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September 2017

Shadows ETC Opening Event

10 September 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Eva Nauckhoff de Richbourg a solo show SHADOWS ETC EXHIBITION OPENING SEPTEMBER 10 3-5PM Exhibition continues till September 26th art@wintergarden’s September exhibition ‘Shadows etc’ sees our artist exploring various topics close to her heart. Having grown up around horses Eva is very connected to these majestic creatures, their familiarity and beauty rendered on paper. Since moving to Australia the bush flora and debris, it’s colours, textures and patterns evoke a magic she captures skilfully in watercolour and oils. Most illusively…

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Ellie Malin / Sue Grossman

14 September 2017 @ 9:00 am - 7 October 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Ellie Malin – Electric Earth   Ellie Malin is a Melbourne based artist working predominantly in relief woodblock printing and experimenting in painting, installations and collaborative projects. Her bold, visceral artworks reflect an intuitive approach to image making where colours and form construct the landscape. Her artworks are inspired by a love for travel, memories, and also from the most meaningful to the insignificant moments in life, in all their beauty. “An image’s origins may begin as something quite recognisable…

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Surf Coast Arts Inc. – ArtspOt 2017

28 September 2017 @ 11:00 am - 15 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Surf Coast Arts’ exhibition ArtspOt 2017 celebrates great and diverse art. Most artists are Surf Coast local or from the region. Oil, Ceramics, Photography, are some of the mediums on display. Most items are for sale. Prints and cards are also available. Come and visit and vote for the peoples’ choice artworks!

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October 2017

Deakin University Graduate Exhibition: XIII

4 October 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 11 October 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Opened by Professor Bill Hay and formally addressed by Public Arts Officer for Geelong, Steve Singline. We invite you to journey down midweek to celebrate with the final year Visual Arts students as they embark on the rest of the artistic careers and endeavors. XIII will showcase work in a variety of mediums that explores and grapples with a multitude of subject matter and theme. XIII runs from the opening night on the 4th of October until the 11th of October.…

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Chelsea Gustafsson / Shelley McKenzie

12 October 2017 - 4 November 2017

Chelsea Gustafsson – Legacies This new series of still life paintings are studies of bric-a-brac and accumulations of objects. Inspired by the memento mori and vanitas still-lifes that contemplate our mortality and the transience of earthly pleasures, these paintings draw on their symbolism but extend on the conclusion that some of these concepts are short lived. Here things like the flowers and fruit won’t rot or be devoured by insects and creatures, as they are composed of synthetic materials. Even a…

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Shared Visions

13 October 2017 @ 10:00 am - 27 October 2017 @ 3:00 pm

An exhibition of artworks by Eastern Hub Art Studio artists and the Central Photography Group. Opening Friday 13th October 5-7pm. All welcome  

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Art Medicine – 2hr creative and reflective play session

18 October 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Relax, Reflect and Connect with your instinctual creative knowing Self with this nourishing 2 hour workshop at Ubu Gallery, Fyansford on Wed 18th October 2017 10am -12pm 0r 5pm – 7pm.  The choice is yours.  Ingrid xx   Please let me know if you would like to come along. xx Art Medicine creating sacred connections  0420 932 751

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Michael Leunig: Recent, Rare and Classic Works on Paper

21 October 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4 November 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Michael Leunig Metropolis Gallery

Exciting news from Metropolis Gallery that Michael Leunig will be exhibiting Recent, Rare and Classic Works on Paper, including original drawings, paintings and etchings. Michael will also talk about his work and philosophies on opening night Saturday 21 October. Gallery director Robert Avitabile says this is a rare exhibition for any gallery and he is proud to be able to bring Leunig and his work to Geelong. Like other Australians I’ve grown up with Leunig’s work in the media since…

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Family History Expo

21 October 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A Family History Expo featuring more than 30 organisations showcasing their services and products, four excellent speakers throughout the day, a cultural historian dating photographs and clothing, entertainment, prizes, giveaways.

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2017 Archibald Prize

28 October 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10 December 2017 @ 5:00 pm

First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture, with subjects often including politicians, celebrities, sporting heroes, authors and artists. Since its inception, the Archibald Prize has been engaging art enthusiasts, often stirring up controversy and always challenging the way we see ourselves and our society. Over the years, the prize has been awarded to many…

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By the Water wildlife art exhibition

31 October 2017 @ 11:00 am - 19 November 2017 @ 3:00 pm
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November 2017

Little Creatures after dark

3 November 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Little Creatures Brewing brings you the 2017 Archibald Prize after hours with a pop-up bar and pizzeria. Enjoy an after hours viewing of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ 2017 Archibald Prize. First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture, with subjects often including politicians, celebrities, sporting heroes, authors and artists. Since its inception, the Archibald Prize has been…

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The Studio@54 Contemporary Art Prize

4 November 2017 - 11 November 2017

In it’s  second year, the annual ‘Studio@54 Contemporary Art Prize’  celebrates artists from regional Victoria, with particular focus on the Bellarine.  This exhibition highlights a variety of styles of art created with various mediums.  A feature exhibition over the weekend of the Bellarine Arts Trail, open 10am until 4pm on November 4th and November 5th. Wander the Bellarine and see all the amazing hidden gems of the artistic kind. Last year was a beautiful weekend and fabulous success.  Looking forward…

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Anglesea Art Studios – Open Studio Weekend

4 November 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6 November 2017 @ 4:00 pm

An art studio trail around Anglesea over the Melbourne Cup long weekend. Seven home/studios featuring 14 local artists, plus two local community art spaces will all be open to the public from 11 – 4 Sat 4th – Mon 6th of November. Get up close to the process and see artists in their creative studios, gardens and galleries. We have printmakers, jewellers, woodworkers, ceramics, creative metalwork, poetry, sculpture, natural fibre weaving, painting, book makers and more! The Surf Coast Art…

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Nick Dridan / The Seven Seas

9 November 2017 - 3 December 2017

Nick Dridan – Half The Story Nick Dridan grew up on a farm in Amphitheatre, central Victoria, surrounded and enclosed by the Pyrenees mountain ranges. His work borrows heavily from this landscape, its forms, and its inhabitants. He finds the strangeness and beauty of everyday things and scenes provides much of his inspiration. Nick’s paintings could be described as lying somewhere between truth and myth, real and imaginary. Memory and the imagined are important in his working method, as is direct…

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Little Creatures after dark

10 November 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Little Creatures Brewing brings you the 2017 Archibald Prize after hours with a pop-up bar and pizzeria. Enjoy an after hours viewing of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ 2017 Archibald Prize. First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture, with subjects often including politicians, celebrities, sporting heroes, authors and artists. Since its inception, the Archibald Prize has been…

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After hours—talking art @ the Archibald

16 November 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Geelong Gallery Foundation and Geelong Contemporary present After hours—talking art @ the Archibald. Meet the 2017 Archibald Prize winner Mitch Cairns in conversation with Jason Smith and have the chance to ask questions and engage with the artist while enjoying the Prize after hours. Purchase tickets: www.geelonggallery.org.au/whats-on/events/after-hours-talking-art-the-archibald

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Little Creatures after dark

17 November 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Little Creatures Brewing brings you the 2017 Archibald Prize after hours with a pop-up bar and pizzeria. Enjoy an after hours viewing of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ 2017 Archibald Prize. First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture, with subjects often including politicians, celebrities, sporting heroes, authors and artists. Since its inception, the Archibald Prize has been…

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KIM BARTER The Kimberley + VICTORIA HOWLETT Hills of Yarrabah

18 November 2017 @ 9:00 am - 2 December 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Kim Barter Metropolios Gallery

Opening Night 5 – 7 pm Saturday 18 November Metropolis Gallery is excited to present concurrent solo exhibitions by artists Kim Barter and Victoria Howlett, both inspired by the vibrant Australian landscape but with quite unique and personal responses to two distinct places. Kim Barter’s exhibition ‘The Kimberley’ follows a recent trip where she immersed herself in the landscape of the region, making many fast sketch drawings. In her studio she worked intensely with feelings and ideas, colours, textures and…

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‘Quilts tell stories’ : 2017 Quilt Exhibition

24 November 2017 @ 10:00 am - 26 November 2017 @ 4:30 pm

November 24-26th, 2017,  Geelong Geelong Patchwork & Quilters’ Guild inc, quilt exhibition, ‘Quilts tell Stories’   Open daily 10am-4.30pm. Entry $10. Deakin University Waterfront Campus, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Victoria.   The Exhibition will be officially opened by Padraic Fisher, Director, National Wool Museum, at 10.30am, Friday 24th November (no booking necessary). The Exhibition features a special display of vintage quilts, collected in USA by Suze Del Papa. There will be a variety of traders selling sewing notions and patchwork and quilting…

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Little Creatures after dark

24 November 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Little Creatures Brewing brings you the 2017 Archibald Prize after hours with a pop-up bar and pizzeria. Enjoy an after hours viewing of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ 2017 Archibald Prize. First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture, with subjects often including politicians, celebrities, sporting heroes, authors and artists. Since its inception, the Archibald Prize has been…

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Wood Design Exhibition 2017

25 November 2017 @ 10:00 am - 26 November 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Colac Otway Performing Arts & Cultural Centre, Colac This exhibition is a celebration of excellence in woodcraft – furniture, sculpture, toys, restoration and musical instrument – produced by local craftspeople. It also includes demonstrations of the timeless techniques of violin making, french polishing, woodturning and much more. See Colac Woodcrafters Guild Facebook page for more information. Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 2017 10am to 5pm Saturday & 10am to 4pm Sunday

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2017 Archibald Prize: In conversation—Music & the visual arts

25 November 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hear a selection of Art Gallery of New South Wales’ 2017 Archibald Prize finalists and sitters under the spotlight in a Q&A format at The High Ground, Geelong Library & Heritage Centre. 2017 Archibald Prize finalist Sophia Hewson, 2010 Archibald Prize winner Sam Leach, moderated by Triple R radio presenter, Richard Watts. This is a free event, however, bookings are essential: www.geelonggallery.org.au/whats-on/events/creative-conversations-music-and-the-visual-arts

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BANNOCKBURN ‘CREATORS & CRAFT’ MARKET

26 November 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come along and stroll down the path, looking at all the wonderful homemade artistry and craft products. Metal work, woodwork, different types of jewellery, candles and quilts. Baby clothing, crochet, craftwork, needlework, beautiful homemade cards. There’s always lots to see at this market. It’s a free event, free parking in the lovely, evergrowing country suburb of Bannockburn. Stop and have a cuppa under the trees and listen to the live local musicians. Just head out the Midland Highway, towards Ballarat…

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December 2017

Little Creatures after dark

1 December 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Little Creatures Brewing brings you the 2017 Archibald Prize after hours with a pop-up bar and pizzeria. Enjoy an after hours viewing of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ 2017 Archibald Prize. First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture, with subjects often including politicians, celebrities, sporting heroes, authors and artists. Since its inception, the Archibald Prize has been…

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2017 Archibald Prize: In conversation: Artists by artists

2 December 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hear a selection of Art Gallery of New South Wales’ 2017 Archibald Prize finalists and sitters under the spotlight in a Q&A format at The High Ground, Geelong Library & Heritage Centre. 2017 Archibald Prize finalists Jonathan Dalton and Marcus Wills with 2017 Archibald Prize sitter and actor, Francis Greenslade, moderated by Geelong Gallery Curator, Lisa Sullivan. This is a free event, however, bookings are essential: www.geelonggallery.org.au/whats-on/events/creative-conversations-artists-by-artists

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Metropolis Christmas Show

6 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Metropolis Gallery Geelong

Original works of art make lasting gifts and the Metropolis Christmas Show has some stunning collections of paintings and etchings by many of Metropolis Gallery’s exhibiting artists, together with exquisite art glass, unique jewellery and hand-crafted Australian timber boxes that could be the answer for those special Christmas gift ideas. There’s also a number of collectable smaller works by artists like Sidney Nolan, David Larwill, Rick Amor and more, and some bargains on selected art glass, jewellery and other artworks… so be early! The Metropolis Christmas Show runs up till…

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Jeff Raglus / Boom Christmas Show

7 December 2017 - 24 December 2017

Jeff Raglus – Beachside Primitive Loved local painter and musician Jeff Raglus presents his latest body of work in “Beachside Primitive”. A collection of sculptures and paintings made from beachside flotsam and jetsam, driftwood heads, strange relief settings, small paintings and sculptures all executed with a primitive pop vibe. Jeff Raglus is a pop art painter who regularly blurs the line between graphic and fine art. He has worked for Mambo, Swatch and the Arena Theatre Company. He is also a musician who…

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Little Creatures after dark

8 December 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Little Creatures Brewing brings you the 2017 Archibald Prize after hours with a pop-up bar and pizzeria. Enjoy an after hours viewing of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ 2017 Archibald Prize. First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture, with subjects often including politicians, celebrities, sporting heroes, authors and artists. Since its inception, the Archibald Prize has been…

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Look what we’ve Done

19 December 2017 @ 9:00 am - 23 January 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Rachinger Gallery presents an exhibition of new work by the Studio artists. Abstractions, strange creatures, cityscapes and portraits, Look What We’ve Done is outrageous, bizarrely beautiful and mysterious. Featured artists include Marcus Lovell, Oscar Camorro, Rita Halabarec and Gloria Day.   Exhibition runs from 19-22 Dec and 3-23 January. Rachinger Gallery at Eastern Community Hub 285a McKillop Street East Geelong. 9am-5pm Monday to Friday 9am-3pm Saturday

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