Tag: Bendigo

Talk | Eastern & Western Art | La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre

Thomas Sheard Great Britain 1866-1921 The Arab Blacksmith c.1900 oil on canvas 115.0 x 163.0 cm Purchased 1903 1903.1

Venue: La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre Date: 6 May Saturday, 12.30pm – 1.30pm Adam Bushby, lawyer and art history graduate, will speak about the theme of Orientalism in painting, starting with the Gallery collection and then tracing the long history of representing Islamic and other Eastern people and culture in Western painting. Free. Bookings essential. 03 5434 6088 | bendigoartgallery@bendigo.vic.gov.au La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, 121 View Street, Bendigo Bookings: 03 5434 6088 | bendigoartgallery@bendigo.vic.gov.au

News | Karen Quinlan appointed Professor of Practice and new Director at La Trobe Arts Institute

Professor John Dewar with Professor Karen Quinlan and Mr Craig Niemann, Chief Executive Officer, City of Greater Bendigo

Under a new initiative, announced jointly today by the City of Greater Bendigo and La Trobe University, Ms Quinlan will take on an unprecedented leadership role in the Victorian and national arts industry by leading two of Victoria’s prominent regional arts institutions. Today’s announcement confirms that the La Trobe Arts Institute has appointed Karen Quinlan as both its first Professor of Practice and new Director. Professor Quinlan will continue her role as the Director of the highly successful Bendigo Art Gallery and concurrently lead the La Trobe Arts Institute to achieve its ambition of building a vital cultural and creative sector in regional Victoria and establishing La Trobe University as a leading arts destination in its own right. Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar said he was delighted that Professor Quinlan, who already has strong links to the University, has agreed to…

Conference | Nature in the Dark: a trans-disciplinary conference | La Trobe Bendigo

Nature in the Dark is a trans-disciplinary conference on animal perception at the intersection of the arts, science and conservation It is a spin-off from the Nature in the Dark – project, a continuing art/science/conservation collaboration between the Centre for Creative (CCA), La Trobe University, and the Victorian National Parks Association (VNPA), this conference will address our relationship to animals in a wider ecological context by approaching it from artistic, scientific and conservationist angles The yawning gaps in our understanding of the intricate connections of eco-systems, which we are still facing today, accentuate also the shortcomings of a cultural understanding of our environment in the time of rapid loss of habitat and biodiversity. It underlines the necessity to address these concerns from a broad and trans-disciplinary background – as this conference is programmed accordingly. The Nature in the Dark –…