Exhibitions 2015

MAMBO: 3Ø1 Years of Shelf Indulgence

28 Nov 2015 to 24 Jan 2016
A thirty plus year survey of work showcasing the humour and offbeat attitude synonymous with MAMBO.
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Kilgour Prize 2015

14 Nov 2015 to 7 Feb 2016
The Kilgour Prize is an annual art prize for figurative and portrait painting that awards $50,000 for the most outstanding work of art. A People’s Choice is also awarded of $5000 to the painting voted most popular by the general public.
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Kirsten Coelho - In the Falling Light

12 Sep to 15 Nov 2015
This focus exhibition of South Australian ceramic artist Kirsten Coelho showcases her technical abilities as one of Australia’s most significant rising talents.
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A gift to the city: the Roland Pope collection

15 Aug to 1 Nov 2015
Presented by Newcastle Art Gallery and Newcastle Region Library. This exhibition acknowledges the legacy of a single man who contributed much to the development of culture in the Hunter region.
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John Kaldor Family Collection Artist Room #2 - Bill Viola

15 Aug to 1 Nov 2015
This display from the Art Gallery of NSW, which includes the John Kaldor Family Collection, features significant video works by Viola. It is among a series of touring 'artist rooms’ drawing on the Kaldor collection, which represents a number of...
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Different Realities: Peter Boggs

13 Jun to 30 Aug 2015
This solo exhibition will feature a variety of works of art from recent years which have been executed overseas and in his studio.
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Distillation: The art of Brett McMahon

13 Jun to 30 Aug 2015
Newcastle based artist Brett McMahon’s signature practice has explored the realms of the grid, geometric and linear abstraction.
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Interior Lives

13 Jun to 30 Aug 2015
Interior lives brings together works of art that depict domestic spaces - inhabited or vacant.
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SYDNEY 6: Hinders Lewers Plates Abstract artists, friends, partners, siblings, 1940s-1970s

9 May - 2 Aug 2015
Frank and Margel Hinder, Gerald and Margo Lewers and Carl and Jocelyn Plate, all founding or early members and exhibitors with Sydney’s Contemporary Art Society (CAS). The exhibition will document the artists’ experimentation with diverse media...
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Capital and country: the Federation years 1900–1914

7 Mar to 31 May 2015
Capital and country: the Federation years 1900–1914 is the National Gallery of Australia’s first major exhibition to focus on Australian painting from this formative era of the nation’s history.
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Baden Pailthorpe: Spatial Operations

7 Feb to 26 Apr 2015
Spatial Operations addresses the power of artefacts and ANZAC mythology. Made from 210 individual sculptures, each piece is a cast pulped paper replica of the SAS helmet used by Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith from the Afghanistan...
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Photography meets feminism: Australian women photographers 1970s–80s

7 Feb to 26 Apr 2015
This exhibition considers some of the ways that women’s liberation and feminism converged with photography in Australia during the 1970s and ‘80s
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