COVID-19: Information for visitors attending public galleries
Holiday Closure: The PGAV office will be closed from 5pm Friday 17 December 2021 and will reopen 9am, Monday 17 January 2022.

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Image: Geelong Gallery collection store. Image courtesy of Geelong Gallery. Photo: Matt O’Donnell.


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Barmah Forest, 1994 synthetic polymer paint on linen 1770 x 2440 mm Courtesy The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy_ Lin Onus Estate_Copyright Agency

exhibition | LIN ONUS: the land within , SHEPPARTON ART MUSEUM, until 13 march 2022

Image: Lin Onus (Yorta Yorta), Barmah Forest, 1995, synthetic polymer paint on linen, 177 x 244 cm. The Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment Collection. © and courtesy the Lin Onus Estate.

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Image: Bendigo Art Gallery

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Image: Shepparton Art Museum, 2021 Photo © Cam Matheson

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Kai-awase shells
(Kai-awase no kai)
shell, gilt, lacquer, colour pigment
various, 6.5 x 8.0 to 8.0 x 9.5 cm (each)
The Pauline Gandel Collection of Japanese Lacquer © Courtesy of Kitamura Studios

coming soon | GOLDEN SHELLS AND THE GENTLE MASTERY OF JAPANESE LACQUER, ngv froim 25 nov 2021 - 18 apr 2022

Image: UNRYUAN, KITAMURA Tatsuo, Kai-awase shells (Kai-awase no kai) 2015, shell, gilt, lacquer, colour pigment, various, 6.5 x 8.0 to 8.0 x 9.5 cm (each). The Pauline Gandel Collection of Japanese Lacquer © Courtesy of Kitamura Studios

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The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.