As part of his contribution to the ‘Now and Then’ exhibition Robin Hines has made a series of large scale maps of historic precincts in Gympie. The maps will be on display in the foyer of Gympie Regional Gallery for the duration of the exhibition. Visitors to the gallery are invited to take up a … More Make Your Mark! Tell Us About Gympie’s History Now and Then.
In October artists Meaghan Shelton and Barb Hart joined the project. Meaghan ‘hit the ground running’ with a residency at the Woodworks Museum on a very busy and very noisy open day. There were saws buzzing and steam engines clattering and breathing and Meaghan created a good deal of interest sitting in the Mill Manager’s … More Our Final Two Artists Join the Group
G150 artist Meaghan Shelton will be creating an installation within the Mill office at the Gympie Woodworks Museum. Since this Saturday, October 15th is Open Day at the Museum, with the sawmill operating and many things happening, Meaghan will be taking up residence for the day and beginning work on her installation. She’s interested in … More Artist in Residence at The Woodworks Museum
Two of the artists selected for G150 are away until mid October, but the remaining four met with curator, Judy Barrass, at Gympie Regional Gallery to discuss the possibilities for artists working with museums, ideas for works and how the project might proceed. It is early in the project and there was as yet no … More Artist Meeting and Museum Visit September 14th
On the opposite end of town to the Gold Mine Museum, Gympie Woodwork Museum tells the story of Australian forests and forestry. A significant collection of woodworking tools, photos, machinery and woods form part of a ‘living’ museum that includes a working steam driven timber mill and a working blacksmith shop, as well as being … More Gympie Woodworks Museum
One of the museums taking part in the project is the Gold Mining and Historical Museum run by the Gympie Historical Society, which sprawls over a large site next to the very pleasant Lake Alford park on the outskirts of Gympie. The no longer operational No 2 South Great Eastern gold mine forms part of … More Gympie Gold Mining and Historical Museum