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ALL ABOUT ART 2023 • ANNUAL COLLECTORS' EXHIBITION • THE HISTORY OF ART PAINTING THE FUTURE / PART 1

01-Feb-2023 - 10-Mar-2023
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As Alcaston Gallery embarks on our 35th year, we commence the 2023 exhibition year with our All About Art: Annual Collectors' Exhibition – The History of Art Painting the Future (Part 1), which will focus on important represented artists through the gallery's history and the significant impact that their art has had on the next generations of artists in their familial lineage including the extraordinary life and art of the late Sally Gabori and how she unwittingly inspired her children to paint the mind's eye of their home country on Bentinck Island, Queensland. 

The exhibition will include the lineal heritage of creative artists of the south and central desert areas, and the Yolngu artists of Northern Australia, areas unknown to collectors until the artists of Papunya dominated the inspired collectors in the early 1970s and the word slowly spread across our huge land. Artists like the late Mr (Hector) Burton and the late Mr (Ray) Ken, artists and strong cultural leaders who, when given an opportunity to be creative during the establishment of an art centre, created an art movement of renown. 

One of the most significant creative families in Australia is the Yunupiŋu family from Yirrkala, and it will give me tremendous pride to introduce you to Djakaŋu Yunupiŋu, the fourth Yolŋu sister to exhibit in our stable since the first 'Yirrkala' women's screenprints exhibition at Alcaston Gallery in 2001.

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HERMANNSBURG POTTERS | AFL Footy in Aranda Country Award • 2024

08-May-2024 - 31-May-2024
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Alcaston Gallery is delighted to present AFL Footy in Aranda Country Award, a jubilant exhibition of new ceramic artworks by the acclaimed

Betty Kuntiwa Pumani • Titutjara - Ongoing

05-Jun-2024 - 21-Jun-2024
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Alcaston Gallery is honoured to present Titutjara - Ongoing, a solo exhibition of significant paintings by revered artist and respected ngangkari (traditional healer), 

ARANDA COUNTRY•PAINTINGS ON PAPER | AN ARCHIVAL RELEASE BY THE HERMANNSBURG POTTERS

08-May-2024 - 31-May-2024
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Alcaston Gallery presents a series of framed paintings on paper by Hermannsburg Potters that exemplify the diverse and exciting art of the Western Aranda people.

These paintings of flora, birds, bush tucker and landscapes of West Aranda Country in the Northern Territory give context and connection to iconic Ntaria/Hermannsburg art movements. Painted in 1995 by several of the emerging Hermannsburg Potters, this archival release from Alcaston Gallery celebrates Aranda Country and the renowned Hermannsburg School of artists founded by ...

ALCASTON GALLERY •EOFY 2023-24 INSTANT ASSET TAX WRITE-OFF

06-Jun-2024 - 30-Jun-2024
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This End of Financial Year for 2023-24, Alcaston Gallery presents a curated presentation of highly collectable artworks by leading contemporary Australian First Nations and New Zealand artists that business owners and art lovers can claim as an instant asset write-off with a limit of AUD $20,000.00 for the corporate and home office under the condition that payment for the artwork is received in full by end of financial year and ...

DJAKANGU YUNUPINGU • Djulpan - Heavenly Women

05-Apr-2024 - 03-May-2024
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Alcaston Gallery is honoured to present new paintings on bark, timber board and larrkitj poles by Yolngu artist Djakangu Yunupingu in her second solo exhibition Djulpan - Heavenly Women at the Alcaston Gallery Exhibition Space – 84 William Street Melbourne from 5 April – 3 May 2024.

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TIGER YALTANGKI IN BENDABLE REALITIES ARTS PROJECT AUSTRALIA 13 JULY - 24 AUGUST 2024

Alcaston Gallery is excited for represented artist Tiger Yaltangki's work to be presented in the forthcoming group exhibition Bendable Realities at Arts Project Australia, as part of their 50 Years…

POTTER MUSEUM OF ART TO REOPEN IN 2025 WITH 65,000 YEARS: A SHORT HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN ART

The University of Melbourne’s flagship art museum, the Potter Museum of Art ('The Potter') will reopen next year with a major…

ALCASTON GALLERY CELEBRATES NAIDOC WEEK | 7 - 14 JULY 2024

This NAIDOC Week 2024, Alcaston Gallery celebrates and recognises the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year's theme Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud…

SPECIAL RECAP | ADRIAN JURRA TJUNGURRAYI VISITS ALCASTON GALLERY

ADRIAN JURRA TJUNGURRAYI 

VISITS ALCASTON GALLERY 

SATURDAY 29 JUNE 2024

 

ADRIAN JURRA TJUNGARRAYI | MEET THE ARTIST & EXHIBITION LAUNCH

MEET THE ARTIST & EXHIBITION LAUNCH:

SATURDAY 29 JUNE 2024, 1 - 4PM

ARTIST TALK: 2PM

 

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