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Summer Season Celebration
November 30, 2019 | 3:00 pm — 5:00 pmFree
Summer is here! And Maitland Regional Art Gallery has five new exhibitions, showcasing a broad spectrum of Australian artists and headlined by the important Legacy exhibition, a celebration of Eddie Mabo, the man behind the game-changing Native Title legislation.
Gallery Coordinator, Kattie Bugeja says, ‘We live in an incredibly vibrant region and this group of exhibitions exemplifies the sheer scope of creativity and skill throughout the Hunter. A strong contingent of local artists will exhibit alongside nationally acclaimed peers with inspiring results.’
Meet makers, creators, artists, musicians and performers, as we launch five new exhibitions. Visitors can Meet-the-Maker in the Gallery Shop, listen to the swamp boogie tunes of Kristen Lee Morris and explore the treasures of the Maitland collection. Come along; bring your family and friends and celebrate the creativity of our region.
10.00am – 5.00pm: Explore the treasures within the Maitland collection as we open the doors to the collection store.
12.00noon – 4.00pm: Meet the Maker with Jana Lindstrom of BEEP Bells and Baskets in the Gallery Shop
3.00pm: Refreshments & live performance by Kristen Lee Morris
3.30pm: Mayor’s Welcome
Followed by Artist Talks
3.40pm: Gail Mabo, Daughter of Eddie Mabo and co-curator of Legacy: Reflections on Mabo
3.50pm: Dale Forward
4.00pm: Teresa Purnell
4.10pm: Edward Milan
4.20pm: Nicola Hensel & John Turier