Annual program

Exhibition Overview
Early images of Geelong
18 October 2014 to 15 March 2015
Drawings, prints and photographs from the Gallery’s permanent collection that record and interpret the township of Geelong from the...
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Arcadia — sound of the sea
29 November 2014 to 22 February 2015
An exhibition of lyrical, richly-textured photographs by John Witzig, co-founder of Tracks magazine and founder of SeaNotes, with large-scale ink...
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Cavalcade of Geelong
6 December 2014 to 10 May 2015
Drawn from the photographic archives of the Geelong Advertiser, and reflecting the newspaper’s popular ‘Picture the past’ column...
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#RitzHeritageOverlay
6 December 2014 to 22 March 2015
Geelong’s iconic and controversial ‘Ritz Flats’ is the inspiration for this newly commissioned installation by street artist Glen...
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Legends of Geelong
6 December 2014 to 15 February 2015
These select profiles of both celebrated and lesser-known individuals—who are variously associated with Geelong and its...
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Lyons’ view — the Mayor’s choice
6 December 2014 to 8 February 2015
Works of art from the private collection of Cr Darryn Lyons, Mayor of the City of Greater Geelong, alongside his choice of works from the...
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Written in light
14 February 2015 to 10 May 2015
Illuminated text works in which artists utilise neon to convey their messages. Includes works by Janet Burchill & Jennifer McCamley, Jon...
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By the book
21 February 2015 to 14 June 2015
Reflecting the increasing prominence of the artist’s book format in contemporary practice, this exhibition brings together diverse examples...
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Telling tales
21 March 2015 to 10 May 2015
While narrative painting reached the height of its popularity in Britain in the Victorian era—with large-scale compositions illustrating...
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Lamps, lanterns & lighthouses
21 March 2015 to 10 May 2015
An eclectic selection of works from the permanent collection that includes representations of various sources of light: from elaborate chandeliers...
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18th VIGEX international photography salon 2015
28 March 2015 to 3 May 2015
Selected works from the 2015 VIGEX photographic competition. Accredited by the Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique (FIAP), the...
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From the river to the sea—Lisa Wang
9 May 2015 to 21 June 2015
Geelong region artist’s program. Realist paintings that showcase both the grandeur of the region and the more intimate aspects, such as...
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The Iron Duke—soldier and statesman
16 May 2015 to 16 August 2015
Late-18th and early-19th century prints—of a largely satirical nature—that chronicle the life and times of the Duke of Wellington:...
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1915 revisited—a collection in residence
16 May 2015 to 16 August 2015
In May 1915, almost twenty years after its founding, the Geelong Art Gallery opened the doors of its permanent home in Johnstone Park: a...
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Framework—Lisa Young
16 May 2015 to 16 August 2015
Commissioned to coincide with the centenary of the Gallery’s building, this site-specific sculptural installation is inspired by the...
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ST Gill—town and country life
13 June 2015 to 13 September 2015
Prints and watercolours by the prolific mid-19th century artist ST Gill whose images of urban and rural life were widely distributed and highly...
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Painted porcelain— decorated British ceramics 1750–1850
20 June 2015 to 11 October 2015
As a complement to The Iron Duke—soldier and statesman, this exhibition brings together examples of richly-decorated porcelain forms produced...
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Distant lands
27 June 2015 to 18 October 2015
Reflecting the late-19th and early-20th century fascination with Orientalism, this selection of watercolours and paintings from the permanent...
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2015 Geelong acquisitive print awards
22 August 2015 to 22 November 2015
Showcasing the best of contemporary Australian printmaking practice, the 2015 Geelong acquisitive print awards feature 42 works by 44 leading...
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Geoglyphs—the land art projects of Andrew Rogers
22 August 2015 to 22 November 2015
A video installation documenting Rhythms of life and related land art projects created mostly in remote landscapes around the world by Australian...
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