Enjoy the first Friday of the
month with Friends.
First Fridays lecture series
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.
Friends' Christmas function
Friday 6 December from 10.30am
Geoffrey Edwards, Director of the Geelong Gallery, will will present an overview of the most recent additions to the Gallery’s collection and preview the new exhibition, Pure bewdy—recent acquisitions 2012–13. To be followed shortly after with a celebratory glass of wine and light refreshments (from 11.00am). Cost: $15. Bookings essential by Monday 2 December: 03 5229 3645 or email.
The Friends’ Christmas hamper raffle will be drawn at this function. Raffle tickets are available to purchase at the Gallery for $2.
Affairs of the art
Friday 7 February at 11.00am
Join author, award-winning journalist and deputy editor of the AFR Magazine, Katrina Strickland, who will discuss her book, Affairs of the Art: Love, Loss and Power in the Art World, which explores the estates of more than a dozen Australian artists including John Brack, Rosalie Gascoigne, Brett Whiteley and Fred Williams and the role those left behind play in burnishing their reputations. Copies of Affairs of the Art will be available to purchase in the Gallery Shop for $34.95 (with 10% discount for Gallery members). A book signing will follow the talk.