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Public Open House

Public Open House: The Places We Live

Oct 30 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

How do we describe and share our views of The Places We Live? Through the works in this exhibition we move from intimate space to vast space, from micro to macro considering the many ways that artists relay their interpretations of the natural world, our place in it, and its place in us.

This exhibition highlights a diverse selection of work from the AGGV’s permanent collection and is configured in three sections: “Look Closely” to experience works that feature insects and bugs and the expansive ecosystems that exists all around us but are hidden or out of sight.

Enjoy free admission to the exhibition all day from 10am-5pm.


Image credits (L-R): Ted Harrison, The Comet (detail), Acrylic, 181 x 241 cm, 1989, Gift of Mr. & Mrs. J.M. Brickley, AGGV 1996.034.002; Wassily Kandinsky print Stars (detail), yellow, blue, green, magenta & black ink, 35.5 x 26.5 cm, 1938, Gift of Hon. Mark Kearley, AGGV 1968.028.001; Mary Mason, Still Life with Birds, Flowers and Bugs (detail), Pastel, 33 x 50.3 cm, 1879, The Thomas Gardiner Keir Bequest, AGGV 1994.055.020.


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