A day to oneself in Hobart, before the Transnational Masterclass, so what to do? I know that I could do MONA, (the Museum of Old and New Art) but I decided to save that for our next trip to Tasmania, when Mr Resident Judge would be with me.
So, instead, a little browse around the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. I was impressed. It was free, for a start. I find Melbourne Museum’s $12.00 entry fee discouraging, especially for a museum that I feel has little depth. It may be doing good work behind the scenes, but there’s little evidence of it in its focus on ‘entertainment’. So- a big tick for free entry to the TMAG and a well-placed donation box to which I was happy to contribute. Continue reading