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May 2019

Izabela Pluta: Reversal

May 18 - July 21
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Reversal is a photographically-based installation that draws on Rose Macaulay’s 1953 book, Pleasure of Ruins, which articulates a relationship between the disappearance of buildings and the limitations of words used to describe them. Pluta’s exhibition materially translates, fragments and reconfigures Macaulay’s ideas to explore the mutability of things and the impermanence of places. Izabela Pluta has exhibited widely in Australia and in 2018 was shortlisted for the MAMA Foundation National Photographic Award. In 2019 Pluta will be presenting new work…

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Angelica Mesiti – Relay League

May 18 @ 12:00 am - July 21 @ 11:00 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Angelica Mesiti – Relay League On view 18 May – 21 July Calling all. This is our last cry before our eternal silence. This message sent by Morse code in 1997 was the poetic starting point for artist Angelica Mesiti as she embarked on creating her exciting new work: Relay League. The message was not, as one may assume, a desperate transmission sent from a sinking ship, but rather, the final message signalling the end of the use of Morse…

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Wendy Stokes Within and Between – Walking in the space of Landscape

May 18 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 6:00 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

On view 18 May – 21 July 2019 at the Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie  Walking in the space of Landscape merges experiences of connection and process, both being key to engaging, knowing and understanding a site. Whilst attending an International Cite des Arts residency in Paris in 2014, Stokes spent time exploring Claude Monet sites of the coast and the Giverny Garden. Exploring parallels between these and Stokes’ Australian locations the exhibition explores drawing as a vehicle to interweave…

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Accessible Art Tours in the Gallery

May 31 - November 29
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Accessible Art Tours are provided on the last Friday of the month. Tours for individuals or groups and their carers. Accessible Art Tours provide a welcoming relaxed environment, helping enhancing connection to the exhibitions on display, while encouraging self-expression. This relaxed tour will provide an opportunity for participants to share their opinions and experiences. This tour is replacing Art and Alzheimer’s and is now available to all patrons with accessibility needs. Occurs on the last Friday of the month. Patrons…

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June 2019

Jason Wing What binds us……

June 6 - July 21
Manning Regional Art Gallery,
12 Macquarie Street, Taree, NSW 2430 Australia

What binds us…is a new exhibition by Sydney-based Jason Wing, who strongly identifies with his Chinese and Aboriginal Biripi heritage. Wing began as a street artist and has since expanded his practice to incorporate photomedia, installation and painting. Influenced by his bi-cultural upbringing, Wing explores the ongoing challenges that impact his wider community. Calling into question our understanding of history and of our current socio-political reality, Wing repurposes everyday objects and imagery, creating works that are both visually confronting and…

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July 2019

Art Tours in the Gallery

July 6 - August 31
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

As part of the Glasshouse’s 10th birthday celebrations we are providing an insightful free tour with our trained Gallery guides. Come and explore the current exhibitions on display. Free Art Tours are provided every Saturday during July and August. Bookings essential. The Glasshouse Regional Gallery supporting arts within our community. Please note: the Glasshouse Regional Gallery is closed on Mondays.

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Wuurudarruy, Darruyay-Junyirrigam, Ngindayjumi – VOICE, TREATY, TRUTH

July 6 @ 5:00 pm - July 19 @ 7:00 pm
Artspace Urunga,
13 Bonville St, Urunga,
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To acknowledge and celebrate Naidoc Week 2019, The Art Space, Urunga is delighted to present an exhibition of Aboriginal Art by artists living on Gumbaynggiir Nation. The exhibition will include award-winning & established artists as well as youth & emerging artists. OPENING NIGHT 5 – 7 PM SAT JULY 6

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HOLIDAY FUN! Art activities for kids aged 4-9

July 10 @ 10:00 am - July 17 @ 5:00 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Sprouts children’s art sessions never fail to delight our budding young artists! We LOVE kids at the Glasshouse. While their bodies might still be growing, their imaginations are already gigantic. We are always amazed and inspired by their energy and enthusiasm for all things creative. Bring your kids and come along to one of our Glasshouse Sprouts activities. Glasshouse Sprouts provides art activities in the Regional Gallery for our Glasshouse ‘sprouts’ – helping them grow their creativity, learn new skills…

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Re Storying out Planet

July 10 @ 11:00 am - July 21 @ 3:00 pm
The Stables,
Bellingen,

‘ReSTORYING our Planet’ – New stories for a new future. As part of the LeaF festival theme this exhibition, by members of the Arts Network Bellingen group, engages in environmental concerns. Art Stables in Bellingen Join us at the opening on Wednesday 10 July 5.30 – 7.30pm Wednesday 10th July – 21st July Opening hours 11am – 3pm Saturdays and Sundays. Mixed Up Arts presents an Arts Network Bellingen group exhibition,

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Bird’s Eye View Cartoon Art Exhibition

July 12 - August 4
National Cartoon Gallery @The Bunker, Coffs Harbour,
1 John Champion Way, Coffs Harbour,

Where would the world be without women? Back by Popular Demand! You asked, you get…a showcase of a special selection of cartoons, from a Bird’s Eye View: women cartoonists and their take on the world. The exhibition will run from 12 July until 4 August, 10 am to 4 pm daily. Entry is Adults $5; children u16 $3; Friends of the Gallery and kids u5 Free.

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Elsewhere: Travels through Syria, Iran, Egypt, Morocco and Central Asia Exhibition

July 13 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 4:00 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

WENDY SHARPE & BERNARD OLLIS On view 13 July – 29 September, 2019 This exhibition features new works created by the celebrated Australian artists Wendy Sharpe and Bernard Ollis during their recent travels through Syria, Iran, Egypt, Morocco and Central Asia. Wendy Sharpe and Bernard Ollis create art in response to humanity. During their extensive journeys, they created sketchbooks, drawings and paintings to record conversations and chance meetings with people from all walks of life. These works will introduce you…

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42nd TAREE OPEN ART EXHIBITION 2019

July 14 - 21
Taree High School Hall,
Taree, NSW Australia

Organised by Taree Artists Inc., local and interstate artists have been invited to submit their work and join the fun in competing for prizes and selling their artwork. There are several categories in the exhibition, including oil or acrylic painting, watercolour, pastel, mixed media, drawing, miniatures and three dimensional works. More than $6000 in prize money is on offer and there’s a Peoples’ Choice Award as well. The Taree Open Art Exhibition is the only major annual art exhibition in…

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Helen Goldsmith Still Life Interiors Workshop

July 17
Sawtell Art Gallery,
Cr Lyons & Bayldon Roads, opp Sawtell Bowling Club, Sawtell, NSW 2452 Australia

Another workshop with local renowned artist Helen Goldsmith. Exploring your creation of your own “Still Life“.

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Glasshouse Sprouts Road Show 2019 at Wauchope Library

July 18
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Awesome Fun! The Glasshouse Sprouts program is on the move! Kids and their grownups will have fun creating art together! The artworks are inspired by Glasshouse Regional Gallery exhibitions and are a great way to learn creatively. Bring your kids and come along to one of our Glasshouse Sprouts Road Show activities these school holidays. Glasshouse ‘sprouts’ – helping them grow their creativity, learn new skills and make new friends! The activities are just $7.50 per child – places are…

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Supernatural

July 18 - August 10
Ultragrafik Fine Art,
Shop 4, Colonial Arcade, 25-27 Hay St., Port Macquarie,

Supernatural is a group art exhibition exploring the mysteries of the urban and natural environments. Local artists John Scott, David Brooker, George Liddle, Beric Henderson and Elva Henderson are joined by Sydney artist Steven Durbach in an exciting display of paintings, drawings and sculpture that try and capture that “otherwordly” aspect of familiar earthly places and creatures. Entry and free and all works for sale. Visit us at Ultragrafik Gallery, Shop 4 Colonial Arcade (Hay St. end), Port Macquarie CBD.…

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Movember in July

July 18 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 4:30 pm
Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery,
Kinchela Street, Gladstone,

Movember In July-Celebrating Men in Art Back by popular demand an art exhibition celebrating Mid North Coast Men’s Art. It’s time to put the finishing touches painting, sculpting, potting, carving, furniture making etc The Movember Foundation works to address some of the biggest men’s health issues faced by men. The Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery is donating entry fees ($10 for 3 artworks) to this worthy cause. The exhibition runs from Thursday 18th July to Sunday 28th July, 2019. The…

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If Beale Street Could Talk

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
The Jetty Memorial Theatre,
337 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour,
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TD. Barry Jenkins | 119mins | MA15+ | USA Director Barry Jenkins’ ambitious follow-up to Moonlight adapts James Baldwin’s poignant novel about a woman fighting to free her falsely accused husband from prison before the birth of their child. From the director of the Oscar-winning Moonlight, in his third feature, Barry Jenkins draws deep from the well of James Baldwin, whose profound insight into African Americans’ unique place in American society serves as inspiration for this gorgeous tone poem on love…

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Taikoz – The Beauty of 8

July 19 @ 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Glasshouse,
cnr Clarence and Hay St, Port Macquarie,

GLASSHOUSE PORT MACQUARIE PRESENTS For one night only, Australia’s internationally acclaimed drumming ensemble Taikoz will leave you breathless as they perform alongside world renowned taiko player and dancer Kodo Distinguished member Chieko Kojima and shakuhachi Grandmaster Riley Lee. Infectious rhythms, soaring melodies, lavish costumes and huge drums deliver a spectacular experience. The Beauty of 8 explores the many expressive qualities of the taiko, contrasting masculine and feminine, extrovert and introvert, tradition and innovation. The title refers to the mesmerising shapes…

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Saltwater Freshwater Arts 2019

July 19 @ 10:00 am - September 14 @ 4:00 pm
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery,
Corner Coffs & Duke Streets, Coffs Harbour, 2450 2450 Australia

A celebration of Aboriginal arts and culture from the Mid North Coast: the Worimi, Biripi, Dunghutti and Gumbaynggirr nations that make up the Saltwater Freshwater region. The exhibition includes the Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance Aboriginal art award and a display of contemporary cultural objects. There will be public programs throughout the exhibition, including storytelling, weaving and language workshops. Guest curator and judge of the 2019 award: Amanda Hayman of BlakLash Projects.

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Saltwater Freshwater Exhibition Opening

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Coffs Harbour Regional Art Gallery,
Duke Street, Coffs Harbour,

A celebration of Aboriginal arts and culture from the Mid North Coast: the Worimi, Biripi, Dunghutti and Gumbaynggirr nations that make up the Saltwater Freshwater region. The exhibition includes the Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance Aboriginal art award and a display of contemporary cultural objects, plus extensive public programs such as storytelling, weaving and language workshops. The guest curator and judge of this year’s award is Amanda Hayman of BlakLash Projects, a creative agency that specialises in cultural events and exhibitions…

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New Narratives presented by HiBall

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Jetty Memorial Theatre,
337 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour,
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A night of film celebrating the new wave of independent filmmakers. The works have been selected by the creative studio HIBALL, to showcase alongside their new short film ‘A Nice Place To Stop’, shot entirely in Coffs Harbour. ‘Hiball Presents: New Narratives’ is focused on presenting emerging independent Australian filmmakers. The six film works presented have been selected for their highly stylized approach to filmmaking and the unique perspectives they offer.   FILMMAKERS: HIBALL – A Nice Place To Stop…

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Smart Portraits – A smartphone photography workshop

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Seed Creative,
Unit 2/44 Gordon St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444,

Presented by Ronnie Grammatica, the artist behind #facesofthehastings, as part of the Art Walk 2019. A workshop designed for anyone seeking to better understand how to use their smartphone camera to capture great portrait pictures in everyday situations. WORKSHOP SUMMARY Ronnie will show that expensive and complicated equipment and programs are not essential for capturing and creating unique and powerful images. Everything you need is at hand in a smartphone. Coupled with a basic understanding of the key photography rules,…

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Saltwater Freshwater Artist Tour

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Coffs Harbour Regional Museum,
215 Harbour Drive (old Courthouse building), Coffs Harbour, 2450 2450 Australia

Come along to hear the stories and inspiration behind the artists works. A celebration of Aboriginal arts and culture from the Mid North Coast: the Worimi, Biripi, Dunghutti and Gumbaynggirr nations that make up the Saltwater Freshwater region. The exhibition includes the Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance Aboriginal art award and a display of contemporary cultural objects, plus extensive public programs such as storytelling, weaving and language workshops.

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CANCELLED – Alice in Wonderland – Melbourne City Ballet

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Manning Entertainment Centre,
Manning Street, Taree, NSW 2430 Australia

***EVENT CANCELLED*** due to unforeseen circumstances, Melbourne City Ballet has cancelled the remainder of this year’s national tour of Alice in Wonderland.  Two of Australia’s leading Choreographers, Melbourne City Ballet’s Michael Pappalardo (Artistic Director) and Brendan Bradshaw (Artistic Associate), collaborate to pay homage to the well known novel by Lewis Carroll, “Alice In Wonderland”. With this enchanting ballet complimented by a Tchaikovsky’s arrangement. “Alice In Wonderland” tells the story of a young girl who is whisked away to a magical world…

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