Annual program

Exhibition Overview
Stephen Bowers: Beyond Bravura — JamFactory Icon 2013
30 November 2013 to 16 February 2014
As one of Australia’s foremost contemporary ceramic artists, Stephen Bowers creates imposing and virtuoso works by applying a variety of...
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Pure bewdy — recent acquisitions 2012–13
7 December 2013 to 9 February 2014
An exhibition that reveals the quality and diversity of the Gallery’s acquisition program: from the finely-detailed engravings of early...
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Coastlines
14 December 2013 to 18 May 2014
From the formidable cliffs of Cape Otway to the calm waters of a Cornish fishing village, the coastal vista has long been a popular subject for...
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Oriental odyssey — decorative arts from the Far East
14 December 2013 to 13 April 2014
Drawn from the permanent collection, this exhibition demonstrates the taste for all things Eastern that flourished in the Western world during...
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The hard times dance — Peter Webb
15 February 2014 to 6 April 2014
Geelong region artists program. Recent figurative works that explore the complexity of the human condition through a vibrant...
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Ex libris — the book in contemporary art
22 February 2014 to 25 May 2014
New and existing works by eight contemporary artists who use the physical form of the book as inspiration. Each artist manipulates the book...
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Chapter and verse
22 February 2014 to 25 May 2014
As a complement to Ex libris—the...
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Growth habits — Julia Gorman
12 April 2014 to 5 July 2015
This abstract wall drawing realised in vinyl, takes its inspiration from the free-flowing form of garden succulents. Just as they do in a...
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Explosive — Art Unlimited 2014
12 April 2014 to 18 May 2014
Geelong region artists program. Recent works by artists from Geelong's Art Unlimited—a creative visual arts studio for...
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British art pottery 1880–1980
19 April 2014 to 10 August 2014
This exhibition comprises a selection of works from Geelong Gallery's permanent collection of British art pottery largely donated in the 1990s...
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It’s about one man and many people — Brian McKinnon
24 May 2014 to 13 July 2014
Geelong region artists program. Politically charged works spanning over the last decade and informed by McKinnon’s early...
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Beastly
14 June 2014 to 7 September 2014
Prints, paintings and photographs from the collection inspired by the darker side of the animal kingdom. Includes works by Stephen Bush, Rona...
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The Great War — a graphic legacy
14 June 2014 to 24 August 2014
Programmed to coincide with the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, this exhibition brings together works by some of the early...
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Accounts of my dancing evenings. Season 1914 — Jim Pavlidis
14 June 2014 to 24 August 2014
Inspired by the personal diary of 19 year old Winifred Noble, Jim Pavlidis’ recent series of prints and paintings interpret the musings of...
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Silent life — Sally Cleary
19 July 2014 to 7 September 2014
Geelong region artists program. A haunting multi-media installation that addresses Australian ecology: water usage, habitat...
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Belleek porcelain
16 August 2014 to 30 November 2014
Drawn from the Gallery’s permanent collection, this exhibition of exquisitely handcrafted decorative porcelain produced by Ireland’s...
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2014 Geelong contemporary art prize
30 August 2014 to 23 November 2014
Showcasing the best of contemporary Australian painting practice, this $30,000 acquisitive award and biennial exhibition will feature 42 works...
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