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Botanical Gardens
Bridge Street, Benalla VIC 3672
Telephone: 03 5760 2619
gallery@benalla.vic.gov.au
Open 10 - 5pm Closed Tuesdays


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Benalla Art Gallery Public Programs

Stitch and Wine - Knitting workshops with artist Annie Longmuir

Join us for a series of workshops focused on developing your knitting skills. With local award-winning crocheter, knitter and needlework artist Annie Longmuir, these classes are suitable for beginning to intermediate levels. Bring your own project or start something new. Classes include a complimentary glass of wine or juice.

Tuesday 12 July, 6:00-7:30pm
Tuesday 19 July, 6:00-7:30pm
Tuesday 26 July, 6:00-7:30pm

Single session: $10 members, $12 non-members
Three sessions: $25 members, $30 non-members

8 ply yarn and knitting needles available for $8, or bring your own.

Workshops are open to teens and adults.

Limited places. Early bookings recommended. 03 5760 2619


When: Tuesday 12th July 2016 - Tuesday 26th July 2016 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Bennett Gallery
Price: 12.00

Artist Talk and Weaving Workshop: Vessels of Life

Artists Eva Ponting, Auntie Cynthia Hardie, Lyn Thorpe and Naomi Ota will speak about their collaboration on the creation of Vessels of Life and present a special one-off workshop on traditional weaving techniques.

Talk: Sunday 31 July, 1:00-1:30pm
Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla – Simpson Gallery
Free event. RSVP: 03 5760 2619

Workshop: Sunday 31 July, 1:30-3:00pm
Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla – Education Studio
$30 members, $40 non-members $20 children under 13
All materials provided. Workshop open to all ages.
Limited places. Early bookings essential: 03 5760 2619

Image: Vessels of Life, installation view.


When: Sunday 31st July 2016 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla, VIC 3672 - Simpson Gallery
Price: Free

Artist Talks - Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2015

Come to the Gallery to hear artists Darren McDonald, Harley Manifold and Warren Crossett speak about their works in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2015.

FREE.
Refreshments provided.
RSVP: 03 5760 2619

Image: Warren Crossett, Self portrait after St Jerome Flanders 2015, oil on canvas.


When: Saturday 6th August 2016 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Bennett Gallery
Price: Free

Life Drawing with artist Cornelia Selover

Join us for a series of life drawing classes at the Benalla Art Gallery. Develop your observation and drawing skills under the guidance of local professional artist Cornelia Selover. All materials are provided.

Saturday 13 August, 1-4pm
Saturday 20 August, 1-4pm
Saturday 27 August, 1-4pm

Single session: $35 members, $40 non-members.
Three sessions: $95 members, $110 non-members

For adults 16 and over.
Limited places. Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619

Image: Cornelia Selover, Life drawing 2015. Courtesy of the artist.


When: Saturday 13th August 2016 - Saturday 27th August 2016 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: Free