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.
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
$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 +
$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.
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
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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
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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.
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
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
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
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
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.