Albert Street Galleries Open Day

The 2011 Albert Street Galleries Open Day will be held on Saturday 14th May. Following the success of the event in 2010, five galleries in the precinct will once again open their doors to the public for a series of contemporary art conversations.

Art Exhibition previously on at Karen Woodbury Gallery in Victoria, Australia.
From Saturday 14 May 2011 to Saturday 14 May 2011

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A selection of high profile arts industry speakers will reflect on critical perspectives of contemporary Australian art practice and commentary. Each speaker will allow for open question time on the floor. The event presents a fantastic opportunity for audiences to gain informed insight into the subject of contemporary art. In addition to the talks each gallery will have their current exhibitions on display.

This year the open day will feature ‘Perimeter’ a curated pop-up bookstore specialising in art and design publications and a unique performance by renowned performance artist Jill Orr.

Beatbox Kitchen will be located in Albert Street for the duration of the day providing food, refreshments and music.

Program of Speakers:

1:00 – 1:20pm Sophie Gannon Gallery: 2 Albert St
Antonia Syme, Director, Australian Tapestry Workshop

1:30 – 1:50pm Anita Traverso Gallery: 7 Albert St
Naomi Cass, Director, Centre for Contemporary Photography

2:00 – 2.20pm Jenny Port Gallery: Level 1, 7 Albert St
Stephen Zagala, Curator, Monash Gallery of Art

2:30 – 2:50pm Karen Woodbury Gallery: 4 Albert St
Anne Marsh, Professor, Theory of Art and Design, Monash University

3:00 – 3.20pm John Buckley Gallery: 8 Albert St
Nicole Durling, Senior Curator, MONA

Also Featuring:

- Performance by artist JILL ORR
- Curated pop-up book store by Perimeter Books
- And the famous BEATBOX KITCHEN

Albert Street can be located on Melway ref map 2HA11. You can travel to Albert Street via trams 70, 78, 79, or alternatively by train to East Richmond station