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Xstrata Coal Talking Queensland Art Lecture Tour

Robert Mercer Jermaine Luke, David Freier, Ben Yam, Gibson Yam, Kowanyama, Cape York 1987

Robert Mercer | Ireland/Australia b.1949 | Jermaine Luke, David Freier, Ben Yam, Gibson Yam, Kowanyama, Cape York (from 'Journeys north' portfolio) 1987 | Gelatin silver photograph on paper | 33 x 42.1cm | Purchased 1987 with the financial assistance of the Australian Bicentennial Authority to commemorate Australia's Bicentenary in 1988 | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

150 Years: Photography in Queensland

Audiences around Queensland will gain insight into one hundred and fifty years of photography in the state with the first Xstrata Coal Talking Queensland Art Lecture Tour visiting 11 venues in September and October.

The series of free public lectures explore images from the Queensland Art Gallery exhibition ‘150 Years: Photography in Queensland’, which highlights the Gallery’s holdings of photographs made in Queensland in the years since the state was formed in 1859.

Queensland Art Gallery Curatorial Assistant, Michael Hawker will present the one-hour lecture at the following venues:

Tour venues and dates 
13 September – 29 October 2009

Kilcoy Wood, Wine & Art Festival
11.00am Sunday 13 September 2009

Tieri Civic Centre
6.30pm Tuesday 15 September 2009

Springsure Bicentennial Art Gallery
3.30pm Wednesday 16 September 2009

Emerald Art Gallery
5.30pm Thursday 17 September 2009

Roma on Bungil Art Gallery
6.00pm Monday 28 September 2009

Wandoan Cultural Centre
6.00pm Tuesday 29 September 2009
Dogwood Crossing @ Miles
6.00pm Wednesday 30 September 2009

6.00pm Monday 19 October 2009

Collinsville Civic Centre
6.00pm Tuesday 20 October 2009

Glenden Recreation Centre
5.00pm Wednesday 21 October 2009

Artspace Mackay
6.00pm Thursday 22 October 2009

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