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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 Current Tour Schedule BAMM - Bank Art Museum Moree, NSW 4 May - 22 June 2021 Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree, NSW 14 October - 28 November 2021 Banana…Find out more »
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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 »
The boxing ring has long been a compelling site for artists. It has produced many books, songs, paintings and films. What is it about the fight that speaks to artists through the ages and why do some contemporary artists respond so vividly to its grit, history and contest? Shadow Boxer will highlight this cultural fascination and showcase the work of contemporary Australian artists who explore ideas of race, gender and class and the sheer physicality of Boxing in their work.…Find out more »
Barka, The Forgotten River | A collaboration between Badger Bates, Justine Muller and the Wilcannia community
Barka, the forgotten River reflects the love artists Badger Bates and Justine Muller have for the Barka, or Darling River - "our mother and the blood in our veins" - and its people, the Barkandji. Indigenous peoples across the globe looked after their environment in a sustained manner for thousands of years; nowhere was a system so sophisticated than with the first peoples of Australia. Throughout time conventions, world summits, protocols have tried to protect her, our environment, our habitat,…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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Join Collection Curator Cheryl Farrell for an insightful look at MRAG’s Les Darcy collection and hear the stories behind the objects.
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Drop into the Gallery for free family fun these school holidays and enjoy art making activities inspired by works on display in exhibition Shadow Boxer.
Week 1: Tuesday 29 June to Friday 2 June
Week 2: Tuesday 6 - Friday 9 July
10.30am – 1.30pm
Free, all ages
Drop-in, no bookings required
Create your own landscape painting to take home inspired by artworks in the gallery!
Saturday 3 July, 10.00am – 12.00pm
Ages 8 – 13 years
$15 non-members + booking fee
$10 members + booking fee (contact the gallery on 49349859 or email@example.com to receive the members discount code)
Bookings required via Eventbrite