Events & Exhibitions

Our Museum is a busy place with Exhibitions from our collection, book launches and our annual Airing of the Quilts, plus collaborations with other groups such as Embroiderers.

Our current exhibition until 29 January 2023

The Natural World – celebrating the natural environment around us

Lismore and District Embroiderers 2022 Exhibition

The Lismore and District Embroidery Group of the Embroiderers’ Guild NSW was formed in 1987 by June Fiford. Currently the group has 31 members fired with a desire to practise the art and craft of embroidery.

Many pieces on show address the theme of The Natural World but other works met challenges of a different sort.

Fridays 10 to 4 and Sundays 1 to 4

Groups are welcome at other times by appointment. Contact us: 6628 1829, email


In between Exhibitions the Museum has Open House featuring items from our collection reflecting family life from the turn of the century to the 1960s.

Past Events

Gowns, Veils, Vows & Ties This Exhibition was held from 20 March to 17 June 2016 and featured vintage wedding gowns and bridesmaids outfits from the 1860s including several generations of one family’s weddings, ad well as contemporary gowns. We were able to display from our own collection Olive Crawford’s actual gown showing her petite waistline.