Coffee With Art - May 2024

Wednesday 1 May 2024
10 days from now
10.30am - 12.00pm
1hr 30mins

The History of Gould's Birds

Newcastle Library is the custodian of a magnificent series of natural history books generally known as Gould’s Birds. Sue Ryan, Coordinator Local History at Newcastle Library, reveals the illustrated volumes, known for their artistic and scientific merit. Highlighted within the collection are illustrations of local birds, documented in the 1840s by John and Elizabeth Gould when they visited Newcastle.

Bookings and payment required prior to event.

About Coffee with Art

On the first Wednesday of the month, from February to November, enjoy morning tea and hear from artists, curators, designers and specialists in the visual arts.

Please note: Due to the Newcastle Art Gallery expansion project, this event will be held in the Hunter Room at Newcastle City Hall.

An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.


John GOULD 1804-1881
Dasylophus supercilious (Hairy-browed cuckoo)
Birds of Asia volume 6 1876
Newcastle City Library collection

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  • Members $20
  • Non-members $25
  • Students FREE



Newcastle City Hall
290 King Street