Event – Christmas Lights Spectacular
The Southern hemisphere’s largest illuminations, with more than three-million lights, roving performers, rides, Santa’s Workshop and a host of immersive displays.
Forthcoming Event – David Suchet: A Perspective
Acclaimed British actor David Suchet talks of the many stage, screen and television characters he’s portrayed during his 50-year career, including Agatha Christie’s Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.
Exhibition – Legacy: Reflections On Mabo
Celebrates the legacy of activist Eddie Mabo. Features works by indigenous and non-indigenous artists responding to aspects of Eddie’s battle for indigenous land rights.
Exhibition – Submerged: Australia’s Shipwreck Stories
Highlights our fascinating underwater heritage, including content from the Australian National Maritime Museum and local history collections detailing shipwrecks of national, regional and local importance. Includes pirate-themed school-holiday fun.
Exhibition – Wish You Were Here
A cultural holiday via the Newcastle Art Gallery’s collection of Australian landscapes.
Exhibition – Snakeabout
Detailed paintings of serpents by local artist and wildlife rescuer Teresa Purnell.
Exhibition – Between Two Worlds
Showcases the work of generations of Chinese-Australian artists and includes photos, paintings, installations, sculpture and video.
Exhibition – Capturing Nature
A collection of Australia’s earliest natural history photos, from 1857 to 1893, which are being displayed publicly for the first time.