Calendar: August 2011 sneak peek

16 07 2011

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update for July 2011

16th July: Lord Coconut ‘Apparent Motion‘, jewellery exhibition [link]

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16th July: Part B [link], Melbourne jeweller gathering, 2pm at RMIT Gallery ‘Padua and its Jewellery

20th July: opening night for ‘Space and the City‘, exhibition at Eckersley’s Open Space gallery, at 6-8pm; with thanks to Mary Hackett; exhibition 21st – 27th July [link, though note their ‘upcoming exhibition’ page is out of date]

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20th July: C3 gallery (at Abbotsford Convent) ‘Jocale’; an exhibition showcasing works from five Monash University graduates:  Maggie Thorssell, Femi Coppi, Deirdre Hoban, Regina Middleton, Jill Hermans; until 7th August

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21st July: ‘Embellished porcelain jewellery‘ workshop with Abby Seymore from Goldenink at Harvest Textiles [link]; over three evenings 21st, 28th July, 4th August

22nd July: Redox Jewellery Studio official opening event [link]; Joanna Harris Macneil, Annie Broadway, Victoria Edgar

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26th July: Pieces of Eight, ‘Downsizing – A group exhibition of interior designers turned jewellers [link]; “Imagine shifting scales, moving from designing interiors to making small, intimate wearable objects. In Melbourne, there has been a recent movement of practicing interior designers who change careers to become gold and silversmiths.“; until 3rd September

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28th – 29th July: Nicholas Building open studio [link, link]

now for August 2011

all month

  • Deep Water’, NGV photography gallery [link]; until 11th September
  • Vienna: Art & Design‘, NGV [link]; I’ve read there is some jewellery here and some wonderful art worth a visit; until 9th October
  • Powerhouse Museum, ‘Love Lace‘ [link]; “This spectacular, ground-breaking exhibition of contemporary lace works by artists and designers from around the world showcases lace design in ways never before seen or ever imagined. See more than 130 lace works by 134 artists from 20 countries, drawn from finalists of the Powerhouse Museum’s third International Lace Award that attracted an outstanding field of 700 entries globally.“; check the list of artists involved here, including Melbourne jewellers Katherine Wheeler, Melissa Cameron, Mary Hackett, Michaela Bruton, Stephen Gallagher, Tessa Blazey; I couldn’t see an end-date?
  • ‘Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs‘, Melbourne Museum [link]; until 6th November (confirmed)
  • Kaleidoscope: Art & Colour‘, NGV [link]; until 5th February 2012; includes a piece by Robert Baines (which is great!)

4th August: Craft Victoria ‘Craft Cubed‘ festival [link] – there’s a huge program of events and exhibitions, so check out the site; until 3rd September

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

6th / 7th August: Square Peg Studio workshop, Liquid Enamel Weekend Workshop with Linda Blair [link]

7th August: last day for ‘Excessory‘, a contemporary jewellery exhibition at Yarra Ranges Regional Museum [link]; ‘work by six jewellery artists who transform everyday and found materials into precious objects that challenge traditional notions of value and worth. A M&GNSW touring exhibition assisted by the Australian Council for the Arts.

10th August: selected works from Buda ‘Contemporary Australian Silver & Metalwork Exhibition 2011’, to be shown at Arts Centre [link]; until 18th September

11th August: RMIT G&S jewellery auction [link]

13th August: Craft Victoria ‘Hatch’ market [link]

14th August: last day for RMIT Gallery special exhibition “Gioielli d’Autore. Padova e la Scuola dell’oro – Italian Contemporary Jewellery. Padua and its Jewellery School“; my most recent review post

15th August: e.g.etal, Daehoon Kang [link]; until 3rd September

23rd August: Gallery Funaki, Simon Cottrell ‘output to paths‘ [link]; until 17th September

please tell me of other exhibitions!

… last calendar post: July 2011



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