TOMAREE MUSEUM PROJECT
WELCOME to the TOMAREE MUSEUM PROJECT
Tomaree Museum Association Pop-Up Museum - D'Albora Marina
21st December 2020 to 8th January 2021
10am to 4pm every day except Christmas Day
Broughtons at The Bay – balcony level at d’Albora Marina
This Vibrant Spaces display represents a wonderful collaboration between the Tomaree Museum Association, Port Stephens Historical Society and the Australian National Maritime Museum; generously supported by Port Stephens Council, local government agencies and community businesses.
AGL Port Stephens Art Competition and Exhibition
Tomaree Museum Association generously supported by AGL will be staging an AGL Port Stephens Art Competition over the Christmas Holiday period with an announcement of winners 26th January 2021
The AGL Port Stephens Art Competition will explore the heritage and sustainability themes of the Tomaree Museum Project and the artwork will help define the Port Stephens identity.
For more information:
Interested in becoming a member of the Tomaree Museum Association?
The cost is only $10 per year - click here and send us a message if you are interested
Interested in telling us your story about Port Stephens
We invite the community to contribute stories of about 200 words on any topic connected to the Port Stephens region including people, places, buildings, or events.
Tomaree Museum Project will develop a multi-purpose Port Stephens Centre which:
Documents, Protects and Promotes the history, character and changing natural environment of Port Stephens
Identifies challenges, risks and opportunities for a sustainable future for the region
Realises synergies between Port Stephen’s history and arts communities
The Tomaree Museum Project Strategic Plan is to:
o Gain Government and community support
o Secure the best possible site in Port Stephens – Ideally Tomaree Headland. Site Selection Analysis is underway and has identified other excellent sites at Fly Point Nelson Bay and elsewhere.
o Obtain Funding
o Gather and secure museum treasure - virtual and physical artefacts
o Develop Port Stephens Centre Infrastructure comprising:
A new, purpose built multi-use cultural centre with Tomaree Museum, arts and interpretive centre, plus co-located stakeholder facilities
A Virtual Museum linking the network of Port Stephens historical, cultural and natural attractions
Protection and repurposing of any assigned Heritage Sites
The themes of the proposed regional museum include:
Natural history and sustainability
First Nations People - Worimi history
European discovery and impacts
Naval and military history
Industry - pastoral, fishing, mining,
Modern development and tourism