HURSTVILLE MUSEUM & GALLERY

A: 14 MacMahon St, Hurstville NSW

P:+61 2 9330 6444

E: museumgallery@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au

W: georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/HMG

Hurstville Museum & Gallery opened in 2004 and is maintained by Georges River Council. Located in the center of Hurstville CBD, it is the only regional museum and gallery in the St George district. The Museum & Gallery is a vibrant hub of community activity, with regular programs, special events, and exhibitions. With a collection of more than 6,000 objects and artworks, many of which are publicly accessible online via eHive, Hurstville Museum & Gallery’s collection exemplifies the history of the St George region.

Hurstville Museum & Gallery is dedicated to developing exciting inhouse art and social history exhibitions, and presenting touring shows to the community. With five display spaces that change regularly, visitors can explore a range of high quality exhibitions, learn about the area’s history in the gallery’s award-winning display St George Stories: people – places – community and discover local artists in its Dragon’s Lair Gallery.

AWARDS

The Georges River Art Prize showcases a range of the finest paintings and sculptures produced from artists nationwide, and gives local young artists a platform to display their works. This biennial prize, next occurring in 2023, offers more than $20,000 in prize money.

The Georges River Artist in Residence Program invites artists a unique location to explore, interpret and experiment with their artistic practice. The program provides a studio and accommodation for one artist, located in the picturesque setting of Carss Bush Park on the Georges River. Residencies of up to three months are available to local, regional and international artists across a wide range of art forms.

FACILITIES

  • Historic building
  • Onsite parking
  • Wheelchair access
  • Workshops & classes

FEATURED STORIES AND EXHIBITIONS

Group Exhibition: Guraban –Where the Saltwater meets the Freshwater

Hurstville Museum & Gallery presents Guraban –Where the Saltwater meets the Freshwater.

Group Exhibition: Operation Art

Hurstville Museum Gallery presents Operation Art which is an annual exhibition celebrating its 27th Anniversary this year.

Group Exhibition: Our Journeys | Our Stories

Hurstville Museum & Gallery's latest exhibition Our Journeys | Our Stories explores the Chinese migration history of the Georges River area. Interweaving social and cultural history with the work of contemporary Chinese-Australian artists Cindy Yuen-Zhe Chen, Guo Jian, Lindy Lee, Xiao Lu, Jason Phu, and Guan Wei. This exhibition aims to highlight and celebrate the significance of local Chinese migration from the 19th century through to the 2000s and the ongoing contribution of the Chinese community to the Georges River area.

Group exhibition: Our Journeys | Our Stories

Hurstville Museum & Gallery presents a group exhibition.

Group exhibition: Georges River Art Prize 2021

Hurstville Museum & Gallery presents the Georges River Art Prize 2021.

Striving for gold: Olympians of St George

Hurstville Museum & Gallery presents a group exhibition.

Group Exhibition: Stencil Art Prize

Hurstville Museum & Gallery presents Stencil Art Prize.

Group Exhibition: Capturing Nature

Hurstville Museum and Gallery presents the group exhibition Capturing Nature.

Group Exhibition: USE

Hurstville Museum & Gallery presents the group exhibition USE.