Previous Exhibitions


2016

Bedrooms of the fallen

1 April - 6 May. An exhibition by Photojournalist Ashley Gilbertson to memorialise soldiers and marines who died in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

Visions of Italy

19 February - 15 March. Over 50 contemporary artistic expressions by artists from the Turin area of Italy.

Being Vitruvian

1 - 8 February. Daniela Bertol's creative research 'Form Mind Body Space Time'. 


2015

Alfred Deakin: Duty and Devotion

3 August - 11 September. The private world of a very public man, Alfred Deakin.

Just Bali

2 - 24 July. An exhibition of familiar and rarely seen arts of Bali. Presented by the Museum of Indonesian Arts Inc.

A Camera on Gallipoli

24 April - 12 June. First World War photographs taken by Sir Charles Ryan, presented by the Australian War Memorial.

The Presidents - from JFK to Obama

16 February -17 April. Works by photojournalist David Burnett from the Australian Centre for Photography.


2014

We Saw the Queen

3 July - 25 August. Drawing on  ADPML records and recollections of the 1954 visit by Queen Elizabeth II. Presented by the Public Record Office Victoria.

Robyn Lowe

14 - 28 May. A series of paintings from Deakin University art student Robyn Lowe.

Alfred Deakin: from Journalist to International Diplomat

8 April - 9 May. Showcasing Alfred Deakin as a traveller, politician and journalist, in a series of colourful panels and audio visual content.

''Shadow-lands'' II: Not-I/Thou

7 - 28 March. A contemporary display or art, literature and architecture, curated by Gavin Keeney.

Alison Bennett: Shifting Skin

29 November 2013 - 31 January 2014. Photographs curated by the Deakin University Art Gallery.


2013

Banks' Florilegium: the Australian Botanical Prints

27 September - 22 November. The new world of flora discovered by Joseph Banks during his global voyage with Captain Cook in 1770. Drawn from Deakin University's Special Collections.

Alfred Deakin: Duty and Devotion

1 August - 13 September. The private world of a very public man, Alfred Deakin.

Indigenous Art from the Deakin University Art Collection

4 - 26 July. Australian indigenous artistic works from the Deakin University Art Collection and Galleries Unit. 

Visitors

29 May - 28 June. Exploring 'Visitors', the artists' book of animal species introduced to Australia after European colonisation, by Gregory Day with drypoint etchings by Jiri Tibor Novak.

Sunseed, Tanzania

22 April - 24 May. Work of the charity Sunseed in Tanzania, presented by Deakin University's School of Architecture and Building.

Projections

4 - 12 April. A collaboration between the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University, Courthouse Arts Geelong, Shaun McLeod, Eiichi Tosaki and Koaru Shindo.

Art Study Tour exhibition

1 - 15 March. Artwork generated from Deakin's School of Communication and Creative Arts study tour of Europe. Retracing the footsteps of Monet, Cezanne and Van Gough. 

Save the Little Blue Planet: from Microscopic to Macroscopic

4 - 27 February. A collection of artwork by Patricia Semmler, curated by Robert Drummond. Organised by the Deakin University Art Collection and Galleries Unit.

New Horizons: Journeys in the Special Collection

15 November 2012 - 24 January 2013. Showcasing books from our Special Collections. 


2012

Face to Face: Deakin University Creative Artists respond to the Deakin University Art Collection

3 October - 2 November. Collection by arts practitioners from the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University.

Alfred Deakin: Duty and Devotion

1 August - 21 September. Revealing the breadth of Alfred Deakin's avid reading and showcasing books from his personal library. 

Our Place: Visiting the Country We Live In

4 June - 6 July.  Examining symbols, contexts and narratives that challenge identities. Curated by Victor Griss, Art Collection and Galleries Unit.

Shadow-lands

May. Featuring the works of over a dozen artists, curated by Gavin Keeney, a Deakin PhD student in the School of Architecture and Building.

Crime Scene

27 February - 13 April. Black and white crime scene photographs taken by Victoria Police from the 1920s to the 1940s. Reproduced from the Victoria Police Museum's glass plate negative collection.

Snow as Ash: From Stefan to Georg Weisz

5 December 2011 - 27 January 2012. Photography by Stephen Wickham, organised by the Deakin University Art Gallery.


2011

Geelong Re-imagined and Observed: Works from the West Coast

28 October - 26 November. Jan Senbergs' landscape works that revealed a longstanding preoccupation with Victoria's West Coast. Presented by Deakin University Art Gallery.

As Above, So Below

19 September - 21 October. Prints and paintings exploring the ancient belief that what is above is replicated in what is below, by Nellie Maertzdorf Ellis. Organised by the Deakin University Art Gallery.

Alfred Deakin: Duty and Devotion

1 August - 4 September. Commissioned by Deakin University Library and the ADPML , this exhibition explored the private world of a very public man. 

The Art of the Possible: Creating an Independent Australian Foreign Policy

1 June - 15 July. An exploration of Australia's growing independence in foreign policy from 1935 to 1950, from the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library.

Ambush: Ned Kelly and the Stringybark Creek Murders

May. The story behind the Kelly Gang's infamous encounter with the police at Stringybark Creek. Rare objects presented by the Victoria Police Museum.

Identity and Community Versus Non-Place

1 December - 28 January. Sculptural and digital photographic works by Darren McGinn exploring the significance of Australian coastal regions. Organised by the Deakin University Art Gallery.


2010

Gathering Places

27 September - 19 November. Works by Gillian Turner inspired by a residency in Ireland. Presented by the Art Collection and Galleries Unit, Deakin University.

There's A War On! World War II at Home

25 June - 20 August. Memorabilia, photographs and video footage reflecting the stories of everyday Australians living through World War II. Presented by Museums and Galleries NSW.

Mrs Prime Minister - Public Image, Private Lives

29 March - 20 June. Paying homage to remarkable women who have filled the role of prime minister's wife from 1901 to 2007. presented by the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.


2009

Highlights from the Deakin University Art Gallery Collection

17 September - 2 December. A selection of key works from Deakin University Art Collection and Galleries.

Visions of Utopia

12 June - 11 September. Photography inspired by propaganda posters and Western-style advertising in China, by Lisa Scharoun and Frances Tatarovic. Presented by the Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University and Deakin Creative.

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