2013 News articles

Merry Christmas from TMAG

24 December 2015

On behalf of everyone at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), we would like to take this opportunity to wish all our visitors a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Pattern Play at TMAG

18 December 2015

Visitors will be able to step into a wonderful world of patterns at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) this summer, with the museum opening the blockbuster family exhibition Pattern Play today.


Christmas at the Museum Shop

24 November 2015

If you're looking for a special or unique gift this Christmas, then make sure you visit the Museum Shop at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG).


Art Prize Bittersweet for Laura

17 November 2015

For one Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) staff member, the 2015 City of Hobart Art Prize has been a particularly memorable – if somewhat bittersweet – experience.


Make Your Mark: Respect

13 November 2015

Works by young artists from around the state are now on show at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) as part of the second Make Your Mark youth art project.


TMAG Gallery Staff Art Prize

4 November 2015

Staff at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) have today announced their own favourite work from the 2015 City of Hobart Art Prize.


Botanists Gather at TMAG

20 October 2015

This week the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is proud to be hosting the annual workshops of two Australasia-wide professional botanical associations, the Managers of Australasian Herbarium Collections (MAHC) and the Herbarium Information Systems Committee (HISCOM).


Panoramic Views On Show

25 September 2015

Stunning panoramas of Hobart and beyond are the stars of a new exhibition now open at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG).


City of Hobart Art Prize 2015

17 September 2015

The City of Hobart Art Prize 2015 exhibition is now on show at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), this year showcasing the media of drawing and ceramics.


iRemember Loan Resource

16 September 2015

An important partnership between the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) and the University of Tasmania's Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre has resulted in a brand new loan resource, launched today at the museum during Dementia Awareness Month.


Youth Art Project Funding

7 September 2015

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is pleased to announce that it has received funding to undertake the third iteration of its successful Make Your Mark youth art initiative.


National Science Week 2015

11 August 2015

Electric animals and pseudoscience-busting are on the menu as the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) celebrates National Science Week 2015.


Palfreyman's Pharmacy Display

24 July 2015

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is stepping back in time to celebrate a slice of Hobart's history, with a new display recreating the interior of a well-known local pharmacy in the museum's Link Foyer.


Introducing The Black Box

22 July 2015

In an exciting new pilot program, this term the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) will be offering live virtual tours for Tasmanian Aboriginal students in Catholic schools in the North and North West of the state.


Patrick Hall exhibition video

6 July 2015

Things I Once Knew: The Art of Patrick Hall has been delighting visitors to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), and now those who haven't been able to make it to the museum can get a taste of the exhibition.


Antarctic Flavour for Dark Mofo

12 June 2015


As Dark Mofo 2015 gets underway, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is proud to present the premiere exhibition of John Kelly's suite of Antarctic works as part of the festival program.


Farewell to Deputy Director

26 May 2015


The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) has today said farewell to Deputy Director Jennifer Storer, who is leaving the museum to take up a position in New Zealand.


French explorers' exquisite illustrations coming to TMAG

18 May 2015
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is delighted to announce an exhibition of exquisite illustrations by French artists, made during Nicolas Baudin’s 1800s exploration of Australia, will be coming to Tasmania for the first time in 2017.


TMAG Marks WWI Centenary

17 April 2015

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is proud to mark the centenary of World War I (WWI) with a new exhibition commemorating the role Tasmanians played in the war and the impact it had on the Tasmanian society.


The Art of Patrick Hall

20 March 2015
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is proud to present the first survey exhibition of works by Tasmanian artist and furniture maker Patrick Hall, which opens today.


New Director for TMAG

4 March 2015
The Board of Trustees of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is pleased to announce Janet Carding as the new Director of TMAG, following an extensive national and international recruitment process.


Cricket Treasures On Show

27 February 2015
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is celebrating the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 coming to Hobart with a special exhibition of Tasmanian cricket treasures, opening today.


Retirement of Sir Guy Green

19 February 2015
Chair of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery’s (TMAG) Board of Trustees, Sir Guy Green AC KBE CVO has today announced his retirement from the role.


Friday Nights at TMAG

13 February 2015
Start your weekend at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) and join us this February and March for a Friday evening of family fun at the museum.


Sparking School Holiday Creativity

15 January 2015
Families getting stuck for ideas in the final weeks of the school holidays needn’t despair, as the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) still has plenty of activities on offer with something sure to interest visitors of all ages.