Three exhibitions opening at BRAG

The Burnie Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) will be a hive of activity when three exciting exhibitions open on Friday 9 November at 6pm.

Dog Song: walking the neural pathways by Wynyard artist Lyn Connellan will be opened by Professor Shirley Randall AO.

A selection of new work as painting and assemblage will embrace and integrate ideas informed through philosophy, politics and place as it considers the notion of identity.

The second exhibition is Shackleton: Escape from Antarctica, an exhibition touring from the Australian National Maritime Museum. The exhibition follows the progress of expeditioners Sir Ernest Shackleton and Aeneas Mackintosh as captured by Australian photographers Frank Hurley and Keith Jack.

And finally also opening on the same is evening is the nationally touring exhibition, The Partnershipping Project or TPP will feature eight Tasmanian artists: Jamin, Selena de Carvalho, Ritchie Ares Dona, Lisa Garland, David Mangenner Gough, Joan Kelly, Greg Lehman and Greg Leong.

The exhibition will be opened by the exhibition’s curators, Dr Pat Hoffie and Rosemary Miller.

A floor talk will also be held the following morning at 11 am in the main gallery.

All three exhibitions will continue until Sunday 16 December and there is an extensive public program that can be viewed on the Gallery’s social media page.

The Gallery is open free to the public from 10am to 4.30pm weekdays and from 1.30pm to 4pm Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. Burnie Regional Art Gallery is assisted through Arts Tasmania by the Minister for the Arts.

For further information please contact

Fiona Loughran
Communications Officer
Burnie City Council
03 6430 5716 or 0448 568 728