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Art Month Sydney 2012 – Contemporary Art in Sydney

March 1, 2012toMarch 25, 2012

 

* SYDNEY

Art Month Sydney 2012.  Sydney’s Largest Annual Celebration of Contemporary Art.  Art by day, art by night.  300 artists, 200 events, 100 galleries and you.  Click on MiSociety’s daily calendar for daily/weekly events.

  • 1 – 25 March 2012
  • 100 venues all over Sydney

Art Month Sydney 2012 Brings Art Alive this March
Sydney, Australia: Art Month Sydney 2012 has unveiled its full program which promises a more diverse list of events than ever before, with over 200 artists exhibiting at more than 100 artist run spaces, commercial and public art galleries across Sydney.

Art Month Sydney 2012 is the third annual contemporary art festival that celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of visual art in Sydney. The full program is now live at www.artmonthsydney.com.au where visitors can search an interactive calendar of events, tours and exhibitions.

Art Month Sydney 2012 is designed to;
engage newcomers and existing art lovers alike with a dynamic calendar of events includes talks, tours, performances, art bars and late night gallery openings.

For Art Month Sydney 2012, visitors can enjoy the vibrancy of art after-hours with the dedicated ‘Art at Night’ program. On Thursday and Friday evenings throughout Art Month Sydney, they can take advantage
of extended opening hours at targeted arts precincts across the city. Take a DIY tour of local galleries from 6.00-8.00pm before heading to the closest Art Bar where FBi DJs, performances and drinks will be served from 8.00pm until late at the Audi Bars across Sydney.

 ‘Art at Night’, six dedicated Precinct Art Bars will be held in the following locations:
• Paddington/Woollahra Precinct party:
8 March at Mick Gallery, with drinks and FBi djs at Audi Art Bar from 8pm
• Rozelle/Balmain Precinct party:
9 March at Artereal Gallery, with drinks and FBi djs at Audi Art Bar from 8pm
• Waterloo/Alexandria Precinct party:
15 March at Sullivan and Strumpf, with drinks and FBi djs at Audi Art Bar from 8pm
• Darlinghurst/East Sydney Precinct party:
16 March at National Art School Gallery, with drinks and FBi djs at Audi Art Bar from 8pm
• Chippendale/Redfern Precinct party:
22 March at White Rabbit Gallery, with drinks and FBi djs at Audi Art Bar from 8pm
• Surry Hills Precinct party:
23 March at Chalkhorse Gallery with drinks and FBi djs at Audi Art Bar from 8pm

Art Month Sydney 23012 Highlight exhibitions include:
Grant Stevens at gallery barry keldoulis, Nike Savvas at Breenspace, Laith, McGregor at Sullivan + Strumpf, Fine Art, Marco Fusinato at Anna, Schwartz Gallery, the opening of Galerie pompom (part of MOP), Craig Waddell at gallery 9, Jasper Knight at Australian Galleries, Roylston St, Oliver Watts at Chalk Horse, Euan McDonald and Andrew Blythe at Darren Knight Gallery, William Kentridge at Annandale Galleries, Fred Sandback at Jensen Gallery, McLean Edwards at Martin Browne Contemporary, Hugh Ford at Iain Dawson Gallery as well as Paul Davis at Tim Olsen.

The internationally acclaimed Red Gate Gallery, Beijing will present a touring exhibition of artists at Damien Minton Gallery.  A number of galleries will also present artist floor talks as part of Art Month Sydney.

Highlights from the ‘Creating’ workshops program include:
• Found Object Jewellery Making Workshop
Date: 4 March, 2pm. Location: Gaffa
• Drawing and Painting Making Workshop
Date: 4 March, 2pm. Location: Art Est.
• Sketch Club
Date: 7 March, 2pm. Location: Kudos Gallery.
• Hanji Craft Making Workshop
Date: 17 March, 2pm. Location: Korean Cultural Office. A beginners drawing and painting workshop.
• Edible Storytelling Tour
Date: 18 March, 11am. Location: Casula Powerhouse.

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