Calendar: November 2011

31 10 2011

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all month

  • ‘Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs‘, Melbourne Museum [link]; originally it was until 6th November (see here) but now apparently until 4th December
  • Kaleidoscope: Art & Colour‘, NGV [link]; until 5th February 2012
  • Powerhouse Museum, ‘Love Lace‘ [link]; until April 2012

1st November: e.g.etal, Vicki Mason ‘Botanical Fictions’ [link]; until 26th November

3rd November: Gaffa Gallery, ‘Final Frontier‘ [link]; until 15th November

5th November: Part B, Melbourne jewellers gathering, meeting at Gallery Funaki at 2pm [link]

5th November: last day for Gallery Funaki, David Bielander ‘ripsnorter’ [link]

6th November: last day for Gallery Counihan (Brunswick Town Hall), Nicole Polentas [artist profile] and Christopher Earl Milbourne, ‘Psychomanteum‘ [link]; “Christopher Earl Milbourne and Nicole Polentas explore the intersections between history and cultural memory. Symbolic evocations of place are manifest in jewellery, small-scale sculpture and song.“; see my review story

8th November: Gallery Funaki, Helen Britton ‘industrial‘ [link]; until 3rd December

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9th November: RMIT graduate exhibition; one-night exhibition for Photography [link]

11th November: Peaches + Keen exhibition, Dagmar Rousett [link]; note that the lovely ladies are concentrating on hanging gardens in this exhibition, so no jewellery or drawings, but still no doubt much gorgeousness; see my review of their previous exhibition

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12th November: last day for Pieces of Eight, Robert Baines ‘Frisches Fleisch – Fresh Meat‘ [link]; “His exhibition at Pieces of Eight Gallery sees Baines create a commentary on what he views to be the endangerment of the original idea and the practice of plagiarism in contemporary jewellery. Utilizing the technique of casting, something not typically seen in his work, he furthers his case and punctuates his argument by the frequent inclusion in many of the pieces of the Rothschild Red Giraffe, itself an endangered species.“; see my review story

12th November: last day for Artisan Gallery (Brisbane) ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor‘, which a number of our Melbourne jewellery friends are contributing to; “Featuring 100 stories of great Australian women who have broken the barriers in arts, sciences, humanities and sports and 100 brooches made in response to these stories by 100 of Australia’s most talented women jewellers, this exhibition celebrates the centenary of International Women’s Day.“; more here; apparently it will ‘tour’ over 2012/13

15th November: ‘Work Hardened‘, RMIT, 1st and 2nd year Gold & Silversmithing students; Level 4, Spill Art Space, 175 Flinders Lane, Melbourne; exhibition 16th-26th [link]

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16th November: RMIT graduate exhibition, ‘Not Pictured‘, Fine Art Photography exhibition; 16th-27th [link]

16th November: Lord Coconut ‘The Charles T Fairthorne Travelling Collection of Natural History Curiosities‘ [link]; “Charles T Fairthorne, old friend and travelling companion of Lord Coconut, has amassed a collection of Natural History curiosities. As a naturalist, entomologist, geologist and prominent member of the anthropological community, he is travelling the world with his Natural History collection to raise money to fund his next adventure searching for the illusive ‘coconut headhunter’ tribe in New Guinea.“; until 10th December

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17th November: ‘Auteur‘, NMIT Graduate exhibition at Northcote Town Hall; “In the studio, and through the uniqueness of each creative process, passions that run on overdrive are forged into every millimetre of material and moulded into shape. The result is 31 bodies of work; One-off, singular and brilliant.“; until 27th November

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23rd November: ‘It was Like a Fever‘, RMIT Gold and Silversmithing Graduating student exhibition; No Vacancy Gallery, 34 – 40 Jane Bell Lane, Melbourne; 23rd Nov – 4th Dec [link]

23rd November: ‘Silverspun’, “The Box Hill Institute 2011 graduate jewellery exhibition, Silverspun, will showcase emerging artists’ work and also bring together Melbourne’s contemporary jewellery community.” [link; tumblr]; until 4th December

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27th November: Markit@FedSquare market [link]

30th November: RMIT Master of Fine Art exhibition; 1-8th December [link]

please tell me of other exhibitions …

plan ahead for [see also]:

16th December: last day for applications to Preziosa Young 2012 [link]

10 – 13 February 2012: JEMPOSIUM: Jewellery or What; International Jewellery Symposium; Wellington, New Zealand [link]

1st June 2012: last day for application to New Traditional Jewellery 2012 award [link]

… last calendar post: October sneak peek 2011



4 responses

31 10 2011

hi – do you have a link for Charles T Fairthorne? one above isn’t active?

31 10 2011

thank you for the comment – may have remained unlinked for ever!!!

1 11 2011

Thank YOU! I’m looking forward to Peaches and Keen as well as some Natural History Curiosities…

5 11 2011
Justin Siow

The opening of Lord Coconut’s ‘The Charles T Fairthorne Travelling Collection of Natural History Curiosities‘ has moved to Wednesday 16, November 2011, 5 – 7pm


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