Museum and Gallery exhibitions

Visitation to our Centre during the pandemic is in line with our CovidSafe Plan, We ask all visitors to register by our QR Codes placed conveniently at Reception and Entrances, this is to comply with current Government Regulations. We have installed hand sanitizers and request all visitors abide by physical distancing requirements, while wandering through our exhibitions within the Museum and Gallery.  Our programs and events are ticketed, so please visit our EVENTS page to ensure your spot is secured.

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DUBBO STORIES

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

MUSEUM

The history of Dubbo told through the people who lived here.

From diaries and ledgers to clothing and domestic objects that transport us back in time, the WPCC Collection provides a unique portal to our past.

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LINDY LEE: MOON IN A DEW DROP

22 MAY - 1 AUGUST

GALLERY

Moon in a Dew Drop is an exhibition of the work of influential Australian Chinese artist Lindy Lee. Lee’s shimmering, meditative and thought-provoking works feature in this major national touring exhibition, which draws on her experience of living between two cultures.

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1950'S

CLASSROOM

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

MUSEUM

 

 The 1950s Classroom is a former classroom belonging to Dubbo High School and is located off the Dubbo Regional Museum 

The 1950s Classroom is an interactive exhibit offering a truly unique visitor experience.Come in and explore. Reflect upon the old school days of regimented desks, blackboards and ink wells.

   

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THE WPCC COLLECTION

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

GALLERY

 

The WPCC visual art collection focusses primarily on the animal in art. This is a rich vein of exploration for artists and the collection features a dazzling variety of mediums, styles and approaches to the subject. From oils to printmaking, installations to digital media, the WPCC collections features surprising and engaging works from some of Australia’s best contemporary artists.

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RETURN TICKET

We take photos as a return ticket to a moment otherwise gone, as we navigate uncharted territory, endure changes and restrictions to our social and work lives, all at the hands of a pandemic. As we slowly enter normalcy, one restriction still plagues our lives, as we are unable to board a plane and explore the world.... 

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up and coming exhibitions

BEHIND THE LINES: THE YEAR IN POLITICAL CARTOONS

2020 A DOG'S BREAKFAST

29 MAY - 18 JULY

GALLERY

In a year that some have politely described as 'a dog's breakfast', this years exhibition theme encompasses 2020's mix of disruption and uncertainty. 

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SMOKESCREEN

FROM THE PLAYWRIGHT'S

DESK

Introduced in 2016 and held monthly in the Drama Room Smokescreen brings Dubbo residents the opportunity to witness iconic and influential films from the history of cinema. 

 

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BLACK BOX CREATIVES

Black Box Creatives was formed in 2016 and has evolved into a team of young theatre producers living in the Dubbo Region. 

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SCOREBOARD

Score Board is a community project that does not discriminate between established artists and others. It aims to give a voice to the community, all parts of the community, in an as fair and democratic process as possible.

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MINIMAKERS

Join us for 45 minutes of fun during the free WPCC early learning program for under-fives. Sing songs, listen to stories and have fun doing craft. Mums, dads, grandparents and carers love this opportunity to relax, make friends and spend time with their little ones in the knowledge that someone else will clean up the mess!

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