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Darebin City Council

Contemporary Collecting - Panel Discussion

Join a panel of guest speakers as they discuss the complexities of collecting contemporary art.

Chaired by Emma Crimmings (Assistant Director Artbank) and featuring Penny Byrne (Artist); Michael Schwarz (Art Collector and Patron) and Rebecca Coates (Director Shepparton Art Museum).

This discussion will consider the current climate in collecting contemporary art; institutional versus private collecting and how the artist navigates the sale and distribution of their work. If you’re an artist wishing to get your arwork acquired by an art collection, you will get some great tips!

This event accompanies the Accession exhibition which presents recent acquisitions to the Darebin Art Collection.

2 – 3.30pm Conversation
Followed by refreshments

Free event


Event starts
Saturday 21 April, 2018
Event Ends
Saturday 21 April, 2018
Bundoora Homestead Art Centre
Venue Address
7 Prospect Hill Drive, Bundoora

Victoria, Melbourne

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