Events

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery is strongly committed to audience development and has an active and lively range of public programs. The aim of these programs is to reach as many different groups of visitors as possible and to principally connect people with art.

Programs include a variety of activities including: artist & curator floor talks; workshops; master classes; weekend art classes; concerts; film nights; school holiday workshops and guided tours on request.

Regular public programs include artist talks by guest speakers in conjunction with most exhibitions. Special events such as lectures, concerts, performance and practical workshops cater for a broad range of audiences.

Free guided tours of the Gallery are available to school groups, bus tours and community groups and visits to the Hill End Residency cottages can also be arranged.


 EXHIBITION FORUM
 SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER  2017, 10AM - 4PM

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Leading Australian and international speakers including curators, collectors, artists and academics will come together to discuss a range of topics from curation, collecting, artistic practice, current trends, inclusivity, education and acceptance.

BRAG/ Library meeting room.  Entry is FREE.  For further information on the forum times, guest speakers and topics click here.

RSVP Saturday 7 October to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02 6333 6555

 

IMAGE: Fergus Greer, Leigh Bowery, SessionVII, Look 34, June 1994.  Courtesy Fergus Greer


 

 

 

 EXHIBITION OPENING & AFTER PARTY
 SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER  2017, OPENING 6PM - 8PM   AFTER PARTY 9PM - MIDNIGHT

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OFFICIALOPENING 6PM-8PM by the Honourable Don Harwin, MP, NSW Minister for the Arts.  BRAG Forecourt.  RSVP Saturday 7 October to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02 6333 6555

 

AFTER PARTY 9PM-MIDNIGHT - Join us for a night of music and celebrations at one of the most unique venues west of the Blue Mountains @ The Carrington, 99 Keppel St, Bathurst NSW.   For opening night seats or after party tickets RSVP by Saturday7 October 2017 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02 6333 6555

Download the invitation here.

IMAGE: Owen Leong, Milk Teeth 2014, archival pigment print on cotton paper, edition of 5 + 2Ap, 120 x 120cm.  Courtesy of the artists and Artereal Gallery Sydney.

 

 


THE UNFLINCHING GAZE: photo media & the male figure 
PUBLIC PROGRAMS 14 OCTOBER - 3 DECEMBER 2017

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A number of public programs will accompany the exhibition, including 2 forums featuring leading international and Australian artists, academics and curators discussing contemporary art, LGBTQI issues, and queer curating; film festival over 3 weeks; Curator's talks and guided tours.  All public programs at BRAG are FREE. 

Forum Catalogue of all events. The Unflinching Gaze Public Programs

 For bookings email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02 6333 6555

 

IMAGE:UNKNOWN AUSTRALIAN,The 9th Field Brigade (Detail),24/2/1938 (Liverpool, NSW), photo negative (copied from original nitrate photograph) 35mm. Collection State Library NSW