Events for
24 October 2016    -    24 September 2021

    City Collection: Winter Warmers

    Saturday 18 September 2021 - Sunday 09 January 2022
    Works from the City of Bunbury Art Collection As German modernist artist Paul Klee said, ‘Colour is the place where our brain and the Universe meet’. The element of colour is central to humankind’s being. It functions at a subliminal level ...

    Iluka Visions 2021

    Saturday 18 September 2021 - Sunday 21 November 2021
    Iluka Visions is Bunbury Regional Art Gallery’s annual High School Exhibition – showcasing the depth of talent and creativity in the visual arts across schools of the South West. Thanks to the support of Iluka Resources, each year BRAG is ...
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    Saturday 11 September 2021 - Sunday 21 November 2021
    ‘Oblivion’ is a word heavy with meaning and the threat thereof is central to the contemporary mindset. Further to the migrant experience and fears of pending ecological and societal collapse, our complex digital lives can also elicit significant issues and outcomes. There ...
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    Prue Venables | Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft

    Saturday 11 September 2021 - Sunday 14 November 2021
    Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft Prue Venables presents an outstanding body of work by one of Australia’s greatest artists working in clay. Acclaimed ceramicist Prue Venables is the ninth artist in the Australian Design Centre series Living Treasures: Masters ...
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    Annette Peterson: Through the Streets & Other Adventures

    Saturday 21 August 2021 - Sunday 10 October 2021
    Through the Streets & Other Adventures is an exploration of the suburban driving experience, aided by the accessibility of smartphones at hand to record the moving image as a passenger in a car. This exhibition centres on a series of stop-motion ...
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    Saturday 31 July 2021 - Sunday 19 September 2021
    Albatross: An exhibition about birds, curated by Mandy Harwood and Rizzy. We have a fascination for birds and their mysterious flights. Birds are so diverse they have enchanted humans throughout the ages. They have come to symbolise almost every aspect of humanity, ...
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    Contemporary Wood Carved Netsuke

    Location Fourth Gallery
    Saturday 10 July 2021 - Saturday 10 July 2021
    Opening Reception - Friday, 9 July, 6pm As kimono culture flourished during the Edo period (1603 1868), netsuke , small carvings, were created as toggles to hold pouches and cases containing tobacco and medicine in place on the obi sash worn with ...
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    Noongar Country 2021 | Power and Healing: Now

    Location Lower Gallery
    Saturday 26 June 2021 - Sunday 22 August 2021
    Healing Country is the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Observance Committee theme for NAIDOC Week 2021. BRAG’s Noongar Country 2021 theme embraces this with Power and Healing: Now. Power and Healing: Now invites contemporary Aboriginal artists living on Noongar Boodja ...
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    Shaun Tan | Rules of Summer

    Location Chapel Gallery
    Saturday 19 June 2021 - Sunday 22 August 2021
    Rules of Summer features a set of original paintings from Shaun Tan made for the picture book of the same title. The exhibition explores the friendship of two young boys as it is challenged by many difficult and irrational situations, each ...
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    Samantha Laird | Going, Going, Gone…

    Location Convent Gallery
    Saturday 05 June 2021 - Sunday 25 July 2021
    Samantha Laird’s practice explores how the Australian landscape is connected to identity and belonging. The primary aim of her work is to provide an opportunity to consider the characteristics of the environment. She uses latex to create reliefs to reveal ...

    Setagaya Photography Exhibition

    Location Fourth Gallery
    Saturday 29 May 2021 - Sunday 11 July 2021
    Bunbury and Setagaya became sister cities in 1992. Since that time the two cities have held a number of exchanges in culture, art, trade, education and sport. One of the longstanding exchanges is the Biennial Photo Exchange.Every other year the ...

    Mama Stitch - Bunbury

    Location Convent Gallery
    Friday 28 May 2021 - Saturday 29 May 2021
    Like threads of yarn woven through a needle, stitching us together, our mother’s advice, her stories and memories shape us as we curve, bend and braid to find our place in the world. Using storytelling, headphone verbatim and music Whiskey & ...
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    Davida Palmer | Maker

    Location Ron Middleton Gallery
    Saturday 08 May 2021 - Sunday 01 August 2021
    Davida Palmer’s career in clay spans more than 45 years, has taken her all over the world, earned her awards and exhibitions and has seen her represented in prestigious collections and in the homes of those lucky enough to own ...

    Diverse Stills: Picturing the Landscape

    Location City Gallery
    Saturday 17 April 2021 - Sunday 23 May 2021
     Diverse Stills: Picturing the Landscape unites three contemporary photomedia artists, Tony Nathan, Juha Tolonen and Mike Gray, with a continuing and diverse interest in depicting the landscape around us come together in this unexpected exhibition. Spanning Western Australia, Finland and the ...

    Tami Xiang | Peasantography – Lucky 88

    Location Convent Gallery
    Saturday 03 April 2021 - Sunday 23 May 2021
      Peasantography – Lucky 88 is an exhibition by artist and writer Tami Xiang. Lucky 88 addresses the living situation of the Chinese farmers in the countryside. Tami Xiang invited a group of elderly farmers from one village to buy whatever they would ...
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    Location Lower and Chapel Gallery
    Saturday 06 March 2021 - Monday 07 June 2021
    CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR THE OPENING NIGHT PARTY!   The Bunbury Biennale is a major contemporary art exhibition in Western Australia. For the first time in the history of the Biennale, artists have been invited to explore a theme.  HE | SHE ...
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    Megan Shaw | Reassumed Ends

    Location Convent Gallery
    Saturday 13 February 2021 - Sunday 28 March 2021
    Reassumed Ends explores the allure of discarded and low value objects by transforming the eclectic media of discarded toys, industrial materials and domestic bric-a-brac into aesthetic and painterly compositions. This bright, playful, and aesthetic sculptural body of work comes after a ...
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    Elisa Markes-Young | Saudade

    Location Fourth Gallery
    Saturday 23 January 2021 - Sunday 11 April 2021
    The work in this exhibition is part of a new series that is a continuation of my previous bodies of work, “The Strange Quiet of Things Misplaced”, “The Original Place” and a 2018 installation called “Memory of a Memory”. This ...

    Helena Sahm | Building Happiness

    Location City Gallery
    Saturday 16 January 2021 - Sunday 18 April 2021
    The built environment both public and domestic has been a longtime focus for Helena Sahm’s artwork.  Originally from Sydney, she developed a more intimate relationship with Bunbury by creating images of its buildings when she made the city her permanent ...

    Drew Pettifer | A Sorrowful Act: The Wreck of the Zeewijk

    Location Lower Gallery
    Saturday 19 December 2020 - Sunday 14 February 2021
    A Sorrowful Act: The Wreck of the Zeewijk derives from a broader investigation within Drew Pettifer's work to unearth hidden queer histories through archival art practices. The exhibition focuses on the first recorded moment in (European) queer history in Australia: a ...

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