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.

 GUIDED TOURS OF THE UNFLINCHING GAZE: photo media & the male figure 
EVERY SATURDAY 21 October  - 25 November 2017, 11 AM - 12PM

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An hour of insights into the artworks and themes of The Unflinching Gaze: photo media & the male figure

No booking required.  Entry is FREE.  

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

CURATOR'S TALK 'Gossip: Andy Warhol's Private Life and his Art'
THURSDAY 23 November 2017, 6 PM

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Join BRAG Director and Curator of The Unflinching Gaze, Mr Richard Perram OAM, for an illustrated talk on one of the most prolific and popular artists of all time, Andy Warhol.  

No booking required.  Entry is FREE.  

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 IMAGE: Richard Perram in from of Andy Warhol's Mick Jagger 1975, photographic screenprint on Arched Aquarelle paper.

 

 

 

 

 

CURATOR'S 'UN' NUDE TOUR
THURSDAY 30 November 2017, 6 PM

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Join BRAG Director and Curator of The Unflinching Gaze, Mr Richard Perram OAM, (FULLY CLOTHED) for an hour of insights into the artworks and themes of The Unflinching Gaze: photo media & the male figure

No booking required.  Entry is FREE.  

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

 IMAGE: Robert Wilson Brad Pitt (detail) 2004 (still) video portrait, looped.  Courtesy the artist and the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, NY.

 

 

 

 

EXHIBITION OPENING
FRIDAY 8 December  2017,  6 PM

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Montages: The Full Cut, 1999-2015 Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg. 

James Capper: Mark Maker. 

[un]packed: from the permanent collection.  

To be opened by Richard Perram OAM, Director, BRAG.

Entry to the opening event is $8 for non BRAGS members, $6 for BRAGS members and $5 for students, tickets are available at the door on the night. 

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IMAGE:Montages: The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015 Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg, installation view Artspace, Sydney, 2016. Photo: Zan Wimberley 

ARTIST TALK WITH GARY HILLBERG
FRIDAY 8 December  2017,  5 PM

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Join Gary Hillberg, an experimental filmmaker and music video producer since the late 1980s as he provides insight to the suite of 8 films in Montages: The Full Cut and his16 years of collaborative practice with artist Tracey Moffatt.  

Montages: The Full Cut was developed by Artspace, Sydney and is touring nationally in partnership with Museums & Galleries of NSW.

 

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This is a FREE event.

 

 

 

IMAGE: Tracey Moffatt & Gary Hillberg, Love (detail-Still) 2003, 21 mintueslooped video, sound.  Courtesy the artist, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery and Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York.  

DEMONSTRATION AND CONVERSTAION
SATURDAY 9 December  2017,  11 AM

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James Capper: Mark Maker.  

Join the artist as he demonstrates his sculptural mark making machines followed by a conversation with artist James Capper and curator Edward Campbell. The pair will discuss James’ inspiration and process, and his experiences bringing his works to life in different locations - and on varied terrains - around the world, including his recent time in Broken Hill.  

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This is a FREE event.

 

 

 

IMAGE: James Capper, HYDRA STEP with 4 STEP TYPE TEETH and 4 GRIPPER TYPE TEETH. 145 x 65 x 200 cm.  Weight 750 kg  

 

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