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Looking Glass Looking Glass
A museum visitor observes artwork at the David Noonan exhibition. Before them are collage on paper artworks hung framed on a white gallery wall. The visitor wears a dress with a pattern of thin blue and white stripes.
24 May 2022

Slow Art

Slow Art with Sarah Metzner Pause, observe, reflect. Take ten minutes today, at home, to fully observe an artwork with this slow art session guided by TarraWarra Museum of Art Educator, Sarah Metzner. Select an artwork that speaks to you, either one you have at home or an artwork you can access online. You’ll start […]

10 May 2022

Curatorial conversation: ‘David Noonan: Only when it’s cloudless’

A curatorial conversation Listen to this curatorial conversation recorded live in the gallery between TarraWarra Director, Victoria Lynn, and artist David Noonan. While not a guided tour, this recording is an interesting insight into the solo contemporary exhibition David Noonan: Only when it’s cloudless, curated by Victoria Lynn. David Noonan: Only when it’s cloudless, curated […]

A bank of six screens displays a film featuring archival images with plumes of ink.
21 April 2022

The making of Mnemosyne: a 16mm film by David Noonan

An archive, a Bolex camera and a tank of water shaped David Noonan’s first 16mm film since 2001. Named for the Greek goddess of memory, Noonan’s Mnemosyne is borne of the memories of others, devised from a trove of archival images the artist built over two decades. To create Mnemosyne, Noonan sifted through his entire […]

5 April 2022

Autumn at TarraWarra

Come and play with the golden Autumn leaves at TarraWarra. If you’ve been planning to visit us, April is the most beautiful time as the golden leaves fall from the Poplars on the Estate, creating a magical carpet. You’ll see the spectacular display for the next couple of weeks only. The perfect Autumn escape. Book […]

28 February 2022

The Nolan exhibition that put Australian art ‘on the map’ is now reunited at TarraWarra

By Nancy Langham-Hooper In 1960, Sidney Nolan was a well-respected Australian artist living in London. But with his exhibition that June, entitled Leda and the Swan and Other Recent Work, he became an absolute sensation. The exhibition, which took place at London’s Matthiesen Gallery, attracted 400–500 visitors a day, and most paintings sold out within […]

25 February 2022

Neil Balnaves AO

The Board and staff of TarraWarra Museum of Art express our immense sadness at the passing of Neil Balnaves AO and we send our deepest condolences to the Balnaves family at this difficult time.  Neil was an extraordinarily generous philanthropist whose passion for giving back to the community shone through in the many projects he […]