Group Exhibition: Collective Vision - 130 Years - Art Collector

Louise Weaver, detail of Auk (In advance of the glacier), 2010. Hand crocheted lambswool and cotton perle thread over taxidermied Auk (Alca torda), cotton embroidery thread, MDF, 35 x 25 x 20cm. Courtesy of the artist and Darren Knight Gallery. Photograph by Mark Ashkanasy.

Bendigo Art Gallery celebrates 130 years in 2017 and to mark the occasion will present a dynamic new exhibition of historic, contemporary, curious and favourites from the gallery’s collection. Visitors will see new acquisitions by contemporary Australian artists including Hany Armanious, Michael Cook and Polixeni Papapetrou alongside some of the first ever works acquired by the founders of the gallery in 1887. These will be joined by long-time favourites and lesser-known works from the collection.

Exhibition opens: 4 March 2017
Exhibition closes: 28 May 2017
Location: Bendigo Art Gallery, 42 View Street, Bendigo
Contact: +61 3 5434 6088

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