Rainbow Trail DevonportTas

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 costumes
-Rainbows in house windows

Want to share your images, but not comfortable posting on Facebook? Send them to marketingandpromotions@devonport.tas.gov.au and a Council Officer will post on your behalf (let us know if you would like an initial or symbol added to represent your art work).

This event is aimed to be an uplifting social media event viewed by all ages, please keep comments positive. Inappropriate comments or images will be deleted.

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PORTAL enters us into the many moments that make up our lives on the North West of Tasmania, through your lens.
YOU’RE INVITED to take part in this special community photography project by sharing a photograph from your day in North West Tasmania on SATURDAY, 2 May.

Step 1. REGISTER WITH US – by Thursday, 30 April. Email us to let us know you are interested in participating: artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au 

Step 2. CAPTURE YOUR PHOTO – on PORTAL DAY Saturday, 2 May. On Saturday, 2 May capture a moment from your day. Use your smartphone, compact digital camera, SLR, Digital SLR or any other device at your disposal.

Step 3. SUBMIT & SHARE YOUR PHOTO by 8 May. Send you photograph to: artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au . Please include: Your full name, contact information an details about your photo (time, location, subject and maybe the story behind the photo).

Step 4. VIEW ON-LINE EXHIBITION 20 May – 21 June 2020. View the 2020 PORTAL Exhibition on the Devonport Regional Gallery’s Facebook page.

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Exhibition Opening: Cats & Dogs All At Sea

Please join us for our next temporary exhibition opening!

Cats, dogs, monkeys and birds have been cherished on board ships for as long as people have made sea voyages. In a life from which children and families are usually missing, pets provided an important source of comfort and affection.
Photographer Samuel Hood boarded hundreds of ships between 1900s and 1950s that were moored in Sydney Harbour. He took thousands of photographs of crew members, from deckhands to the captain as a souvenir of their visit or to send home to families and loved ones.
Nearly all the photographs are posed formal portraits. In some, the sitter has chosen to be photographed with their beloved pet. More than just a ship’s mascot, these animals and crew solemnly express the clear attachment that exists between them. Hood captured some of these relationships in his images, understanding the special role these animals played on a ship’s journey.

Cats & Dogs: ALL AT SEA is an exhibition from the Australian National Maritime Museum, but, as always, we will be adding local stories and objects into this exhibition. Do you have a story of a maritime pet? We’d love to hear it!

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Artist Talk: On Belonging(s)

Exhibition: On Belonging(s)

Join artists from the exhibition On Belonging(s) for a preview tour of the exhibition, before the official opening at 6pm.

Artists: Alex Davern, Liam James, Amber Koroluk-Stephenson, Jessie Pangas

Curated by Erin Wilson

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Exhibition: On Belonging(s)

Exhibition: On Belonging(s)

On Belonging(s) brings together four Tasmanian artists who are exploring how we attach value to objects, and the role they play in the stories we tell about ourselves, both individually and communally. On Belonging(s) is a reflection on how we construct our identity, connect ourselves to place and engage with our possessions, both nostalgically and idealistically, as extensions of the self.

Artists: Alex Davern, Liam James, Amber Koroluk-Stephenson, Jessie Pangas

Curated by Erin Wilson

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Exhibition: As far as the eye can see

Exhibition: As far as the eye can see

As far as the eye can see celebrates celebrates the contemporary topography of both landscape and printmaking. The exhibition challenges these doubly conventional themes through the work of twenty-two Australian artists whose work reflects the breadth and depth of print practice in Australia today. The artists express their individual relationships to the land through a variety of print media, describing both the vast scale and the intimate detail of our diverse natural environment and portraying Australia’s unique and varied geography.

Featuring Antonia Aitken (TAS), Raymond Arnold (TAS), G. W. Bot (ACT), Susanna Castleden (WA), Jan Davis (NSW), Gary Jolley (NSW), Locust Jones (NSW), Martin King (VIC), Judith Martinez (NSW), Clyde McGill (WA), Helen Mueller (NSW), Alice Nampitjinpa (NT),
Dorothy Napangardi (NT), Daniel O’Shane (QLD), Janet Parker-Smith (NSW), Julie Paterson (NSW), Olga Sankey (SA), Gary Shinfield (NSW), Rochelle Summerfield (NSW), Chris Tobin (NSW), Judy Watson (QLD) and Freedom Wilson (NSW).

A Blue Mountains City Art Gallery touring exhibition.

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