Exhibition Programs

Join Blue Mountains Cultural Centre for a range of artist talks, panel discussions, in conversations, film screenings and more. See below for what’s on this month or the side panel for all other upcoming programs.


LANDMARKS: PUBLIC PROGRAMS

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TALKS:

OPEN STUDIO

Monday 16 January, 11:00am – 12:00pm

FREE EVENT. RSVPs appreciated at Reception or 4780 5410

Exhibiting artists Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro will be transforming the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre’s workshop space into an art studio to create an installation which will be included in Landmarks. On Monday 16 January the studio will be open to the public. Drop by to see the creation process and chat to the artists.

IN CONVERSATION

Saturday 21 January, 6:00pm – 7:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm)

FREE EVENT. RSVPs essential at Reception or 4780 5410.  

Join Paul Brinkman, Director of Blue Mountains Cultural Centre for an evening In Conversation with Anthony Bond OAM, Curator and former Director Curatorial at the Art Gallery of NSW; Sabrina Roesner, Exhibitions Manager of Blue Mountains Cultural Centre; Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro, exhibiting artists and Nicholas Chambers, Senior Curator, Modern and Contemporary International Art at the Art Gallery of NSW.

Presented by Blue Mountains City Art Gallery & Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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LUNCHTIME TALK

Saturday 11 March, 11:00am – 12:00pm

FREE with Gallery ticket. RSVPs appreciated at Reception or 4780 5410

Find out more about Landmarks and join us for a lunchtime talk with Anthony Bond OAM, Curator and former Director Curatorial at the Art Gallery of NSW and exhibiting artists Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro.


KIDS WORKSHOPS:

PRINTMAKING SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM WITH LOCAL ARTIST FREEDOM WILSON

Wednesday 25 January, 10am – 2pm 
Suitable for 6 – 11 years.
Unleash your creative side this school holiday and learn the art of printmaking with local artist Freedom Wilson. In this workshop you will create and print a collagraph plate using natural found objects. Draw from your own imagination as you arrange objects such as leaves, grasses, flowers, petals and feathers to create an intaglio print from a collagraph plate. Inspiration will be taken from the work of Andy Goldsworthy which will be on display as part of the exhibition Landmarks: Works from the John Kaldor Family and AGNSW Collection.
$66 | $60 InSight Members. All materials are included, however participants are welcome to bring leaves, grasses, petals, feathers, etc. that they have collected from home as well. Please wear old clothes or an art smock.
Bookings essential at Reception or 4780 5410.

KIDS LAGERPHONE MAKING WORKSHOP WITH EXHIBITING ARTISTS CLAIRE HEALY & SEAN CORDEIRO

Saturday 4 February, Session 1: 10:30am – 12:30pm | Session 2: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

FREE EVENT. Places are limited. RSVPs essential at Reception or 4780 5410

Suitable for 5 – 12 years.

Come along and join in the fun with exhibiting artists Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro as you learn to make a lagerphone. Lagerphones are a traditional Australian percussion instrument with a tambourine-like quality. Lagerphones are simple to make and easy to play so be sure to join us and you’ll be making music in no time!

 

IMAGE: Christo Wrapped Island, Project for South Pacific Ocean 1970, collage: pencil, fabric, twine, staples, photograph, crayon, charcoal, pastel, Perspex box, 71.5 x 56  cm Art Gallery of New South Wales  John Kaldor Family Collection Photo: Jenni Carter/AGNSW © Christo