Art exhibitions and special events

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The Ku-ring-gai Art Centre Gallery has an exciting program of exhibitions each year, featuring artworks by Art Centre students, tutors and independent artists. 

Everyone is welcome. Entry is free of charge.

All exhibitions are now virtual and displayed on our public Facebook page as a precaution against COVID-19. All are welcome to view our page without a Facebook login however you will need to log in to share, comment or like our gallery images. From July 2020 we are hoping to have exhibitions in our gallery.

Keep an eye on the gallery and Facebook page between exhibitions for exciting showcases, studio tours and artist profiles.

Ku-ring-gai Art Centre and Gallery

3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville 2069 (Bancroft Park)

Hours: Monday to Friday, 11am to 4.30pm

Telephone:  02 9424 0310

Email: artcentre@kmc.nsw.gov.au

Semester 2 2020

Annual Tutors Show

Thursday 30 July* - Thursday 20 August

(*The official opening event has been cancelled)

The Annual Tutors Show highlights works by Art Centre tutors. Be inspired and discover a class that suits you. The exhibition is on display in our gallery with a limit of 10 visitors allowed at a time due to social distancing restrictions. This exhibition can also be viewed online as a virtual gallery display on our Facebook page.

Location: 3 Recreation Ave, Roseville 2069

Cost: Free

Art Centre tutor Malcolm Carver will open the show and a video will be available on our Facebook page

Malcolm Carver RAIA RIBA AWI ARAS is an artist, and an architect, who is arguably one of the most talented watercolourists today. Born 1948, he graduated in architecture at UTS Sydney and successfully practised that profession for the past 40 years. He became a member of the Australian Watercolour Institute in January 2007 and has had 4 solo exhibitions and exhibited with the AWI in many group exhibitions. Malcolm travels the world extensively, holding regular painting and architecture tours.

The Sound of Silence

Thursday 3 September - Thursday 24 September

This exhibition theme addresses difficult questions about the human response to the suffering of others. Think about people’s response to current international events and themes such as social and economic inequality, refugees, and border conflicts - how can this be displayed through art?

All mediums

Location: To be confirmed  

Cost: Free

Entries close 24 August. Click here to download a pdf version of the entry form

Land, Sea, Sky

Thursday 22 October - Thursday 19 November

Embrace the cultural and practical significance of land, sea and sky. Create what influences you around this naturalistic theme.

All mediums

Location: To be confirmed  

Cost: Free

Entries close 12 October. Click here to download a pdf version of the entry form

Explorations 2

Thursday 3 December - Thursday 17 December

To celebrate the 2020 International Day of People with Disability, Ku-ring-gai Council and Settlement Services International are putting on Exploration 2, an art exhibition for people who have a disability.

All mediums

Location: To be confirmed  

Cost: Free

(More information coming soon)