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.

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.

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Upcoming Public Programs

 

ADRIENNE DOIG IN CONVERSATION

Saturday 12 December @ 2.30pm
Join exhibiting artist Adrienne Doig and BRAG Curator Emma Collerton, as they discuss the artworks of Adrienne Doig from performance works to tapestry to use of everyday materials.
Limited capacity, RSVP essential, FREE.
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MAKE & DO: YOU DO YOU WITH ADRIENNE DOIG

Wednesday 20 January @ 6–7.30pm
Part workshop, part informal artist talk, join in this hands-on artist talk with Adrienne Doig and create your own portrait inspired by the work Everyday Me!
Limited capacity, RSVP essential via EventBrite, $20 BRAGS Members, $25 Non-members. Includes light refreshments.
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JURGIS MIKSEVICIUS: EXHIBITION TOURS

Saturdays 12 December 2020, 16 & 23 January 2021 @ 11am
Join author Carolyn Leigh as she discusses her father’s paintings and presents insights into the artist’s life and work, drawing on conversations, audio recordings and published works over a 20-year period.
Capacity 10, RSVP essential via EventBrite, FREE.
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NEW PERSPECTIVES: ART AND LIFE IN THE BATHURST MIGRANT CAMP

Saturday 6 February 2021 @ 2.30pm
This panel discussion looks at life in the Bathurst Migrant Camp through the experience of Jurgis Miksevicius, a
Lithuanian born artist who immigrated to Australia in 1948 and spent nine months as camp artist. The panel brings together his daughter Carolyn Leigh, Bathurst historian Christopher Morgan, architect Henry Bialowas, and Bathurst Historical Society Museum Curator Samantha Friend in a lively discussion about life in the Bathurst Migrant Camp, and its significance in the story of Australian migration.
Capacity limited, RSVP essential via
EventBrite, $8 BRAGS, $12 non-members.
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