THE UNIVERSITY GALLERY

The University Gallery

The University Gallery presents curated exhibitions and touring shows that facilitate an awareness of contemporary art, artists, communities and disciplines.  We also support and promote local and emerging artists through our exhibition program and present research exhibitions by our postgraduate candidates at the University of Newcastle.

We value community engagement and welcome the public to engage with our many exhibition openings and public programs throughout the year. See sign up tab to your right for event updates.


CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

VIRTUAL WRIGHT:
Exploring the Hollyhock House


Wednesday 11 to Saturday 28 October 2017


PLEASE JOIN THE ARTIST FOR THE EXHIBITION LAUNCH AT THE UNIVERSITY GALLERY
FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER AT 6PM
Ian Owen, Nicholas Foulcher, Samantha Watt, and Michael J Ostwald

Long regarded as one of the world’s greatest houses, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Aline Barnsdall (“Hollyhock”) House in Los Angeles is one of the architect’s largest and most enigmatic works. However, having been closed to the public for many years, some of the important formal and spatial properties of this heritage-listed masterpiece are now difficult to access, experience or understand.[Read more about this exhibition]


Image:Ian Owen, Library, Lounge and Music Room: Cross Section, 2017, digital image, 119 x 84 cm


THE ESSENCE OF SHELTER

Wednesday 11 to Saturday 28 October 2017

PLEASE JOIN THE ARTIST FOR THE EXHIBITION LAUNCH AT THE UNIVERSITY GALLERY
FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER AT 6PM

Your house is your castle, terracotta and corrugated iron keep your living room dry and brick and Gyprock keep out the cold. But what if there were no factories to encase you in luxury? No trucks to haul the bricks? Would you turn to loggers and bullocks to cut and mill timber for a bushman’s slab hut? Would you ask an elder how their people made themselves a home? Or what if you had only a pair of hands and a hatchet? [Read more about this exhibition]

Image: Chief’s Hut, 2017. Photo credit: Mathew Halen


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Gallery opening hours

The Gallery is open Wednesday to Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 12pm - 4pm, or by appointment. For enquiries please phone +61 2 4921 5255

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