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Exhibitions

Hurstville Museum & Gallery Exhibition Program 2016

The Museum & Gallery presents a variety of exhibitions throughout the year to engage with the local community and also a wider audience of those with an interest in art and history.

Current and upcoming exhibitions:

Permanent exhibition: St George Stories: people - places - community
Housed in an old Tudor style building, this exhibition explores the history of the St George area. Learn who has shaped this region from the earliest people to present day communities and how life has changed over the years. Engage with stories through multimedia and interactive displays.

Main Gallery exhibitions

22 October - 15 December: St George Art Awards 2016
The St George Art Awards, first premiered in 2010, have become Hurstville Library Museum & Gallery’s most significant art event. The biennial art awards provide an important opportunity for members of the local and wider community, including youth, seniors and multicultural communities, to display their artistic talents.

Dragon’s Lair Gallery exhibitions

The Dragon's Lair Gallery is a community space within Hurstville Museum & Gallery. It is a professional exhibition space, designed for local artists and community groups to display their works. 

Snapshot Gallery exhibitions

22 October - 15 December: St George Art Awards 2016
Finalists show of St George local youth prize.

For more information about our events, exhibitions and programs please call 9330 6444 or email museumgallery@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au.
Interested in holding your own exhibition? Find out more about our Dragon’s Lair Gallery space here.

Kogarah Library and Cultural Centre Exhibition Program 2016

Kogarah Library and Cultural Centre's exhibition program runs throughout the year and hosts exhibitions by local artists, art societies, new and emerging artists and community groups. It also hosts national touring exhibitions, the Kogarah Art Prize, local history exhibits and special exhibitions celebrating our community.

Current and upcoming exhibitions:

3 October – 16 October: Peter Rudd
“Portraits and Streetscapes” is an exhibition of recent paintings and drawings exploring the colours and textures of the suburban environment of Kogarah and portraits of the artist and his friends.

17 October – 6 November: St George Christian School
“A Sense of Place” is an exhibition where Year 11 Visual Arts students explore place and the individual. Students will draw upon their own experiences of life in Sydney as well as recent global events, creating artworks that reflect these themes.

7 November – 20 November: Australian Chinese Culture and Art Research Institute
An exhibition of calligraphy and painting promoting traditional Chinese art to enhance communication and integrate Chinese culture and art into Australian society.

21 November – 11 December: Gino Ambriano
“Southern Accents” is an exhibition of oil paintings by Southern Sydney artist Gino Ambriano that deals with Botany Bay and its surrounds, bush areas and wetlands. This area which encompasses St George and its local areas has played an important part in Australia’s history and holds a deep meaning for the artist who regularly paints plein air across this area where he grew up. A delightful collection of paintings that showcases the artist’s current response to the landscape.

For more information about individual exhibitions please call 9330 9578 or email libraryevents@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au
Find out how to apply to hold an exhibition here.