Events for May 12, 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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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 »
Lucas Davidson has created the site specific exhibition Casual Forces for the two levels of the Art Factory exhibition space. Using mirrored surfaces, geometric shapes, repetition and scale Casual Forces aims to challenge viewer perception, questioning the identification and interpretation of the work and the surrounding environment. Casual Forces invites a slower kind of looking...Find out more »
David Griggs explores the darker undercurrents of human existence. His work, predominately portraiture, focuses on the human condition; drawing on political imagery, underground media, local histories and personal experience. Famous for his bold anarchistic approach, Griggs takes the everyday and flips it to expose the cracks, exhuming the raw undercurrent of a society. He documents...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 »