Powerhouse Museum travelling exhibitions are designed for a range of venues and audiences including galleries, museums, libraries and small local venues. Exhibition packages generally include the display and also promotional and educational material. In many cases, Powerhouse staff can assist with installation, opening, publicising and dismantling of the exhibition. The level of security, climate control and size of venue required by each show varies and is assessed by a facilities report.
Contact Rebecca Bushby, Manager, Exhibitions and Festivals on 02 9217 0215 or email: email@example.com
Trainspotting: the Powerhouse Museum Photo Competition 2012
An exhibition featuring 54 photographs, comprising the winners and highly commended entries, from this year’s International Trainspotting Photographic Competition.
Now in its third year, the international competition celebrates the railway industry and the Museum’s extensive rail and steam collection.
It offers cash prizes across six categories including Steam trains; Diesel electric or electric trains or trams; Railway infrastructure; Trainspotting; People in railway; and Mobile phone; along with an overall winner.
This year’s competition attracted over 3,600 entries from around the world. From casual observers to passionate railway photographers, the impressive range of entries showcased a variety of styles and interests.
From documenting steam locomotives in motion to works that explore the social experience of train travel, each photograph tells a very unique story about a country’s place in time and its people. more..
6 March - 29 April 2013
The Tinytoreum: Gunna the Goanna’s Big Ideas
This exhibition of tiny treasures and big ideas takes visitors on a journey through the imaginary world of Gunna the Goanna and his friends in Shaggy Gully. With words and illustrations by award-winning team Jackie French and Bruce Whatley, the exhibition plays with scale and size, the familiar and unfamiliar, and the practical and fantastical, in a richly visual and thought provoking way that will inspire children and adults alike.
The Tinytoreum is the second in a series of collection-based exhibitions for families featuring the work of Australian authors and artists. If you are interested, please contact Joanne Delzoppo, Project Manager, (02) 9217 0239 or firstname.lastname@example.org
From behind-the-scenes dramas to catwalk divas, find out everything you ever wanted to know about one of Australia’s most dazzling industry-only fashion events in Frock stars. Experience what it’s like to be in the front row, see a catwalk display of top Australian designers, enjoy the buzz of backstage, and explore the creative process of putting together a collection. more..
Image: 86233891, Stefan Gosatti / Getty Images Entertainment
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
17 February - 22 April 2012
Albury Art Gallery and Library Museum
11 May - 24 June 2012
Lake Macquarie Art Gallery
1 September - 21 October 2012
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
23 November 2012 - 20 January 2013
Geo Centre Broken Hill
2 February - 17 June 2013
Western Australian Museum
19 October 2013 - 26 January 2014
Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville
24 February - 1 June 2014
Contact: Julia Carroll, Project Manager on 02 9217 0298 or email: email@example.com
Living in a Sensory World: Stories from people who are blind or have low vision.
This exciting exhibition is a joint presentation between the Powerhouse Museum and Vision Australia.
Today, Australians with blindness or low vision participate in every aspect of community life, thanks to developments in education and training, technology, legislation and social change over the past 140 years.
This exhibition gives visitors an understanding of the world of the blindness and low vision community and celebrates their achievements. It features objects from Vision Australia’s heritage collection, compelling accounts and examples of new technologies that are increasing the independence of thousands of Australians.
The exhibition received federal support though Visions of Australia development and travelling funds. more..
Newcastle Regional Museum
1November 2011- 29 January 2012
8 August - 28 October 2012
Sovereign Hill Museum, Ballarat
14 November 2012- 4 February 2013
Yarra Ranges Regional Gallery
22 February – 14 April 2013
Museum of the Riverina
10 May -21 July 2013
Albury City Museum
Noosa Regional Gallery
5 February - 24 March 2014
Fore more information please contact Ross Clendinning firstname.lastname@example.org
Winning sky photos: the David Malin Awards 2012
With modern equipment, amateur astronomers are taking increasingly spectacular images of the sky. In this exhibition visitors can view the winners and selected entries in an astrophotography competition open to amateur astronomers and photographers from around Australia.
17 August 2012 - 29 Ocober 2012
Museum of Tropical Queensland
9 November 2012 - 9 December 2012
20 December 2012 - 3 February 2013
The Science Centre & Planetarium, Wollongong
11 February 2013 - 24 March 2013
5 April - 19 May 2013
South Australian Museum, Adelaide
31 May - 7 July 2013
contact Julia Carroll, Project Manager on 02 9217 0298 or email: email@example.com