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Hurstville City Museum and Gallery wins award

Posted 28 October 2010 by (Hurstville News)

Hurstville City Museum and Gallery took out the ‘Exhibitions’ category for its permanent exhibition, Living on the Water’s Edge: Stories of St George.

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom said the Living on the Water’s Edge: Stories of St George exhibition consists of three galleries that explore the history of the St George district from its earliest people through to the 21st century.

“This is a wonderful exhibition that traces the great history of the St George region and it contains some fascinating relics including Aboriginal artefacts, James Oately’s gravestone, items from Packham’s bakery and sporting memorabilia,” he said.

Mayor Sansom praised the staff at Hurstville City Museum and Gallery for their outstanding work and dedication to the facility.

“It’s a great honour for Hurstville City Museum and Gallery to win the ‘Exhibitions’ category in this year’s IMAGinE Awards,” he said.

“Council is tremendously proud to join the list of winners celebrating excellence from both large and small museums and galleries across NSW.

“I encourage local residents to visit the Hurstville City Museum and Gallery to view this award-winning exhibition and learn more about our local history and heritage.”

For more information about the Hurstville City Museum and Gallery contact 9330 6444 or visit www.hurstville.nsw.gov.au/lmg

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