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July 2018

Painting the Song

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

The University Gallery, The University of Newcastle
Callaghan, NSW 2308 Australia
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The University Gallery partners once again with the Newcastle Music Festival, now in its third year, to present a stimulating fusion of art and music. Painting the Song, an exhibition of contemporary Australian Indigenous paintings from the Sims Dickson Collection, explores the inextricable connections between music and Aboriginal art. Curators Deborah Sims and Matt Dickson examine the notion of Aboriginal painting as visual music—the literal painting of songs, music and dance. The works will resonate with specially selected musical pieces to be…

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