Wednesday, 3 March 2021

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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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Fairfax Youth is back for 2019 – bigger and better

The Fairfax Youth Initiative (FYI) is back again for 2019, complete with one of its biggest and most ambitious programs yet – and you’re invited to be part of it. In 2019 there will be four major public events, with each event open to the entire community. Most importantly, each …

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Spot your mates in three art exhibitions

It’s a case of spot your mates at three local art exhibitions opening this August. Ultima District Uncovered. Over seven days in August and September 2018, former Swan Hill resident Mick Cullin was commissioned by Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery to photograph the community and district of Ultima. This is …

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Mystery and intrigue at Swan Hill Gallery

So, who is Sam Picasso? And what sort of photographs do you take with just three per cent vision? Two tricky questions we will try to solve at Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery from next Friday, 31 May. Three exhibitions will open at the Gallery next Friday – Sam Picasso’s …

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Callum Preston: MILK BAR

A NETS Victoria exhibition supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria, from the SANDREW Collection. Callum Preston is a sucker for nostalgia. As a child of the Melbourne suburbs in the 1990s, Preston remembers his neighbourhood milk bar as a place of wonder: the buzzing neon, the faded posters …

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