Coming Up at Victorian Artists Society
The Victorian Artists Society is for all who love ART!
Art classes, Studio practice, Exhibitions, Gallery space for hire and entertaining and educational events. July sees a range of preeminent events featuring Victorian artists. Come along, join in and enjoy!
Portrait Week & People Painting People 10 – 28 July
Thursday 11 July Official Opening 6 – 9pm
Come along and enjoy all the excitement of Opening Night of the annual VAS Portrait Exhibition.
Winners of both the Nada Hunter VAS Portrait Artist Award and the Norma Bull Portrait Scholarship will be announced. Portrait painting Demonstrations by leading Australian artists will be accompanied by music, drinks and canapés. Three people from the audience will be chosen on the spot to sit for our painters – it could be you!
Entry fee: $40 Guests, $20 and full-time secondary students, and $30 VAS Members
Sunday 14 July ‘Ghosts of the Past & Smike Night’ 2 – 5pm
Includes – High Tea at the Vic’s
Anne Scott-Pendlebury & Oliver Streeton will present pen pictures of famous ancestors and a slide show about brilliant VAS artist Arthur Streeton also known as ‘Smike’. Join us for High Tea at the Vic’s from 2pm-5pm and bring your friends for what will be a nostalgic winters afternoon treat!
Entry fee: $10 and special fee for VAS Members is a gold coin
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 July ‘People Painting People’ 2 – 5.30pm
VAS Portrait Painters will be painting prominent men & women achievers from Victoria.
Each sitter will have their portrait painted simultaneously by 4 artists – be enthralled as the differing perspectives, styles and mediums allow the sitters’ faces to emerge. While our esteemed and patient sitters have first choice to purchase their preferred painting, all remaining artworks will be for sale on the day. Plus a delightful afternoon tea will be served to sustain the audience adding to the ambience in the historic home of the Victorian Artists Society. A great event for all ages!
Entry fee: $40 Guests, $20 full-time secondary students, $30 VAS Members
N.B. Bookings are essential & open on 11 June at VAS Office. Please call or email the VAS office on: 03 9662 1484 or email@example.com for Opening Night and People Painting People Weekend.