Kick off the weekend exploring the latest exhibitions at Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery with the next Friday Session on from 5 pm – 7 pm this week.
Including live music from Fraser Coast musician Ricky Manych, the Friday session provides a great opportunity to view the gallery afterhours for those who may not be able to make it during regular opening hours.
The event is free entry with drinks available for purchase from the bar.
Bundaberg Regional Council Arts, Culture and Events portfolio spokesperson Cr John Learmonth said the range of unique exhibitions on display are not to be missed.
“The upcoming Friday session provides the perfect opportunity for those who may not be able to get to the gallery during usual opening hours to be given the chance to see the current exhibitions, take a look at the gallery shop and enjoy live music,” Cr Learmonth said.
“The range of exhibitions currently on display are excellent, so I encourage everyone to come down and start their weekend at the gallery.”
The Gallery Shop is also open for business, for you to purchase bespoke, handmade goods and support local artisans.
Bundaberg art gallery exhibitions on display include:
Ink in the Lines — Gallery One
Behind every tattoo is a story. Ink in the Lines, a touring exhibition from the Australian War Memorial, shares the stories of Australia's military veterans through their tattoos.
Ink in the Lines steps outside the chronological military history narrative in favour of a thematic structure that portrays the deeply personal wartime experiences of Australian men and women through the medium of their tattoos.
Each tattoo is as personal and unique as the story it conveys.
Bugle Boy and the Electric Boogaloos – The Vault
Just as the bugle called the troops from their slumber, a line is asked to mobilise.
In this series of experimental videos and drawings, Sydney based artist Todd Fuller collaborates with conductor and brass musician Ryley Gillen.
Together they create an interdisciplinary call and response.
Design CQ – Gallery Two
In 2019, Shelley Pisani kicked off a 2-year project that responded to an observed need in regional Queensland for professionalisation of visual arts practice.
CQ Shopfront was a project that worked with Central Queensland artists and makers with the aim of building business and product development capacity.
Design CQ showcases the products of 32 of the project’s participants, inclusive of some of the Artisans in Residence who successfully led mentoring-based residencies.
These artists have taken their learnings from the program, the networks they have built, and new directions forged, and have developed products that reflect their passions, their values and a desire to approach their arts practice with an entrepreneurial hat on.
When: Friday 24 June
Time: 5 pm to 7 pm
Location: Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery – 1 Barolin Street
Free entry – all welcome!
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