Griffith Regional Art Gallery To Launch New Program

Thursday, 01 Feb 2024

Griffith Regional Art Gallery To Launch New Program Griffith Regional Art Gallery is preparing to launch its 2024 exhibition program on Friday 9 February where all are invited to attend. The event will include a full run down on all upcoming exhibitions for the year, as well as public programs.
Art Gallery Manager, Marg Andreazza said “Last year marked a milestone in the history of the Gallery as we celebrated its 40th birthday. This year we have our biannual flagship event ‘The National Contemporary Jewellery Award (NCJA)’ which showcases unique and innovative creations of some of the country’s finest contemporary jewellery practitioners. This event, taking place in November, will be one of the highlights of our program”.
Art Gallery Coordinator, Ray Wholohan said the 2024 program is bright, diverse, captivating, contemporary and most importantly, engaging.
“We have some blockbuster touring exhibitions, as well as exhibitions with local significance such as our upcoming community exhibition, The Fruits of Labour,” he said.
The Gallery is also pleased to announce its continued partnership with local winery, Dee Vine Estate.
Mrs Andreazza acknowledged Dee Vine Estate for their continued support and contribution.
“We thank Dee Vine Estate for again coming on board to supply our patrons with fine wines for our events, and encourage everyone to come and enjoy light refreshments with complimentary bubbles from Dee Vine Estate on Friday 9 February”, she said.
The current Exhibition, ‘Errol Fielder: Retrospective’, consists of surreal Australian landscape paintings influenced by bizarre events, myths, anecdotes and personal experiences that have occurred in the last seventy years or more; in connection with the two dominant landforms in the Riverina region, The Rock Hill and The Murrumbidgee River.
Exhibition Curator and Art Historian, Dr Neill Overton, will present a free floor talk on Errol Fielder’s retrospective exhibition and rural surrealism on Saturday 10 February at 11am.
“We’re very eager to show off our 2024 program and are looking forward to an exciting 2024,” Mr Wholohan said.
All are welcome to attend the launch event at the Griffith Regional Art Gallery on Friday 9 February from 6pm to find out what’s showing at the Gallery this year.
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