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Exhibitions

Find out what other exhibitions might be happening at your local library
Mid North Coast Libraries have been host to a number of exhibitions creating an engaging and informative space to showcase our history, culture and creative endeavour. Past exhibitions have included:
  • 200 Years of Hastings Landscapes – History enthusiast and author, David Martin compiled a collection of  about 40 artworks celebrating the past 200 years of regional landscape paintings.
  • The Art of Ageing – a photographic exhibition that celebrates the value, experience and contribution older people bring, and challenges out-dated perceptions of ageing.
  • Hands on History – Local seniors created and photographed re-enactments at local historic locations under the tutelage of TimeSlips facilitator and creative ageing practitioner Lisa Hort.
  • Captured: Portraits of Crime, 1870 – 1930 – an exhibition produced by NSW State Archives and Records that explores the stories of men, women and children who were incarcerated in NSW gaols from 1870 to 1930.
  • League of Legends Exhibition – a banner display from the National Museum of Australia offering a snapshot of Rugby League History through text panels and images exploring some of the games greatest moments.
  • Australian Inspiration Exhibtion – some of the earliest known drawings of Australian flora and fauna including Dorothy Wall’s drawing of Blinky Bill and her earlier characters in Tommy Bear and the Zookies from c.1920
  • Governor Macquarie – celebrating the bicentenary of the governorship of Lachlan Macquarie by touring a selection of amazing documents and historic artefacts.
  • Bicentenary Display – marking 200 years since John Oxley and his team of 15 explorers traversed the mountains from the west and surveyed our region for early European settlement, this exhibition includes material about John Oxley and his travels.
  • Koala Hospital Display – an informative exhibition to acknowledge the 45 year history of the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital and a snapshot of the hospital’s history.
If you are interested in holding an exhibition within a library space please contact your local branch.

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