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.

Exhibitions open on the first Thursday evening from 5.30pm - 7.30pm. 

Keep an eye on the gallery between exhibitions for exciting showcases 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 2019

Light and Shade

Light and shade is an exploration of the way tonal contrast or chiaroscuro (the treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting), is used by artists in the development of their composition. Give your own interpretation of this exciting theme.

All mediums

Thursday 21 November - Thursday 12 December

Exhibition Opening: Thursday 21 November, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville

Cost: Free

Click here to download an exhibition entry form

Birds of a Feather

Take this avian theme and interpret it either literally or metaphorically! What are your first thoughts when you think of ‘birds of a feather’? A group of similar individuals, or is it a beautiful bird species; colourful and vibrant or wild and predatory? Bring this theme to life in your own way.

All mediums

Thursday 17 October - Thursday 7 November

Exhibition Opening: Thursday 17 October, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville

Cost: Free

Click here to download an exhibition entry form

Portraits and Figures

To wind up the end of the Archibald Prize, submit your wonderful portraits and figures to be hung and displayed as part of our own Art Centre competition. There will be a Viewer’s Choice prize for the student who has the most public votes.

All mediums

Thursday 5 September - Thursday 26 September

Exhibition Opening: Thursday 5 September, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville

Cost: Free

Click here to download an exhibition entry form

Annual Tutors Show

The Annual Tutors Show highlights works by Art Centre tutors. Be inspired and discover a class that suits you.

Thursday 1 August - Thursday 22 August

Exhibition Opening: Thursday 22 August, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville

Cost: Free

Semester 1 2020

Blooms

Thursday 13 February - Thursday 5 March

Artists are asked to submit their interpretation of the theme ‘Bloom’. Subjects for your submission could include flowers, herbs and plants; but also represent the metaphorical meaning behind growth and new life.

All mediums

Exhibition Opening: 13 February, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville

Cost: Free

Exhibition entry form will be available soon.

Ancient and Modern

Thursday 19 March - Thursday 9 April

Modern art is more expressive and less formal than ancient art. It questions or rejects the traditional means, treatment, or mindset of creating art. Modern art reflects artists’ expressions and perspectives. What is your interpretation of this meaningful theme?

All mediums

Exhibition Opening: Thursday 19 March, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville

Cost: Free

Exhibition entry form will be available soon.

Green Dream

Thursday 7 May - Thursday 28 May

Respond to the exhibition theme, ‘Green’; according to artists own personal style. Green as a word has a variety of connotations including growing, developing and flourishing. Artwork in the exhibition may be inspired by colour, environmental or metaphorical associations.

All mediums

Exhibition Opening: Thursday 7 May, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville

Cost: Free

Exhibition entry form will be available soon.

Fur, Feathers and All Things Small

Thursday 4 June - Thursday 25 June

More than just tributes to pets, animals in art often symbolise ideas from political to moral. Animals of all kinds have captured the imagination of artists throughout history. Share your interpretation of our favourite little creatures.

All mediums

Exhibition Opening: Thursday 4 June, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville

Cost: Free

Exhibition entry form will be available soon.