MPRG + DRIFT : Open late to eight - Workshops and events

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We are ‘Open late to eight’ to support the DRIFT Arts Festival, a new annual festival of art, music and celebration on the Mornington Peninsula from Tuesday 26  - Friday 29 April, 2022.

Join us at 6pm each evening for a guided tour of the current exhibitions and check out the programs below for more, there's something for everyone! 

Note: On Wednesday 27 April the tour is at 6.30pm and includes going behind-the-scenes (please book via the listing below) and we'll have Rosebud Secondary music students playing in the Gallery from 5pm - 6.30pm. It would be great if you could come along to support these young musicians! 

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Tuesday 26 April, 5pm – 8pm at MPRG 
$65, includes tote bag and all materials for printing. Bookings essential and no experience necessary!

Do not miss this opportunity to work with Peninsula based artist Joshua Seale and the legends of printmaking, Danica and Stewart from Spacecraft Studios to print a Joshua Seale inspired tote bag and a couple of extra items of your choice! 

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MPRG BEHIND-THE-SCENES: TALK AND TOUR
Wednesday 27 April, 6.30pm – 7.30pm at MPRG
This is a free event, but please book so we know you are coming!

Go behind the scenes of the Gallery’s extensive collection of almost 2,000 artworks with our collections curator Narelle Russo and registrar Ainsley Gowing. To enable more people to attend this program, the group will divide in two for a 30-minute floor talk and the 30-minute behind-the-scenes tour. Owing to limited space bookings are essential.

 

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MPRG Live! ART & MUSIC WITH BLUE TUESDAYS
Thursday 28 April, 6.30pm - 8pm at MPRG
This is a free event, but please book so we know you are coming!

Blue Tuesdays is a four-piece contemporary jazz group which features the mellow tones of a tenor saxophone, piano, drums, guitar and vocals for melodies. Book yourselves in to see the exhibitions whilst being entertained by this fantastic, young and energetic Peninsula based band! 

 

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A NIGHT AT THE GALLERY BY TORCHLIGHT!
Friday 29 April, 7.30pm – 9pm at MPRG
This is a free event, but please book so we know you are coming. Suitable for ages 8+ and we ask that an adult stays too...

How much fun for the kids to come along to the Gallery after dark to join in on creative and imaginative play in their pyjamas and slippers! This family friendly event includes all art materials (edible and otherwise) as well as a take home torch for more nocturnal fun! 

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NEIL WILLIAMS: IN CONVERSATION
Saturday 30 April, 1pm – 1.45pm at MPRG
This is a free event, but please book so we know you are coming!

Join us in this insightful conversation with local artist Neil Williams and MPRG Director, Danny Lacy as they discuss Neil's current exhibition at MPRG, Girt by Sea.

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NEIL WILLIAMS WORKSHOP: HOW TO STRETCH A CANVAS
Saturday 30 April, 2pm – 4pm at MPRG 
$45 includes all materials and your take-home stretched canvas. Bookings are essential and no experience necessary!

Join us for a demonstration and hands on workshop on how to stretch a canvas and take the fear out of this very handy DIY process! All materials will be provided for you to stretch your own cotton canvas onto a quality 40cm x 40cm pine stretcher bar. 

 

 

     


 

 

 

When

  • Tuesday, 26 April 2022 | 11:00 AM - Saturday, 30 April 2022 | 04:00 PM

Location

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Civic Reserve, Dunns Rd,  3931  View Map

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