreach is a pivotal point on the Tropic of Capricorn, linking the Reef in the east with Uluru in the...
The Museum is housed in the upstairs portion of a heritage listed building, formerly the ambulance centre. Local arts and crafts are for sale, and the museum hosts workshops for a range of disciplines such as silver smithing, quilting, writing, pottery and painting.The museum's collection includes ambulance memorabilia and a bush nursing collection.
The Gallery is situated in the town's CBD. It is easily accessed and because of the closely situated University and the connecting Library, the Gallery has a wide range of viewers from the community. Quality touring exhibitions and a balance of contemporary and traditional work by Wide Bay and Queensland artists, constitute the Gallery's Exhibition Program.
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery is a dynamic visual arts centre with a significant collection of north Queensland art. Housed in one of Townsville's finest heritage buildings, the gallery has an exciting and diverse program of local, national and international exhibitions with a special focus on exhibitions featuring north Queensland artists. Five exhibition display areas, including two main floor spaces, enables the gallery to have a varied exhibition program that changes regularly throughout the year. Floor talks, lectures, education programs and performances of music, theatre and dance...
The Bundaberg Arts Centre: fostering the cultural development of our community through: advocacy, diversity and equity, excellence and substance, innovation, partnerships and reflection. The Arts Centre is housed in a late 19th century Customs House building and stages up to 45 exhibitions per year its three gallery spaces.The Bundaberg City Collection is comprised of 3 subsections: the Dr Egmont Schmidt memorial collection, the Bundaberg City Council Chambers Collection (Donations & Bundaberg Art Festival Award Winners) & The Bundaberg Arts Centre Collection of local significant Artists.
The Museum is housed in the old power-station building, situated directly opposite the peanut silos in the town's Heritage Precinct. Other historic displays are located in Shire's earliest Council chambers and in Carroll's Cottage (the first building constructed in Kingaroy).The Museum's collection includes machinery used in local agriculture and the district's peanut industry. There is also a collection of tools used in trades such as carpentry, blacksmithing, dairying and the timber industry, as well as household items. The Museum also holds photos and a limited local archival records.
Caloundra Regional Art Gallery is a 'Category A' non-collecting gallery, curating and hiring exhibitions of national and international calibre. The Gallery's motto is 'Excellence, Education and Equity'.
The Outback Regional Gallery was officially opened on 11 April 1998 during the Easter in the Outback celebrations marking the opening of the Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton.
The Outback Regional Gallery aims to enrich the cultural life of the community by presenting quality exhibitions from diverse sources, while promoting exhibiting opportunities for local and regional artists. The presentation and management of exhibition is carried out by professionally trained members of the Gallery Volunteers Group, drawn from the local community.
The Outback Regional Gallery is the only gallery in...
Pinnacles Gallery offers an exciting and diverse public program with a strong community focus. Visual Arts, craft, social history and educational exhibitions - both local and touring - are presented on a regular basis, together with workshops, artists' talks, performances and other activities.Pinnacles Gallery has a small collection of works focussing on people, places and perceptions of Thuringowa. The collection is predominately contemporary visual art and is comprised of paintings, prints and works on paper.
Since their arrival in Brisbane on 10th May 1861, the Sisters of Mercy Brisbane Congregation have established a variety of significant health, education, and social welfare programs throughout the state - from Townsville in the north, to Roma in the west, and south to Stanthorpe on the border - and missions in Papua New Guinea and other overseas locations.

The Mercy Heritage Centre is dedicated to preserving the work of the Mercy Sisters, and their well-provenanced history, and maintains collections of relevant artefacts. We also serve as a contact for the Congregational Archives, Mater...
We are situated on the main street in the Old Telegraph station c.1860. Focusing the history of the building and towns history. McKinlays artefacts (explorer)Small archival records, small collection of photographs, telegraphic memorabilia, household items. Gawler's early industrial era. General items of the towns businesses.
The museum is housed in the Hog Bay School building, the third school to be built on the site (1922). The first room you enter is the Maritime Room, this displays the history and shipwrecks of Kangaroo Island. The School Porch houses the displays of schooling. The Schoolroom has displays on Early Settlers, including aboriginal women, agriculture, industry, communications and social and domestic life are portrayed.2,000 items, 700 photographs. The displays are organised in such a way that the visitor quickly gains a feel for the history of Kangaroo Island, especially maritime, education, early...
The gallery displays a collection of paintings by local artist's in varying mediums depicting subjects and local scenes of the Fleurieu Peninsula. The gallery is housed in a refurbished building, once a bakery, in a heritage area of what was once known as Port Victor.50-100 items