Events for February 24, 2019
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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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Andrew Antoniou will present a 2 hour free workshop in his exhibition space.Find out more »
Working between Sydney and Yogyakarta, Indonesian artist Jumaadi explores themes of vulnerability, love and sacrifice, in his distinct visual language. Staging Love speaks of universal stories of life, in large scale drawings, paintings, monumental paper and buffalo hide cut-outs, as well as a painted bridal bed.Find out more »
Touring from Orange Regional Gallery, The poetry of space: the art of Tim Winters surveys the career of one of Australia’s most respected landscape artists and art teachers. Winters’ abstract work is essentially a poetic or lyrical interpretation of space and the visual articulation of his engagement with the land. This survey, curated by Dr...Find out more »
Seniors Festival is about celebrating the role older people play and the contributions they make to our communities. The 2019 theme is ‘Love Your Life’. There will be a variety of events and activities that will be on offer during Seniors Festival in Maitland. For the most up to date information, please visit Council’s website....Find out more »
Charles Blackman was one of Australia’s iconic artists, forging a significant career from his very first solo exhibition in 1952. Blackman was also a strong supporter of Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) and, since 2005, had donated more than 280 works on paper and paintings to the MRAG Collection. Many of the works in this...Find out more »
For over 60 years the Maitland International Salon of Photography has attracted entries from photographers around the world. Over 5,000 entries were received this year in salon categories Colour, Monochrome, Nature as well as Open, Nature and Travel projected images. From the accepted prints which are displayed at the Maitland Showground, this exhibition acknowledges 50...Find out more »
The stage is a place separated from the everyday that allows us to more fully view life, revealing all the tragedy, comedy, mystery, love and fate that are part of the human experience. When the curtain is raised, we are able to see ourselves as the immortals see us, immersed in our destiny while enacting...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 »