Many Places, Many Times
Aboriginal Works from the Riddoch Art Gallery Collection
There are 21 artworks/artefacts in this exhibition. They are drawn from the Riddoch Gallery’s Collection of art that includes sculptures, paintings, works-on-paper, artefacts, ephemera, and the Gooch Collection of indigenous art. In the context of the Collection overall, the 21 works are from the Gallery’s own acquisitions gathered through gifts and purchases over many decades. For more information including an educational supplement visit here.
Exhibiting NOW until July 2nd, 2017. Free Entry. Cathleen Edkins Gallery
The Needham Religious Art Prize
The Needham Religious Art Prize was established in 1998 through the Anglican Parish of Mount Gambier, to encourage artists to interpret or portray an event character, story or truth from the Bible.
The Needham Religious Art Prize attracts challenging and thought-provoking paintings from artists who draw inspiration from both the Old and the New Testaments. Entries have come from South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia. Distinguished judges have been Giles Auty (1998, then national art critic for The Australian); Ben Gennochio (2000, art critic for The Australian); John McDonald (2002, then Head of Australian Art at the National Gallery of Australia); Frances Lindsay (2004, Deputy Director of NGV Australia); Dr. Ian George (2006, former Archbishop of Adelaide); and Barry Jones AO (2008, polymath and former Federal Government Minister): Gordon Morrison (2015, Director of the Art Gallery of Ballarat).
This year’s $10,000 Acquisitive Prize will be judged by the Right Reverend David and Mrs Marion McCall OAM.
OPENS: Friday May 19th at 6pm.
EXHIBITS: May 20th until July 2nd. Free Entry. Main Gallery and Margaret Scott Gallery.