Bendigo is a hive of activity over the summer months with warmer days, longer evenings, Christmas and an array of exhibitions at Bendigo Art Gallery.
Christmas Tree Light Up An evening of entertainment to celebrate the lighting of the Bendigo Christmas Tree including the Bendigo Hospital Christmas Appeal Carnival and Variety, the Children’s Charity Santa Fun Run. From 5pm. Venue: Rosalind Park Bendigo
december3 Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation
november 26 The lost modernist: Michael O’Connell
Pictured: Elizabeth Taylor
Drawn from the archive of the John Kobal Foundation, this exhibition focuses on the stars, the sets and the scenes created by the American film industry and captured by the most important photographers who worked in the Hollywood Studios from 1920 to 1960. Featuring more than 90 images including portraits of Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Gloria Swanson, Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Humphrey Bogart, and many other film celebrities. Venue: Bendigo Art Gallery, View Street. Exhibition runs until Febuary 12.
The lost modernist examines the work of British/Australian textile artist Michael O’Connell. O’Connell, a member of the Arts and Crafts Society of Melbourne, made an enormous contribution to the development of modernism in Australia through his innovative and dynamic textiles. Venue: Bendigo Art Gallery, View Street. Exhibition runs until Feburary 19.
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Published on Nov 24, 2011