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

Sep
1
Sat
2018
Robyn Stacey: Ray of Light @ South Australian Art Gallery
Sep 1 2018 @ 10:00 am – Sep 1 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Robyn Stacey: Ray of Light @ South Australian Art Gallery | South Australia | Australia

Robyn Stacey: Ray of Light

Step into this exhibition where South Australia is shown and portrayed in a way you have probably never seen before, using the camera obscura, which is an optical device of wonder.

Touring this exhibition, you’ll find eight large-scale camera obscura photographs, taken from well known sites around Adelaide, ranging from the Brookman Building, Carrick Hill, The Lighthouse Wharf Hotel and many other places in South Australia.

This wonderful exhibitions will tour fourteen regional galleries around South Australia so if you miss this one in Adelaide, it will be showing at other galleries.

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.

Mar
2
Sat
2019
Quilty @ South Australian Art Gallery
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Quilty @ South Australian Art Gallery | South Australia | Australia

Quilty

This amazing exhibition features a wonderfully new collection of artworks by one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Ben Quilty. Many of his works featured have been created from reflections of his own life experiences, initiation rituals, experience as an official war artist in Afghanistan, Australian landscapes and much more, including very raw portraits of himself and those close to him.

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

May
31
Fri
2019
Beenleigh Quilters 2019 Biennial Quilt Show @ Beenleigh Showgrounds
May 31 @ 9:00 am – Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm
Beenleigh Quilters 2019 Biennial Quilt Show @ Beenleigh Showgrounds | Beenleigh | Queensland | Australia

Beenleigh Quilters 2019 Biennial Quilt Show

Such a show this year, with a range of goodies available. You’ll find some quality quilts on display, try your luck with the raffle raising money for charity. Browse and buy from the traders and sales tables. You’ll also find a Tombola competition, project displays and demonstrations. There is also kitchen catering with tea, coffee, lunch and also light refreshments.

Admission is $5

If you would like to know more about this event, please email bqpublicity@gmail.com

Contradiction and Contrast @ Zigzag Gallery
May 31 @ 9:00 am – Jun 23 @ 4:00 pm
Contradiction and Contrast @ Zigzag Gallery | Kalamunda | Western Australia | Australia

Contradiction and Contrast

Lovely exhibition held at the Zigzag gallery, featuring works from the 84 Contemporary Textiles Group Inc. Assortment of incredible textile artworks, ranging in materials, design and form.

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

Jun
28
Fri
2019
Alice Springs Beanie Festival @ Araluen Centre
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm
Alice Springs Beanie Festival @ Araluen Centre | Araluen | Northern Territory | Australia

Alice Springs Beanie Festival

Always a big hit every year since it started over 20 years ago! Beanie and fibre lovers alike converge each year on this event. Bringing together a huge variety of talented artisans from across the country. This year you can find workshops with the Tjanpi Desert Weavers, felting workshops, printing, Japanese Boro, Basketry and so much more. Be sure to visit their website for more information and to get involved on this years event.

For more information on this event, please visit their website here.

 

Jun
29
Sat
2019
Community Festival of Quilts Care and Prayer Event @ Saint John's Lutheran Church
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm
Community Festival of Quilts Care and Prayer Event @ Saint John's Lutheran Church | Eudunda | South Australia | Australia

Community Festival of Quilts Care and Prayer Event

Beautiful quilt display, held at Saint Lutheran’s church.

Entry fee is a donation with proceeds going to SACWA Emergency Aid Fund.

 

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.

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