Gallery 76 Exhibitions
Come along to see our program of exhibits. Gallery 76 is located at 76 Queen Street Concord West 2138 and is open to the public Mon-Fri 9am-4pm and Weekends from 10am to 2pm. We are closed on public holidays.
Embroiderers' Guild NSW
Current Exhibition ON NOW
Margaret Oppen Prize 2021
... starting from October 8 2021
Margaret Oppen was one of the founders of the NSW Embroiderers Guild and was a driving force in promoting modern approaches to embroidery in NSW. This prestigious prize was initiated in the 1970s to foster the achievement of excellence in original embroidery design and technique.
Still Life in the Old Girl Yet
New Dates for our virtual opening ... Friday November 5 (5pm) to Sunday December 5 2021
A solo exhibition at Gallery 76 by artist Joy Smith. Joy's work is bright and features still life depictions of everyday objects. Come and examine how Joy has transformed these objects, celebrating them and rendering them in texture and with threads.
Although the gallery is open to the public 7 days a week, we have decided to take the exhibition opening online due to ongoing capacity restrictions. Join us at 5pm AEST on Friday November 5 for the official opening which includes a virtual tour and a brief address by Joy. The opening will be hosted over Zoom. Tickets are free and bookings are essential and can be made here.
Saturday January 29 to Sunday February 27 2022
Barbara Dawson's work is more muted and moody, with her exhibition exploring the recovery after the Australian bush fires. Barbara will also facilitate an immersive creative workshop during her exhibition. Participants will learn how to absorb their neighbourhood environs, ‘mapping place' and translating this personal experience onto cloth. Click here for upcoming workshop details.
Barbara has been teaching art and drawing to students and adults for over thirty years and her workshop is sure to be a unique and valuable experience.
Wild Wool - Australian Art Felting
Friday March 4 to Tuesday March 29 2022
This is a composite exhibition where the Guild is presently seeking expressions of interest for those who wish to contribute to this exhibition. We are looking for the very best felt art in Australia. If you work in this area, we would love to hear from you. There is an entry fee of $75 per artist for this exhibition with a discount for additional work. For further information contact: email@example.com
Discover Embroidery at the Guild
Dates To Be Announced for 2022
We have an exhibition of HSC and Textile Major Works as well as Open Days for teachers and students alike. Expect loads of helpful embroidery resources to take away !
Our Student Open Days $8 includes materials. Teachers Open Day $12 (includes morning tea and materials). Teachers in training are especially welcome ! Please register your interest in these programs to avoid disappointment, due to restrictions on numbers we will need everyone to pre-register.
The Roma Field 'Traditional Embroidery' Competition
Planned for October 2022
Advanced notice to all that we have called for members to enter in this prestigious competition. The Roma Field competition fosters the achievement of traditional embroidery design and techniques. Entry details for Members are available now
We look forward to welcoming guests and visitors to the exhibition, please mark this in your calendar.