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Situated in the former post office building on Pall Mall, Bendigo, Post Office Gallery is a satellite space of Bendigo Art Gallery presenting a dynamic program of exhibitions and events that explore the region’s long and proud history. 

 

CURRENT EXHIBITION

A cure for all ills: medicine in Bendigo

7 February - 10 August, 2014

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

A full-colour catalogue is published in conjunction with each exhibition at Post Office Gallery. These catalogues are available from the Bendigo Art Gallery Shop and Bendigo Visitor Centre.

 

VOLUNTEER AT POST OFFICE GALLERY

Post Office Gallery volunteer Jan Monro, 2012.png

If you love history and collections and would like to be involved with this unique gallery, contact the Curator, City History and Collections.
T 5434 6179 or E postofficegallery@bendigo.vic.gov.au

Read about Jan and Lyn's experience of being a volunteer at Post Office Gallery 

 

Learn more about the History of Post Office Gallery


Upcoming Events

AW Sudweeks, Bobby police helmet, 1838, leather fabric lined, Victoria Police Historical Collection, Melbourne VPM 11267

ART & TEA - August


Join guest speaker Kate Spinks, Curator, Victoria Police Museum, as she uncovers the darker side of Victoria's history. Drawing on the Police Museum's collection, Kate will provide a snapshot of policing, crime and punishment in the 19th and 20th centuries to coincide with the Post Office Gallery exhibition Crime and punishment. Presented by the Friends of Bendigo Art Gallery. Hearing loop available.
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Leg irons with ball and chain, 1800s, cast iron. Collection Eaglehawk Heritage Society

LUNCHTIME TOUR - August


Join exhibition curator Simone Bloomfield for a short tour of the exhibition Crime and punishment: a history of Bendigo’s law and order. Learn about some of the more famous historical court cases from the Bendigo area, the magistrates, and criminal activity of times past.
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Leg irons with ball and chain, 1800s, cast iron. Collection Eaglehawk Heritage Society

PENTONVILLE CONCEPT – TOUR BENDIGO GAOL - September


Join Fiona Maw, Major Projects Planner at City of Greater Bendigo for a behind the scenes tour of Bendigo Gaol. The Gaol is currently under redevelopment – it is a requirement of entry that you wear closed toe shoes. Hard hats and vests will be supplied. Please note tours are subject to change and cancellation without prior notice.
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Leg irons with ball and chain, 1800s, cast iron. Collection Eaglehawk Heritage Society

PENTONVILLE CONCEPT – TOUR BENDIGO GAOL - October


Join Fiona Maw, Major Projects Planner at City of Greater Bendigo for a behind the scenes tour of Bendigo Gaol. The Gaol is currently under redevelopment – it is a requirement of entry that you wear closed toe shoes. Hard hats and vests will be supplied. Please note tours are subject to change and cancellation without prior notice.
Read more
Scurry and Wardrop, 'Gargoyle - building adornment', c1890s, lead. Collection Bendigo Magistrates' Court

JURIES OR JUSTICE


Howard Nathan, retired Supreme Court Judge will share his insights about juries and the justice system. Should courts search for the truth or challenge to the Crown? Is it possible to establish a jury system to reflect the community?
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Court One - Bendigo Magistrates' Court. Image Ian Hill 2014

LAW & ORDER – A GRAND & REFINED BUILDING


Join a member of the Bendigo Law Court to tour behind the scenes of one of the most impressive law courts in Australia. Learn about the buildings’ unique symmetry and view Court One, still in use in its original condition.
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Leg irons with ball and chain, 1800s, cast iron. Collection Eaglehawk Heritage Society

PENTONVILLE CONCEPT – TOUR BENDIGO GAOL - November


Join Fiona Maw, Major Projects Planner at City of Greater Bendigo for a behind the scenes tour of Bendigo Gaol. The Gaol is currently under redevelopment – it is a requirement of entry that you wear closed toe shoes. Hard hats and vests will be supplied. Please note tours are subject to change and cancellation without prior notice.
Read more
Leg irons with ball and chain, 1800s, cast iron. Collection Eaglehawk Heritage Society

LUNCHTIME TOUR - November


Join exhibition curator Simone Bloomfield for a short tour of the exhibition Crime and punishment: a history of Bendigo’s law and order. Learn about some of the more famous historical court cases from the Bendigo area, the magistrates, and criminal activity of times past.
Read more
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