Jennifer Keeler-Milne: Drawn to a cabinet of curiosities - Art Collector

Jennifer Keeler-Milne, 8 Nests, 2013-14, charcoal on paper, 22 x 33cm each (detail), courtesy of the artist and Glasshouse Regional Gallery

Discover the wonders of the natural world in this stunning exhibition of exquisite drawings inspired by the Wunderkammer as Keeler-Milne explores the beauty or our world.

The culture of collecting, classifying and drawing natural specimens predates the naming of disciplines such as biology, science or art.

During the Renaissance specimens were assembled into rooms that were designed to evoke the spectacle and marvel of the natural world.

These designated spaces were called wonder-rooms (Wunderkammer) or cabinets of curiosities.

Exhibition opens: 11 March 2016
Exhibition closes: 25 April 2016
Location: Glasshouse Regional Gallery, 32-42 Clarence St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Contact: 02 6581 8888

About Glasshouse Regional Gallery
The Glasshouse Regional Gallery presents around 20 to 25 diverse exhibitions each year featuring contemporary, indigenous, historical, traditional, design and sculptural artworks as well as a number of prominent social history exhibitions. Exhibitions are programmed approximately two to three years in advance and target three distinct focus areas:

* Glasshouse Regional Gallery Exhibitions featuring the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Art Collection

* Community access exhibitions featuring local artists and cultural organisations; and

* Touring exhibitions presented in partnership with significant Australian arts and cultural organisations.

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