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Self Paw-traits (School holiday workshop)

Self Paw-traits (School holiday workshop)

$15.00 - Thursday 16 July, 11 am – 12:30pm

Do you love pets? Identify with rabbits or wolves? Perhaps have a sprit animal, daemon or patronus? Perhaps you love movies produced by Animal Logic? Then we’ve got the school holiday workshop for you! Let the Art Gallery zoo keepers guide you through a self-pawtraiture workshop based on animals and ANTHROPOMORPHISM* focusing on contemporary Australia Artists as examples. *imagining human characteristics or behaviour in animals.

Life Drawing

Life Drawing

Wednesdays 6pm - 8pm

Relaxed Life Drawing sessions are for beginners, lapsed resumers & passionate regulars keen to energise & enliven their arts practice. Please come early to set up your spot - we start on the dot at 6pm! Includes vino & nibbles. Dates - 19 June, 24 June, 1 July ,8 July, 15 July and 22 July $20 each week or pay up front and save - 6 weeks for $100

Life Drawing for Beginners

Life Drawing for Beginners

$35 (includes light refreshments) OR book Portraiture Workshop and get 2 sessions for $60

Join the inaugural winner of the National Portrait Gallery’s Darling Art Prize and our very own Public Programs Officer, Anthea da Silva in an enriching day learning the basics of life drawing and portraiture in a supportive and inclusive atmosphere. Anthea has over 20 years’ experience teaching these disciplines and her passion is palpable! All skill levels welcome. Materials provided, BYO favorites. Age: 18 +

Portraiture Workshop

Portraiture Workshop

$35 (includes light refreshments) OR book Life Drawing for Beginners and get 2 sessions for $60

Join the inaugural winner of the National Portrait Gallery’s Darling Art Prize and our very own Public Programs Officer, Anthea da Silva in an enriching day learning the basics of life drawing and portraiture in a supportive and inclusive atmosphere. Anthea has over 20 years’ experience teaching these disciplines and her passion is palpable! All skill levels welcome. Materials provided, BYO favorites.

Haunting

Haunting

Friday 5 June - Sunday 2 August

Haunting is a fascinating body of work that encompasses photography, video and text. Demonstrating how objects and stories can be brought to life, this exhibition provokes various interpretations of the past and its ever unfolding consequences on the present.

UP CLOSE Community Photographic Portrait Exhibition

UP CLOSE Community Photographic Portrait Exhibition

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Thank you to all who entered, more details about the exhibition TBA, stay tuned! UP CLOSE is Griffith Regional Art Gallery’s first online community exhibition, in the spirit of sticking together whilst staying apart.

Each for Equal: IWD Exhibition

Each for Equal: IWD Exhibition

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An exhibition celebrating leading local female artists - Sophie Chauncey, Veronica Collins, Linzie Ellis, Pam Kent, Sarah McEwan, Janine Murphy, Anthea da Silva, Lisa Taliano, Diane Tarr, and Kerri Weymouth.

smARTy kids 7 - 12 year olds

smARTy kids 7 - 12 year olds

Tuesdays 4pm - 5pm

SmARTY Kids with Leigh Fry - A 4 week program of after school art classes where students will undertake creative projects in painting, drawing, collage and how to view our world with imagination an inspiration.

Yarruwala Wiradjuri! CULTURE – COUNTRY - COMMUNITY

Yarruwala Wiradjuri! CULTURE – COUNTRY - COMMUNITY

Friday 7 August – Sunday 6 September

This exhibition is part of the Yarruwala! (mighty, very strong) Wiradjuri Cultural Festival. This festival aims to celebrate and promote the cultural strength, resilience and achievements of the traditional owners of Griffith and the Western Riverina. The exhibition will showcase the talents and diverse creative practices of leading Wiradjuri artists, using traditional and contemporary techniques, but all grounded in respect for CULTURE, connection to COUNTRY, and uniting COMMUNITY.

Eugenia Lim: The Ambassador

Eugenia Lim: The Ambassador

Friday 11 September - Sunday 18 October

The Ambassador brings together Australian artist Eugenia Lim’s most recent body of work. In this three-part project, Lim transforms herself into the Ambassador, a Mao-like persona who sits halfway between truth and fantasy. She takes on new roles in uncovering the Australian-Asian narrative, drilling down into racial politics, the social costs of manufacturing and the role of architecture in shaping society.

CONCRETE: Art Design Architecture

CONCRETE: Art Design Architecture

Friday 23 October - Sunday 22 November

CONCRETE: art design architecture is a major exhibition exploring innovative ways that concrete is being used by artists, designers and architects in Australia in the 21st century.

Contemporary Jewellery Award 2020

Contemporary Jewellery Award 2020

Friday 27 November – Sunday 20 December

National Contemporary Jewellery Award 2020. The National Contemporary Jewellery Award is Griffith Regional Art Gallery's flagship biennial acquisitive award and has been running since 1992. It attracts Australia’s leading contemporary object artists, expanding the boundaries of the art of human adornment. The winning piece in each Award is acquired to develop the National Contemporary Jewellery Collection that was established in 1988.

Rhonda Miranda: A Contemplation of Tranquility

Rhonda Miranda: A Contemplation of Tranquility

Friday 27 November – Sunday 20 December

This exhibition by highly regarded Griffith based Artist, Rhonda Miranda, entitled A Contemplation of Tranquillity, reflects on the themes of the sublime, beauty, stillness and tranquillity through the mediums of painting, drawing installation and found objects. The viewer is invited to meditate on common objects and rural vistas as subjects evoking scenes of transcendent calm.

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