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									                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        This Summer take a guided tour of

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           This Summer t ake a look ... Homestead, Ri o Vi sta House, Theatre, Gal l er y
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rio Vista Historic House every Saturday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        & Sunday at 2:00 pm

20 - 31 January 2010                    Picnics by Stefano de Pieri.          Saturday 23 January
www.artsmildura.com.au                  Bookings Essential 5021 3627          Midsummer’s Night Picnic
The Murray River International          Ampelon Gardens                       Featuring Cosmo Cosmolino
Music Festival began as an              Cnr Pittman Ave & North Rd,           Bring a picnic and chair to relax                                                                              Mildura Wentworth
initiative of Stefano de Pieri          Gol Gol NSW                           under the stars with some music                                                                                Arts Festival
and Helen Healy and has been            Time 7.30 pm Cost $30                 of love and tragedy.                                                                                           26 February - 18 March 2010
running for 6 years. It is a fine                                             Mildura Homestead                   Sunday 24 January                                                          www.artsmildura.com.au
music festival presenting world         Friday 22 January                     Cureton Ave, Mildura                Piano, Flute and Soprano                                                   The Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival is
class Australian and International      Romantic Music                        Time 8:00 pm Cost $20               Anthony Halliday, Shu Cheen Yu                                             one of Australia’s leading regional arts
musicians to audiences in unique        Michael Kieran-Harvey                                                     and Stephanie Jackson                                                      festivals and has been recognised with
locations along the Murray River        One of Australia’s most prestigious   Sunday 24 January                   A blend of three fine performers.                                          Major Festival Status by Arts Victoria.
including Mildura. Each day of          pianists.                             La Trobe University Lecture         Mildura Arts Centre Gallery                                                The festival offers a rich and vibrant
the program provides world class        Mildura Arts Centre Gallery           Speaker: Dr Luisella Botteon        Cureton Ave, Mildura                                                       three week program in February
performances combined with              199 Cureton Ave, Mildura              Topic: Lorenzo da Ponte -           Time 5pm Cost $25                                                          /March of visual and performing
master-classes, workshops and           Time 7:00 pm Cost $25                 Mozart’s Italian Librettist                                                                                    arts, workshops, theatre, Big Screen
school visits. The artists perform in                                         La Trobe University                 Wednesday 27 January                Festival Package 20% Saving            outdoor cinema, music, exhibitions,
a variety of venues ranging from        Saturday 23 January                   Lecture Theatre,                    Roberto Fabbriciani (flute)         Entry to all nine Mildura              parades and comedy - all in a diverse
riverside settings to riverboats,       Masterclasses                         Benetook Ave, Mildura               Art Vault, 43 Deakin                Region Concerts $152                   range of venues that showcase the
wineries to regional arts venues.       A rare chance to learn from the       Time 11am Cost free                 Ave, Mildura                        (full price $190)                      unique landscapes, natural beauty and      The premier venue for visual and performing arts in far North
                                        professionals.                                                            Time 6 pm Cost $20                                                         rich heritage of the region. Featuring     Western Victoria, incorporating a regional art gallery, theatre,
Wednesday 20 January                    Anthony Halliday (piano)              Festival Lunch                                                          Discount for Pensioners                Kasey Chambers performing at the           Rio Vista historic house plus a sculpture park. Our programs
The Maestro and the                     Massimo Scattolin (guitar)            A Day with the World’s Greatest     Friday 29 January                   and Students $5 off each               Perry Sandhills on Saturday 6 March.       offer a dynamic mix of touring and local artists.
Guitar Guru                             Roberto Fabbriciani (flute)           Flautist, Roberto Fabbriciani       Massimo Scattolin, (guitar)         concert. ID to be provided             www.artsmildura.com.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Open daily 10.00am - 5.00pm.
Artistic Director, Sergio de Pieri in   Shu Cheen Yu (soprano)                3 course lunch prepared by          World premiere of his suite of      at door.                                                                          Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
concert with guitar legend              Bookings essential                    Stefano de Pieri.                   music composed in homage to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Open Anzac Day 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Massimo Scattolin                       HHO Events (03) 5021 5100             The famous Italian flautist is an   the Murray River and now the        Book online:                                                                      199 Cureton Avenue Mildura
St Margaret’s Church                    Mildura Arts Centre                   interpreter of new music and has    soundtrack to Stefano’s Cooking
                                                                                                                                                      www.artsmildura.com.au                                                            Ph (03) 5018 8330 www.milduraarts.net.au
Deakin Ave Mildura                      199 Cureton Ave, Mildura              composed powerful and affecting     Paradiso.
                                                                                                                                                      Tickets: Mildura Arts Centre
Time 8:00 pm Cost $15                   Time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm              music setting the stage for a       St. John’s Anglican Church,         (03) 5018 8330
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bookings: Mildura Arts Centre Ph (03) 5018 8330
                                        Cost $25                              magical, secret world of sound.     Wentworth                                                                                                             Mildura Visitor Information Centre Ph (03) 5018 8376
                                                                                                                                                      Information: Festival Office
Thursday 21 January                                                           Stefano’s Gallery 25                Time 8pm Cost $15                   (03) 5021 5100
Schubertiade in the                     Piano and Violin                      Deakin Ave, Mildura                 To be followed by Supper
Heavenly Gardens                        Arabella Teniswood-Harvey             Lunch 12.30 pm                      at Artback Australia
With Roberto Fabbriciani (flute),       & Edwin Paling playing Elgar          Concert 2:30 pm                     6 Adelaide St, Wentworth
Massimo Scattolin (guitar),             and Prokofiev                         Lunch and Concert $70.00            $15 each with drinks at
Helen Ireland (viola) and               Mildura Arts Centre Gallery           Concert only: $20                   bar prices.
Josephine Vains (cello).                199 Cureton Ave, Mildura
                                        Time 2pm Cost $20
                                                                                                                                                      * please note that all events and dates are subject to change.
This Summer take a walk to the Gallery

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mildura Arts Centre Café
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Official café opening Tuesday 12 January 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                with special offers available on the day.
                                                                                                                                                                    Combat Baby
                                                                                                                                                                    Leisha Pound                                                                                                                                                This Summer enjoy a
                                                                                 Simryn Gill: Inland                    Exhibition opening floor                    21 January until
                                                                                 A NETS Victoria                        talk: 6:00 pm, Thursday                     24 February 2010                                                                                                                                            coffee, light lunch or
                                                                                 touring exhibition                     28 January 2010 by Naomi                    “When we are children we
                                                                                 developed by the Centre                Cass, exhibition curator                    seldom think about the future.                                                                                                                              something sweet at
                                                                                 for Contemporary                       and Director Centre for                     This innocence leaves us free to
                                                                                 Photography                            Contemporary Photography                    enjoy ourselves as few adults can.                                                                                                                          your MAC!
                                                                                                                                                                    The day we fret about the future
                                                                                 Curated by Naomi Cass                  (CCP), Melbourne.
                                                                                                                                                                    is the day we leave our childhood                                                                                                                           That’s right, the much anticipated
                                                                                 28 January until                       Left image: A small town at the turn

                                                                                 10 March 2010                          of the century #5 1999-2000                 behind”. - Patrick Rothfuss.                                                                                                                                Mildura Arts Centre café will soon
                                                                                 Explore the notion of the interior
                                                                                                                        type C photograph from a series of          An exhibition by local artist                                                                                                                               be open and our baristas are ready
                                                                                                                        40 Courtesy the artist and Breenspace,      and teacher Leisha Pound,
                                                                                 in this survey of one of Australia’s   Sydney.                                                                                                                                                       Mildura Sculpture                         to take your order.
                                                                                                                                                                    investigating the emotional,
                                                                                 leading photographic artists.          Right image: Installation view of                                                                                                                             Triennials Revisited
                                                                                 Simryn Gill is not a documentary                                                   physical and mental impact
                                                                                                                        Distance from the exhibition Simryn Gill.
                                                                                                                                                                    that domestic violence has on                                                                                     until 20 January 2010                     Operating from the kitchen of Rio
                                                                                 photographer. Photographing            Gathering, MCA 2008
                                                                                                                        (photograph: Jenni Carter)                  young children, specifically her        Mildura Arts Centre                  Rio Vista designed as a family       Over the twenty-seven year stance         Vista, the café will be serving
                                                                                 the world is critical to Gill’s
Water+shed: a 20 year              Neil Fettling’s sociological and              practice. This conundrum forms                                                     child Angus.                            Collection                           home, was less than ideal as         of the ten Mildura Sculpture              exclusive coffee, luscious teas,
                                                                                                                                                                    Exhibition opening:                     On Saturday September 23rd           a Gallery, especially given          Triennials commencing in 1961             scrumptious hot chocolates, and a
survey of work based               political views explore the nexus             the basis of Inland, a survey of
                                                                                                                                                                    6:00 pm, Thursday                       1944 Sunraysia Daily announced       the enormous scale of the            and concluding with the final
on the issue of water              between culture and nature and                Gill’s photography. Taking a long                                                                                                                                                                                                              range of sweets and savouries. So,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            a priceless collection of modern     Brangwyn mural.                      Triennial in 1988 a number
(1989 - 2009)                      the psychology of the oasis.                  view through Gill’s practice, the                                                  21 January 2010 by                                                                                                                                          why not catch up for a coffee, enjoy
                                                                                                                                                                                                            art had been offered to Sunraysia    In 1966 a new Gallery was            of works were either donated
Neil Fettling                      top image: Neil Fettling, Untitled 1995,
                                                                                 exhibition commences with works                                                    Tracey Carruthers, Mental                                                                                                                                   lunch with the girls (or guys), and
                                   48 x 65 cm, work on paper (map,                                                                                                                                          by donors Mr R.D Elliott and         completed adjacent to Rio            by the artist, purchased by way
4 December 2009 until                                                            from Gill’s first photographic                                                     Health Support Worker.
                                   artificial grass, ink). Private Collection.
                                                                                                                                                                    Image: Untitled, 45cm x 45cm, acrylic   Mrs Hilda Elliott. A condition of    Vista and at that time the old       of assistance or left behind              take advantage of the seating on
3 March 2010                                                                     series Forest (1996-98), which
                                   photography: Kristian Haggblom
                                                                                 addresses the entanglement                                                         paint, paper, wax pencil and ink        the gift was that Mildura should     house became a museum.               by the artist.                            the verandah of Rio Vista overlooking
water+shed 1.the dividing line     bottom images: Series An(other) Mallee
between two adjacent river         History installation of small canvas          of nature and culture and the
                                                                                                                                                                    on canvas.                              properly care for and display to     The Elliott Collection,              In this exhibition one work from          the lawns and sculpture park. It’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                            best advantage.                      supplemented by works                each of the Triennials from the           also the perfect location for your
systems, such as a ridge. 2. an    based paintings in a wall grid.               predicament of place and history.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            The condition was not easily met     bequeathed by Hilda Elliott in       Mildura Arts Centre Collection
important period or factor that                                                  The survey includes more recent                                                                                                                                                                                                                next meeting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            due the size of the collection.      1970 is too large to be shown        has been selected, some for their
serves as a dividing line.                                                       works including Rampant (1999),
                                                                                                                                                                                                            When Hattie Chaffey died in          in its entirety and is therefore     artistic brilliance and others for
water+shed is a collection                                                       Power station (2004), Distance                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Open daily from 10:00 am.
                                                                                 (2008) and Dalam (2001), Gill’s                                                                                            1950 Rio Vista became vacant.        confined to the lower Gallery.       their quirkiness.
of works selected from a
                                                                                 sweeping series of photographs                                                                                             The council, concerned that it       Extracts from: The Elliott           image: Vincas JOMANTAS 1922 - 2001
twenty year archive of sustained                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Guardian 1 1963, bronze
                                                                                 depicting domestic interiors                                                                                               might lose the Elliott collection,   Collection catalogue
responses to issues of water                                                                                                                                                                                                                     image: Sir William ORPEN 1878-1931
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gift of Mildura City Council
                                                                                 throughout Malaysia. Her most                                                                                              purchased Rio Vista and converted
and its competing uses.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Portrait of Lady Orpen 1907,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Mildura Prize for Sculpture 1964
                                                                                 recent work, commissioned for                                                                                              it into a Gallery.
                                                                                 Simryn Gill: Inland, is at the heart                                                                                       The new Gallery, complete with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 oil on canvas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Senator R.D. Elliott Bequest,                                               School holiday fun at your Mildura Arts Centre Adventure trails,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            the Elliott’s gift including the
                                                                                 of the exhibition.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Brangwyn murals, was opened
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 presented to the City of Mildura,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 by Mrs Hilda Elliott, 1956                                                  workshops & more. Contact MAC for more information.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            in 1956.

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