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...
The City of Adelaide Civic collection has 2,500 items given to or acquired by Council since 1853 as part of the Council's civic role of entertaining distinguished visitors or because the items are considered to be of historical and general significance to the life, history, traditions and role of the Council and the City. Many items form a living museum in Civic Rooms of the Town Hall built in 1866.2,500 items
The home was built for William Moyle, a Cornwall engineer who operated the adjacent cordial factory and public baths. It is made of local stone with ironwork and illustrates turn of the century well-to-do living. The house is heritage listed and displays a wide range of collections, including period costumes, stained glass, furniture, household appliances, and a doll display. A brochure is available which provides fuller details.Thousands of artefacts including 1,000 pair of salt and pepper shakers, 2,500 dolls, 600 teddy bears
The Museum seeks to depict aspects of Lithuanian life and culture, particularly for the benefit of the younger generation. Exhibits include Lithuanian art and crafts, stamps, amber, artefacts and uniforms of free Lithuania's officials.2000 items, 1500 photographs, 2000 books and journals, 50 paintings
The Performing Arts collection has a breathtaking, exciting gallimaufry of artefacts representing the rich heritage of the performing arts in this State. The Collection holds over 80,000 acquisitions including programs, posters, photographs, properties, puppets, masks, video tapes, scrapbooks, design models, costumes and much more. It is the result of many generous donations of memorabilia.Approximately 80,000 items
The Museum holds a collection of artefacts from the Old World, from the Bronze Age to the Middle Ages. These include decorative pottery and terracotta, glassware, coins, bronze work, stone carving, oil lamps and writing materials from ancient Greece, the Roman Empire and the Near East; a large scale model of the ancient city of Athens; and a collection of cast replicas of classical statues.Estimated 800 artefacts, plus approximately 1,500 coins
The Riddoch Art Gallery is South Australia's only publicly-funded and professionally-staffed regional gallery. It is named in honour of grazier and Philanthropist, John Riddoch, who donated the original collection of early Australian and British works. The focus of the collection is post 1960s Australian art and includes paintings, photographs, graphics, works on paper, textiles, sculpture installations and craftworks. Specialist collections include the Rodney Gooch Collection of Aboriginal art, comprising of over 200 artworks including works by Emily Kame Kngwarreye and paintings,...
Established in 1881, the Art Gallery of South Australia houses the state's collection of Australian, European and Asian Art. In addition to the collection displays, the gallery hosts a regular program of temporary exhibitions, public talks and children's activities.40,000 plus items
The Waite Arboretum, established in 1928, comprises 30 hectares of 2,500 labelled trees and shrubs from all over the world grown under natural rainfall. The Arboretum is located just 10 minutes drive from the centre of Adelaide. Special collections include Eucalypts (over 350 species), Pears (26), Oaks (38), Acacias (50), Banksias (50), Hakeas (60) with palms and cycads along an attractive watercourse. The adjacent Urrbrae House Historic Precinct comprises a beautiful bluestone residence which is open to the public, a magnificent Rose Garden and the Coach House Museum which houses...
The New Land Gallery is unique in a national context for preferentially assisting the career development of South Australian country-based artists. The gallery runs a temporary exhibition program as well as holding a permanent collection of contemporary art by regional artists.Contemporary collection of paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture by regional South Australian artists.
Based in the Adelaide Central School of Art, Adelaide Central Gallery began in 1987 as an artist-run exhibition space. Its programme includes the work of well known and emerging artists in all media from both Adelaide and interstate. The exhibitions are managed by a gallery director. Exhibiting painters, sculptors, printmakers, craftspeople and photographers give informal lectures in the gallery on a regular basis. These sessions provide unique insights, especially for students, into the development of an artist's life and work.
Purpose built local government archival facility complete with environmentally controlled repositories, public search room and conservation laboratory.The archives contain 5,000 records. In the Civic Ccollection there are 3,000 items including 400 artworks. The Oral History Collection has 110 taped interviews and transcripts.
A collection of contemporary Australian art dispersed throughout the University buildings. There is no Gallery area exclusively for the collection.Art paintings, art photographs, contemporary art, decorative arts, drawings and prints, glass, pottery and ceramic, sculpture, textiles and weaving. Approximately 1800 objects
Operated by the Glenorchy City Council, the Centre provides a large exhibition space. It also offers workshop facilities for community groups and artists.
The Forest and Heritage Centre tells the story of the timber industry in Geeveston with displays of old photographs, tools and equipment to explanations of the modern day timber industry accessed on computer terminals within the forest room. Visitors to the centre can also view a wood turner in action, creating the local timbers.Approximately 50-100 items. Historical display of the timber industry of Geeveston including current timber industry information. Recent acquisition of an antique woodworking collection (still to be assessed, restored and displayed) believed to be the only collection...
The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is Launceston's cultural heartbeat and gateway to Tasmania's history and character. It tells the story of our lives and the time and place in which we live. It draws a map of who we are and where we've been. See separate Guide listings for the Community History Branch, the Inveresk museum site and the Launceston Planetarium.The Museum and Art Gallery holds collections of Australian colonial art, contemporary craft and design, Tasmanian history and natural sciences. Special features include a Chinese Temple, Planetarium and the interpretation of one of...
Established as an artists' colony in the 1930s by Justus Jorgensen, Montsalvat is a cluster of medieval-styled buildings. The Great Hall contains paintings by Jorgensen and other members of the group.
This Gallery is housed in a purpose built structure, and is set in 4.5 hectares of cultivated bushland which is being developed as an Australian Sculpture Park. The collection consists of over 1000 works, specialising in works on papers such as Australian and English watercolours of the 18th and 20th centuries. The Gallery also focuses its collecting in Australian Sculpture, of which many modern pieces are on permanent displays in the grounds. There is also a notable collection of Meldrum School paintings.
Our Museum consists of a house and various out buildings located on two town blocks in Port Welshpool. The collection is spread over the whole area. Our strong point is the early fishing industry in Corner Inlet, including a daily diary kept by the Smith family from 1887-1958. Housed in Welshpool's first residence (1881), the Museum contains a local history collection that includes natural history objects, fishing and maritime artefacts. Original display cases house a magnificent shell collection that dates from the 1800s.Our collection is the contents of the house which is now the museum,...