Events and Public Programs
Join us at the gallery
Artist Talk with John Witzig
5.30 pm Thursday 12 October 2017
Join us to hear John discuss his practice as a photographer, surf culture and tales of times past.
Light refreshments will be available
Bookings preferred please phone 02 6642 3177.
Piccabeen Palm Basket Weaving Workshop for Adults
10.30am - 3.00pm Saturday 14 October 2017
Presented by Artist in Residence Kim Williams, participants will explore the traditional Aboriginal art techniques of using found objects for basket construction. All materials will be supplied and each participant will take home a small basket.
In the Studio Gallery, cost is $25 per person including lunch.
Bookings are essential please phone 02 6642 3177 by Friday 13 October 2017.
Enter the Young Archie Competition
Budding artists between the ages of 5 and 18 are invited to submit a portrait for the Young Archie competition, as part of our family-focused activities for the Archibald Prize 2017 regional tour.
The portrait should be of a person who is special to you - someone who is known to you and plays a significant role in your life.
THERE ARE FOUR AGE CATEGORIES:
- 5 - 8 year olds
- 9 - 12 year olds
- 13 - 15 year olds
- 16 - 18 year olds
- Competition opens Tuesday 10 October 2017
- Entries must be received by 4pm Friday 15 December 2017.
- Finalists will be displayed 2 February - 18 March 2018.
- Finalists and winners will be announced on Monday 5 February 2018.
- The competition will be judged by Clarence Valley artist Rhondella Hyde, based on merit and originality.
- Five finalists from each category will be exhibited at the Gallery and on the Gallery website. One winner will be chosen in each category.
- Each finalist and winner will receive prizes provided by ANZ.