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Purple Noon

25 August – 15 October. Julie Chislett-Duffus The 2016 flood events in our local red gum forests have provided the inspiration for this body of paintings. Julie writes “When the flood water is high, the trees stand up to their waists in rippling reflections of the mirrored sky. Colours are ...

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Sleepwalking towards the Apocalypse

25 August – 15 October. Peter Ward In ‘Sleepwalking Towards the Apocalypse’ Peter Ward discusses themes of social insecurity, environment & abuse of economic & political power in a series of linocuts, woven linocuts & quilted linocuts. When: 25 August – 15 October Where: Swan Hill Regional Gallery Cost: Gold ...

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The People’s Museum – Stories from the farm

25 August – 15 October. Curator Kim Bennett has encouraged local farmers to participate in this exhibition by supplying objects from their lives, and the funny, emotional and unbelievable stories attached to them. This is the second community artefact driven exhibition following the popular Some Other Time exhibition in 2016, ...

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2018 swan hill acquisitive print and drawing awards

The mission of the 2018 Swan Hill Print and Drawing Acquisitive Awards is to promote excellence in Australian prints and drawings; present an exhibition of contemporary Australian prints and drawings, and continue to build a high quality collection for Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery. Important dates Thursday 7 February 2018 ...

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Weaving Images

Tuesday, 26 September 2017. School holiday program Taking inspiration from Peter Ward’s current exhibition learn how to weave and make some crazy images using just photographs and a pair of scissors. When: Tuesday, 26 September 2017. 11am – 12 noon. Where: Swan Hill Regional Gallery Who: Primary school aged children ...

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Take a Look Outside

Thursday, 28 September 2017. School holiday program Plein-air painting is a French term meaning painting outdoors. Be inspired by the Julie Chislett-Duffus exhibition and using the beautiful trees surrounding the gallery, paint a landscape outside. When: Thursday, 28 September 2017.  11am – 12 noon. Where: Swan Hill Regional Gallery Who: ...

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Live on the Lawn

Sunday, 1 October. Join Callum and Shannon from Two Fifths, Caleb Stewart, Carmen and Thomas from Finding Calm, Emma Kelly and Georgie Tully-Watts with Rick Hearne, and Zoe Pinchen for a great day of live entertainment on the lawn. Make a day of it, bring a blanket or comfy chair, sit ...

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Simple printmaking

Tuesday, 3 October 2017. School holiday program Experiment with simple printmaking. Let us take you through some easy steps to discover the wonderful art of multiple image making. When: Tuesday, 3 October 2017. 11am – 12 noon. Where: Swan Hill Regional Gallery Who: Primary school aged children Cost: $11 per ...

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Pastels, pencils and paper

Thursday, 5 October 2017. School holiday program Working with a variety of pastels, pencils and paper and using works from our permanent collection to copy,   this big “Draw In” will be an experimental exercise of fun! When: Thursday, 5 October 2017. 11am – 12 noon. Where: Swan Hill Regional Gallery ...

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Big Fish 3 – The Best of VCE from the Murray Mallee Region

20 October – 26 November. Outstanding works from VCE students studying Studio Arts, Visual Communication and Design, and Design Technology.  Involving up to ten schools in the region, the dynamic and diverse Big Fish 3 returns in its third iteration.   A must see for the broad community and particularly aspiring ...

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