The BOLD festival
Celebrating the legacy of dance
BOLD Festival celebrates the legacy and impact of professional and community dance – a platform for the work of older and still-practicing artists as a way to explore healthy ageing, the health impacts of creativity and the cross-generational exchange of ideas and practice.
3.30pm, 4.00pm and 4.30pm
Performances by Dr Katrina Rank and the Kym King dancers exploring notions of identity and body memory.
5.20 – 5.35pm
Exploring questions of identity as an indigenous woman in a contemporary world, Tammi Gissell performs excerpts from her solo inspired by the Red Tailed black cockatoo.
Dances for David
5.35 – 6.00pm
Anca Frankenhaeuser and Patrick Harding-Irmer present short performances inspired by the recently commissioned portrait of David McAllister, Artistic Director of the Australian Ballet.
An evening with Elizabeth
6.30 – 7.30pm
Choreographer, teacher and performer, Elizabeth Cameron Dalman OAM shares stories of her life and work in conversation with Bill Stephens OAM.
The Popular Pet Show
until Monday 13 March 2017
The Popular Pet Show expresses the joy and warmth that many of us derive from our animal companions, and celebrates their trusting, unpretentious ways.
The exhibition includes portraits of Australians and their furry, feathered and fluffy friends by contemporary artists Nicholas Harding, Lucy Culliton, Darren McDonald, Anna Culliton, Fiona McMonagle, Ken Done, Noel McKenna, Graeme Drendel, Robyn Sweaney, Kristin Headlam, Shen Jiawei, Jude Rae, William Robinson, Janet Dawson and Davida Allen.
Collection display galleries
The collection display includes a wide selection of portraits that tell extraordinary stories of encounter, exploration, independence, individuality and achievement in Australia. Visitors to the Gallery can follow the development of portraiture from oil painting to digital media.Entry is free.