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Waiting for Mr Banks

The Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts recently hosted Waiting for Mr Banks, an exhibition/installation of contemporary botanical artworks relating to Banks' Florilegium.


Other exhibitions

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Never Seen

Hosted from 1 March to 1 June 2013 this exhibition explored the bizarre culture of Tasmanian Tiger sightings. More


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North Lyell Mining Disaster 1912

This exhibition remembers a tragic disaster through voices and experiences of the community. More

Reading Tasmanians

Reading Tasmanians

An exhibition of prints from Hunter Island Press, inspired by Tasmanian books to celebrate the National Year of Reading. More

Grimstone & Savery

Grimstone and Savery

An installation by Brigita Ozolins that explores Australia's first novelists - Mary Grimstone and Henry Savery. More

Tasmania the Wonderland

Tasmania the Wonderland

A beautiful selection of tourism posters from the 1920s-50s was on display in the Allport Feb - April 2012. More

Lauren Black

Splendidus Muscorum

An exhibition of botanical artwork by Lauren Black was held in the Allport 25th Nov - 20th Feb 2012. More

Divine Vision: Early Churches

Divine Vision: Early Churches

Tasmania's finest old churches are preserved in a selection of prints and drawings from the collection. More

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Early Treasures

An exhibition of early Tasmanian plans and charts offering a fascinating glimpse into Tasmania's colourful past. More


Abbott Album and Diary

A selection of images from this treasure, with related extracts from the accompanying notebook and diary. More

William Gould

Sketchbook of Fishes

An exhibition of convict artist William Buelow Gould's Sketchbook of Fishes was held in the Allport in 2011. More

Alice at the Allport

Alice at the Allport

Alice at the Allport was an exhibition which explored the collections of the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts. More

The Bishop & The Artist

The Bishop & The Artist

Tasmania's first Bishop was also an artist whose paintings are a sensitive record of the Tasmanian landscape. More

Different Readings

Different Readings

Different Readings was a groundbreaking exhibition held at the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts from April to June... More

St David's

St David's Park

This online exhibition features a selection of images of the Park, previously the main cemetery in Hobart. More