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5 November 2021 – 4 August 2022

Discover the story of the rise Microcars through these striking examples of the tiny cars from pre- and post-WWII.

Graphic Identities

11 October 2021 – 26 June 2022

Ground-breaking Australian design archives from the Powerhouse collection feature, advertising, publishing, fine art and textiles, with riso-printing workshops.
Closed exhibition

Wartime Innovation

Finished 17 July 2016
Powerhouse Museum

A diverse range of items from the MAAS collection offers fascinating insights into World War I and its enduring impact on Australian society.

Objects including engines, weapons, X-rays and a prosthetic arm demonstrate the impact of World War I on innovation in science, technology and medicine. Gain insight into the emotional, physical and psychological cost of war and its wider cultural impact on Australia as a developing nation.