Big Skies Collaboration: Scott ‘Sauce’ Towney’s illustrated representations of Wiradjuri constellations will be exhibited at Cementa17 this week.
In 2016 Cultural astronomer Trevor Leaman commissioned Wiradjuri artist Scott ‘Sauce’ Towney, from Peak Hill, to create a set of graphic representations of his people’s star constellations, as part of Trevor’s own Wiradjuri Cultural Astronomy Project. Read more
A once flourishing cement works town, Kandos (pop. 1,200) is located 3.5 hours from Sydney between the towns of Lithgow and Mudgee. The town owes its existence to the plentiful supplies of limestone and coal in the region, which supported the former cement plant up until its closure in 2012. Read more
Five. The number of senses. The amount of people you need for a basketball team. The number of points on the star when you cut through an apple the ‘wrong way’. The number of ingredients in a traditional punch. It is also the number of years the Outback Arts Gallery has been running in Coonamble! Read more
Horns, Spikes, Quills and Feathers. The secret is in the skin!
Dinosaurs lived all over the world for 169 million years and vanished 65 million years ago when the Earth was struck by an asteroid. Until recently, knowledge of dinosaurs was based almost entirely on their internal body structure. As a result, skins were lizard-like and the colours grey, green and brown prevailed. Read more
Emerging artist Kim Bagot-Hiller brings her background as a scientist to her keen observations of Australian native flora in a new exhibition Point of Difference running April 19 - May 21, 2017 at the National Botanic Gardens in Canberra. Read more
As a part of the National Trust Australian Heritage Festival, Albury LibraryMuseum presents an artist talk with photographer Mine Konakci.
The artist will discuss her work photographing the direct descendants of Australian, New Zealand and Turkish soldiers who fought during the Gallipoli campaign. Konakci, a Turkish-born Australian, feels a strong connection to both countries, and her work reflects her observations about the war and its consequences. Read more
Designed to attract some of Australia’s finest contemporary artists and high calibre works, the inaugural Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize and exhibition was first held in 2003 at Bendigo Art Gallery. The Prize is now open for entries for the 2017 iteration. Read more
Calling all beanie lovers everywhere, it you loved the first and second collections or maybe you missed them, now is your chance to catch the fabulous new Colours of the Country III: Alice Springs Beanie Festival national tour together with Collection In Focus: New Acquisitions at the Cowra Regional Art Gallery commencing Saturday 25 March 2017. Read more
Three upcoming exhibitions at New England Regional Art Museum will see women artists take centre stage. The shows will open on Friday 24 March at 6pm, with artists talks scheduled for Saturday 25 March at 10:30am. Read more
From the 24th March to the 8th of May, four artists looking at nature and the landscape will present exhibitions at Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery. Opening hours to view these exhibitions are 10am - 5pm, Monday to Friday and 11am - 4pm on weekends. Read more