Photo: Fergus Floyd

Ask a Curator Day

Wednesday 16 September 2020
9am-5pm AEST
ONLINE EVENT

Join us on Wednesday 16 September for Ask a Curator Day on our FacebookInstagram and Twitter pages.

TarraWarra Museum of Art Curator, Anthony Fitzpatrick, will be on hand to answer all of your questions about the Museum, our collection and anything in between.

Have you ever wanted to know more about the artworks in our collection? Are you curious about the role of a curator and how they decide what to display? Want to find out what Anthony’s been up to during lockdown?

To participate, send your questions to museum@twma.com.au or jump on to our social media channels next Wednesday from 9am.

Ask a Curator Day is a global initiative that brings together museums and galleries from around the world to provide the public with direct access to curators and museum staff. 2020 marks the tenth anniversary of this annual event – see who else is participating by checking out the hashtag #AskaCurator.

Further Information

Anthony Fitzpatrick is Curator at TarraWarra Museum of Art. Since joining TarraWarra in 2011, he has curated the exhibitions; Thought Patterns (2019); Edwin Tanner: Mathematical Expressionist (2018); Fred Williams – 1974 (2017); Panorama (2016) with Victoria Lynn; Howard Arkley (and friends …) (2015–16) with Victoria Lynn; Solitaire (2014); Vibrant Matter (2013); and Boundary Line (2011), along with a number of solo exhibitions of contemporary Australian artists including Katie West, James Hullick. Kate Beynon, Michelle Ussher and Sam Leach.

In 2017, he curated the group exhibition Faraway, so close for Arts Project Australia. He has authored numerous catalogue essays and articles and in 2010 he worked as a Research Assistant on the Australian Research Council funded project Framing Marginalised Art. In 2005, he completed his Master of Art Curatorship and in 2002 he completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Art Conservation Studies, both at The University of Melbourne.

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