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Canberra Slow Art Day - National Gallery of Australia - April 27, 2013

Fresno Art Museum

Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Canberra Slow Art Day - National Gallery of Australia -...

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Slow Art is free and run by volunteers. You pay only your museum admission (if any) and buy your own lunch.
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National Gallery of Australia

Art viewing: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Discussion: 3:00 PM - 4.00 PM
At Small Theatre, National Gallery of Australia

Host: Michelle Fracaro, contact Michelle via e-mail

Slow Art Day is a worldwide celebration of art that encourages people to look at art SLOWLY – and thereby experience art in a new way. You can see more about Slow Art Day and the mission behind it on our website:

As Slow Art Day approaches, you’ll hear from your host with more information, as well as instructions about what to do when you arrive for Slow Art Day.


Where and when to meet
Michelle will be waiting at 1.00 pm with a trolley of stools, at the front desk where you will be able to pick up a stool and a map . Alternatively you can pick up a stool from the Small Theatre if you come a bit later. You may choose to view works as an individual, or come with friends or family. There will be others participating in the program who you will no doubt encounter along the way. Michelle will wander between the suggested works for an informal conversation - but please note that the program is largely self guided until we meet to discuss your experiences at 3.00 pm in the Small Theatre.
What to bring
A notebook/sketchpad and pencil (to protect the artworks, no pens are permitted, nor ink, pastels, charcoal or other potentially messy drawing materials).

What you will see
We will selected works from the Gallery's permanent collection. The full list will be posted closer to the date. You don't need to study the artworks in advance at all. But if you are curious, and would like to know a bit more before you come, follow the links below to the Gallery's collection database. Information about the day, the works and additional tips and resources that might assist you can also be found at the Gallery's website:

More info about Slow Art Day movement: facebook | twitter | tumblr


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When & Where

National Gallery of Australia
Parkes Place, Parkes
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600

Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Fresno Art Museum

The Fresno Art Museum is located in the heart of Fresno, near the intersection of Clinton and First Streets, next to Radio Park. 
Exhibitions include contemporary and modern art and photography and ethnographic and cultural exhibitions which reflect and celebrate the diverse population of the San Joaquin Valley. The Museum is also home to very large and impressive collection of Pre-Columbian artworks from Mexico and what is now modern-day Peru. It is the only museum in Fresno accredited by the Americian Alliance of Museums.
In addition to thought-provoking and exciting exhibitions, the Fresno Art Museum provides the region's 1.6 million residents with a forum for contemporary and modern issues as they relate to art and culture, films, concerts, lectures, docent tours, and symposia to enlighten, educate, and entertain its visitors.
Over 14,000 people from across the Valley and around the world visit the Museum each year.
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