Noojee Station Market

Noojee Station Market

from November 29, 2015 @ 8:00 AM until May 29, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
November 29, 2015 @ 8:00 AM
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Held on the last Sunday of the month September through to May (except December) in a tranquil bushland setting at the Noojee Heritage Centre and Historic Train Station. This is a boutique style market run by the Noojee Progress Association featuring fresh local produce, unique hand-made goods and distinctive arts and craft.

Time: 8.00 am to 2.00 pm

Dates: November 29, 2015. January 31, February 28, March 27, April 24, May 29, 2016.

The Long Dark Night: German Expressionism 1914-1945

The Long Dark Night: German Expressionism 1914-1945

from February 20, 2016 @ 10:00 AM until May 08, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Gippsland Art Gallery - Sale

Germany between the Wars was a country under the unrelenting shadow of revolution and radicalism.

From the cultural sophistication of the Weimar Republic to the rise of Nazism, early twentieth century Germany experienced unprecedented rises and falls. With its political and social climate undergoing constant upheaval, the artistic climate gave rise to a period known as ‘Expressionism’.

Presented in association with Olsen Irwin Gallery, Sydney, The Long Dark Night reveals the day-to-day reality of life in Germany during this extraordinary period of history.

The exhibition features works by Max Beckmann, Otto Dix, Conrad Felixmüller, George Grosz, Erich Heckel, Käthe Kollwitz, Max Pechstein, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff.

CURATED BY Brett Stone & Simon Gregg

Image: Max BECKMANN, Germany 1884—USA 1950 Selbstbildnis (Self Portrait) 1922
Woodcut on paper, edition 22/60, 54 x 42cm (sheet). Courtesy Olsen Irwin Gallery, Sydney

The Craft Revolution - Works from the Collection

The Craft Revolution - Works from the Collection

from March 05, 2016 @ 10:00 AM until June 12, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Gippsland Art Gallery - Sale

The flowering of the arts/craft movement in the 1970s created a new audience for art galleries, and fostered an environment where ‘everyone was an artist’.

Drawing on methods and materials traditionally found and practiced in the home, the craft movement ignited a level of participation and interest in the arts that had never been seen before. It included textile, wood, leather, ceramic, metal and glass, to create objects that were often both functional and decorative.

As the centre for crafts in Gippsland, the Sale Regional Arts Centre (today Gippsland Art Gallery) nurtured this explosion in creativity through exhibitions and acquisitions. The Craft Revolution dips into the Gallery’s extensive holdings of 1970s and 80s craft to relive the excitement and ‘can do’ attitude of the period.

Image: Karin WIGAN Australia, active 1960s, Tapestry Weaving undated, Wool and cotton, 147.5 x 64cm
Collection Gippsland Art Gallery.  
Bequest of Maie Casey, 1985

Helen Wright - The Edge of Reason

Helen Wright - The Edge of Reason

from March 23, 2016 @ 9:00 AM until May 29, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Gippsland Art Gallery - Sale

Helen Wright takes audiences into a universe of dreams where nothing is quite what it seems.

Her fantastical worlds propose a melding of a medieval past and a possible future, full of suggestion and intrigue. Her works range from bright hues and birdlife, through to darkly dystopian architectures that recall the demoninhabited interiors of Bosch and Piranesi.

Throughout this wild ensemble Tasmanian-based Wright maintains a balance of sorrow and humour, cast in a playful mix of painting, printing, sculpture and drawing. Hers is an art as an expression of life; of its loves, joys and agonies.

Coronet Bay Unplugged

Coronet Bay Unplugged

from April 02, 2016 @ 5:30 PM until July 02, 2016 @ 11:00 PM
April 02, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
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Open Mic Night is an evening of great entertainment. They meet on the first Saturday of every month at Coronet Bay Hall.

Doors Open at 5.30pm and the music starts at 7.00pm and concludes at 11.00pm.

Entry is a Gold coin donation. (All proceeds to Combined Community Group projects.) Each act is limited to 15mins. Performers and Audience of all ages are welcome.

Arts Focus 2016

Arts Focus 2016

from April 14, 2016 @ 10:00 AM until May 14, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
East Gippsland Art Gallery

Prints, drawings and ceramics will feature in the Biennial East Gippsland on Show Exhibition.

The aim of Arts Focus 2016 is to highlight works by talented artists from our region, showcasing excellence in visual arts and recognising individual artists’ success as selected by independent judges well versed in their particular field.

“East Gippsland abounds with artistic talent”, said Margaret Fox of East Gippsland On Show, the event organiser, “and we look forward to receiving a large number of entries for this prestigious event.”

Judging will culminate in the announcement of the successful artist in each category at the popular opening night function.

A trophy will be presented to the winner of each category, together with an overall winner whose name will be engraved on the Perpetual Trophy.

Entry forms and Conditions are available from East Gippsland Art Gallery, Bairnsdale and http://eastgippslandartgallery.org.au/calendar/open-a-e 

Entries may be submitted via CD or hard copy and posted to East Gippsland Art Gallery, 2 Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale VIC 3875.

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