Exhibition talks: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

    • 	Image: Margaret Preston Australian rock lily 1933 (detail), Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum, Victoria Buda Collection © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
    • Short talks by experts

      Art After Hours, Exhibition talk

Discover the stories behind the artworks in the exhibition O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: making modernism in this series of talks.

Note: Paula Dredge will now speak on 16 August, not 23 August, and Denise Mimmocchi will speak on 23 August, not 16 August, as previously advertised. The Gallery apologises for any inconvenience.

Wednesdays 5.30pm
16-30 August 2017

Free with exhibition entry

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery

Related exhibition: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

Image: Margaret Preston Australian rock lily 1933 (detail), Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum, Victoria Buda Collection © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

    • Conservator Paula Dredge

      Free with exhibition entry

      Wednesday 16 August 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Paula Dredge, the Gallery’s head of painting conservation, will discuss her work on the paintings in preparation for the exhibition.

    • Curator Denise Mimmocchi

      Free with exhibition entry

      Wednesday 23 August 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Denise Mimmocchi, the Gallery’s senior curator of Australian art and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss the major themes and key works.

    • Botanist Louisa Murray

      Free with exhibition entry

      Wednesday 30 August 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Louisa Murray, the flora botanist at the National Herbarium of NSW at the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, will talk on the plants that feature in the works of Margaret Preston.