Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by a gallery and artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. New South Wales art galleries and their July 2017 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
First Street, Booragul 2284.
Fax 4921-0329. firstname.lastname@example.org artgallery.lakemac.com.au
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.30.
July 7 to Aug 20 Diane Arbus: American Portraits – presents the work of great American photographer Diane Arbus alongside a selection of work by her contemporaries. A National Gallery of Australia exhibition. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program.
Also, Your Collection: Photo i.d. – presents photographs from collection that speak to the identity of the Hunter region. A gallery project curated by Angus Bowen in consultation with Rob Cleworth.
The Lock Up
90 Hunter Street, Newcastle 2300.
(02) 4925-2265. www.thelockup.org.au
Wed-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 11.00 to 3.00.
To Aug 6 STITCHED UP – featuring 24 contemporary international and national fibre artists from Canada, Hungary, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Denmark and across Australia have contributed to the project. STITCHED UP gives a voice to the 193 girls who attended The Newcastle Industrial School, in the 150th-year since its opening. In partnership with Timeless Textiles. Curated by Anne Kempton and Wilma Simmons.
Newcastle Art Gallery (NAG)
1 Laman Street, Newcastle 2300.
(02) 4974-5100. email@example.com www.nag.org.au
Cultural Director (City of Newcastle): Liz Burcham.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 23 Abstraction: Celebrating Australian women abstract artists – a National Gallery of Australia exhibition. Showcasing works of art from the National Gallery of Australia and revealing the remarkable contribution Australian women artists have made to abstract art.
Grace Crowley, Abstract painting, 1947, oil on cardboard, 60.7 x 83.3cm. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Purchased 1959
To Aug 20 THE PHANTOM SHOW – an exhibition celebrating the Newcastle Art Gallery building’s 40th anniversary. The Phantom returns 40 years after the 1977 exhibition ‘Ghost who walks can never die’.
Euan MacLeod, Father of the first Phantom, 2000-2014, oil on canvas, 180cm x 137cm. Dietmar Lederwasch collection. Courtesy the artist
1/271 Ocean View Road, Ettalong Beach 2257.
Daily 8.30 to 4.30. July 12 to Sept 4 Sculpture at the Re:Publik by Boyd McMillan – current metal sculpture in painted aluminium and copper; @boydmcmillanartwork/sculpture at the re:publik.
Northumberland House, cnr King and Auckland streets, Newcastle 2300.
Office (02) 4921-5188. Gallery 4921-8733. firstname.lastname@example.org www.wattspacegallery.wordpress.com
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
June 28 to July 16 (opening Thurs June 29, 6.30pm) Danielle Minett, Ralph Kenke and Donna Jorna.
Also, Works by Fibre/Textiles students.
July 20 to Aug 6 (opening Fri July 21, 6.30pm) Solo exhibitions by Robyn Pedley, Emma Wilks and Chloe Hey.
Bowral Art Gallery
1 Short Street, Bowral 2576.
(02) 4861-4093. email@example.com www.bdasgallery.com www.facebook.com/bowralartgallery
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
The Bowral Art Gallery – home of the Bowral & District Art Society & BDAS workshops.
June 30 to July 9 (opening Fri June 30, 6.30pm) Pirtek Still Life Prize, sponsored by Pirtek Southern Highlands.
July 14 to 25 (opening Sat July 15, 2pm) This Fragile Land by Sue Southwood.
July 27 to Aug 1 The Life Class.
Robyn Kinsela, Ode to a Lemon, 2015, oil and oilstick on canvas, 91 x 182cm. Courtesy the artist and Bowral & District Art Society Inc
Elizabeth Burton, Blue Jug with Honesty. Courtesy the artist and Bowral & District Art Society Inc
Sturt Gallery & Studios
Cnr Range Road and Waverley Parade, Mittagong 2575.
(02) 4860-2083. firstname.lastname@example.org www.sturt.nsw.edu.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Sturt was established in 1941 and is a nationally significant and award winning centre for the teaching, sale, production and exhibition of contemporary Australian craft and design.
The Egg & Dart
Shop 2, 1-3 Raymond Road, Thirroul 2515.
(02) 4268-4885. email@example.com www.egganddart.com.au
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
July 21 to Aug 5 (opening Fri July 21, 6-8pm) The Egg & Dart Family and Friends Exhibition featuring Lynda Draper, Julia Flanagan, Rob Howe, India Mark, Frank Nowlan, Paul Ryan, Nick Santoro and Chris Zanko.
Arthur Apanski, Cornucopia XXI A.D.,2016, oil on canvas, 155 x 210cm
Arthur Apanski, White Rider, Pestilence (detail), 2014 oil on canvas 195 x 120cm
To July 23 John Bokor: The Source – vibrant evocative and multilayered paintings of everyday objects, interiors and landscapes of life.
Also, Bill O’Donovan: Go-Go. Self and the city – paintings and prints exploring the recurring motifs of the city.
To Aug 20 Brian Hartigan: Circle in the Round – a survey of abstract paintings and works on paper from 1980-2017.
Also, Indigenous Works from the Collection – exploring identity and family connections and includes works by Danie Mellor, Christian Thompson and Caroline Oakley.
July 22 to Oct 8 Heuristic – an exploration into the world of the street artist. Includes paintings, prints, digital media and virtual reality. Curated by Simon Grant.
Blue Mountains City Art Gallery
30 Parke Street, Katoomba 2780.
(02) 4780-5410. firstname.lastname@example.org www.bluemountainsculturalcentre.com.au
Adults $5/Conc. $3. Children under 16 free.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Public hols 10.00 to 2.00.
July 1 to Aug 13 National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017. Blue Mountains City Art Gallery is the first venue in The National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017 tour. The exhibition is selected from a national field of entries, reflecting the distinctive vision of Australia’s aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects. A National Portrait Gallery exhibition.
Gary Grealy, Richard Morecroft and Alison Mackay, 2016. Courtesy the artist and Blue Mountains City Art Gallery
July 8 to Aug 13 Tracey Moffatt from the MAMA collection – this exhibition is drawn from the collection of the Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA), and features photographs from Moffatt’s ‘Something More’, ‘Scarred for Life’ and ‘Some Lads’ series. A touring exhibition from the MAMA collection.
Tracey Moffatt, Something More # 3, 1989, Cibachrome photograph. Commissioned by MAMA with funds from Visual Arts/Craft Board of the Australia Council, Aboriginal Arts Committee of the Australia Council, the Exhibitions Development Fund of the Regional Galleries Association of New South Wales and the New South Wales Ministry for the Arts, 1989. MAMA collection
Sue Daley, The Siblings, 2017, edition of 8, photomontage, giclee print on photo rag paper, 97 x 35cm
July 13 to 31 A Blue Mountains Winter selected landscapes and secondary market works.
Jane Canfield, Landscape 1, 2017, oil on canvas, 40 x 40cm
Central Tablelands Western Districts Greater NSW
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst 2795.
(02) 6333-6555. www.bathurstart.com.au
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun and public hols 11.00 to 2.00.
To July 30 Soft Core.
Also, Jo Davenport: Mapping Hill End, Todd Fuller: Icarus of the Hill, and Rachel Milne: After Olley.
Western Plains Cultural Centre
Dubbo Regional Gallery – The Armati Bequest, Dubbo Regional Museum and Community Arts Centre, 76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo 2830.
(02) 6801-4444. email@example.com westernplainsculturalcentre.org
Daily 10.00 to 4.00, Fri 10.00 to 6.00.
To July 2 Close to Home: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2016.
To Aug 6 Paris Norton: White Wash, and ARTEXPRESS.
To Aug 20 Gregory Carosi: 365.
To Sept 3 Portraits of Language.
July 8 to Aug 20 Archibald Prize 2016.