Dalton Exhibition at Duntryleague Until Sunday 17 Nov
Orange and District Historical Society is featuring an exhibition about the Dalton family, their store and flour mills in Orange, their vast pastoral holdings throughout western NSW, their import/export business in Sydney, their support of the Catholic Church, and their strong allegiance to the Irish cause for independence from Britain.
The exhibition will be at Duntryleague (pictured below – formerly the home of James Dalton and his large family) Woodward Street, Orange, from 10am-4pm until Sunday, November 17. Entry is $5 for adults and $3 for school children.
Last Days for There's A War On! Exhibition
The popular exhibition There’s A War On! World War II at Home is on show at Orange City Library until Friday 25 January. It’s been a popular display and the local content, newsreels and items have attracted plenty of interest. People have until Friday 25 January to see the display supported by Museums and Galleries NSW. Then we make way for our science display from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.
Celebrate International Year of Chemistry
2011 is the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) a celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. And to celebrate, the library is hosting a chemistry exhibition. It covers interesting topics such as nuclear medicine, find out about a radioactive clock and knocking out bacteria. Check it out at Orange City Library.
This travelling exhibition is brought to you by The Royal Australian Chemical Institute and sponsored by the Dept of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research – Questacon.
Snapshots Textile Art Exhibition at Cowra Library
Cowra Library is hosting a textile Art exhibition called “Snapshots”. Included in the display are three journals made with textiles. They are exquisite – see photos.
The background to the project is artists were given nine images/photos and created textile responses. The journals were made to illustrate and explain the responses and give the viewer a hands on experience.
Come and see the results on show until Friday 5th August!
Amazing Photographic Exhibition on Show
Check out the amazing photographs on display at Orange City Library as part of the Orange Camera Club's & Australian Photographic Society's 24th Western Districts National Exhibition. There are black and white as well as colour images. The exhibition includes portraits, landscapes, action images and fantastic animal shots from insects to gorillas and birds. The first place in each category is also marked with a blue ribbon. So come on in and choose your favourite.