Kinross Arts Centre - Current Exhibitions

The Very Rev Dr Alan Watson - A Great Church Leader

Queen Elizabeth II with Alan Watson - 1954

A rare history exhibition about the life, writings and achievements of the Very Rev Dr Alan Watson (Minister at Toorak Presbyterian Church 1942 - 1967).  Featuring fascinating primary material from the Watson Family Archives, TUC and VicTas Synod Archives. 

The exhibition celebrates Watson's rich contribution to Australia's religious life including Ecumenism, foundations of the Uniting Church and his much loved "Saturday Reflections" published for over 17 years in The Age newspaper.

Exhibition: Friday, 1st - Thursday, 28th September 2017



Queen Elizabeth II with the Very Rev Dr Alan Watson,
Warburton Presbyterian Church, 1954.
Image: courtesy of Margaret St John (nee Watson).

Special Events:
 

Oral History Event - Life at the Manse and Memories of Alan Watson

Special Guest Speaker: Margaret St John (nee Watson) plus TUC Congregation Members
Free EVENT - ALL WELCOME - Enquiries: 9829 0340
Thursday, 21st September, 9:30 - 11:30am, Faichney Room

 Major Lender: Margaret St John (nee Watson)

Research and Archive Support: James St John & Pamela Wilson

Curatorial Consultant: Joe Pascoe

Project Manager: Lyndel Wischer

  


 

Aboriginal Art Exhibition

Presented by Jennifer Dudley - Director, Outback Art

On display in the Manse Gallery Cafe at Kinross Arts Centre
Beautiful monochrome paintings from the Central Desert regions of Australia featuring artists such as Yinarupa Nangala and Michael Nelson Jagamarra.
On display from Friday, 1st September until Thursday, 28th September 2017

 


 

Kinross Arts Centre - Up Coming Exhibitions

Returning Home - What it means to know our Selves

Film, Exhibition & Creative Research Project

by Lara Bardsley (PhD Candidate, LaTrobe University)

Returning Home will launched at Kinross Arts Centre, Melbourne on Thursday 12th October, 6pm - 9pm. The exhibition comprises of a fine selection of paintings and photography documenting creative academic research into "What it means to know ourselves". The Australian premiere of Lara Bardsley's short film will take place on the Opening Night, with the artist in attendance to introduce her rich and personal body of work. 

Exhibition Dates: Thursday, 12th October - Friday, 6th November 2017

Open Monday to Friday 10am - 3pm and Sundays 1pm - 4pm with the Artist. 

About the Artist https://www.larabardsley.com

Film Preview https://vimeo.com/234248876?ref=em-share

  

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