Art Sector Bringing Life Into 2021

Posted 17 December 2020

Art Sector Bringing Life Into 2021

There are a range of events and launches coming to you in 2021, keep an eye out as there is bound to be something for you, your friends and your family.

If you’re looking for something local to see and do the National Wool Museum is the perfect place for you.

Siberian Tiger. Russia Reserve “Cedroway Pad”

Things are back to semi-normal at the Museum. Current opening hours are 10am to 3pm for Museum exhibitions and the Museum Shop. And for that last minute gift, the Shop has everything from craft kits to beautiful tree decorations.

Visit Wildlife Photographer of the Year 56 to view the world’s best nature photography from the Natural History Museum London

How Cities Works

For the young and young-at-heart, make sure you visit the interactive and immersive How Cities Work on loan from the Sydney Living Museum. You can also find out How Geelong Works – grab a specially designed map and take the family on an adventure through our city.

Planning is underway to revamp Gallery One, and by February 2021 will reopen with a  range of new interactive and engaging interfaces.

Geelong Arts Centre, The Summer Session

If you’re looking for something to do along the waterfront throughout summer, the Geelong Arts Centre will be bringing 15 dynamic, dazzling acts, gracing the stage beneath the Big Top in Geelong. Along with a host of workshops and creative industries events in their recently redeveloped Ryrie Street building, there is something to suit everyone!

PLUS now with the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, the Potato Shed have announced that shows will once again take over the black box theatre – you’ll be able to book for a Real Live Show!

Resident theatre company, Theatre 3Triple2 will once again tread the boards with their take on the classic Brothers Grimm tale, Hansel and Gretel.

From Tuesday 12 to Friday 15 January, performing two shows per day, 10:30am and 1:30pm, enjoy the magic and thrills that can only be experienced when you see a live theatre show.

Some additional things to keep an eye out for later in the new year…

The Geelong Gallery will be transformed in RONE’S latest site-specific installation with the Geelong Gallery’s rooms responding to the architecture and history of the building, and the Gallery’s collection. Rone in Geelong exhibit which will be launched in February.

Geelong Design Week will be returning in March 2021 with the theme Unpredictable. The event will highlight innovation, ideas and adaptations in a variety of sectors with the program set to be released in January-February.

AIC recipient Rachel Hanlon project title Hello Geelong

Arts Industry Commissions will be progressing rapidly next year.  We look forward to bringing to you some updates as to where people are up to with their creations. Watch this space for more or head to the Arts Atlas Facebook page.

Happy New Year!

Watch this space as we discover and share more with you over the coming months.







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