Events for October 14, 2018
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Every Sunday families are invited to drop into the art gallery for 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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Open House: 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial celebrates the open-ended, porous nature of textiles practice today. It introduces a group of artists who have not previously exhibited in the triennial. All are linked in some way to a sense of broader engagement with things outside of themselves and their studios. Many celebrate the process of belonging that...Find out more »
Many artists have a deeply rooted connection to their environment and draw inspiration from patterns in nature. Nicola Bolton’s The Garden Palette explores the artist’s strong affinity for the gardens surrounding her late Victorian era home in Bolwarra as well as her interaction with gardens whilst traveling in the UK and Europe. Photography is integral to...Find out more »
This exhibition features etchings from the MRAG Collection created by Paul Partos, a Czech born, Australian, abstract artist who participated in two of Australia’s landmark exhibitions of Australian abstract art: The Field, 1968 and Fieldwork: Australian Art 1968–2002, 2003. This series of etchings, acquired in 2016 with the assistance of the artist’s estate, demonstrate Partos’...Find out more »
The exhibition was conceived by artists/curators Eric and Robyn Werkhoven in response to the present hostile world events.Twenty seven professional visual artists have been invited to express, interpret and explore their belief for world peace. The exhibition will include all genres of the visual arts – painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, ceramics, Video installation. We...Find out more »
Artworks by 45 Aboriginal artists from 32 language groups across Australia from the Maitland Regional Art Gallery Collection Immerse yourself in this selected exhibition from the MRAG Collection: each artwork with its own story is part of the diversity and richness of Aboriginal art and culture found across Australia today. This dynamic exhibition includes bark...Find out more »
This scholarship was established to support a young achiever in visual arts (30 years or under) who is a student or recent graduate at a tertiary education institution in the Lower Hunter (including Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Port Stephens, Cessnock, Muswellbrook and Singleton) to undertake a program of professional development in an international context. In...Find out more »
The Maitland Regional Art Gallery – Art and Heritage Tour is an audio tour of the art and history that make the Art Gallery a unique cultural site. The content draws on artists’ voices, oral histories, historical documents, and old and new photographs. Available at reception desk, and as a free appFind out more »