Bendigo Gallery opens new gallery - Art Collector

8 November 2010 | This week Bendigo Art Gallery will open a new gallery space, Post Office Gallery, dedicated to the social and cultural history of the greater Bendigo region.

Post Office Gallery will draw on the region’s history and archives to showcase artworks and objects, both domestic and public.

The inaugural exhibition
Naming Bendigo: evolution of a city’s identity 1836-1891 will examine the first 55 years of Bendigo’s settlement, through the nomenclature and events that occurred during its foundation years.

The gallery, the result of over five years of planning and development will open in a specially refurbished section of the 1887 former post office building on Pall Mall.

Naming Bendigo will run from 10 November until 14 March 2011 at the Post Office Gallery, Bendigo.

Aarna Hanley

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