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February 2019

Bauhaus centenary—Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack

23 February @ 10:00 am - 26 May @ 5:00 pm
Bauhaus centenary—Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack

The centenary of the influential Bauhaus school of art, design and architecture will be celebrated around the world in 2019. Founded in the German city of Weimar in 1919, the school operated until 1933. Its influence spread to Australia through émigré artist Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack (1893–1965). Hirschfeld Mack enrolled at the Weimar Bauhaus in 1919 and studied under Johannes Itten, Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky, and was apprenticed to Lyonel Feininger in the print workshop. He was deported to Australia in 1940 and soon after his release from…

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March 2019

Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly series

2 March @ 10:00 am - 26 May @ 5:00 pm
Sidney Nolan Ned Kelly 1946 from the Ned Kelly series 1946–47 enamel paint on composition board National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Gift of Sunday Reed 1977

For the first time in 15 years, the National Gallery of Australia’s collection of Sidney Nolan’s ‘Ned Kelly’ paintings is touring Australia in its entirety. The national tour gives Australians across the country the chance to experience some of the most famous and poignant masterpieces of 20th century Australian art. While the Kelly paintings have been exhibited internationally at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, they have rarely visited the far corners of…

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Wildlife Photography Of The Year

22 March - 24 June

Wildlife Photography Of The Year National Wool Museum The world-renowned exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year 54 is opening at the National Wool Museum on 22 March 2019. On loan from London’s Natural History Museum, the exhibition features exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world. 22 March 2019 to 14 July 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform…

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You Yangs – Group Exhibition

28 March - 24 April

The name ‘You Yang’ has formed from the Aboriginal words ‘Wurdi Youang’ or ‘Ude Youang’ meaning “big mountain in the middle of a plain” or possibly “big or large hill” or even “bald”. Although only 319 metres at their highest, they dominate our local landscape. The You Yangs have always attracted artists to paint them and feature most strongly in works by one of Australia’s greatest artists, Fred Williams. Williams spent long periods developing his plein air representations of the…

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John Wolseley and Mulkun Wirrpanda—Molluscs / Maypal and the warming of the seas

30 March @ 10:00 am - 2 June @ 5:00 pm
John Wolseley and Mulkun Wirrpanda—Molluscs / Maypal and the warming of the seas

John Wolseley’s 2016 gift to Geelong Gallery of his ten metre long, six panel panoramic watercolour The pearl fisher’s voyage from Ise Shima to Roebuck Bay, 1985–89, is the catalyst for an immersive installation in which Wolseley and senior Yolgnu artist and clan leader Mulkun Wirrpanda, extend their decade-long collaboration. Both artists share a profound sense of the beauty and fragility of the earth and its ecosystems, and in this project their works meditate especially on the mollusc as a powerful indicator…

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April 2019

Parallel Universe

3 April @ 1:00 pm - 27 April @ 5:00 pm

Parallel Universe Curated by Felicity Spear Michael ValeImagining a parallel universe suggests that we look to the complex workings of the human brain, much of which still remains a mystery, in order to propose a parallel or different universe. The idea or experience of an imagined other is the subject of the artists in this exhibition. They create works which speak of an unfamiliar environment where a different way of thinking or seeing, a scientific hypothesis or a psychological state,…

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Automaton Video and Sound Installation

4 April @ 9:00 am - 26 April @ 4:00 pm

AUTOMATON: noun au~tom~a~ton 1: a mechanism that is relatively self-operating 2: a machine or control mechanism designed to follow automatically a pedetermined sequence of operations or respond to encoded instructions 3: an individual who acts in a mechanical fashion AUTOMATON is an experimental exploration of video and sound installation in space. Each vinyl banner strung in the space presents an automated film which has been reconstructed in a number of sequences showing the artist performing to the viewer. The films…

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Blue Illusions – Pat McKenzie

6 April @ 8:00 am - 3 May @ 5:00 pm

Blue Illusions – Pat McKenzie An exhibition of paintings by Pat McKenzie. Eagles Nest Gallery once again are very proud to present to you some stunning artworks by our very own local artist Pat McKenzie. Pat is constantly influenced by the beauty of Aireys Inlet and surrounds. The wealth of material and opportunities available to Pat provide her with endless inspiration and a treasure trove of creative energy that manifests itself in her works of art. She is very fortunate to live…

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MARCO LUCCIO: New York Postcards

9 April @ 9:00 am - 20 April @ 4:00 pm
Metropolis Gallery - MARCO LUCCIO: 'NEW YORK POSTCARDS' 64 page hardcover book $35 available at Metropolis Gallery from 9 April.

Artist Talk, Book Launch and Exhibition of Postcards and Cityscapes from Manhattan. Award winning artist Marco Luccio will present an Artist Talk at the Geelong Book Launch of NEW YORK POSTCARDS at Metropolis Gallery 11am-12pm Tuesday 9 April. NEW YORK POSTCARDS is a 64 page hardcover book and its launch will be accompanied by an exhibition of Luccio’s original postcards and cityscapes from Manhattan continuing until 20 April. NEW YORK POSTCARDS began ten years ago when Marco began collecting used…

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Tiwi Jilamara – exhibition

11 April @ 10:00 am - 26 May @ 5:00 pm
Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop Tiwi Jilamara

EXHIBITING ARTISTS Barbara Puruntatameri, Chris Black, Colleen Freddy, Conrad Tipungwuti Kamilowra, Dino Wilson, Dymphna Kerinaiua, Geraldine Pilakui, Glen Farmer Illortaminni Tjipomurrayl, Janice Murray Pungautiji, Jimmy Mungatopi, Johnathon Bush, Kaye Brown, Kenny Brown, Mary Magdalene Tipungwuti, Michelle Woody, Nicholas Mario, Pamela Brooks, Pauletta Kerinaiua (JNR), Pedro Wonaeamirri, Pius Tipungwuti, Raelene Kerinauia Lampuwatu, Timothy Cook and Tina Patlas. About Tiwi Jilamara Established in 1989 the Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association (JACA) is owned and governed by Tiwi artists from Milikapiti community on Melville Island…

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Meet Pauletta Kerinaiua, Pedro Wonaeamirri and Timothy Cook

27 April @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pedro & Timothy

DATE: Sat Apr 27 TIME: 3 – 5pm COST: Free Join us, JACA coordinator Will Heathcote, artists Pedro Wonaeamirri and Timothy Cook in the official Tiwi Jilamara exhibition celebration on Sat Apr 27, 3pm. Donations to the Tiwi artists’ GoFundMe campaign amounted to a total of $3,660. This enables Pedro and Timothy to visit the Tiwi Jilamara exhibition and to enjoy an official celebration in Queenscliff. Pedro and Timothy will also visit the local Queenscliff Primary School to demonstrate traditional ochre painting and…

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May 2019


5 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Bannockburn Creators & Craft market, is for local and surrounding creators and designers, to show and sell their artistic products. From professional artists to backyard gran-mas with beautiful knit wear, the Golden Plains Shire, shows off its artistic and individual flare. With 3 markets annually, it’s a great opportunity to buy that special and unique gift for Mum, Dad or Christmas. It will be held at the Lions Club Parkland, 1 Geelong Road, Bannockburn, from 10.00am to 2.00pm. Plenty of free surrounding…

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February 2020

Geelong’s Best Busker 2020 – Geelong CBD

14 February 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 21 February 2020 @ 3:00 pm

>>>Geelong’s Best Busker<<< To Enter:   Email   *protected email* An Event in the CBD of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. It will be held over three days in the summer of Feb 2020. Dates: Fri 14th Feb 2020 Tue 18th Feb 2020 *Finals on Fri 21st Feb 2020. *Location: The Little Malop St, Central Area from Yarra St to Moorabool St in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. *Production: Photographed LIVE! Note: No Videoing this year by organisors *Prizes to a total value of $1300 :…

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