EXHIBITIONS: UNDER THE SAME MOON
20 Jul 2019 - 8 Sep 2019 | 9.00am - 4.00pm
This exhibition features works by artists that are members of community or cultural groups that have particular relationships with the moon. The exhibition captures beliefs, myths and legends related to the moon, including : the importance of the moon on Chinese astrology, cultural responses to eclipses of the moon, UFO’s. Local artists and groups respond to capture their unique relationships with the moon- featuring Daniel Boyd, Guan Wei, Hedar Abadi, Leanne Tobin and Macarthur Astronomical Society and more. Under the Same Moon opens 20 July to 8 September, 2019.
GIANT LEAP is a multi-arts program of events and exhibitions, marking the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and the landing of the first humans on the moon in 1969.
The Giant Leap exhibition program includes: Memories of the Moon Landing in the Marsden Gallery; High Loom large-scale installation in the Turbine Hall by Lisa Sammut; Astronaut in the Switch Gallery; Future in the Upper Turbine Gallery; and, Under the Same Moon in the Hopper Gallery and fun, interactive activities in the Kids Gallery. You can also visit the One Small Step exhibition at Liverpool Museum.
Join us for the official launch of the GIANT LEAP program on Saturday 20 July (3pm-7pm). Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.
Image credit: Guan Wei, Divine Comedy No. 12, 2019. Acrylic on linen. Courtesy of the Artist and Martin Browne Contemporary. Photograph by Yang Chao
Duration9-5pm on weekdays
Phone02 8711 7123
20 Jul 2019 - 8 Sep 2019
9.00am - 4.00pm
Astronaut considers space exploration from the perspective of the astronaut and represents an aspect of that experience.