STEEL: art design architecture is a major touring exhibition from the JamFactory, exploring innovative ways that steel is being used by artists, designers and architects in Australia in the 21st century. The exhibition includes 29 artists, designers and architects from across Australia and brings together products, projects and works of art that reflect many of the current preoccupations with steel within contemporary design in Australia.
On the Origins of Capital is a collaborative exhibition between artists James Farley, Jacob Raupach and Felix Wilson. Drawing on their photographic backgrounds, the artists set up a space for considering the material, economic and ecological entanglements of extractive and transformative industries.
The National Art Glass Gallery is currently showcasing the collection in This Australian Life, an exhibition drawing on key pieces from the National Art Glass Collection.
Songwriting Workshop with Alexander Gow: Ever wanted to write an original song? Learn the craft of songwriting from one of Australia's leading artists and bandleader of Oh Mercy, Alexander Gow. The ARIA-award winning songwriter will share some of his go-to tools and perspectives to create music. DETAILS: Monday, April 15 10am to 1pm. This session is for 18+ years. All levels of experience welcome. $15 (plus transaction fee). Venue: Art Workshop, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery.
WE ARE NOW Video Art Workshop with Kellie O'Dempsey: The gallery is looking for young people to collaborate on a significant new film project with one of Australia's most exciting digital artists, Kellie O'Dempsey. DETAILS: Monday, April 15 to Wednesday, April 17, 10am to 4pm daily. Ideal for ages 15 to 24 years. All levels of skill and experience are welcome. $30 (+ booking fee), bookings essential. Venue: E3 art space.
Artist talk with Kellie O'Dempsey: Tuesday, April 16 from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Free event, RSVP appreciated 6926 9660 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Venue: E3 art space.
Dr Sam Bowker Australian Art lecture series - Home and Away: The turn of the century sees radical transformations. Artists and designers worked through their strange dreams to bring new voices into Australian art. From Federation to the First World War and beyond, we sent our artists overseas and brought them home again, laden with new ideas as modern Australians. DETAILS: Thursday, April 18, 5.30pm to 6.30pm. $10 (+ bf). Venue: E3 art space.
- FRESH: www.wagga.nsw.gov.au/city-of-wagga-wagga/events/fresh