Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

Exhibition

A SALUTE: Aussie soldier from 1915 meets Young Turk in 2015

12 March - 1 May 2015

To commemorate the World War 1 Centenary, goulburn.art REGIONAL GALLERY will be home to a 7 week-long exhibition - A SALUTE:  Aussie soldier from 1915 meets Young Turk in 2015 that acknowledges and honours the Goulburn region's World War I efforts both here and abroad.  Families of those who sacrificed their time and some their lives, will be able to see their loved ones names up on our honour roll, alongside memorabilia and objects loaned by regional families.  Gallipoli drawings from well know Australian artists Idris Murphy, Luke Sciberras, Elisabeth Cummings, Euan Macleod,  Leo Robba, Amanda Penrose Hart, John Walsh, Stanley Palmer, Michael Shepherd, Steve Lopes, Deidre Bean, Jonathan Throsby, Susan O'Doherty, Peter O'Doherty and Michael Nock.

Regional School students have been invited to respond to letters written by soldiers to their loved ones at home on postcards.  These will be displayed at the gallery during the exhibition.

Lighting Artist, Emrah Baki Ulas and his team will light the Rocky Hill War Memorial the week before and after ANZAC Day.

Talk by artist Euan Macleod 1.30pm  Monday 16 March CLICK HERE information flyer

En plein air Workshop with Leo Robba 10am - 4pm Friday 10 April CLICK HERE for information flyer and materials list

Exclusive Bus Trip to the Australian War Memorial Canberra Thursday 2 April CLICK HERE for information flyer

A SALUTE exhibition Education Kit - CLICK HERE

SHARE YOUR WW1 stories with us:

 

 

 

To commemorate the World War 1 Centenary, goulburn.art REGIONAL GALLERY would like you to share your stories with us by sharing your stories or photos on our Facebook page.

CLICK HERE for detailed information on our Share your WW1 stories project

 

Image:  Cecil Leeson in Egypt 2015.  Image courtesy of the Rocky Hill War Memorial Museum Collection

Front page image:  Michael Shephers, Simpson's Burden, 2014 acrylic polymer, NZ and Gallipoli clay and sand on Hahnemule paper, 28 x 37.5 cm.  Image Courtesy the artist.  Michael Shepherd is represented by Artsight.

 

 

 

 

A SALUTE:  Aussie Soldier from1915 meets Young Turk in 2015 is supported by the NSW Government  though ARTSNSW

 

 

 

Cecil Leeson in Egypt 1915.  Image courtesy of the Rocky Hill War Memorial Museum Collection

 

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