Join much-loved, Logie-winning Comedian Luke McGregor and Curator Amy Jackett for a unique, light-hearted look at this year’s artworks. With Luke’s comedic wit alongside the curator’s arty explanations, this event is sure to delight art lovers and those completely new to art!
Exhibition viewing from 5:30 – 6pm, event starts in Gallery One at 6pm
Saturday 17th August 2019
Many of the works shortlisted for the 2019 Hadley’s Art Prize are about fragile and vanishing landscapes. Presented by the University of Tasmania, this panel brings together scholars on the environment, extinction, literature and art, to discuss our anxieties about vanishing landscapes, and how we mourn and memorialise them.
Speakers: Hannah Stark, Lyn McGaurr, Katrina Schlunke, Briohny Walker, chaired by Robbie Moore.
Tuesday 6th August 2019, 5:30 – 7pm
Free but registration essential
How does travel affect the way we see landscape, and the way we experience place? Presented by the University of Tasmania, this panel brings together film, literature, and tourism scholars to explore these questions.
Speakers: Anne Hardy, Gemma Blackwood, Robert Clarke, chaired by Robbie Moore.
Tuesday 13th August 2019, 5:30 – 7pm
Free but registration essential.
2019 Exhibition Events
A unique ensemble performance from members of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra – Jenny Owen (violin), Martin Pennicka (cello) and Douglas Coghill (viola).
Thursday 25th July 2019, 6pm
Arts-focused weekend event about sustainability with a series of talks, exhibition tours and a creative workshop.
3rd and 4th August 2019, 10am – 3pm
Hadley’s Orient Hotel and surrounding galleries
$80pp (for 2 days)