2017 Grace Cossington Smith Gallery exhibition calendar

GCS Gallery 2017

Annette Simpson, 'Lace' - on display during the Endless Answers, One Question printmakers exhibition from 25 January. 

Thank you for visiting and supporting the gallery throughout 2016.

Our final exhibition for the year, the Grace Cossington Smith art award, will close on Saturday 10 December. Drop in to see the colourful winning work by Mark Titmarsh that will become part of the Abbotsleigh art collection.

We have prepared an exciting exhibition program for 2017 with many direct curriculum links for girls and artworks of great public interest. Please visit the gallery in 2017 to pick up a hard copy of the calendar, outlined below: 


25 Jan to 18 Feb Endless Answers, One Question
Open Bite Printmakers celebrate 25 years

25 Feb to 8 April Landscape as Knowledge
Selected works from the collection of Geoffrey Hassall

18 April to 27 May Cut Fold Shape

Exploring the elements that underpin textile, fashion and art

2 to 28 June Moment of Light
Works by artists from our region revealing relationships between light and dark

14 June GLOW
Evening of Light 5:30-7:30 pm

4 to 22 July From Another Perspective with Paper
Experimentations with drawing, installation, printmaking and sculpture

26 July to 16 Aug Our House
Interactions in colour and pattern constructing a sense of place

23 to 26 Aug Abbotsleigh Visual Arts – Year 12 Showcase

30 Aug to 9 Sept Abbotsleigh Visual Arts – Selected artworks from Years 5 to 8

19 Sept to 8 Nov Seeing Science
Contemporary artists engaging with the concepts of science

14 to 30 Nov Artists in Residence
Creative collaborations, artist and student

3 to 9 Dec Floriage
The paper art of Brian Doyle

 We are also hosting a drypoint etching workshop on Saturday 18 February between 10 am and 4 pm with Karen Ball. Please share this with others who you think would like to develop skills in this printmaking technique. 

Keep up to date through the gallery website, our  Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram accounts. 


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