Kamesburgh- ANZAC Hostel (detail) n.d., photographer unknown, image courtesy Bayside Library Services
CURRENT/ UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
KAMESBURGH: FROM HOME TO HOSTEL
15 June - 4 August 2013
Opening event: Saturday 15 June, 2pm (RSVP to 9592 0291)
With guest speaker: Dr. Jill Orr-Young, Landscape Architect and expert on Kamesburgh Gardens
Lloyd Tayler, standing half-length, full face, wearing suit ca.1890- ca.1910, photographer unknown, image courtesy of Pictures Collection, State Library of VIctoria
Kamesburgh: From home to hostel, is an exhibition tracing the rich history of one of Bayside's heritage buildings from 1874-1920. Including an overview of the lives of the owners, architect and builder, the exhibition investigates the transition of the house into a home for incapacitated ex-servicemen following the First World War. Kamesburgh: from home to hostel will feature 19th century watercolours painted by architect Lloyd Tayler, portraits of owners William Kerr Thomson, Duncan Elphinstone McBryde and other key figures, and an original coach wheel bed used at ANZAC Hostel.
1953 AND BEYOND
Beaumaris Art Group
18 May - 16 June 2013
Opening event: Saturday 18 May, 2pm (RSVP to 9592 0291)
Judy WATERS, Fifty Shades of Grey 2013, acrylic on canvas, 122 x 91cm
This exhibition is a part of The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre's Access Gallery Program. 1953 & Beyond features a selection of works representative of the breadth of talent developed through the Beaumaris Art Group from its founding in 1953 to the present.
(WHAT'S SO FUNNY 'BOUT) PEACE, LOVE & UNDERSTANDING...?
Midwinter Masters 2013
Featuring Artists: Russell DRYSDALE, Sidney NOLAN, Clifton PUGH, Noel COUNIHAN, Gordon BENNETT, Penny BYRNE, Jon CATTAPAN and Judy WATSON
22 June - 18 August 2013
Jon CATTAPAN, Atonal Group (Icy) 2013, Alyd-modifed oil paint, acrylic and coloured pencil on Arches paper, 140 x 140 cm, ©Jon Cattapan, courtesy KalimanRawlins(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding...? is the third in The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre's Midwinter Masters series. This exhibition showcases the work of a diverse group of artists engaged in themes of social commentary throughout 20th century Australia, up until the present day. With subjects ranging from momentous historical events, to everyday activities this exhibition seeks to highlight the artist's role in analysing and reporting upon the political, social and environmental concerns of the times.
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