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Colours of Australia | Hervey Bay Spinners, Weavers and Fibre Artists

September 7 @ 10:00 am - November 27 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 27, 2022

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Description: Showcasing the work of members of Hervey Bay Spinners, Weavers and Fibre Artists inspired by the theme Colours of Australia. The works presented are in the form of weaving, spinning , knitting, felting and stitching using a large range of fibres and yarns like wool, silk, alpaca, cotton, linen, stencil and natural fibres like raffia and banana.   Drawn from the dynamic and varied landscapes found around Australia, these works provide a fresh perspective on the world around us.…

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Bill Henson: the light fades but the gods remain

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Description: The light fades but the gods remain is a major exhibition showcasing two key series by Bill Henson, one of Australia’s most eminent artists, exploring the suburb of Glen Waverley where he grew up. In celebration of MGA’s 25th anniversary, Bill Henson was commissioned to revisit the suburb of his childhood and to produce a new body of work that reflects upon his earlier series Untitled 1985–86, known by many as ‘the suburban series’. This ground-breaking commission offers an…

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Fiona Foley: Veiled Paradise

December 10, 2022 @ 10:00 am - February 26, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
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Description:  Veiled Paradise surveys three decades of Badtjala artist Dr. Fiona Foley’s practice. This leading contemporary Aboriginal artist’s work is informed by her ancestral connection to K’gari/Fraser Island, drawing equally upon its serene beauty and the history of systemic violence and sexual exploitation perpetrated on its shores. Incorporating original research around the Government- regulated opium trade and of the connection between sex and violence on the frontier and beyond, the artist refutes colonisation’s attempts to erase her people and their…

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