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Collie’s second major art prize is launched

The Collie Art Gallery has once again launched one of regional Australia’s richest art prizes, following the success of the inaugural 2018 edition, which drew more than 500 entries nationally and attracted hundreds of visitors to the town. Collie Art Gallery’s $50,000 Collie Art Prize (CAP2020)  is arguably regional Australia’s richest individual art prize, and…

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How Did I Get Here exhibition opening

Join the Collie Art Gallery members for the opening of How Did I Get Here?, the first exhibition of works from the Art Gallery of WA’s (AGWA) State Art Collection, at the special time 4pm, Friday 19 July 2019, as part of the Freighting Ideas state-wide initiative. Inspired by the 1980 Talking Heads song Once…

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National Tree Planting Day

The Friends of the Collie River in conjunction with the Shire of Collie and Collie Rotary Club are holding a planting session at 9am, Saturday, 27 July 2019, meeting at David-Hay Street. The planting will enhance the newly constructed Collie River Trail. Bring a hat and gloves, everything else is supplied. For further information, please…

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How Did I Get Here?

In spite of the stormy weather it was a great night at Collie Art Gallery for the opening of ‘How Did I Get Here?’… all the ‘famous’ people were there. Special guests included Art Gallery of WA’s Director of Exhibitions, James Davies and Exhibition Curator, Robert Cook along with Art on the Move’s , Exhibitions…

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Vibrant display of rural life in Southern China

Head along to the the Collie Art Gallery for the official opening of the latest exhibition, a delightfully vibrant display of rural life in Jiaxing, Bunbury’s Friendship City, being held 6-8pm, Friday, 18 October 2019. Xiuzhou is a district located in Jiaxing, Bunbury’s Friendship City, and is a typical canal town in Southern China. For…

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Who’s who of Collie community on display

The big heart of the Collie community is on display in the latest exhibition, opening this Friday night. From politicians to publicans, the exhibition shows a diverse range of characters and local identities captured by Perth-based artist, Alastair Taylor. As one of the runner-up winners of the Collie Art Prize 2018, Perth-based artist Alastair Taylor…

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