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Rotating exhibitions at the LibraryMuseum and Lavington Library showcase various aspects of the collection and the many stories it tells. Explore our selection of past exhibitions that present the region’s diverse history.

Capturing Charlie

This exhibition tells the story of this cultural icon through the collection of Chaplin enthusiast Paddy MacDonald. Featuring posters, postcards, stamps, cigarette cards, magazines, books, dolls, and original artwork.

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Many Roads

Exploring the various career pathways of AlburyCity staff

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From Paris to Albury

Using a collection of spectacular couture gowns donated to the collection by Vie Hawkins, this interactive exhibition examines regional Australia and high fashion from the 1960s.

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Family Business

This exhibition showcases four families who have all impacted the city in their own way: the Farrah, Lee Tet, Knight and Dallinger families.

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Cheers! The hidden history of Albury’s Vineyards

This exhibition explored Albury’s unique wine history, the impact this had on the region and its part in Australia’s wine development.

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Consequences explores the aftermath of the First World War on Albury and surrounding communities.

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Turning the Sod: Building the Hume Dam

Constructed over a 17-year period between 1919 and 1936, the Hume Dam is an icon of the Albury-Wodonga region.

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Open Up and Say Aaaagh

This exhibition celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the Albury Base Hospital in 2011.

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Noreuil Memoirs

Noreuil Memoirs celebrates the story of Noreuil Park Albury.

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Albury Views

Many places are recognisable for their vistas and Albury is no different. Images of Albury’s streets, grand buildings, gardens and monuments have long been used to promote and celebrate the city.

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Earth Canvas

In Earth Canvas, leading contemporary artists explore the work of regenerative farmers in southern NSW.

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Call the Midwife

The World Health Organisation designated 2020 The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife in recognition of their contributions. This exhibition explored the history of midwives and the care of women during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum in the Albury region.

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Accelerate: Transport and Innovation in Albury

Explore our driving and riding past and learn how vehicular transport has shaped our community.

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Albury City Band

The Albury City Band are one of the longest continuously serving bands in the southern hemisphere.

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Class Rules

From the first community school in 1848 to the multiple schools of today, this exhibition looked at the ways education has evolved in and around Albury.

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Made in Lavington: Prized Produce from Black Range and Beyond

The Lavington area has long provided fertile ground for a growing community.

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Albury Swim Club

This exhibition coincided with the 100th anniversary of the Albury Amateur Swimming Club.

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James Simpson - A Life of Service

This exhibition showcased the life and service of one of Albury’s heroes – Captain James Simpson – through photographs, objects and precious family heirlooms.

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Come together at the library

Borrow from our collections of books, DVDs, e-books and magazines; browse the internet on our computers, access free wifi, attend exciting exhibitions and programs, and meet up with friends for a coffee at Retro Lane Café.