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Collected, Saved and Combined 

Monday 20th July - Saturday 21st November 2020

This exhibition is currently closed due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please stay tuned for updates on when we will re-open. Collected, Saved and Combined brings together pieces from the TAMA Collection that utilise repurposed items to explore contemporary …

Lionel Lindsay | Drafting Sheep

Monday 20th July - Sunday 25th October 2020

This exhibition is currently closed due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please stay tuned for updates on when we will re-open. Drafting Sheep is a collection display that celebrates the work of Lionel Lindsay. Born into an artistic …

Works from the TAMA Collection | Inga Hunter

Monday 20th July 2020 - Sunday 17th January 2021

This exhibition is currently closed due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please stay tuned for updates on when we will re-open. Inga Hunter is a mixed-media artist recognised for her contribution to the development of textile and fibre …

Ararat Gallery TAMA closed until further notice

Monday 3rd August - Monday 5th October 2020

Ararat Gallery TAMA is currently closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak and consequent implementation of Level 3 Covid 19 Restrictions in Regional Victoria. The Gallery team and Council would like to take this opportunity to thank …

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Ararat Gallery TAMA closed until further notice

Tuesday 17th March - Thursday 16th July 2020

Ararat Gallery TAMA (Textile Art Museum Australia) is currently closed to help ensure the health and safety of the community and help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Gallery team and Council would like …

Drawing Dashes Between Dots | Siying Zhou

Saturday 14th March - Sunday 12th July 2020

This exhibition is currently closed due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please stay tuned for updates on when we will re-open. Ararat is the only colonial town in Australia to have been founded by Chinese immigrants; Chinese miners …

Tape It! | Briony Barr

Monday 17th February - Sunday 21st June 2020

This activity is currently closed due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please stay tuned for updates on when we will re-open. Imagine a drawing that has become bored of paper and wandered off the page in search of …

Paul Yore | Let The World Burn

Saturday 9th November 2019 - Sunday 1st March 2020

Through the uncomfortable intermingling of images, words, ideologies and materials, Let The World Burn questions the cultural codes that govern our bodies and behaviour; and examines the role of art within society. By using reclaimed material and painstaking …

fifty: Celebrating 50 Years of Collecting Fibre Art 

Saturday 20th October 2018 - Sunday 1st December 2019

Due to popular demand, this exhibition has been expanded and extended with ‘fifty something’. Established in 1968, Ararat Gallery TAMA has a distinctive place amongst Australia’s public galleries through its longstanding commitment to supporting and promoting …

The Digitisation Project – Behind the Scenes

Monday 3rd June - Sunday 27th October 2019

The Digitisation Project – Behind the Scenes features key pieces from the TAMA Collection, as selected by the ten staff members who worked on a recent Creative Victoria project to digitally photograph 900 collection items.  The …

Hannah Gartside | Fantasies

Saturday 20th July - Sunday 20th October 2019

Hannah Gartside often works with items of vintage women’s clothing – particularly underwear and sleepwear – to explore female subjectivity. Fantasies is an ongoing suite of sculptural works that engage the materiality and embedded memories of these …

Going Round in Squares

Saturday 9th March - Sunday 30th June 2019

Ararat Gallery TAMA is excited to announce textile artist Sera Waters’ Going Round in Squares will open on March 9 and be on show until June 30. As part of this exhibition, Sera will also present a blackwork …

TESTAMENT: Robert Salzer Foundation Acquisitions

Monday 5th November 2018 - Sunday 3rd March 2019

The exhibition reveals the dynamic uptake of textiles in Australia’s contemporary art practise.  Building on the gallery’s comprehensive collection of post-minimalist and craft-based textile fibre art from the 1970s and 1980s, these more recent purchases showcase …

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