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Bayside Arts

Greenworld – Works of the Week

Join Bayside Gallery Curator, Joanna Bosse as she talks about the beautiful works by artist James Morrison featured in Greenworld.

Bayside Local artwork hanging in gallery

Bayside Senior’s Festival Reimagined 2020

Bayside City Council proudly presents the 17th year of the Bayside Seniors Festival. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s festival will be coming live to living rooms with a program full of especially curated content. We are delighted to be hosting three arts-focused events as part of this festival, make sure you book your spot.

Three art pieces in gallery

Bear Hug Brooches with Cat Rabbit

Date: Sunday 25 October at 3:30pm

Cost: $30 (includes all materials for two participants and postage to two separate locations)

Grandparents can come together online with their grandchildren and celebrate Seniors Month, Children’s Week, and our upcoming exhibition, The Soft Library by Cat Rabbit. Join us for a delightful afternoon workshop with one of Australia’s foremost textile artists. In this online workshop you and your grandchild, or special child in your life will work with Cat to make a unique bear hug brooch for you each. Your brooches will work beautifully on their own, and can come together in a bear hug when you can see each other again. A beautiful keepsake to treasure.

Bookings essential.

Close up of art piece

Greenworld Live Streamed Curator Talk

Thursday 22 October, 2pm

Free Online Event

Join us for an exclusive behind the scenes tour with Bayside Gallery Curator Joanna Bosse as we explore the newest exhibition, Greenworld.  

In Greenworld, painting, photography, collage and sculptural works by renowned artists provide moments of reflection on nature as a restorative force in our lives. Artists share their connection to the earth, the sky, nature’s lush foliage, its crystallised minerals and its medicinal provisions; celebrating the natural world’s capacity to nurture both physically and spiritually.

Artists: Wona Bae and Charlie Lawler, Naomi Eller, Nicole Foreshew, Teelah George, Joiwind Lowe, James Morrison, Betty Muffler.

Bookings essential.

Drawing of three bird houses

Artist Talk and Tour with Debbie Symons

Thursday 29 October, 10:30am

Free Event

Join Billilla Artist in Residence, Debbie Symons for an exploration of her work investigating endangered bird species. This will be followed by a tour of the local flora and fauna in the Bayside area from an expert in the field.

Bookings essential.

Image credits in order of appearance:
Image 1: Installation view of James Morrison’s work at Bayside Gallery
Image 2: Image courtesy of Cat Rabbit 2020
Image 3: James Morrison, Magasker Valley 2018 (detail), oil on canvas, 51 x 41cm. Courtesy the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney
Image 4: Debbie Symons, Sing, 2019

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