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Purchase our exhibition catalogues online or at Hurstville Museum & Gallery during opening hours.

Once purchased, catalogues can be collected from the Museum & Gallery during opening hours or select the shipping option at the time of purchase. Free postage for Australian addresses. If you are not in Australia and would like a copy of the catalogue please contact us to arrange postage.

The following catalogues are available for purchase: 

 St George Stories: people - places - community 

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Permanent exhibition

Housed in a Tudor style building, this MAGNA award winning permanent 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.

Cost: $15.00

Purchase the St George Stories: people places community catalogue or at Hurstville Museum & Gallery during opening hours.

 Guraban: where the saltwater meets the freshwater 

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Combining historical material and objects, documents and photographs sourced from public and private collections along with the work of leading First Nations visual artists, Dennis Golding, Nicole Monks & Jenine Boeree, Djon Mundine, Marilyn Russell and Jason Wing, the exhibition presents stories associated with the Georges River in the local region, highlighting multiple perspectives on Aboriginal connections to the river, its people and places.

It has been developed in collaboration with local First Nations groups, individuals, artists and the Gujaga Foundation, a peak organisation leading Dharawal language and cultural activities, providing services relating to Aboriginal culture in eastern, southern and southwestern Sydney. The commissioned artworks have been made possible through funding from Create NSW.

This exhibition was on show from 29 October 2022 - 29 January 2023.

Cost: $20.00

Purchase the Guraban: where the saltwater meets the freshwater catalogue or at Hurstville Museum & Gallery during opening hours.

 Our Journeys | Our Stories 

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Our Journeys | Our Stories explored the Chinese migration history of the Georges River area. Interweaving social and cultural history with the work of contemporary Chinese-Australian artists Cindy Yuen-Zhe Chen, Guo Jian, Lindy Lee, Xiao Lu, Jason Phu, and Guan Wei. This exhibition highlighted and celebrated the significance of local Chinese migration from the 19th century through to the 2000s and the ongoing contribution of the Chinese community to the Georges River area.

The catalogue features essays by Dr Michael Williams (Adjunct Professor Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture, Western Sydney University) and Luise Guest (independent writer & researcher), an overview of select objects featured in the exhibition and artist statements from Cindy Yuen-Zhe Chen, Guo Jian, Lindy Lee, Xiao Lu, Jason Phu, and Guan Wei.

This exhibition was on show from 30 April - 24 July 2022.

Cost: $15.00

Purchase the Our Journeys | Our Stories catalogue or at Hurstville Museum & Gallery during opening hours.

 Beyond the bowl

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Beyond the bowl explored and celebrated the diversity and aesthetics of contemporary ceramics and glass, showcasing the works of Julie Bartholomew, Alexandra Chambers, Cobi Cockburn, Matthew Curtis, Merran Esson, Honor Freeman, Anita Larkin, Eloise Rankine, Kirstie Rea and Emma Varga.

These artists push the boundaries as to what can be achieved when working with glass or clay.

This exhibition was on show from 2 February - 18 April 2019.

Cost: $15.00

Purchase the Beyond the bowl catalogue or at Hurstville Museum & Gallery during opening hours.

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