The Art of Science
January 6, 2017 - March 20, 2017
Time: Museum hours
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
2 Wellington Street, Launceston
An opening night event will be held Friday 6 January, 6-8pm, RSVP details below.
An exhibition of over 80 exquisite illustrations of people, coastlines, birds, animals and marine life created by the artists on French navigator Nicolas Baudin’s voyage to Australia. They include some of the first European portraits of Aboriginal people on Maria and Bruny Islands. The Art of Science showcases other rare material from French collections, such as the engraved copper plate used to print the first complete map of Australia in 1811, Baudin’s chronometer from the Géographe, and coastal profiles and hand-drawn maps that have never been displayed before.
RSVP essential by 3 January 2017
T 03 6323 3798 (8.30am to 4.30pm, weekdays)
Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. Your RSVP, email or phone call will be attended to during the hours of 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
Event audience: Everyone