Exhibitions

Sep
1
Thu
2016
Today Tomorrow Yesterday @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Sep 1 2016 @ 10:00 am – Mar 29 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Today Tomorrow Yesterday @ Museum of Contemporary Art | The Rocks | New South Wales | Australia

Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Today Tomorrow Yesterday is an drawn from the Museum of Contemporary Art. This exhibition explores the historical influence  and impact that the past has had on present day art. More importantly, this exhibition primarily focuses on the Museum of Contemporary Art’s leading art principle. It also focuses on contemporary practices by Aboriginal, Australian and and Torres Strait Islander artists.

If you wish to read more about this event, please visit their website here

Jan
1
Sun
2017
Sweetheart: Museum icon @ Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory
Jan 1 2017 @ 10:00 am – Feb 16 2025 @ 5:00 pm
Sweetheart: Museum icon @ Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory | The Gardens | Northern Territory | Australia

Sweetheart: Museum icon

Sweetheart, a large male saltwater crocodile, is a legend in Northern Territory’s recent history. He is notoriously famous for  several attacks on dinghies in one of Darwin’s popular fishing spot. After safety concerns were raised in 1979, the decided to capture him and transfer him to a local crocodile farm, but he drowned and died after becoming entangled with a sunken log when the Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory attempted to sedate and capture him so as to transfer crocodile farm.

If you wish to read more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

Jul
1
Sat
2017
Indigenous Australian Collection: Namatjira Story @ Queensland Art Gallery
Jul 1 2017 @ 10:00 am – Nov 14 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Indigenous Australian Collection: Namatjira Story @ Queensland Art Gallery | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

One of the best known indigenous Australian artists is Albert Namatjira, he was a Western Arrernte-speaking artist from the MacDonnell Ranges and instead of traditional style paintings, he chose to paint in Western-Style, primarily landscapes which made him a celebrated pioneer of contemporary Indigenous art in the 1950s as well as the most famous Indigenous Australian of his generation. 

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Aug
5
Sat
2017
Tow Row @ Queensland Art Gallery
Aug 5 2017 @ 10:00 am – Nov 21 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Tow Row @ Queensland Art Gallery | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

Tow Row is an exhibition deeply connected to concealed histories and the significance of object along with the power of memory and loss, specifically for the Aboriginal people from the Waanyi homeland along the Brisbane River. Using woven nets which are a traditional fishing tool among Aboriginals in the area, Judy Watson acknowledges the traditional owners of the site and their everyday fishing activities. 

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Oct
27
Fri
2017
International and Asian Collection @ Queensland Art Gallery
Oct 27 2017 @ 10:00 am – Oct 31 2020 @ 5:00 pm
International and Asian Collection @ Queensland Art Gallery | South Brisbane | Queensland | Australia

Come along and experience the International and Asian Collection exhibition, wander among major works from the Gallery’s collections from around the world, including early European religious paintings, British portraits, Dutch paintings and even East Asian and European porcelain. 

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Nov
10
Fri
2017
Australian Impressionism @ National Gallery of Australia
Nov 10 2017 @ 10:00 am – Oct 3 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Australian Impressionism @ National Gallery of Australia | Parkes | Australian Capital Territory | Australia

Australian Impressionism

Displaying all Australian Impressionism masterpieces owned by the NGA, the exhibition will signal the return of Arthur Streeton’s Golden summer, Eaglemont from the National Gallery in London and  will give people an opportunity to fully experience the depth of the national collection. 

If you wish to read more about this event, please visit their website here

 

Jan
1
Mon
2018
Rethinking Australian Art @ The Art Gallery of South Australia
Jan 1 2018 @ 10:00 am – Dec 2 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Rethinking Australian Art @ The Art Gallery of South Australia | Adelaide | South Australia | Australia

Rethinking Australian Art

Rethinking Australian Art is an exhibition that aims  to highlight changes that Australian art has gone through since the end of the Second World War. The changes highlighted include conceptual art, Aboriginal art and the feminist art movement among others.

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here

Jan
26
Sat
2019
Export Empire: Japan and the modern world @ South Australian Art Gallery
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm
Export Empire: Japan and the modern world @ South Australian Art Gallery | South Australia | Australia

Export Empire: Japan and the modern world

Creative and artistic innovation from the Meji era. This exhibition explores an era of transformation that took place in Japan. In their art as well as their culture which coincided with changes within the political and industries as well. These changes forged the Japan we know today. This era is known as the Meji era which spanned the 1868 – 1912 and it was the emergence of innovation, creation and extravagant exports for Western tastes. It created a craze for Japanese art as well as culture.

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

Apr
5
Fri
2019
Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor @ NGV International
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm
Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor @ NGV International | Melbourne | Victoria | Australia

Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor

An incredible exhibition featuring roughly 100 artworks by well known American artist Alexander Calder. These art works have mostly come from private collections around North America. Alexander Calder is widely known for making sculpture move, changing the course of modern art, through motion. Featuring many of his two-dimensional studies, his three-dimensional wire portraits, and even two of his most acclaimed inventions, the mobile and also the stabile.

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

May
24
Fri
2019
Terracotta Warriors and Cai Guo-Qiang @ National Gallery of Victoria
May 24 @ 10:00 am – Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm
Terracotta Warriors and Cai Guo-Qiang @ National Gallery of Victoria | Melbourne | Victoria | Australia

Terracotta Warriors and Cai Guo-Qiang

This fabulous dual presentation brings together the past and the present in terms of Chinese art and culture. The Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality, showing China’s past alongside a fabulous exhibition by one of China’s exciting upcoming contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang.

Not only will you get to see eight terracotta warriors alongside two full sized horses and bronze chariots. There will also be more than 150 incredible treasures from Chinese art. While the exhibition The Transient Landscape by artists Cai Guo-Qiang exposes traditional Chinese materials from gunpowder to porcelain and paper to silk. Using these materials and more to present the history, places and culture to showcase the landscape which was the backdrop to China’s first emperor, also around the time of the terracotta warriors.

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here. 

Jul
19
Fri
2019
Redlands Quilt Extravaganza @ Redlands Performing Arts Centre
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm
Redlands Quilt Extravaganza @ Redlands Performing Arts Centre | Cleveland | Queensland | Australia

Redlands Quilt Extravaganza

Stunning biennial display of inspiring patchwork quilts and embroidery this year at the Redlands Performing Arts Centre. With 150 quilts on display and over 100 other creative sewing entries, there is much to see and admire. Refreshments are available.

Friday and Saturday: 9am to 4pm

Sunday: 9am to 3pm

Admission is $5 per person.

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

 

Jul
21
Sun
2019
Jems Quilt Show @ Brookfield Hall
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – Jul 22 @ 4:00 pm
Jems Quilt Show @ Brookfield Hall | Brookfield | Queensland | Australia

Jems Quilt Show

Come along and see the 2019 challenge quilts and others.

Quality crafts to be found in the sales boutique.

Light refreshments available in the Tea Room.

Quilt raffle for charity.

Admission is $5 (cash only)

Stitched up Jazz on Sunday 1pm – 4m

Jul
26
Fri
2019
Bridge Patches and Quilters – Celebrating Our 25th Year @ Uniting Church
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – Jul 27 @ 4:00 pm
Bridge Patches and Quilters - Celebrating Our 25th Year @ Uniting Church | Murray Bridge | South Australia | Australia

Bridge Patches and Quilters – Celebrating Our 25th Year

Enjoy this delightful exhibition and celebration of masterful quilts by the Bridge Patches and Quilters. Along with many beautiful quilts, there is a quilt raffle, shop, light lunch and refreshments too.

Admission is $5 for adults, children are free.

Proceeds to: Breast Cancer Network Australia and AC Care, Murray Bridge Branch.

Jul
27
Sat
2019
Camden Country Quilters Guild 30th Exhibition @ Camden Civic Centre
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am – Jul 28 @ 4:30 pm
Camden Country Quilters Guild 30th Exhibition @ Camden Civic Centre | Camden | New South Wales | Australia

Camden Country Quilters Guild 30th Exhibition

Come along to this incredible quilt exhibition, with many more stalls than ever before. Raffle prizes to be won and many quilts to be viewed. On top of that, a cafe which is open all day.

Location: Camden Civic Centre

Contact: boardmanc162@gmail.com

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please head to their website here.

Aug
1
Thu
2019
Art Quilts in Focus @ Gallery 76
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm
Art Quilts in Focus @ Gallery 76 | Concord West | New South Wales | Australia

Art Quilts in Focus

The focus of this lovely exhibition is a selection of works that were recently entered in the Sydney Quilt Show 2019. The exhibition is presented by QuiltNSW in Gallery 76 along with support from the Embroiderers Guild New South Wales.

Gallery Hours : Mon-Fri 10am-4pm Sat/Sun 10am-2pm

Exhibition opening: 2.30pm, Saturday 3 August

For more information and to RSVP, please click here.

Aug
10
Sat
2019
Fleece and Fibre Fair @ Soldier's Memorial Hall
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fleece and Fibre Fair @ Soldier's Memorial Hall | Mount Pleasant | South Australia | Australia

Fleece and Fibre Fair

Come along and enjoy spinning and weaving demonstration by talented locals. Woollen crafts, books, sable wool yarns, coloured fleece, sheep & alpaca.

You can also find information on dyes, felting and sheep husbandry.

Enjoy some homemade soup, cake and devonshire teas

Admission by gold coin donation

If you would like to know more about this event, please phone Chris Plowman: 0439 587 190 or Margaret Killick: 08 8388 2156

 

Aug
16
Fri
2019
Modern Quilt Show Australia @ The Pavilion
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – Aug 18 @ 4:30 pm
Modern Quilt Show Australia @ The Pavilion | Kiama | New South Wales | Australia

Modern Quilt Show Australia

Fantastic quilt show to attend, grab a raffle ticket for your chance to win this year’s quilt ‘Under the Milky Way’, created by Sydney Modern Quilt Guild.

Profits from the raffle will be donated to Illawarra Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service.

Location: The Pavilion, 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama

Admission:

$8 advance online

$10 at the door

Children under 13 free

Contact: info@modernquilters.com.au

For more information on this show, please head to their website here. 

Sep
5
Thu
2019
Dare to Differ @ Marion Cultural Centre
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dare to Differ @ Marion Cultural Centre | Oaklands Park | South Australia | Australia

Dare to Differ

Held in Gallery M is the wonderful Dare to Differ exhibition hosting a selection of contemporary quilts. The challenge for entrants was to dare to be different in their approach to a quilt, be it in style, theme, technique etc. Giving the artists a chance to challenge themselves and unleash their creativity.

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please click here. 

Sep
20
Fri
2019
Threads of Gold @ Tradewinds Hotel
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm
Threads of Gold @ Tradewinds Hotel | East Fremantle | Western Australia | Australia

Threads of Gold

Come along to the 50th anniversary convention and enjoy this amazing event.

The Convention is hosting a range of activities, including:
• One-hour demonstrations and presentations;
• Trading area;
• Equipment ‘Try It’ space;
• Two-hour ‘taster’ workshops, designed to introduce participants to aspects of embroidery that they may not have explored before in a fun environment;
• One, two, and three-day workshops led by experienced tutors; and
• Rusty Walkley memorial lecture on Saturday evening.

Morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea will provide opportunities for people to come together and share the excitement of all sessions they have attended and catch up with friends.

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please click here.

Oct
11
Fri
2019
In a Quilter’s Garden @ Orroroo Town Hall
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm
In a Quilter's Garden @ Orroroo Town Hall | Orroroo | South Australia | Australia

In a Quilter’s Garden

Quilt display by the lovely Orroroo Quilters.

Opening times Fri & Sat: 9am to 5:30pm

Sun: 10am to 4pm

Enter the raffle to win a beautiful quilt, all proceeds to the local Community Home/Hospital/Area School

There will also be Quilt shops and Garden markets on Saturday with Vintage cars and Miss Marple’s Tea Rooms

Entry fee is $5 admission

If you would like to know more about this exhibition, please visit their website here.

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