THE 1818 PROJECT - Opening Weekend

Saturday 8 September
Gallery opens at 10am

PROGRAM OF EVENTS

All events are FREE

Welcome event 1.30pm
Welcome to Country to be performed by Aunty Phyllis Darcy and Terri-Lee Darcy, with translation into Awabakal Language by Terri-Lee Darcy

Artist & Curator Talk 2pm
Join Gallery curator Sarah Johnson in a floor talk with artists from THE 1818 PROJECT. Followed by light refreshments and nibbles.

Cosmo Polis Pop-Up Hackspace 3pm
This free community project, presented by the Youth Reference Group is building an archive of stories of migration, through works of art, written word, performance, sound and video. Join the Youth Reference Group and THE 1818 PROJECT exhibiting artists in a shared work space, where you can contribute to the Cosmo Polis project any way you like! - find out more
 
Don't forget, our regular, free weekend programs are still on offer:
Art Cart | 10.30am - 12.30pm - find out more
Public tour | from 11am - find out more
 

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION: THE 1818 PROJECT

Two hundred years since the creation of major works in the collection by convict artist Joseph Lycett, THE 1818 PROJECT brings together eight contemporary local and national artists to address personal cultural histories and stories of Australian migration.

FEATURED ARTISTS:

ABDUL-RAHMAN ABDULLAH
DALE COLLIER 
KARLA DICKENS 
FERNANDO DO CAMPO 
LINDY LEE 
YHONNIE SCARCE 
JACQUI STOCKDALE
SHAN TURNER-CARROLL 

Find out more
 
 

Prices

  • This event is FREE

Contact

Venue

Newcastle Art Gallery
1 Laman Street
Cooks Hill
2300