Post Office Gallery
51-67 Pall Mall, View Street, BENDIGO VIC 3550
|10 Nov 10 - 14 Mar 11|
The first exhibition launched at Post Office Gallery, Naming Bendigo examined the first 55 years of Bendigo’s settlement, through the nomenclature and events that occurred during its foundation years. The exhibition commenced with indigenous habitation, explored elements of Major Mitchell’s exploration of the region, highlighted the mythology surrounding ‘Bendigo’ the boxer, documented the important 1891 referendum and concluded with the naming of a Victorian city in the heart of the goldfields.