Gulgong Henry Lawson Festival 2022

Festival highlights at the Gulgong Holtermann Museum

Celebrating 150 years of rich photographic history

Saturday 11th June 2022

  • Heritage Photographs by Alan Walker – a range of costumes available. Photos taken with Holtermann backdrops. Cost per photograph – $10 for museum visitors & $15 for photographs only.
  • Gulgong Music and Dramatic Society members will be in costume to interact with visitors.
  • Live Music performance by Bob Campbell and Jake Fahy in the courtyard between 1-2pm.
  • Holtermann Under Lights – a very different museum experience – Museum open until 8pm.
  • Two new permanent displays unveiled for display
    • The Gondolf Bible; and
    • A selection of papers from the Burke/Rumsey Collection


  • Gulgong Then & Now 1872-2022 Exhibition open to public from 11th June to run to 30 September 2022 featuring:
    • The 1872/2022 Christopher Dingle Transition Photographs, a selection of Gulgong Holtermann Collection photographs partly colourised to create the perfect 1872/2022 transition ; and
    • A selection of glass and Tintype plates by Wet Plate Photographer, Adrian Cook, a modern interpretation of Henry Beaufoy Merlin’s work.