Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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Songlines

Friday, 3 December 2021 – Sunday, 30 January 2022. This collection of drawing, painting and ceramics has been created by students from the Koori Cultural Arts Course at Swan Hill Sunraysia Institute of TAFE during 2021. Comprising of both Elders and younger students, the group has worked together to produce …

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Re-imagined narratives

Friday, 3 December 2021 – Sunday, 30 January 2022. Wayne Elliott explores familiar worlds from a multiplicity of perspectives. From that of a bird, a walker, a ground hugging insect, and a cartographer, as he walks through the painting, across the canvas, ultimately rendering the journey, surrounds and path taken. …

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Acre21

Friday, 8 October 2021 – Sunday, 28 November 2021. Over a period of seven weeks this year, Australia’s Creative Rural Economy (The ACRE Project) delivered eight artist on farm and school residencies and four public concerts celebrating rural and isolated communities, First Nations, history, country, farming, and contemporary art. Twenty …

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Haunting

Friday, 8 October 2021 – Sunday, 28 November 2021. Vic McEwan In 2015 artist Vic McEwan and National Museum of Australia curator George Main collaborated with the Murrumbidgee River – its flowing water and shifting air – to create photographs and video artworks. On cold winter nights, McEwan projected images …

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Earth Canvas at the Gallery

A new exhibition that links leading artists with regenerative farmers opens this week at the Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery. Featuring striking new work by leading Australian artists Ros Atkins, Jenny Bell, Jo Davenport, Janet Laurence, Tony Nott, Idris Murphy and John Wolseley, the Earth Canvas exhibition highlights engagement with …

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Rural hall becomes art studio for one week only

On the road from Swan Hill to Deniliquin, you’ll find the Noorong Hall. Surrounded by large rice, sheep and cereal farms, it’s normally used a few times a year for community get-togethers and local fire brigade meetings. This week though, it’s been transformed into a studio for professional artist Wendy …

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Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery to re-open

Following the recent easing of COVID-19 restrictions, the Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery will re-open from tomorrow (Tuesday, 10 November). Gallery Director Ian Tully said he was pleased to be able to re-open the gallery following the Victorian Premier’s announcement regarding opening of cultural and entertainment venues. “We’re absolutely delighted …

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Flood Plain exhibition set for the gallery

A brand new exhibition is set to flow into the Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery this March. Flood Plain will pay tribute to our regions rivers, creeks, lakes and billabongs. Swan Hill Art Gallery Director, Ian Tully said the exhibition would showcase the history and culture of the flood plain …

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Get involved in Harmony Day Gratitude Tree

The Gratitude Tree will be a new public art piece and you’re invited to help create it. Being built as part of 2020 Swan Hill Harmony Day celebrations, The Gratitude Tree will stand 2.5m tall and will carry messages of gratitude from Swan Hill region people. Schools, community groups and …

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Open House to mark year’s end for Gallery

Weaving and textiles will be the theme this summer at Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery – and you can get creative as part of it. The Gallery will welcome the 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial from 6 December, showcasing the best of textile art from across the country, with the theme …

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