Calendar: June 2011 sneak peek

15 05 2011

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update for May 2011:

16th May: Craft Victoria public series, “Intellectual Property – How to protect your craft” [link]

19th May: NGV lecture ‘Glamour, gems and fashion – A survey of the last 150 years of jewellery design‘ [link]; $35 and bookings essential; 6-8pm

19-22nd May: Art Melbourne / Affordable Art Fair [link]

24th May: Pieces of Eight, group exhibition ‘Pieces of Fate‘ [link]; “Have you ever come across a piece of jewellery, and thought to yourself, this must have been made for me… And there it was, just sitting there, quite simply, waiting to be found. … Pieces of Eight Gallery presents Pieces of Fate, a group exhibition of exquisite handcrafted pendants. Drawing inspiration from Professor Robert Baines, who coined the term, the exhibition includes works from 37 of the gallery’s represented artists who broadly explore the idea of an objects fate. Within the pendants various manifestations lay inherent intentions, purposes and appeal; an unquestionable right to exist. What then becomes its destiny?“; until 2nd July

exhibition media

28th May: Devotion, a jewellery auction with proceeds to the Australian Red Cross [link]; with thanks to Melissa Cameron for posting about it [link]; Saturday the 28th of May at Manchester Press, Rawkins Lane, Melbourne; preview from 6pm (though all pieces are online) and auction from 7pm

29th May: last day for application for Brunswick Small Works 2011 [link]

30th May: Craft Victoria public series, “Social Media for your Business” [link]

now for June 2011:

all month

  • Top Arts: VCE 2010‘, National Gallery [link]; until 19th June
  • Geelong Gallery, Robert Baines ‘Metal‘ [link]; until 3rd July
  • ‘Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs‘, Melbourne Museum [link]; until 6th November (as far as I can tell)

4th June: last day for Studio 20/17 ‘Winter Neckpieces‘ [link]

5th – 19th June: Buda Contemporary Australian Silver & Metalwork Exhibition 2011 [link]

5th June: Part B jewellers gathering, at Buda (above) [link]

8th June: Whitehorse Jewellery, jewellery auction; “On 21 November 2011, the Centre for Creative Industries at Box Hill Institute will showcase the work of its Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Jewellery Design) graduates. The exhibition will be held at Thousand Pound Bend, a large converted art space in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD for two weeks.  In order for us to raise funds for our exhibition, we will be holding a silent auction on Wednesday 8 June 2011 from 7pm onwards at New Guernica, 2/318 to 322 Little Collins Street.  As a class, we have explored the theme Fairytales, Myths and Legends and our work will be up for auction.

14th June: Brunswick Street Gallery, Small Works 2011 [link]; until 30th June

18th June: last day for Gallery Funaki, Kirsten Haydon ‘ice structure‘ [link]

If you know of any exhibitions or competitions/awards etc. during June, please do let me know (either by comment or email) …
the last four years has seen the ‘Wondernamel’ exhibition in June, but not this year – can anyone tell me if it’s later this year?

plan ahead for these:

July / August 2011: Powerhouse Museum (Sydney), International Lace Award [link]

5th August 2011: last day for Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize [link]

… last calendar post: May 2011



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