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HERE/NOW Exhibition – A Closing Celebration

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Enjoy the company of artists and friends as we celebrate the creativity of our region.

We will also be marking the beginning of a new chapter as the Gallery prepares to close for the final stages of our extension project.

This is a COVID Safe event. Tickets are limited and bookings are essential BOOK HERE

Light refreshments will be available. Please note that due to COVID restrictions we are unable to serve alcohol.

The Gallery will temporarily close from 1 March 2021 and reopen in Spring 2021 with an exciting line-up of exhibitions and events. Read more about the Orange Regional Gallery Extension Project HERE

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Collage – School Holiday Workshop

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Young artists will enjoy a mini tour of Visions of Country followed by a creative collage workshop inspired by John Peart’s artwork Collage XLV. Children will experiment with various painting and marbling techniques to decorate their paper and then experiment with ripping, layering and positioning their paper to create a series of abstract collages.

Please note that there are two sessions for this workshop:
9am – 12pm (ages 6 – 10)
1pm – 4pm (ages 11+)

Art Tools – School Holiday Workshop

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This workshop combines painting, drawing and sculpture in a creative exploration of materials and processes. Young artists will enjoy a tour of Visions of Country—investigating different types of mark-making—and then get creative in our workshop space making their own brushes and tools using found materials. The tools will then be put to use in a series of mark-making experiments using paint, ink, paper and card.

Please note that there are two sessions for the workshop:
9am – 12pm (suitable for ages 7-10)
1 – 4pm (suitable for ages 11+)

Visions of Country – Exhibition

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Visions of Country – Exhibition

Visions of Country presents different impressions of land from the Orange Regional Gallery Collection. Spanning early Australian Modernists Roland Wakelin and Grace Cossington Smith to present day artists David Serisier, Elisabeth Cummings and Margaret Loy Pula, this selection reveals how depictions of land vary, and continue to change.


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Orange Regional Gallery is offering free guided tours of Visions of Country with exhibition Curator, Lucy Stranger.

Spanning early Australian modernists to present day artists, Visions of Country presents works from the Orange Regional Gallery Collection that examine different encounters and impressions of land. A genre that grips the imagination of artists and the public, the landscape continues to inspire and challenge artists, with vast results.

Click on the Eventbrite link below and select the tour time you would like to attend.

Wednesday 18 November 2020 from 12:30-1:30pm
Friday 20 November 5:30 – 6:30pm

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Orange Regional Gallery – An Evening with the Collection

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Join us at the Gallery for an evening of art, wine, and music. Learn more about the Orange Regional Gallery Collection and hear how the generosity of the Friends of Orange Regional Gallery contributes to new acquisitions.

See for yourself why our collection is so highly regarded as Gallery Director, Brad Hammond guides you through our current exhibition ‘Collection Highlights’.

The Orange Regional Conservatorium will also be represented by it’s Chamber Music Academy. This ensemble, featuring emerging musicians, sponsored by Godfrey Turner Memorial Music Trust, will provide a short performance of their current program.

This event is a fundraiser for the Friends of Orange Regional Gallery, with all proceeds going towards the purchase of new works for the collection.

Entry fee is $20 ($15 FORG members) payable at the door.
Refreshments included.