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Learn more about iconic works from the Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Take a virtual tour of the HOMEWARD BOUND: the art and life of Tom Gleghorn exhibition

Tom Gleghorn’s first solo exhibition of paintings was held at Newcastle Art Gallery in 1959. Sixty-one years after that exhibition, Tom Gleghorn is homeward bound, with Newcastle Art Gallery staging the first major survey of his work. For more exhibition information visit: HOMEWARD BOUND: the art and life of Tom Gleghorn

Take a virtual tour of the PAINTING MEMORY: From the collection exhibitionPainting Memory Virtual Tour
Featuring 36 key paintings from the Newcastle Art Gallery holdings that evoke stories about their origins, artists and how they came into the collection. Works of art in the virtual display include works by artists such as William Dobell, Margaret Olley, John Olsen and Brett Whiteley in the exhibition PAINTING MEMORY. For more exhibition information visit: PAINTING MEMORY: From the collection

Take a virtual tour of the EVERYTHING CHANGES: Tim Maguire 2002 - 2017 exhibitionEverything Changes Virtual Tour

Tim Maguire's paintings are frozen moments in time, cinematic in scale and romantic by nature. Exploring time and space the artist condenses four dimensions into two. The exhibition EVERYTHING CHANGES, developed by the Gallery in collaboration with the artist Tim Maguire, is one of the most significant solo artist exhibitions coordinated to date. For more exhibition information visit: EVERYTHING CHANGES: Tim Maguire 2002 - 2017

Exploring our Virtual Tours
These 3D showcases work with all major browsers, including:

  • Firefox 4 or later
  • Chrome 9 or later
  • IE 11 or later, with Windows 8 or later
  • Opera 12 or later
  • Safari 5.1 or later, with OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion or later

Navigation Help

Using a mobile device: these tours are best viewed in landscape orientation when using a mobile device.

Using your mouse: click and drag to look around and click on the pale rings on the floor to move from location to location. You can also use the scroll on your mouse to zoom in and out. Red circles indicate extra information, click on them to see extended captions about different works of art, or to access exhibition catalogues or videos. Green circles indicate access information, including the location of lifts and amenities. 

Using the dashboard controls: you can also use the dashboard, at the base of the screen. Press the play button to take a tour at the touch of a button, press the forward or back arrows to move through the tour one view at a time, or the plus or minus icons to zoom in or out. 

More help and navigation tips: There is also a help option in the bottom left hand corner of the screen.

Virtual Tours provided courtesy of DIGIBEAR