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WCEI QLD Luncheon and Art Gallery Tour

Thursday, 08 June 2017

Event Introduction:

Dear WCEI Members and Guests,
 
Please join us for a guided tour of 'O'Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism' exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, followed by a luncheon at the Gallery of Modern Art Restaurant.
 
'O'Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism' showcases the iconic art of Georgia O'Keeffe, one of the most significant American painters of the twentieth century, alongside modernist masterpieces by the celebrated and pioneering Australian artists, Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith.
 
The tour will commence at 11am and be conducted by Simon Elliott. It will be followed by a luncheon at 12 noon in the Gallery Of Modern Art Restaurant.
 
Guests to meet at the Queensland Art Gallery in the main foyer for an 11am start.

Warm Regards


.

Margot de Groot
WCEI State President
Queensland Division

(Header Images extracted from QAG Media Kit Section)

Guest Speakers:

Simon Elliott (Tour Director),
Deputy Director, Collection and Exhibitions Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art Simon has spent 15 years in senior management roles in Australian public galleries, most recently as Assistant Director, Curatorial and Educational Services at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) since 2007. He was previously Assistant Director at Canberra’s National Portrait Gallery (NPG) and has held roles at the Brisbane City Gallery (now Museum of Brisbane) and at the Queensland Art Gallery from 1986–99, where he was involved in the early Asia Pacific Triennials of Contemporary Art, including as co-curator for Malaysia on APT2 in 1996. In addition to curating notable exhibitions at the NPG, he drove a major video project focusing on artists in the NGA Collection. He has been a board member of the National Infrastructure Committee of the Australia Council and the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, for which he was also President. He holds an MBA from Griffith University. Mr Elliott oversaw the implementation of several innovative programs during his time at the NGA, and is one of Australia’s recognised experts on the provenance of Indian antiquities.


















Event Details:

  • Refreshments: Main course and dessert (drinks to be paid for on consumption by individual) - Please advise Special Diet Requirements when booking online.
  • Cost: WCEI Member $60.00 | WCEI Guest $60.00
  • RSVP: COB 5pm Tuesday 30 May 2017

For Booking Enquiries:

Please contact Margot de Groot
via Email mdegroot@degroots.com.au
or Phone 0403389108

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Please also note the following items:

  • Function Code: QLD080617
  • Special requirements: