Anzac Day "Heth: Norman Hetherington – Artist at War" floor talk with Rebecca Hetherington

Norman Hetherington, Douglas Refeulling Jacquinot Bay NB (New Britain) June 45, 1945, pen and watercolour on paper.

Join us for a gallery floor talk following the Anzac Day service at Muswellbrook Cenotaph, on the Corner of Bridge and Market Streets Muswellbrook, on Tuesday 25 April 2017.

Norman Hetherington is best known as the man behind Mr Squiggle but it was war service during WWII that took his drawings and cartoons off the page and put them on the stage. His daughter Rebecca Hetherington who has curated this exhibition of his artwork done during his time in the Army will give you an insight into Norman’s feelings about his time in the Army, some of the stories behind the art and how his war art influenced his later creations including Mr Squiggle.

A Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest touring exhibition.

 

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44th Muswellbrook Art Prize catalogue

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Exhibition period 12 March to 07 May 2017. All items for sale.

44th Muswellbrook Art Prize catalogue

The Muswellbrook Shire Council gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Bengalla Mining Company Pty Limited not only for their sponsorship of this year's 44th Muswellbrook Art Prize but also for their ongoing commitment to the Muswellbrook Art Prize over the past 23 years.

The Muswellbrook Art Prize selects only the very best works to compete in the final adjudication and be displayed in the exhibition. This year 71 successful Finalists were c h osen across the three sections of the Prize from a total of 710 entries.

Muswellbrook Shire Council would like to thank the 2017 Muswellbrook Art Prize Selection Panel for their time and effort in selecting those finalists:

Brad Franks, Arts Centre Manager, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Jade Goodwin, Arts Centre Assistant, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Bruce Tindale, Visual Art Consultant

This year the final adjudicator is Professor Ian Howard, UNSW Art & D esign. Muswellbrook Shire Council welcomes Mr Howard to the 44th Muswellbrook Art Prize and thanks him for availing the Prize of his expertise.

FREE Monthly Manga workshops for young people at Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre.

Club Manga Mania is here!

10.30-11.30am Sundays monthly with Jade Goodwin.
Ideal for 8-14 year olds.

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