Portraits of Water

Next date: Thursday, 20 June 2024 | 12:00 PM to Sunday, 22 September 2024 | 02:00 PM

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JJ Hilder’s early twentieth century landscapes show us a forgotten Lake Macquarie: unpopulated, verdant and reflective. Enjoy Hilder’s accomplished watercolours and interviews with his descendants in this original Sugar Valley Library Museum digital exhibition.

Location: Sugar Valley Library Museum digital exhibition wall

Entry by donation

Tuesday 30 April 2024 – 22 September 2024

Opening Hours: Tuesday- Friday 10am- 2pm, 3pm-6pm, Saturday- Sunday 10am- 2 pm. Closed on Mondays. 




  • Tuesday, 30 April 2024 | 10:00 AM - Sunday, 22 September 2024 | 02:00 PM


Sugar Valley Library Museum is the first facility of its kind in Lake Macquarie, showcasing the rich history of West Wallsend. Developed in conjunction with the West Wallsend District Heritage Group, the exhibition presents the story of the region through enticing and immersive experiences, and objects portraying the life and times of this unique township.

Sugar Valley Library Museum, 156 Portland Drive, CAMERON PARK NSW 2285, Cameron Park, 2285, View in Google Maps

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