PUBLIC PROGRAMS

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LANDSCAPE FRAGMENTS

Explore the alluvial character of watercolours in a process-based workshop designed to reveal how the same forces that shape the landscape; including gravity, temperature, pressure and vibrations can be utilised in the watercolour medium to suggest fragments and detail of landscape features.

Exploration will include the techniques of washes, overlays, wicking, wet into wet and subtraction. Emphasis will be placed on identifying and exploiting the “happy accident” as a starting point to invention and creative extension of knowledge and skills.

Wednesday 19 April or Thursday 20 April, 6 - 8 pm
Devonport Regional Gallery
Cost: $20 / $18 Gallery members
Bookings required: 6424 8296 or artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au

Image credit: Penny Mason, Weather Events [detail], 2016-17, silver-foil, crayon, pencil, ink and watercolour on paper. Courtesy of the artist.


 

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PORTAL enters us into the many moments that make up our lives on the North West of Tasmania, through your lens.

YOU’RE INVITED to take part in this special community photography project by sharing with us a photograph from your day in the North West of Tasmania on Saturday 8 April 2017. Each photograph will be used in a public exhibition, capturing 24 hours of life on the coast by the people in our community.

Key dates
CAPTURE YOUR PHOTO – Saturday 8 April 2017
SUBMIT & SHARE YOUR PHOTO – by 17 April
GO SEE – 6–28 May 2017

For more information, please click here


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ART SPARK (AFTER SCHOOL ART PROGRAM)

WITH JESSIE PANGAS

Devonport Regional Gallery's after school art program shines a bright light on creativity!

We’re offering a series of after school workshops for Primary and Secondary students with local artist Jessie Pangas to explore ideas, spark the imagination and develop an appreciation of the visual arts. No prior skill or knowledge is required, just a healthy sense of curiosity and desire to create. With only six places available in each group, Jessie offers a focused, individual and tailored approach for participants.

Tuesdays: 9 May – 4 July (8 sessions), 4.30–5.30 pm

Devonport Regional Gallery
Full term rate: $100 / $85 members (all sessions)
Casual rate: $14 / $12 members (per session)

LIMITED PLACES
Bookings essential: artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au or (03) 6424 8296


Books + Art Reading Group

BOOKS + ART READING GROUP

Monthly meetings
Next meeting: 15 May, 6 pm
Yearly membership fee $25/$15 conc.

Limited places, please register: P. 6424 8296 or E. artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au 

May book: The Woman on the Stairs by Bernhard Schlink

The Devonport Regional Gallery and the Devonport Bookshop have joined forces to celebrate art and literature. Books are selected based on the exhibitions displayed at the Gallery. We aim to create an open, friendly and thoughtful atmosphere for people of all ages. Books can be purchased at Devonport Bookshop 83 Rooke St Mall. Reading Group members receive a discount on books.


 

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TUCKER, OTTAWAY & WATKINS

Presented as part of Devonport Jazz 2017

Drawing on a wide range of influences from blues and folk to Latin and jazz, Eleanor Tucker possesses a uniquely warm and whimsical style, and a voice once described as “comforting as mulled wine in a blizzard”.  Eleanor will perform her repertoire of originals and jazz standards with well-known jazz pianist, Kelly Ottaway and drummer Grant Watkins; adding heart-warming vocal harmony and a solid rhythmic backing.

Thursday 27 July, 6–8 pm
Devonport Regional Gallery, 45 Stewart Street, Devonport
Cost: $20
Bookings essential: 03 6424 8296

Bar facilities and refreshments available for purchase
Members of the Gallery receive one free drink on arrival

Eleanor Tucker – vocals
Kelly Ottaway – keys
Grant Watkins – drums


 

Note: payment must be made at the time of the booking. No refund available less than 24 hours from the start of the workshop.

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