The Store: a Co-operative Phenomenon by the Newcastle Printmakers Workshop (1988)

The complete work documenting the historic legacy of The Store, and a 1988 exhibition created by The Newcastle Printmakers Workshop in the Newcastle Regional Museum is now online. We thank the Newcastle Printmakers Workshop for permission to share the full digital scan of the entire work freely to the wider community. The Store : a … More The Store: a Co-operative Phenomenon by the Newcastle Printmakers Workshop (1988)

RAD Newcastle Exhibition – Newcastle & the Hunter through a radical lens

EXHIBITION Thursday 15 June – Sunday 27 August 2017 at the Newcastle Museum The RAD exhibition has opened and official launch is on Tuesday 4th July, at 5.15pm for 5.30pm start at the Newcastle Museum. The Radical Newcastle project is an initiative of the University of Newcastle’s School of Humanities and Social Science and is … More RAD Newcastle Exhibition – Newcastle & the Hunter through a radical lens

RAD Exhibition- We need your support!

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT! We are currently scoping historic material for the upcoming ‘Radical Newcastle’ exhibition, such as banners, posters and items associated with ‘radical’ events. If you have sources that relates to an interesting story about ‘Radical Newcastle’ and the Hunter region we would love to hear from you!  Contact Ann Hardy at ann.hardy@newcastle.edu.au … More RAD Exhibition- We need your support!

Read All About It: Newcastle and the Hunter Thanks the TROVE team

The people of Newcastle and the Hunter Region are all invited to come along to the Newcastle Art Gallery on the 27th May 2014 at 2pm, to formally thank the TROVE team for their wonderful work in digitising our Region’s Newspapers. An event has been organised  –  Read All About It: A Treasure Trove of … More Read All About It: Newcastle and the Hunter Thanks the TROVE team

Historic Return of Newcastle Treasures for Exhibition

On Friday 26th October 2012 a public announcement was made by Dr Alex Byrne of the NSW State Library, relating to the exciting news that the artistic treasures of early Newcastle would make their historic return to the City for the first time in over 195 years. The forthcoming “Treasures of Newcastle from the Macquarie … More Historic Return of Newcastle Treasures for Exhibition

This Wondrous Land: Colonial Art on Paper

Our traveling correspondent, Ann Hardy, recently sent us information and a link to the Wondrous Land Exhibition currently on display at the National Gallery of Victoria. It is a fabulous exhibition that includes the work of a number of key artists that worked and lived in Newcastle. The Exhibition inlcudes drawings and engravings of Newcastle … More This Wondrous Land: Colonial Art on Paper

The Macquarie Show – Watt Space Gallery

From 13 – 31  October 2010 The Macquarie Show Curated by DAVID HAMPTON, AMY HILL and REBECCA HOLMES With ZOE TWEEDALE, MICHAEL KEITH RICHARDS, MAREE HENDRY, AMY HILL, DAVID HAMPTON and BREONY DELFORCE 2010 marks the 200th anniversary of Lieutenant Colonel Lachlan Macquarie becoming the fifth Governor of NSW. To celebrate this event, which is … More The Macquarie Show – Watt Space Gallery