Opened: 22 Oct 2016, Closed: 18 Dec 2016
National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame in conjunction with the Alice Springs Correctional Centre are proud to present to you "An Exhibition of Prisoner Art and Craft". Opening Saturday 22 October at 5.45pm at the Old Alice Springs Gaol, 2 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs.
Opened: 28 Sep 2016, Closed: 7 Oct 2016
We are very pleased and proud to host Acacia Hill School's art exhibition and sale. Also on offer will be craft works made by the students, as well as raffles and auctions on the night. Come down and enjoy what promises to be a delightful evening.
Wednesday 28 September 6-8pm at the National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame.
Opened: 18 May 2016, Closed: 20 Sep 2016
This evocative exhibition tells the story of Bertha Strehlow's honeymoon journey. The story of Bertha is captured in Leni Shilton's poetry and shown alongside the original panels which were the poems' inspiration. On display until Tuesday 20 September 2016.
Opened: 11 Sep 2015, Closed: 29 Feb 2016
Tiffany has been working at the NPWHF since June 2014 and, in this exhibition, shares with you her story during that time. Further information on Tiffany's work at the Museum can be found here. Also available is an interview with Tiffany and others recorded at the opening of "Full Circle", courtesy of our local ABC Radio.
Opened: 1 Jul 2015, Closed: 26 Sep 2015
Extended for an extra week, "Radiant Dreams" is now in its last days.
Radiant Dreams holds an incredible promise as it celebrates the 2015 International Year of Light acknowledging achievements of light science and its applications, and its importance to humankind. This UV luminous installation takes you on a journey through diverse fields as each emerging young student artist collaborated in producing stories inspired by the simple beauty and complexity of nature.
Opened: 24 Apr 2015, Closed: 3 Sep 2015
It is estimated that over one million pairs of socks were knitted by Australian women and children during World War One. The Australian Comforts Fund co-ordinated knitting circles and distributed free ‘comforts’ to the Australian troops which included tobacco, chocolate, newspapers, cakes and knitted items. Knitting socks and other items of clothing was one way that Australians could feel they were contributing to the war effort.
Opened: 8 Mar 2015, Closed: 19 Apr 2015
This fine and evocative exhibition on Bertha Strehlow told the story of her honeymoon journey of 1936.
Opened: 11 Sep 2014, Closed: 14 Nov 2014
Objects as Art: Hidden Stories from the National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame Collection of Treasures
Developed in collaboration with the National Pioneer Women's Hall of fame and Centralian Senior College Years 10, 11, and 12 Visual Art students Objects as Art assembled a range of painters, drawers, photographers, film makers and sculptors who make up this community's art scene.
Opened: 1 Jan 2012, Closed: 1 Jan 2012
Launched as part of Women's History Month 2012, the exhibition Shaping our Central Australian Surroundings: for women, by women, about women explored some of the many different ways in which women have influenced the development of the built environment of Alice Springs, and Central Australia generally.
Opened: 1 Mar 2011, Closed: 31 Mar 2011
The theme of Women's History Month 2011 was Women in the Business of Food and this exhibition explored the place of the kitchen in Central Australian history. In various kitchen scenarios displayed, the kitchen itself was the key player with the design, equipment and setting of the different kitchens revealing the changing circumstances of women and Central Australians.
This exhibition was designed and developed by committed NPWHF volunteer Anne Scherer.
Opened: 1 Mar 2010, Closed: 31 Mar 2010
Demeter, Goddess of the Earth, Fertility and Fruits of the Earth, is said to symbolize all things to do with ‘food harvesting’ or ‘food farming’. It is her story that inspired the national theme for Women’s History Month 2010 ‘Demeter’s Daughters: Women’s harvest history’ and the National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame contribution to this commemoration – a display entitled: Desert Harvest History – No place for a woman?