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Touring exhibition available | LIONEL’S PLACE: Lionel Lindsay from the Maitland Regional Art Gallery Collection
A Maitland Regional Art Gallery Touring Exhibition Lionel’s Place consists of more than 130 Lionel Lindsay artworks from the Maitland Regional Art Gallery Collection, featuring examples of Lionel Lindsay’s finest etchings, wood engravings and watercolours. These works on paper are rich in visual texture, and depict scenes from abroad and closer to home, exotic and domestic animals and birds, and the lushness of gardens, floral abundance and portraiture. This exhibition is enhanced by multiple levels of accessibility and interpretation including…Find out more »
Survey into the Cretaceous is a journey into the painter’s imagination where Andrew Sullivan has imagined himself as an assigned artist with a team of paleontologists, scientists and geographers on a survey expedition into the late Cretaceous period. His brief was to record fauna and express the experience through paint. Boundaries of reality and barriers between disciplines blurred, this is an act of imagination. The work presented being the product of the journey, tangible evidence of an impossible story. Andrew…Find out more »
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Celebrating diversity and inclusivity, Made / Worn includes the work of 20 contemporary jewellery artists working in Australia now. From intimate pieces to large scale works, the contemporary jewellery in this exhibition explores the act of making is worn on the wearing art. Spanning a wide range of materials, techniques and meanings, the works on display are playful, intricate, conceptual, personal and political. The artists also engage with themes of place, sustainability in materials and identity. Made/ Worn: Australian Contemporary…Find out more »
Inspired by Sci-Fi, comics and fantasy movies, Terminus is a virtual reality (VR) installation that transports the viewer into an imaginary landscape of colour and pattern by human clones, moving walkways and gateways to new realms. Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward is a National Gallery of Australia exhibition and is touring Australia as part of the National Gallery of Australia’s travelling exhibitions program. The National Gallery of Australia acknowledges funding support from the Visions of Australia touring and the…Find out more »
An Unending Shadow is an exhibition of artworks by prominent Australian mother and daughter artists, Ann and Sophie Cape. Together they have made a series of challenging new artworks exploring Dementia and its impact within the community. The exhibition examines the emotional and psychological ‘spaces’ that people with dementia inhabit, as well as those of their family, friends and loved ones. The images include portraits of individuals and their carers as well as large abstract works. Together the artists shine a…Find out more »
For over 60 years the Maitland International Salon of Photography has attracted entries from photographers around the world. Over 2,500 entries were received this year for the categories of Colour, Monochrome and Nature. New for 2021 saw the introduction of three additional categories; Landscape, Portraits and Traditional. From the accepted prints which will be displayed at the Maitland Showground as part of the Maitland Annual Show, this exhibition acknowledges a selection of highlight images to be exhibited at MRAG.Find out more »
ARTEXPRESS at Maitland Regional Art Gallery is an exhibition of 36 high achieving Visual Arts Bodies of Work from the 2020 Higher School Certificate Examination created by Year 12 students from schools in the Sydney Metropolitan and the Hunter Central Coast regions. A dynamic representation of expressive forms - drawing, graphic design, painting, printmaking, photomedia, designed objects, textiles and fibre, sculpture, documented forms, ceramics, time-based forms and collection of works – are showcased in the MRAG ARTEXPRESS. This exhibition is…Find out more »
BOOKINGS REQUIRED. Every Sunday families are welcome to book in to attend free art activities inspired by the exhibitions on display. Our activities are designed for kids of all ages, and as a family you can all join in and get creative. Each activity takes around half an hour to complete.
Art Sunday is staffed by qualified art teachers. The workshop is designed to encourage parents and children to add to their experience of the gallery by accessing hands-on activities in a family friendly environment.
Please note: children cannot be left unattended during Art Sundays
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Commercial artists go rogue! Six young creatives respond to a non-commercial brief with each allocated a day of the week to explore and collaborate in their own medium. Andy Gallagher is Saturday. In Andy's Saturday he delves into the world of digital technology and creates immersive worlds with virtual reality. Visitors will experience how the artist uses virtual reality to suspend time and allow them to exist inside a synthetic interactive space. The Monday to Friday artists will be Andy's…Find out more »
Just Not Australian brings together 20 artists across generations and diverse cultural backgrounds to deal broadly with the origins and implications of contemporary Australian nationhood. With works ranging from the late 1990s right through to newly commissioned pieces, they are united by their desire to take Australia’s ‘official’ history to task, making space for people and events that have, often wilfully, been sidelined or omitted. The artists explore the politics of images, their construction and circulation, as well as their…Find out more »
Paula Jenkins grew up near Paterson in the NSW Hunter Valley; a place of fond memory for the artist where she grew up swimming in the river and exploring bushland. For the last 13 years she has called Walcha home. During this time Paula has made many journeys between Walcha and Paterson, along the Thunderbolts Way, observing the vast and interesting landscapes between the two places. This exhibition will be a display of these landscapes captured in oil on canvas,…Find out more »