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The Evolving Exhibition - Between 20th September and 10th October, Artessence Gallery Pambula will display work by Artists in Residence Holly Norris and Stephen Yates and local artists who join them for their Plein Air visits to Sapphire Coast beaches.
The 2016 SHNPA winner was announced on Friday 17 June: Sally Robinson won the 2016 award of $50,000
Dedicated Access & Learning space for children's art activities
The gallery is fully accessible for all audiences, including people with disability.
Adam's Rib is a 1949 American comedy film starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn.
A 1972 West German epic film written and directed by Werner Herzog. Using a minimalist story and dialogue, the film creates a vision of madness and folly.
Visit artist Craig Cameron's studio workshop
BVRG and other professional Arts organisations in the region will present a showcase of local Arts and Culture at the EAT Merimbula 2017 event.
Thursday, January 18 at 6pm - Film night at the BVRG
20 years of Yirrkala Print Space– An ARTBACK NT Tour
The Bega Valley Mural Prize is open to artists living within the Bega Valley Shire
Beyond the Selfie - Take a selfie, print it out and bring out the real you!
Beyond the Selfie - Take a selfie, print it out and bring out the real you! Go beyond snap-chat filters and face-swap apps and use your hands and a variety of mixed media to work over the top of a printed digital photo portrait.
BVRG hosts 3 major art awards
BVRG Summer School Holiday Kids Workshops
Visit our pop up shop in the gallery and grab your gifts while you soak up our latest exhibition, utilise our access and learning space for kids or attend one of the workshops or events we host regularly!
Budding artists between the ages of 5 and 18 are invited to submit a portrait for the Young Archie competition, as part of our family-focused activities for the Archibald Prize 2016 regional tour, on exhibition at BVRG from 24 March - 13 May 2017.
Bega Valley Shire Council Strategic Plan
Ceramics workshop with Ally Dalton and Terry Love.
Christian Thompson is regarded as one of the most accomplished and exciting contemporary Australian artists working in the photography and digital media space today.
Art in the Garage, a part of Tulgeen Disability Service, presents ‘Colour My World’ at Bega’s Spiral Gallery.
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Julian Meagher, renowned mid-career Australian painter, will undertake a residency in the Bega Valley during April - May 2017
Dead Calm is a 1989 Australian psychological thriller film starring Sam Neill, Nicole Kidman and Billy Zane. It was based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Charles Williams.
Digital Collage Workshop
This important retrospective exhibition from the Rix Wright collection, includes paintings, works on paper and sketches as well as photographs, ephemera and costumes
Regional artists will be regularly featured here.
Featuring stunning historical pieces from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection along with works especially created for the exhibition by contemporary artists. FLORA AUSTRALIS is the BVRG blockbuster show of 2016.
A two-day training workshop for arts and health professionals as part of the NGA's Art & Dementia Outreach Program
Jo Dunlop is a health worker, photographer and blogger who was based in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, on Africa’s West Coast for four years. Dunlop’s evocative and life affirming photographic portraits of Salone fashionistas and health workers involved in the county’s recent Ebola crisis presents two sides of a nations struggle to redefine itself through jaw dropping style after years of violent civil war.
Local Visual Artists | Bermagui Project | Four Winds
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The Bega Valley Regional Gallery accepts tax deductible donations, gifts and bequests under the ATO Cultural Gifts Program.
Indonesian Art from the Asia Pacific Triennial 7
Inaugural BVRG artist in residence exhibition
'The Curtain Breathed Deeply' presents an immersive collection of video and sculptural work by artist Justene Williams.
Kids 'Selfies' drawing activity offered during 2016 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award
Bega Valley Regional Gallery is located in the heart of Bega.
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Moving Histories // Future Projections brings together some of Australia’s leading female contemporary artists working across screen based media including Mikala Dwyer and Justene Williams, Amala Groom, Deborah Kelly, Kate Blackmore and Jacinta Tobin, Joan Ross, Soda_Jerk, Angelica Mesiti and Caroline Garcia
Using industry standard digital imaging tools & technology create a digital collage of "your place".
Past Winners and Judges of the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award.
Portrait Masterclass with Kerry McInnis
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Black comedy about a blind man, Martin, who takes photographs as "proof" that the world really is as others describe it to him
Public Art is a way to recognise local artists and values whilst adding a new dimension to public spaces in the Shire.
The Sapphire Coast of NSW offers coastal wilderness dotted with adventure trails, picturesque villages, galleries and amazing local food and wine.
School Holidays Workshop with Miss Carrie
Miss Lily leads a workshop for primary aged kids (6-12years old)
The Bega Valley Regional Gallery encourages school visits.
Seraphine is a 2008 French-Belgian film directed by Martin Provost. It is the true story of Seraphine Louis, a simple and profoundly devout housekeeper who in 1905 at age 41 began painting brilliantly colorful canvases.
Shirley Hannan and her family's substantial gift is her investment in the cultural future of the Bega Valley Shire
Dadang Christanto, Gunybi Ganambarr, Chayni Henry, Jumaadi, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, Val Wens
Rosie Deacon is an artist working in sculpture and installation whose work engages with the spectacle of obsession
Vincent Edwards & Bill Hawkey will perform again at the Bega Valley Regional Gallery during a twilight concert on 5.30pm, Wednesday 20 September 2017
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Bega Valley Regional Gallery offers a range of exciting student and educator focused learning opportunities.
The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award is well established as one of Australia's most loved and richest Portrait Awards.
This touring exhibition is an opportunity to see all the finalists in the Archibald Prize 2016.
Art of Dinosaur Designs is an exhibition of new sculptural forms inspired by Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy’s incredible 30 year creative partnership producing wearable art through their jewellery and homewares label Dinosaur Designs.
The BVRG collection represents work from past Art Prizes, selective purchases by Council, and donations of artworks from the community and various prominent Australian artists.
The Man Who Sued God is a 2001 Australian comedy film starring Billy Connolly and Judy Davis, and directed by Mark Joffe. Filmed in Bermagui and featuring the fishing boat the 'Tarpin', a charter vessel, hired from Bermagui Boat Harbour.
The Shirl - National Youth Portrait Prize is open to young artists 16 – 25.
In 2015 the Hannan family, our patrons and sponsors of the biannual Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award donated the entire collection of Shirley Hannan’s works, which is some 250 oil paintings and pastel portraits.
One of Australia's most loved and richest portrait awards, the biennial Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award celebrates realistic portraiture in memory of our eponymous patron.
Learn sequin embroidery skills and design a flower that represents something or someone special
To Bead, or not to Bead - fun bead making workshop with polymer clay
Tracey Moffatt is one of Australia's most successful international artists, known for her film, photography and video works.
Treasures of Australian Art 1880 to 1940 | The Howard Hinton Collection - touring from the New England Regional Art Museum
Mezzo soprano Eliane Morel will perform again at the Bega Valley Regional Gallery during a twilight concert on Wednesday 5 October 2016.
Ulan Murray uses a variety of new and recycled materials including copper, stainless steel and mild steel to produce his award winning sculpture.
Iconic photographs capture Australian beach culture from the 1930s to today. Sunbathers, swimmers, surfers and surf life savers are depicted in this collection of photographs from the Australian National Maritime Museum.
Spiral Gallery, South East Arts & BVRG will host this exhibition showcasing the work of 21 local artists from 'Art in the Garage', a part of Tulgeen Disability Service.
The Bega Valley Regional Gallery, despite being the smallest and most modestly endowed Regional Gallery in NSW, maintains a refreshingly robust exhibition program that showcases not only the best of local and regional practice but also the work of artists that are au courant on the national and international contemporary art scene.
Young & Free | An Australian Discourse: Abdul Abdullah, Tony Albert , Liam Benson, Joan Ross, Alex Seton