Exhibition Calendar

Sturt Gallery Exhibition Program

Through the exhibition program, Sturt Gallery presents diverse opportunities for artists, designers and makers to showcase their work. In doing so, the Gallery inspires lasting connections with local and regional communities.

A significant producer of its own exhibitions, Sturt Gallery also hosts occasional touring exhibitions with other Australian cultural institutions and galleries.

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Southern Highlands Printmakers respond to the bush poetry of Keith McKenry and to other makers in a variety of mediums while attuning to each other and to nature in this inspiring exhibition of contemporary craft. Official opening at 5pm, in conjunction with Christmas Celebration and Shopping Evening 4-8pm.

Friday 9 December - 29 February 2023

An exhibition of Fibre Art and Painting by the inspiring artists of Ramingining, Arnhem Land NT. A proud collaboration with Bula‘Bula Arts featuring artists talks, weaving demonstrating and fireside storytelling.

5 February - 26 March 2023

Official Open by Djon Mundine OAM. Opening: Sunday 5 February, 11am. Director’s Talk: Sunday 5 February, 1pm. 

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Mala-lukmarama exhibition

A showcase of the depth of Australia’s metalworking talent featuring Blanche Tilden, Bic Tieu, Gretal Ferguson, Virginia Sprague, Melinda Young, Nicola Bannerman, Erin Pearce, Di Appleby, Jacqui Stone, David Walker, Walter Brecely, Yvette de Mestre, Alice Whish, Tracy Hopkirk, Zvoni Hodak, and more. Opening: Sunday 2 April, 11am.

2 April - 21 May 2023

70 years of breaking ground at Sturt Pottery

Australia’s pioneering pottery celebrates 70 years and the potters who’ve indelibly left their mark. Les Blakebrough, Paul Davis, Hiroe Swen, Steve Williams, Owen Rye, Susie McMeekin, Fleur Schell, Greg Daly, Malcolm Greenway, Jann Kesby, Clare Ellis, Simone Fraser and more. Opening: Sunday 28 May, 11am.

28 May - 16 July 2023

Textiles are given new life in this exhibition curated by master weaver, Liz Williamson. Opening: Sunday 23 July, 11am.

23 July - 10 September 2023

Spring-themed vase and flower show

Sturt celebrates Spring with this joyful group show featuring ceramicists, floral artists and painters. Hiroe Swen, Helen Fuller, Paul Davis, Chrystie Longworth, Jann Kesby, Lissa de Sailes. Opening: Sunday 17 September, 11am.

17 September - 12 November 2023

A showcase of the designer/makers of the future in Sturt School for Wood’s renowned graduate exhibition. Graduation and exhibition opening: Sunday 19 November, 11am. 

19 November - 10 December 2023

Highland’s contemporary textile artist Natalie Miller joins acclaimed furniture designer Adam Goodrum, Sturt graduate, Moea Vonsey and more for this colourful explosion of contemporary craft expression. 'POP' Exhibition Opening + Christmas Shopping evening: Friday 8 December

8 December - 4 February 2024