Exhibition Opening: Something Old, Something New – Devonport Regional Gallery 50 Years of Collecting

Devonport Regional Gallery

Something Old, Something New

Devonport Regional Gallery 50 Years of Collecting



Friday 12 May 2023, 6pm
at the Devonport Regional Gallery

This is a free event but RSVP to the Gallery is appreciated: artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au



Exhibition Dates: 13 May 2023 – 17 June 2023
Main Gallery, Ground Level

Something Old Something New presents new acquisitions and selected historical works from the Devonport Regional Gallery’s permanent collection.
This exhibition embraces the intersection between the contemporary and historical to form a fresh dialogue between pieces.
After several decades of growth and change, Devonport Regional Gallery’s Art Collection Policy was developed to ensure a collection that is cohesive, focused and significant within Tasmania.
Subsequently, the Collection has become a unique, vibrant and accumulative record of professional artistic activity within Tasmania.
The collection can be divided into the following categories: works on paper, paintings, photographs, digital media, ceramics, glass, sculptures, The Moon, Kathleen Cocker and Owen Lade Collections, and the Robinson collection of historical photographic negatives.
Something Old Something New represents our collection in a new context while celebrating the rich cultural landscape of Tasmanian visual art that the gallery continues to accrue.

Image:  Joan Ross, BBQ This Sunday (Brave New Years), 2011, hand painted pigment print on cotton rag paper, 45 x 76 cm, Ed. 2nd state 5/5 DCC Permanent Collection 2022.018.

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