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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Faith, fashion, fusion: Muslim women's style in Australia
Australian Muslim women dress in diverse styles and are increasingly choosing to engage with global fashion trends while also expressing their faith. Faith, fashion, fusion explores Australia’s emerging modest fashion market and the work of a new generation of fashion designers, retailers and bloggers offering stylish clothing and fashion advice to Muslim women.
Faith, fashion and Muslim identity are further explored through the experiences and achievements of a group of Australian Muslim women. Their stories reflect on the diversity of the Muslim community and the importance of the Muslim faith in all aspects of their lives. More..(this should take visitors to the Faith fashion fusion website.
Immigration Museum, Melbourne
10 October 2013 – 9 Jun 2014
Museum of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga
Western Australian Musuem - Geraldton
Western Australian Musuem - Albany
Western Australian Musuem - Kalgoorlie- Bourlder
Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Contact: Joanne Delzoppo, Project Manager
02 9217 0239 or email: email@example.com
David Malin Astrophotography Award exhibit
Winning sky photos
Amateur astronomers and photographers from around Australia submitted their photographs for consideration in the 2013 David Malin Astrophotography Awards. The winners were announced on Saturday 13 July 2013 during the Central West Astronomical Society AstroFest conference dinner. more..
The Science Centre & Planetarium, Wollongong
1 Nov 2013 - 8 Dec 2013
Gravity Dicovery Centre, Perth
20 Dec 2013 - 2 Feb 2014
17 Feb 2014 - 27 Apr 2014
Queen Victoria Planetarium - Launceston
12 May 2014 - 8 Jun 2014
Gannawarra Shire Council
23 Jun 2014 - 19 Jul 2014
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..
Parkes Shire Library
14 January - 28 February 2014
Liverpool City Library
15 March - 25 May 2014 tbc
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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..
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 email@example.com