From the mid- seventies feminism, Aboriginal rights and the environmental movement galvanised the Tin Sheds, most visible in the explosion of dazzling and provocative posters.
Explore taxidermy’s relationship to the science of taxonomy in the 19th century.
Pompeii, destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, will be bought back to life through the modeling medium of LEGO.
A new exhibition exploring life in Ancient Greece through the writings of playwrights, historians, philosophers and poets.
Housed in historic cedar cabinets within the Victorian surrounds of the Macleay Building, this exhibition is a unique opportunity to peek at the extraordinary diversity of the Macleay collections.
50 Objects 50 Stories is not about the most important, or the most beautiful things in the Nicholson Museum. Rather, the objects with a story to tell.
This exhibition celebrates the Cypriot archaeological collections of the Nicholson Museum
This exhibition brings together painting tools, ochres, shields, spears and clubs that all have their provenance in Aboriginal language regions of New South Wales, such as the Bundjulung, Wiradjuri and Dharug.
In popular imagination the Etruscans are the very stuff of fantasy, myth and legend. Who are they, where did they come from and what does their language mean?
Artefacts from the Nicholson's own collection, excavated from the famous sites of Jericho, Tell Brak, Pella, Tell al-Ajjul, Harappa, Ur, Ninevah and Nimrud form the cornerstone of this exhibition.
The exhibition looks at Egypt through the eyes of Herodotus. Mummified cats, birds and crocodiles are on display, as well as three of the Nicholson's mummies.