Into the Archives – Storytelling and Research
Sunday 24 September 2 – 4pm | FREE

Local historians, archivists and librarians reveal the process of digging into the archives to bring the past to life.

Spring Exhibition Suite | Emu Island: Modernism in Place
26 August – 19 November 2017

A celebration of 75 years of art, exhibition  and creativity at our Emu Plains site.  Featuring the work of Margo and Gerald Lewers and their contemporaries, including Frank and Margel Hinder, Judy Cassab, Tony Tuckson, Carl Plate, Robert Klippel, Henry Salkauskas, Eva Kubbos and Stanislaus Rapotec.

Young Moderns
26 August – 19 November 2017

Young contemporary artists continue the investigations of Modernism, including: Emma Beer, Kieran Butler, Terrence Combos, Mason Kimber, Sanne Koelemij, Nadia Odlum, Elena Papanikolakis, Helen Shelley, Kael Stasce, Kate Tucker.

Ian Milliss: Artist in Residence
26 August – 19 November 2017

2017 artist in residence, a digital and text based exploration of a worker’s history in place.

Emu Island: Modernism in Place | Free Public Programs

Throughout the exhibition there will be a public program including symposium, talks, education activities and family fun days.

October Holiday Workshops
3 – 6 October | Ages 5 – 17

Focus Exhibition: Emu Island: Modernism in Place

In our October holiday workshops, participants will have fun exploring the properties of modernist artworks through the use of colour, texture, shape and movement.

September Art Blocks for Tots
29 September| Ages 3 – 6

Come along with your tot as we tour around our spring suite Emu Island: Modernism in Place before heading to the studio for a hands on activity. This month we will be viewing a selection of colourful plexi glass sculptures by artist Margo Lewers who had a lifelong love of colour and light. We will then head to the studio to create a colourful collage using transparent paper and glue.


Term Four Workshops
18 October – 9 December| Ages 5 – 12

The Gallery runs a dynamic after-school and Saturday morning workshop program for children. Choose from the Wednesday Drawing School or the Saturday morning classes Mixed Media and Illustration & Animation. All skill levels welcome. New art making projects each term.

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