EXHIBITIONS @ The Centre Beaudesert Regional Gallery

I WITNESS

Features renowned Australian War Artist Humanist and Filmmaker and recipient of the 2015 Sydney Peace Prize George Gittoes AM.

24 July to 9 September

OPENING

Friday 24 July at 6pm for 6.30pm
Official Exhibition Opening and Meet the artist George Gittoes AM

RSVP

5540 5050 |

WHERE

The Centre Beaudesert, 82 Brisbane Street, Beaudesert

Satellite displays relating to this exhibition also at Boonah Cultural Centre

HOURS

Gallery Open Tues-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 10am-2pm.

Closed public holidays.

First hand stories of war and correspondence from the front and home. Features renowned Australian war artist and filmmaker George Gittoes AM with his exhibition I Witness : a 45 Year Survey.  A Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre touring exhibition. Exhibition also includes war propaganda and censorship, historical memorabilia and local stories. NOTE selected works in this exhibition are visually confronting and may cause distress to viewers.
Satellite display relating to this exhibition also at Boonah Cultural Centre 3 High Street Boonah from 4 August 2015.

Public Programs & Workshops:

Fri 24 July  10am - 2.30pm  :  Education Focus Day with George Gittoes
Artist floor talks & tours for school groups at 10am and 1pm. Bookings essential.  Limited group places. Free entry.

Sat 25 July  10.30am - 3.30pm  : Masterclass with George Gittoes
A unique opportunity to learn from and work with acclaimed Australian War Artist and Humanist and Filmmaker George Gittoes AM.  Suitable for experienced artists, university and senior art students.  Participants to bring own materials and equipment in chosen medium.  $100   Bookings essential - limited places.

Sat 25 July  5.30 - 7pm : In Conversation - Diary Readings with George Gittoes and Hellen Rose
Live readings from their diaries written at the Yellow House Jalalabad - no cameras or recordings allowed.