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​PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES

Entanglements: Humans, Animals, Environments

​The Gallery is delighted to present a series of talks in partnership with the University of Wollongong. Researchers from the Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society and Space (ACCESS) and from the Animal Studies Research Network (ASRN) share ideas and developments from their research.​​

​The Flight of Birds: Writing about birds, humans and the planet with
Joshua Lobb

Thursday 13 June 5-6.30pm

Law and Lawlessness: Deep time and settlers colonial era inundation histories with Lou Glover

Thursday 1 August 5-6.30pm

Dirty Ecologies: The black marlin in Allens Creek with Michael Adams

Thursday 29 August 5.6.30pm

On the Island: on the Water: Underwater with Leah Gibbs

Thursday 26 Setpember 5-6.30pm

The 'Smart' Urban-State and Emergent Multispecies Politics in India with Yamini Narayanan

Thursday 7 November 5-6.30pm

WAG Public Lecture Series Entanglements Humans Animals Environment.pdf


​​MONOCHROME Works from the Collection

​Chinese Calligraphy Workshop with Dr Fan Dongwang

Saturday 13 July 12 - 4pm
​Learn the basics of traditional Chinese calligraphy, using simple but expressive brush strokes on rice paper to create beautiful Chinese characters. Suitable for beginners. This calligraphic technique can be applied in other Traditional Chinese Painting classes.
Cost $50/$40 Friends. All materials supplied​
​Eventbrite Link:​ Chinese Calligraphy Workshop​


​A PLACE TO CALL HOME

Artists’ talk

Wednesday 5 June, 11am - 12noon
Riste Andrievski and Frank Nowlan will discuss their art practices with reference to the works on display. Free, all welcome
Artists Talk eflyer.pdf 

The Landscape of Home with author Amber Creswell Bell
and local artist John Bokor

Sunday 9 June, 1.30 – 3pm
Amber will talk about her book ‘A Painted Landscape’ in which she writes about artists and place. John Bokor will discuss his creative responses to home and the local landscape.
Free, all welcome
The Landscape of Home eflyer.pdf
 

Special Event

A Place to Call Home Finissage

Sunday 21 July, 1.30 – 3.30pm
Join us for a floor talk, music performance and afternoon tea.
1.30pm Sheds, Shacks And Shelter ​
A walk-through talk by Dr Joseph Davis providing all sorts of arcane details and insights about Illawarra’s built environment as seen by its artists from 1832 - 2018.
2.30pm Music performance and afternoon tea The Klezmer Valley Girls evoke the sounds of home featuring accordion and banjo.
Free, all welcome

 

​BLOOMIN' ART

Flora of The Illawarra Watercolour Workshop with Ann Clarke 

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May, 12 – 4pm 

Immerse yourself in the beauty and design of Illawarra’s flowers. Learn drawing and watercolour techniques to create flower portraits filled with light, translucency, and life. Beginners to experienced artists. Cost $120/$110 Friends. (+ GST & booking fee) Materials supplied.​
Eventbrite LinkFlora of the Illawarra workshop​



 

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