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Victorian Artists' Society Contemporary Exhibition Opening, the Official Unveiling of the Restored Galleries and The Age Exhibition Dates: Saturday 25 March 2017 - Thursday 13 April 2017  The Victorian Artists' Society Galleries  Last night the Victorian Artists' Society celebrated the Official Unveiling of the Restored Galleries and the Contemporary Exhibition Opening and Awards Presentation, sponsored by The George Hicks Foundation. Speaking at the opening, Victorian Artists' Society President, Eileen Mackley outlined the success of the renovation, which was finished just in time for the ope...

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Victorian Artists' Society Opens Heritage Renovation Artist David McCubbin, the great grandson of one of Australia's most famous artist's, Frederick McCubbin, a founding member of the Victorian Artists' Society in 1888, was on hand today to help reveal major heritage restorations which have transformed the historic building's famous galleries.   In 1888 was the amalgamation of the Australian Artists' Association with the Victorian Academy of Arts to form the Victorian Artists' Society. Frederick McCubbin acted as a Councillor of the Victorian Artists' Society from its inception, and was electe...

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Victorian Artists' Society Goes To Parliament House The Victorian Parliament today saw one of the quietest demonstrations in its history when ten members of the Victorian Artists' Society took to the famous steps to paint and sketch the historic building and streetscapes of Melbourne.   Victorian Minister for Creative Industries, Hon Martin Foley MP (centre) joins members of the Victorian Artists' Society at Parliament House following the painting session. Left: Ron Smith; Ted Dansey;  Victorian Artists' Society President, Eileen Mackley; Barbara McManus, Liz Moore Golding; Julian Bruere and...

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Affordable Art Sale - Auction

Victorian Artists' Society Collectors Snap Up Fifty Originals At Historic Bargain Sale Opening Monday 20 February 2017 - Tuesday 7 March 2017 Gallery: Cato Collectors were quick to snap up over fifty art works within the first half hour of the Victorian Artists' Society's traditional Bargain Sale. A silent auction was conducted last night at the opening of the exhibition which has been held for the past forty seven years.  Paintings, drawings and pastels from established and emerging artists, who are members of the Victorian Artists' Society, were quickly snapped up with some of the buyers pur...

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Original Affordable Art Sale

Victorian Artists' Society'sHistoric Bargain Sale  Save the Date Original Affordable Art  Monday 20 February 2017 - Tuesday 7 March 2017 Opening night: 7.00pm Monday 20 February 2017 Gallery: Cato Start your Art Collection with an original from the Victorian Artists' Society's Historic Bargain Sale - Works available from $100 to $500. Hundreds of unframed paintings, drawings and pastels from established and emerging artists, who are members of the Victorian Artists' Society, will go on sale at the Society's annual historic Bargain Sale.  Works are on sale ranging from $100 to $500. The Bargai...

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Victorian Artists' Society Book Launch Caroline Miley - Book Launch 6.00pm - 8.00pm Monday 12 December 2016  Gallery: Cato The Book will be launched by Jane Sullivan, well-known author and literary journalist.  www.carolinemiley.com About the book: 'Mr Turner' meets 'North and South': An unrivalled insight into an artist's life in Georgian England. "To take a sheet of paper and a pencil and make something where before there had been nothing; to feel the paper under my fist and the sound of the crayon's whisper across the page; to bring to life on the blank surface line, light and shadow..." T...

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