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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

Crime and punishment: a history of Bendigo's law and order

22 August - 30 November 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

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.
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FAREWELL DEAR PEOPLE

Renowned author and historian Dr Ross McMullin will speak about his latest book Farewell, Dear People: Biographies of Australia's Lost Generation. This work was awarded the Prime Minister's prize for Australian History and the National Cultural Award.
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David, Edward and Albert Hocking, 1916, gelatin silver print. Collection Ted & Pat Hocking

LUNCHTIME TOUR - January

Join exhibition curator Simone Bloomfield for a short tour of the exhibition Bendigo enlists: the First World War 1914–18. Learn about some of the local men and women who made a significant contribution to the war effort.
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Medal, awarded 1956 to Mrs Hannah Smith. Collection Australian Red Cross

ART & TEA - February

10am Morning tea at the Visual Arts Centre10.30am Guest speaker eventMurray Poustie, author of Remember our Nurses: the service and sacrifice of Bendigo nurses in World War One, will give a talk about his book which recently received a Commendation in the Victorian Community History Awards 2014. Presented by the Friends of Bendigo Art Gallery. Hearing loop available.
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David, Edward and Albert Hocking, 1916, gelatin silver print. Collection Ted & Pat Hocking

LUNCHTIME TOUR - February

Join exhibition curator Simone Bloomfield for a short tour of the exhibition Bendigo enlists: the First World War 1914–18. Learn about some of the local men and women who made a significant contribution to the war effort.
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Robert John Suggett, Letter to wife about the Armentières raid, 1917. Collection Bendigo District RSL Military Museum

MEMORIAL BOOKS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

Artist and academic Dr Karen Annett-Thomas will explore the way in which memory is understood and managed through an association with material objects – particularly ‘memorial books’ in relation to the First World War. In 2007 Karen completed her PhD, Memory, Loss and the Memorial Books of the First World War.
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