Current & past exhibitions

Take time out from your day to explore our unique exhibitions and immerse yourself in a world of art, books, history and culture.

The Library presents a dynamic, year-round mix of exhibitions and displays, featuring amazing items from our collections and exhibition items sourced from around the world. Explore some of our previous exhibitions or view our current exhibition program.

Featured exhibition

The changing face of Victoria

Daily 10am–6pm, until 9pm on Thursday
Dome Galleries, Level 5

Discover the people, places and events that have shaped Victoria. Encounter explorers, gain insights into life on the goldfields, and explore life in Victoria in the 20th and 21st centuries from Bells Beach to Black Saturday. More than 220 new items from across our collections are now on display.

Georgiana McCrae, Self-portrait, Aged 20, 1824, watercolour on ivory, Bequest of Lady Cowper, 1988, H89.181/3

Current & upcoming exhibitions

Past exhibitions