Current and upcoming exhibitions

Winnie-the-Pooh and friends

Opening date : 21-04-2017   Closing date : 20-08-2017

This exhibition presents a selection of original drawings for the much loved illustrations by British artist Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976) for the classic children’s books Winnie-the-Pooh and Wind in the Willows.

Inscription and Place

Opening date : 22-06-2017   Closing date : 22-10-2017

A display presenting a poetic exploration of place, family and objects told through contemporary jewellery.

The Derwent

Opening date : 28-07-2017   Closing date : 05-11-2017

The Derwent exhibition explores Tasmania's Derwent River system and its complex natural and cultural histories though video and photography.

Strange Trees

Opening date : 11-08-2017   Closing date : 26-11-2017

Strange Trees brings together Tasmanian art works of “peculiar” trees spanning the colonial and contemporary periods, demonstrating a continuing fascination with the island’s trees and the mysteries they uphold.


Opening date : 08-09-2017   Closing date : 03-12-2017

A Newcastle Museum travelling exhibition showcasing children’s author and artist Jeannie Baker's latest picture book, Circle.

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