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Friday, May 27, 2022

Pets are people too exhibition opening, Saturday 27 July, 2-4pm at Bayside Gallery



Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

You’re invited to the opening of 

Pets are people too

Pets are people too brings together Australian artists whose work reflects on the intimacy and affection that exists between humans and animals.

Artists: Catherine Bell, Matthew Gove, Anastasia Klose, Bronwyn Hack, Kate James, Noel McKenna, Tim McMonagle, Kathy Temin, Jenny Watson

Opening event
Saturday 27 July, 2-4pm

To be opened by 
Cr Michael Heffernan,
Mayor of Bayside City Council

Exhibition dates
27 July – 6 October

Bayside Gallery
Brighton Town Hall
Corner Carpenter & Wilson Streets
03 9261 7111

Please RSVP by Wednesday 24 July.




The Psychology of Pets – expert panel discussion

Celebrate National Science Week and our latest exhibition, Pets are people too, with this fascinating panel discussion on the psychology of pets.

Hear from leading pet behaviouralists and passionate pet advocates about how and why your pets think, act and feel.

– Dr Liz Walker, CEO, RSPCA Victoria
– Kira Ryle, Founder, Trainer and Alpha Mama of Canine Code
– Anastasia Klose, Animal Rehoming Officer and artist featured in Pets are people too
– Dr. Melanie Rockman, BVSc. MANZCVS.(Veterinary Animal Behaviour), lecturer & GP Veterinarian

Saturday 17 August, 2-3pm. Free event, bookings essential. 


Doggie Day Out at Bayside Gallery

We’re letting the dogs in for one afternoon only. Bring your four-legged friends to Bayside Gallery for a fun-filled afternoon of activities, treats and to see the exhibition Pets are people too. This is a rare opportunity to appreciate art with your best friend.

Please make sure your doggy is fully vaccinated, on a leash at all times and is socialised and generally non-aggressive to people or other dogs. Also, don’t forget to bring along your poo bags to clean up after your pooches.

Saturday 31 August, 1-5pm. Free event, no bookings necessary. 


A collaboration between Bayside Gallery and Arts Project Australia. Co-curated by Joanna Bosse and Sim Luttin.

Image: Noel McKenna, Tall dog at table (detail), 2015, oil on board, 41.5 x 44.5 cm. Ten Cubed Collection, Melbourne.

Mick Pachollihttps://www.tagg.com.au
Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.