East Gippsland Shire

Kangaroo Tales

Kangaroo Tales

from May 18, 2017 @ 9:00 AM until June 17, 2017 @ 5:00 PM
East Gippsland Art Gallery

A sculpture Installation made from both contemporary and traditional materials and techniques, including kangaroo skins, basket grass, perspex, lighting, hot wire burning and upholstery.  A collaborative work by East Gippsland artists Frances Harrison, Lennie Hayes, Catherine Larkins.

Grass sculpture by expert weaver Elaine Terrick brings an ancient Aboriginal technique into a contemporary realm.

Image: Frances Harrison, Willy Wagtail (detail) Hotwire burning on kangaroo skins.

Reconciliation Week exhibitions are in partnership with East Gippsland Shire Council.

FIRE UP – Glass fusing with Andrea McKey

FIRE UP – Glass fusing with Andrea McKey

May 27, 2017 @ 10:30 AM
East Gippsland Art Gallery

Andrea will teach participants how to work with glass, make colour choices, do some glass cutting and assemble a pattern on a clear glass base.  Andrea will fuse and slump the dish at home in her studio and return dishes to the gallery for collection.

Times: 10.30 – 12.30

Basket over a Mould with Lynn Lochrie

Basket over a Mould with Lynn Lochrie

May 28, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Make a beautiful basket over a mould from native plant materials.

Times: 10am-4pm

Venue: Ensay Winery, 5094 Great Alpine Rd, Ensay

Bookings: Lynn 0437 759 610 or lynnlochrie@yahoo.com.au 

22nd Choir Festival

22nd Choir Festival

May 28, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

Venue: St Mary’s Church, Bairnsdale

Bookings: Keith Ford 5152 7155

We’re Going On A Bear Hunt

We’re Going On A Bear Hunt

May 29, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Forge Theatre and Arts Hub

WE’RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT is the wonderful story of a family out for walk and on the lookout for a growling bear - they have to march through long swishy grass, wade through thick gloopy mud and even battle a snow storm before entering a big dark cave where maybe they will finally spot the glinty wet eyes of a slobbering, gigantic bear winking at them through the blackness.

This 55 minute mini-musical captures the fun and frolics of a father who is clearly still a child at heart, his three children including a tiny intrepid bear hunter in the making – baby is strapped to dad’s back plus the family dog and of course....a BIG BROWN CUDDLY BEAR!

Come in your pyjamas, dressing gowns and slippers for extra fun. Adults too!

Suitable for ages 2 years - 8 years.

Pop up  performance “Crashendo"

Pop up performance “Crashendo"

May 31, 2017 @ 4:00 PM

Times: 4-4:30pm

Venue: Pop Up performance, Bairnsdale

More Information: crashendo@bigpond.com 

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