A day out—contemporary jewellery and design
A Geelong Conservation event
This event supports Geelong Conservation’s fundraising initiatives towards conservation of the Geelong Gallery's collection.
Geelong Gallery Director and CEO, Jason Smith and Geelong Conservation invites you to a fascinating tour exploring Melbourne’s innovative contemporary jewellery and design scene. Meet exhibiting artist, Blanche Tilden for an exclusive before-hours tour of the Gallery’s current exhibition Blanche Tilden—ripple effect: a 25 year survey. Travel to Craft Victoria to view the Maker Showcase Space and meet a contemporary jeweller. Visit e.g.etal to view their current range and enjoy lunch at the new Woods Bagot designed, Next Hotel.
After lunch, travel to Kensington to view the state-of-the-art glass studio of lighting designer Mark Douglass’s atelier, Melbourne Glassworks and meet Gallery Funaki's Katie Scott to hear more about the current trends in contemporary jewellery design.
All attendees are asked to adhere to Geelong Gallery’s COVID safety procedures and will be required to check-in upon arrival.