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Past Exhibitions

Mid West Art Prize 2023 | 10 December 2023 - 4 February 2024
Posted 05 October 2023 Mid West Art Prize 2023 | 10 December 2023 - 4 February 2024

The Mid West Art Prize is a prestigious art exhibition, now in its eighth year, held biennially at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery.

My Journey | 30 September - 11 November 2023
Posted 09 September 2023 My Journey | 30 September - 11 November 2023

‘My Journey’ is a collaborative project involving Year 10 students from Clontarf Aboriginal College and pre-service teachers from Notre Dame University each year. The students share their journeys and therefore, are sharing the spiritual connection they have to their country, expressing and exploring their kinship structure from home, and the cultural practices that are celebrated with their families. Pictured below: Jerome Little

GENESIS 2023 | 30 September - 11 November 2023
Posted 31 August 2023 GENESIS 2023 | 30 September - 11 November 2023

Genesis is your yearly survey of the best and brightest Visual Art students in Geraldton. Featuring artworks from Geraldton Secondary Students, the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery is proud to celebrate the vibrancy of young emerging artists in our community.

Behind the Lines: the year in political  cartoons 2022: Off the Planet |
Posted 31 August 2023 Behind the Lines: the year in political cartoons 2022: Off the Planet | 30 September - 11 November 2023

Contemporary political cartoons are part of Australia’s rich tradition of free speech and free expression, values that are the cornerstones of our democracy. Political cartoons can illuminate issues and events for viewers in distinct, direct ways.

Prize Collection | 9 September - 21 September 2023
Posted 22 June 2023 Prize Collection | 9 September - 21 September 2023

Attracting a broad range of contemporary WA artists, the Mid West Art Prize has encouraged, celebrated and acquired significant artworks for the Geraldton Art Collection since its founding exhibition in 2011. This survey brings these prized acquisitions together for the first time in anticipation of the 2023 Mid West Art Prize.

Single Channel | 12 August - 24 September 2023
Posted 22 June 2023 Single Channel | 12 August - 24 September 2023

Drawn from the national collection, Single Channel brings together moving image artworks from 2000 to 2019 by some of Australia's most nationally and internationally significant artists.

Faces and Places Revisited: Irwin Tasman Lewis
Posted 18 May 2023 Faces and Places Revisited: Irwin Tasman Lewis

Faces and Places Revisited presents a comprehensive picture of the art practice of Irwin Tasman Lewis (1939-2020), drawing on imagery of flora, fauna, families and a series of poignant ‘Face’ paintings expressing the life and country of this significant Yamaji artist.

He is Myself: The Art of Nyaparu (William) Gardiner
Posted 17 May 2023 He is Myself: The Art of Nyaparu (William) Gardiner

Featuring over 50 artworks from his short but prolific artistic career, He is Myself is a retrospective of the nationally-acclaimed body of work Mr. Gardiner created from South Hedland’s Spinifex Hill Studio

Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery I DADAA Print Group
Posted 10 May 2023 Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery I DADAA Print Group

Individuals is the fourth local exhibition held by the DADAA Print Group, having also taken part in community arts projects and exhibited collaborative works interstate. The group create their art work in the Coach Studio at the Geraldton Cultural Trust, with perfectly-suited facilities including a spacious studio and two large printmaking presses.

Stitched and Bound | 25 March - 19 May 2023
Posted 23 February 2023 Stitched and Bound | 25 March - 19 May 2023

Stitched and Bound is a biennial exhibition showcasing the innovative range of current work being produced by Western Australian artists who challenge the usual concept of the ‘quilt’ medium. Presented by the West Australian Quilters Association (WAQA)

Susie Vickery: Peregrinations of a Citizen Botanist | 25 March - 19 May
Posted 17 February 2023 Susie Vickery: Peregrinations of a Citizen Botanist | 25 March - 19 May 2023

Peregrinations of a Citizen Botanist is an immersive and finely crafted installation by Susie Vickery which takes the form of a cabinet of curiosities, charting the journey of the 18th Century French botanist Jacques-Julien Houtou de Labillardière, who came to Western Australia in 1792 on the ship Recherche, captained by Bruni d’Entrecasteaux. Image Credit: Susie Vickery, Peregrinations of a Citizen Botanist installed at Mundaring Arts Centre, 2019. Photo courtesy the Artist and Jess Boyce

Aves | Sara Walker
Posted 16 February 2023 Aves | Sara Walker

As with our human neighbours, we inevitably develop relationships with the birds that share our home.

THE VISITORS | Franca Barraclough
Posted 22 December 2022 THE VISITORS | Franca Barraclough

The Visitors is an artistic survey of the people, paths and stories woven through the sociological landscape of contemporary Central Australian culture. The art-making process engaged diverse sectors of the community in unique inimitable immersive art experiences. Each image is a distillation of poignant local imagery, harnessed to provide an artistic account of the impacts and influences on desert life, captured with all the gloss of a tourism advert.

INK IN THE LINES | An Australian War Memorial Touring Exhibition
Posted 22 December 2022 INK IN THE LINES | An Australian War Memorial Touring Exhibition

Tattoos are a conversation starter. Many members and veterans of the Australian Defence Forces have tattoos, and while their reasons for getting tattooed are as varied as the people themselves, self-expression and belonging play a part.

Wilunyu Words of Wisdom
Posted 08 December 2022 Wilunyu Words of Wisdom

Community Exhibition with various Artists and border design by Nicole Dickerson I Exhibiting 29 September - 15 January 2023

Flora & Fauna | Sarah Edge
Posted 28 November 2022 Flora & Fauna | Sarah Edge

Exhibiting November 2022 at the Geraldton Library. Flora & Fauna is inspired by the native West Australian flora, fauna and endangered species.

GENESIS 2022 | EXHIBITION DATES 3 DECEMBER 2022 - 7 FEBRUARY 2023
Posted 15 October 2022 GENESIS 2022 | EXHIBITION DATES 3 DECEMBER 2022 - 7 FEBRUARY 2023

Geraldton's Secondary School Art students exhibition with year level prizes and the People's Choice Award.

TOWN HALL 1907 - 1984 | BANKSIA BALL 50th ANNIVERSARY | EXHIBITING 1
Posted 17 August 2022 TOWN HALL 1907 - 1984 | BANKSIA BALL 50th ANNIVERSARY | EXHIBITING 1 OCTOBER 2022 - 15 JANUARY 2023

OPENING NIGHT 1 OCTOBER 2022 Exhibitions THE TOWN HALL 1907 - 1984 and The Banksia Ball 50th Anniversary. EXHIBITING 1 OCTOBER 2022 - 15 JANUARY 2023 Part of the Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival 2022 collection

THE ALTERNATIVE ARCHIVE | 9 July - 4 September 2022
Posted 10 June 2022 THE ALTERNATIVE ARCHIVE | 9 July - 4 September 2022

OPENING NIGHT 8 JULY 2022 - The Alternative Archive Touring Exhibition presents a contemporary visual archive of Regional Western Australian arts practice, the first of its kind in twenty years.

River, Ocean & Sky  I  Nicole Dickerson
Posted 03 May 2022 River, Ocean & Sky I Nicole Dickerson

Exhibiting May - July 2022 in the Post Office Lane LightBox Gallery. Nicole Dickerson's connection to Yama(t)ji Country, based on the River, Ocean & Sky.

SUBJECT: STUDIO | 13 May - 26 June 2022
Posted 05 April 2022 SUBJECT: STUDIO | 13 May - 26 June 2022

The latest exhibition of work by Susan Ecker. explores the studios of artists in some thirty paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings.

STRATIGRAPHY | 13 May - 26 June 2022
Posted 05 April 2022 STRATIGRAPHY | 13 May - 26 June 2022

ArtCollectiveWA. Western Australians have a complex relationship with the state’s environment – vast landscapes, harsh contrasts, stunning colour and unique flora. These four artists - Merrick Belyea, Sarah Elson, Brad Rimmer, Susan Roux - interact with and respond to their environs in their own distinctive ways, trying to make sense of our expansive and layered vistas.

OPEN BORDERS | 9 July - 4 September 2022
Posted 03 April 2022 OPEN BORDERS | 9 July - 4 September 2022

OPENING NIGHT 8 JULY 2022 - Southern Forrest Arts is currently working on a collaborative presentation of a state-wide series of regionally based, interconnected, exhibitions and performances held in mid to late 2022, culminating in a survey of contemporary regional art practice at John Curtin Gallery (Perth) in September-November 2023. Open Borders’ is an exploration of the burden and blessing of demarcation. Inspired by Western Australia’s unique experience of containment during the Covid-19 pandemic, ‘Open Borders’ prompts state-wide reflection (across all nine of WA’s regions and metro Perth) upon the role of borders, and their impact upon our lives.

Exhibition Openings: PRINTWORKS | Fountains of Dwayne | FOCUS 2022
Posted 03 March 2022 Exhibition Openings: PRINTWORKS | Fountains of Dwayne | FOCUS 2022

Our next three exhibitions will be opening Friday the 18 March 2022. They will be exhibiting from 19 March - 1 May 2022 FREE TICKETS - bit.ly/3v6O5Xf

Geraldton's Marine Life I Paige Kirby
Posted 24 February 2022 Geraldton's Marine Life I Paige Kirby

FEBRUARY - APRIL 2022 I POST OFFICE LANE LIGHTBOX GALLERY

Mid West Art Prize 2021
Posted 15 December 2021 Mid West Art Prize 2021

The Mid West Art Prize opened at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery on 27 November 2021.

Summer Celebrations I Marni Warren
Posted 15 December 2021 Summer Celebrations I Marni Warren

DECEMBER 2021 - FEBRUARY 2022 I POST OFFICE LANE LIGHTBOX GALLERY

GENESIS 2021 | 4 December 2021 - 23 January 2022
Posted 03 December 2021 GENESIS 2021 | 4 December 2021 - 23 January 2022

Genesis 2021- Geraldton’s Secondary School Art students exhibition hosted by Geraldton Regional Art Gallery at the Museum of Geraldton.

The Past Stops Now | Peteris Ciemitis
Posted 28 August 2021 The Past Stops Now | Peteris Ciemitis

The Past Stops Now - a retrospective by Peteris (Peter) Ciemitis opens at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Friday 1 October, 6pm.

Indian Ocean Craft Triennial goes BLUE at GRAG
Posted 28 August 2021 Indian Ocean Craft Triennial goes BLUE at GRAG

BLUE: An IOTA21 Exhibition opens Friday 1 October, 6pm at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery.

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