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18
Jul
2016

from the VC’s blog-graduations and philanthropic contributions

From the VC’s weekly blog… The past week has also seen another exciting philanthropic gift from art collector James and Jacqui Erskine, who donated some wonderful Australian artworks to our refurbished Drill Hall Gallery. The extraordinary gift included major pieces by Indigenous artists Emily Kngwarreye and George Tungurrayi. I was delighted to personally thank the […]

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04
Jul
2016

See Julie Spencer “Painting the Town by Night”

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23
Jun
2016

Michael Le Grand Sculpture Exhibition

Janet Clayton Gallery 15 June – 10 July Michael Le Grand is a graduate of the Victorian College of Arts (VCA). In 1975 he was awarded the Visual Arts Board Travel Grant by the Australia Council. In London, he attended the prestigious St Martin’s School of Art. There he became involved with the British ‘sculptural […]

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06
May
2016

Emily Kame Kngwarreye paintings Exhibition now on at Utopia Art Sydney 4 – 28 May 2016

Emily Kame Kngwarreye paintings Exhibition now on at Utopia Art Sydney              4 – 28 May 2016 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney (upstairs)   Tel: (02) 9699 2900   Opening Hours : 10-5pm Tuesdays – Saturdays This exhibition is a must see. It has been described as a classic presentation of Emily’s paintings – one that really […]

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29
Apr
2016

Jude Rae wins Bulgari Art Prize 2016

Jude Rae has won the prestigious Bulgari Art Prize. An exhibition of Jude Rae’s work is planned for the Drill Hall Gallery in 2017. http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/bulgari-art-award-2016-winner-jude-rae-depicts-the-still-lives-of-everyday-objects-20160428-goh5fz.html Image; SL 268, 2010 oil on linen 61 x 66 cm. Private Collection Sydney.

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29
Apr
2016

Autumn Lecture Series no.3 Sunday 8 May 3pm

Drill Hall Gallery AUTUMN LECTURE SERIES LECTURE 3 – SUNDAY 8 MAY-3PM Professor Ian McLean – How Aborigines invented the idea of contemporary art Ian McLean is one of Australia’s leading art historians and “the first to write broadly and inclusively about the place of Aboriginal art in contemporary Australian art theory and practice,” according […]

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18
Apr
2016

Latest works by Emma Beer – It’s all about Eve

It’s all about eve NEW PAINTINGS by Emma Beer Opening 6pm april 27 at ANCA Gallery. ANCA Gallery : 1 Rosevear Pl, Dickson. Wednesday – Sunday 12- 5pm. Exhibition continues until May 15. Image: Emma Beer  full moon, oranges and tea, 2016 acrylic on canvas. 60 x 50 cm www.emmabeer.com   http://anca.net.au

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04
Apr
2016

Visit the NGA with Drill Hall Gallery Director Terence Maloon

While the Drill Hall Gallery is being refurbished its destination piece, the ultimate treasure of the Australian National University’s art collection remains on public view…it is given pride of place at the National Gallery of Australia. Directly opposite it is Nolan’s first Ned Kelly series. Join us for an encounter with Riverbend in a different context and […]

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24
Mar
2016

Autumn Lecture Series Lecture 2 – Dr Mary Eagle

LECTURE 2 – SUNDAY 3 APRIL -3PM Dr Mary Eagle – Augustus Earle in a Darwinian detective story, problem still unsolved Last November a drawing emerged from the past that made headlines around the world. Showing the young Charles Darwin on the deck of the Beagle, head bent over a small insect, with fossil bones […]

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19
Jan
2016

Friends Calendar 2016

Meetings of the Friends of the Drill Hall Gallery will be nomadic for a couple of months, but we promise to make them exciting and rewarding, notwithstanding the closure of the gallery. The friends’ nights will recommence in February. Dates for your diary February Friends – Friday 26 February Terence Maloon – The last time […]

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