Macquarie University Art Gallery

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Installation view of the exhibition Virtual Encounters: Paula Dawson - Holograms
Photography Effy Alexakis, Photowrite

The University Art Gallery presents a diverse range of exhibitions to inspire and stimulate ideas, views and opinions.

The exhibition and associated education programs engages an interdisciplinary approach exploring the intersections between art, science, history, philosophy, media and culture, to name a few.

The changing program of about six to eight shows each year which are largely in-house curated exhibitions aims to create a broader understanding of the arts and culture to the wider community whilst also showcasing the research, education and entertainment value of each exhibition.  

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Current exhibition

Royston Harpur: Journey to Cold Mountain

28 November 2014 - 21 January 2015

Painter and poet, Royston Harpur was born in Sydney in 1938. He studied painting and art history with Maximilian Feurring in the mid-1950s, calligraphy with Shotei Ibata in the early 1970s, and piano with Istvan Faradai in the early 1980s. Numerous institutions within both Europe and Australia have engaged Harper's services as critic, and from conservator to curator and gallery manager.


Public Lecture: Humour as History - Soldier Cartoons from the Trenches

5 March 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Public Lecture: Visual Satire and Australian Identity

19 February 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM