Devonport Regional Gallery permanent collection EOI

Richard Wastell 2005 Not Far From Here EOI

Devonport City Council invites expressions of interest (EOI) from individuals or organisations to undertake a complete valuation of the Devonport Regional Gallery’s Permanent Collection of artworks. Council requires a suitably qualified valuer, preferably recognised as an Approved Valuer by the Cultural Gifts Program. Council will preference a valuer that can provide a valuation of all […]

Milojevic highlights the quest for cross-cultural identity

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A contemporary exploration of cultural identity and the complexities of a cross-cultural position best describes renowned artist Milan Milojevic’s solo commission exhibition Terra Incognita: A duck-billed what?, which opened on Friday at the Devonport Regional Gallery. The Hobart-based artist is a first generation Australian of German/Serbian parents, and for 40 years has engaged with the dilemma of growing up and belonging to three countries and finding a space ‘in […]

The Bluff a clear favourite for Tidal.20 Public Choice Award

Mary Wilson the Bluff tidal public choice winner web

A moody monotone oil painting of the Bluff by Spreyton-based artist Mary Wilson has won the tidal.20: City of Devonport Tasmanian Art Award’s People’s Choice prize. Devonport Regional Gallery Director Geoff Dobson said Mary’s painting captured a specific moment in time, a grey day just before the crowds arrived for the 2020 Devonport Triathlon. “The public obviously felt a connection with the painting, with many […]

Rainbow Trail DevonportTas

Rainbow trail

Visit the Rainbow Trail DevonportTas Let’s colour up social media feeds around town, whilst people stay safe at home. Share your photos of: -Rainbows in the sky over Devonport and Surrounds -Rainbow art on paper/material/ rocks -Rainbow art outside on footpaths or driveways -Rainbow lorikeets – photos or artwork -Rainbow dress ups/ makeup/ costumes/ pet […]

Toddler Pop-Ups – 2020 Term 1

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In response to the “Beyond Sight” exhibition we will be incorporating nature and our sense of smell into the creative process using fresh herbs and spices. Bookings essentials – FREE  

Toddler Pop-Ups

Toddler Pop Up

Arts workshops for children under 6 and their families. We will make marks with texters and add water to see magical patterns happen on the paper and pour wet paper pulp on moulds to create pictures. Workshops are FREE but bookings are essential: 03 6420 2900 or artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au

Exhibition: Modern Sublime

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Little Gallery Exhibition: Modern Sublime Traditionally, the ‘sublime’ has referred to feelings of awe inspired by nature. However, in the 20th century, the notion of the industrial sublime emerged – the feeling of awe induced by machines, technology and progress. Modern Sublime explores this idea, with focus on the Edgell factory. Devonport was once the largest processor of […]

Vino and the Visual #5

Vino and the Visual

Bass Strait Maritime Centre. A monthly creative painting workshop Experience the Museum collection with wine, food, and great company. Take the time paint with facilitator, artist Eysium Greene. No experience necessary, and all work completed in the workshop is yours to keep.   Bookings Essential

Vino and the Visual #3

Vino and the Visual

Bass Strait Maritime Centre. A monthly creative painting workshop Experience the Museum collection with wine, food, and great company. Take the time paint with facilitator, artist Eysium Greene. No experience necessary, and all work completed in the workshop is yours to keep.   Bookings Essential

Vino and the Visual #2

Vino and the Visual

Bass Strait Maritime Centre. A monthly creative painting workshop Experience the Museum collection with wine, food, and great company. Take the time paint with facilitator, artist Eysium Greene. This workshop will look at a panoramic image by well-known photographer of his time, A.W. Marshall. No experience necessary, and all work completed in the workshop is […]

Exhibition: The Natural Estate: Laura Gillam, Joey Gracia & Callum Donoghue

The Natural Estate

Little Gallery Exhibition: The Natural Estate: Laura Gillam, Joey Gracia & Callum Donoghue In the peak of Tasmania’s tourism boom, The Natural Estate explores the alternate narratives and landscapes neglected by glossy pamphlets and travel magazines. It questions the popular representations of Tasmania as an island of dreams and possibilities, abundant with pristine wilderness and […]

Exhibition: Shattered: Anne O’Connor

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Little Gallery Exhibition: Shattered: Anne O’Connor Shattered glass, graffiti, abandonment, the Royal Derwent is no more. As walls crumble and glass shatters, nothingness is left to signify the many who called this place home. Where are they, the lost, uprooted and vanished people of the Derwent? Image Credit: Anne O’Connor, Routine, Demolition, Exit, 2019, photograph. […]