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Sydney ART Gallery Opening Night – Manly Art Gallery

May 20, 2010

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Collaborative exhibition with Saltwater People aims to promote ‘journeys of understanding’.  In support of the 2010 Guringai Festival

  • 21 May – 13 June 2010
  • Artists’ Floor Talk Sunday 30 May, 3pm
  • Kids’ Art Adventures
    Sundays 30 May and 13 June, 10.30am – 12noonIn support of the 2010 Guringai Festival (the Northern Beaches’ annual celebration of Aboriginal culture and heritage), Manly Art Gallery & Museum is hosting a joint exhibition by photographer Sally Mayman and painter Dale Kentwell who have collaborated with the indigenous people of Western Australia’s Dampier Peninsula area, exploring their connection to Country.
     
    Titled ‘Saltwater Country’, the exhibition commences Friday 21 May 2010 and continues through till 13 June 2010, featuring Ms Mayman’s evocative monochrome portraits of the people of the Dampier Peninsula area and her exquisite, detailed, close-up studies of their country, shown alongside Ms Kentwell’s heart-felt, earthy, consciously naive paintings.

EXHIBITION DATES
21 May – 13 June 2010, Manly Art Gallery & Museum (West Esplanade, Manly. Ph: 9976 1421).
Manly Art Gallery & Museum (West Esplanade, Manly. Ph: 9976 1421).
 
PUBLIC PROGRAMS
Artists’ Floor Talk
Sunday 30 May, 3pm
Sally Mayman and Dale Kentwell talk about the project and their artworks in the exhibition.
 
Guided Tours
Sundays 6 and 13 June, 3pm
 
Kids’ Art Adventures
Sundays 30 May and 13 June, 10.30am – 12noon
Children aged 5-10 years create artworks in response to the current exhibitions.
Bookings Essential: 9976 1421 Cost: $10

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