First Fridays lectures

Enjoy the first Friday of the
month with Friends.

These inspiring talks are fundraising events for the Friends of the Geelong Gallery and begin at 10.30am with coffee, tea and scones before an illustrated lecture at 11.00am.
No bookings required.

Members $10
Non-members $12

Kenneth W Park—
Four corners of Ireland
Friday 7 November at 11.00am

Inspired by the superbly handcrafted decorative porcelain on display in the Gallery's exhibition Belleek porcelain, this visually stunning lecture will take the form of a rambling journey across Ireland.

Last Friday in November
Friends Christmas function
Geoffrey Edwards—
A short walk on the Western Front
Friday 28 November at 10.30am

Earlier this year, Gallery Director, Geoffrey Edwards, joined a small party on an organised walk over several days across the Somme battlefields. Enjoy a celebratory glass of wine and light refreshments whilst hearing Geoffrey recall that walk, the sites visited, and exhibitions seen in Paris and London at the walk’s conclusion. Cost: $15. Bookings essential by Monday 24 November:
T 03 5229 3645.

The Friends’ Christmas hamper raffle
will be drawn at the function. Raffle tickets
will be available at the Gallery for $2 from early October.

Sarah Engledow—
Arcadia—sound of the sea
Friday 6 February at 11.00am

Take a trip down memory lane with Dr Sarah Engledow, historian and curator of the National Portrait Gallery exhibition, Arcadia—sound of the sea, which examines the free-spirited, hot-blooded energy of Australian surfers under the cloud of conscription to Vietnam.