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An exciting volunteer opportunity is available at Penrith Regional Gallery, Home of the Lewers Bequest during the Gifting exhibition from 7 September to 17 November. This opportunity will particularly suit people interested in art, culture and modernism. This is a dynamic role with the opportunity to engage visitors and maximise a positive experience for audiences. Gifting brings […]
Sheona White has been appointed to the role of Director of Penrith Regional Gallery, Home of the Lewers Bequest. She has overall responsibility for artistic programming strategy across the key areas of the Gallery in exhibitions, collection, public, education and community engagement. White’s professional purpose is to explore and develop visual arts advocacy through community, […]
Producer – Q Theatre Penrith Location | 21 hours per week | LGA Level 6 CLOSING DATE 13 March Q Theatre is on the hunt for a Producer, a part-time role working alongside the Director, New Work and a team of seasonal creatives to deliver Q Theatre’s annual season of projects at the Joan Sutherland […]
Penrith Performing and Visual Arts is delighted to welcome two new artists for Penrith Regional Gallery’s Summer Studio Residency, an initiative committed to supporting the professional development of artists within and beyond our region. This year, the gallery will host artists Miguel Olmo and Marian Tubbs from 10 December – 20 January 2019. Marian Tubbs’ […]
A Series about Making Art Work Have you ever wondered how one goes about installing an artwork? Thought about how an intricately put-together crystal mobile came to be suspended from the roof? How that oversized painting and frame managed to fit through the door? Where that entirely new wall came from? There is a dedicated […]
Thanks to the support of Southlands, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts will provide $15,000 to the development of new projects by early career artists. Three breakthrough awards of $5000 each will be presented to artists, alongside an assigned mentor artist, working in the areas of music, visual arts or theatre. For the first time, one of these awards […]
The winner of The Friends of Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest’s Raffle Draw is Ticket Number W10 GREEN, winning a Friends’ Gourmet Christmas Hamper! The Raffle was drawn on Monday, 4 December 2017.
Museums & Galleries of NSW have announced the winners of the 2017 IMAGinE awards. Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest and Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences won the award for Gravity (and Wonder), in the Capacity Building, Capital & Sustainability Programs category. Gravity (and Wonder) included an exhibition, artists and scientist residencies and […]
Media Release October 2017 If you’ve been to the Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, you’ll most likely know the site used to be the family home of Modernist artists Margo and Gerald Lewers and the sculptures, garden and artworks are all part of the fabulous package on offer to interested visitors. More importantly, […]
Celebrating 75 years of Modernist art and living at its Emu Plains site, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest presents a suite of exhibitions and associated programs titled Emu Island – Modernism in Place that will be open to the public from 26 August until 19 November 2017.
Expressions of Interest – Café at Lewers Opens 26 May | Closes 18 June Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is seeking Expressions of Interest from an experienced café operator for Café at Lewers at Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest. We are looking for a creative, commercially focussed and co-operative operator who will work with […]
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest | Winter Exhibition Suite Richard Goodwin – Navigator American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times 27 May – 20 August 2017 ‘Art is the great democrat, calling forth creative genius from every sector of society, disregarding race or religion or wealth or colour’ – John F. Kennedy […]
Modernist artist Margo Lewers stored materials for possible use in future artworks within her beloved garden. The storage space, primarily untouched for nearly four decades, marks the working life of an artist. The team at Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest recently embarked on a Collection Internship which involved retrieving artefacts, uncovering and recording […]