Past exhibitions

2014 exhibitions

Points of Focus: Historic Photographs from the Pacific

1 March – 7 November 2014

Thematic approaches to historic photographs are used as points of focus to examine aspects of Pacific history.

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Photography and the Great War

Portrait of Les Woolnough and two women. HP80.49.619

4 August – 7 November 2014

An exhibition of photographs from the Macleay Museum’s Historic Photograph Collection.

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Fugitive Forms and Grand Designs

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12 May – 30 August 2014

This exhibition showcased 16-19th century drawings from the Roddy Meagher collection.

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Lego Acropolis

lego acropolis

30 June 2013 – 23 June 2014

One of the most iconic architectural monuments of Ancient Greece, the Acropolis, modeled in LEGO!

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Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook: The Village and Elsewhere


17 March – 3 May 2014

The art of Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook embraces three fields: graphic art, installation including multi-channel video installations, and writing.

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Jeffrey Smart 1921-2013: Recondita armonia - Strange harmonies of contrast


2 November 2013 – 7 March 2014

This very personal exhibition curated by David Malouf shows some of the ways in which Jeffrey Smart transforms the made objects of urban landscape into memorable images.

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Touring the Past: Tourism and History in Australia


26 August 2013 – 14 February 2014

From Port Arthur to the Dog on the Tuckerbox, this exhibition explores the variety of pasts that tourists visited, the exhibits that drew them in and the souvenirs they took away.

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