Devonport Gallery and Arts Centre

This regional public art museum is housed in a converted historic church in the heart of Devonport. It has a predominantly 20th century collection of fine and decorative art and craft, with an emphasis on work by Tasmanian artists and crafts people. Exhibitions are enhanced by public programs including workshops, artists' slide talks, lectures and holiday art activities.

Address: 
45-47 Stewart Street, Devonport, TAS
Tel: 
0364248296
Hours: 
10am-5pm Mon-Sat, 2-5pm Sun
Admission: 
Free
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, education programs, library, shop, coffee and tea facilities
Collection: 
arts collections 1,150 items; historical collections 328 items; 50,000-80,000 photographic negatives
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Items

Photograph

Whybrow Cycles

Whybrow Cycles
Creator:
Robert (Bert) and Albert Robinson
Description:
This photograph was reproduced from a negative in the Robinson Collection. Devonport's people, places, events and architecture of the period from 1927 to 1975 are documented by a collection of 50,000 negatives from the Robinson Studio.
Date:
1931
Item Id Number:
R35

Painting

Boats on the River Mersey, North-West Tasmania

Boats on the River Mersey, North-West Tasmania
Creator:
Arthur Merric Boyd
Description:
Oil on canvas.
Date:
1901
Item Id Number:
1994.209

Painting

Leaving a Mountain

Leaving a Mountain
Creator:
Bea Maddock
Description:
Pigment wash, graphite, oil stick, encaustic on canvas.
Date:
1992
Item Id Number:
1993.226.a-h

Painting

Fatherless Little Kevin

Fatherless Little Kevin
Creator:
Owen Gower Lade
Description:
Oil on hardboard.
Date:
1970
Item Id Number:
1975.206

Painting

The First Elevation

The First Elevation
Creator:
Philip Wolfhagen
Description:
Gesso, s.p.p., oil paint oil glaze painted directly on the masonry of the apse of the Gallery.
Date:
1993
Item Id Number:
1994.201