Max Dupain – Art and War
Rathmines Heritage Centre is Lake Mac's newest exhibition venue. Hosting a range of changing exhibitions, come during the Heritage Festival to see the second world war through an artist’s eyes with images by acclaimed photographer Max Dupain.
Based in Rathmines Theatre, the centre will host a range of changing exhibitions focused on the history of Rathmines RAAF base and the wider story of Lake Mac during World War II.
See the second world war through an artist’s eyes from 20 March to 28 November 2021. Max Dupain recorded Australian wartime experiences with his photographs. He captured day to day life at military bases including RAAF Rathmines and Goodenough Island, Papua New Guinea. Alongside other well known Australian artists and scientists he experimented with camouflage and concealment for the RAAF.
Discover Dupain’s wartime work in this new Rathmines Heritage Centre exhibition.