OPENINGS AND THE ARTS IN SYDNEY 18/07/2011 – 24/07/2011

This week has great shows check out Anwen Keeling at Liverpool street gallery.

The new Martin Browne gallery opens on Wednesday,  The Tap festival is also on this week,

On Monday the opening of 25 years of the Waverley Art Prize the retrospective.

Have a great week and we will see you soon, as you know are email is

and you can find us on facebook. Take it easy and play safe.

Monday 18th July
The 25 year retrospective of the Waverley Art Prize

In celebration of 25 years of the Waverley Art Prize, the exhibition
has been extended to over 5 weeks at the School of Arts then
to Waverley Library.  Previous winners include Tom Carment,
Janet Lawrence, Ambrose Reish, Wendy Sharpe and Thomas Spence
The retrospective exhibition at Waverley Library aims to reunite artists,
judges and entrants in celebrating this very loved and popular competition
The extended exhibition gives the people of Waverley more time
to appreciate the Waverley Art Prize artworks and support
artists by purchasing their works!
When: 5-6.30pm
@ Waverley Library upstairs Theatrette, Denison St Bondi Junction

Christmas in July – Snack Art Prize – $200 Cash!
The theme for the first Snack Art Prize is “Christmas in July”
and we encourage you to interpret that theme as broadly as you like.
Your artwork/works need to fit inside a standard CD jewel case
(if you don’t have any grab one/some from Reverse Garbage).
Your artworks need to be at Reverse Garbage Marrickville
by close of business (5pm) on Monday July 18th.
Winners are not only grinners – they will also be cashed up to
the tune of $200 from Reverse Garbage – that’s real money to
help you creative types warm yourselves through the winter months.
Your works MUST be made from 80% REUSE materials.
VIP Judge to be announced and it’s not the Nudl God.
When: 3-5pm
@ Reverse Garbage

Tuesday 19th July
Things left behind – new work by Heather Meyerratken & Ulrike Sturm

When: 6-8pm
@ Sheffer Gallery – 38 Lander Street, Darlington

Koori Art – ‘Authenticity’ and Identity
When: 12:30-1:30pm
@ Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts – 280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Rob Yee @ Tight
When: 6-8pm
@ Tight Projects – 33 Roslyn Street, Kings Cross, Sydney

Grand Opening of Flutter Lyon Open Studio
When: 6-9pm
@ 140 Regent Street, Redfern

Wednesday 20th July
Has Sydney lost its place as the arts capital of Australia?
When: 6pm
@ Brenda May Gallery – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

NEIL FRAZER – Fracture

When: 6-8pm
@ MARTIN BROWNE – 15-21 Hampden Street Paddington NSW 2021

Right Here, Right Now
This exhibition shows the work of the Right Here Right Now program,
an exciting series of photography workshops aimed at giving young
people a voice and the means to tell their story through images.
When: 6-8pm
@ Bowen Library – 669 Anzac Parade, Maroubra

Between Earth and Sky – A Solo Exhibition by Willurei Kirkbright
When: 7pm
@ Plump Gallery, 240 Enmore Road, Enmore NSW 2042

Insight out
When: 7pm
@ Tap – 278 Palmer St, Darlinghurst

Runway ISSUE 19 | LIFE: Launch and Exhibition
When: 6-8pm
@ Studio 12, Fraser Studios – 10-14 Kensington Street

Gallery Burlesque “…one more down”
When: 7:30pm – 11:30pm
@ Tone – 16 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills

Thursday 21st July
When: 6-8pm
@ Frances Keevil Gallery – Bay Village, 28 – 34 Cross Street  Double Bay

Jane Guthleben – Home
Miodrag Jankovic – Elements
When: 6-8pm
@ CHARLES HEWITT GALLERY – 335 South Dowling Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

DUMMY – a solo exhibition by PHILIPA VEITCH

When: 6-8PM
@ 55 Sydenham Rd Marrickville NSW 2204 AU – 55 Sydenham Rd, Marrickville

3things’ Design4Change Exhibition
Go to​s/design4change for more information on the program
When: 6-8pm
@ Vibewire Enterprise Hub – 525 Harris St, Ultimo


When: 6-9pm
@ Liverpool Street Gallery – 243-263 Liverpool Street, East Sydney

When: 6-8pm
@ At The Vanishing Point – Contemporary Art Inc. – 565 King Street, Newtown

When: 6-8pm
@ The Paper Mill – Gallery and Studio – 1 Angel Place (Corner of Ash st), Sydney

Friday 22nd July
Random Nature Exhibition
When: 6-8pm
@ Newcastle Art Space, 246 Parry Street, Newcastle

12×12 Exhibition
When: 6-8pm
@ Ambush Gallery – James Street, Waterloo, Sydney

Saturday 23rd July
Stella Downer Fine Art in conjunction with China Art Projects warmly invites you to
When: 3-5pm
@ Stella Downer Fine Art Dealer Consultant & Valuer – 2 Danks Street Waterloo

Eric & Robyn – Studio La Primitive – CAPRICE – “HOLY TIRADE OF THE HEART UNCOVERED”
When: 3-5pm
@ Maitland Regional Art Gallery – 230 High St, Maitland

ALISON  COULTHURST ‘Figurative Paintings’
When: 5-8pm
@ SOHO GALLERIES – Corner Crown & Cathedral St, SYDNEY

KENZEE PATTERSON – The Camden Valley Way
When: 4-6pm
@ DARREN KNIGHT GALLERY – 840 Elizabeth St, Waterloo

Twin venue event at Jensen Gallery and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
At Jensen’s, discussion of E=MC2, the Roslyn Shows Kathryn Barton and Marley Dawson
When: 4pm
@ Jensen Gallery then Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery

Oliver Watts – The Elevator’s Song

When: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
@ Gallery Ecosse – ‘Halcyon’ Exeter Road, Exeter, NSW

Sunday 24th July
Pretty Little Garden Market
To book a stall shoot us an email at
When: 11:00am – 5:00pm
@ Dear Pluto – 5a Wilshire Street, Surry Hills

OutSpoken #8
$10 entry donation
When: 7-10pm
@ Token Studio 405, Hibernian House – 342 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills

Wednesday 20 July, 10.30 – 11.15am

The MCA’s exciting program introducing contemporary art to
pre-schoolers aged 3 to 5 years old. Children and their parents/carers will explore
artworks in Tell Me Tell Me using play based learning approaches,
including music, storytelling, drama and art making in the galleries.
This event is held at the National Art School Gallery, Darlinghurst.

$15/$10 MCA Members
Price is per child, parent/carer free
Prepaid bookings essential: or 02 9245 2484

Burlesque Life Drawing
Wednesday, July 20 at 6:30pm – September 21 at 6:30pm
Calling all budding artists, return to an era once past
with Moon Age as we present our new fortnightly evening of Burlesque life drawing.
How Much: $20 per person.
As spaces are limited bookings are essential.
Contact to make a booking
When: Wednesday nights from 6:30pm
@  255b Crown St Surry Hills (enter via Golburn St).



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