Events for January 31, 2020
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Penelope Seidler AM has an intrinsic and layered connection to Maitland. This exhibition unfolds those layers to reveal Penelope Seidler's love of art, her support of artists, her generosity and her ties to Maitland - a personal connection that began more than a century ago in East Maitland where her father, Clive Raleigh Evatt QC...Find out more »
If you stroll along High Street in an easterly direction you cannot miss Brett Piva’s immense mural on the side of the Gallery building. Commissioned to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Gallery’s redevelopment the Artist was asked to take inspiration from this milestone. Piva believes the beauty of abstract art is that it...Find out more »
Volunteer snake catcher, educator and natural history illustrator Teresa Purnell presents an exhibition of serpentine splendour.
Teresa’s passion for the conservation of snakes and reptiles drives the artworks in the exhibition SnakeAbout. The detailed natural history illustrations are seen as a tool for teaching people about the peaceful and safe co-existence with reptiles.
Between the wheezing song of the carousel and the voice of the muse of epic poetry lies the land of Nicola Hensel and John Turier. For twenty six years their home and studio have produced a steady stream of sculptures, drawings, songs and offspring who make things. This show brings their practices together for the...Find out more »
Dale Forward is a Newcastle based artist and comic creator. Predominantly working in ink, though also delving into painting and digital illustration on occasion, Forward’s work is characterised by its dark fantasy themes and explorations into interactive elements. The title Warlock is drawn from Forward’s 2018 interactive comic of the same title that readers are...Find out more »
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...Find out more »
We love sharing information about the Gallery, it's history and the exhibitions on display. Explore the Gallery at your own pace using the Art and Heritage Audio Tour available at reception desk, and as a free app Or get in touch to organise a guided tour with one of the Gallery team members.Find out more »
Come and visit the art gallery to escape the heat, we have plenty to do while you are here with activity stations throughout the gallery. Play the Giant Snakes and Ladders game, I Spy, or try the Discovery Trail, Word Play, Snake or Lizard and more. If you enjoy the summer heat we will have...Find out more »
Come See-Make-Do at the Art Gallery this Summer! Workshops, dance, comics, yoga, and more MRAG prides itself on being inclusive and accessible, should you have any queries please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss! Click here to download the program Free Art January is made possible by the generous support of Maitland...Find out more »
Are you an artist, 30 years or younger, who lives or works in the Lower Hunter? Would you like to travel to participate in an artist residency, investigate an art form or extend your artistic practice?Find out more »