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Lake Macquarie Art Gallery Volunteers

The gallery also has a group of trained volunteers who assist with reception, public programs, events and functions. New volunteers are welcome and can explore how they might participate in the program by contacting the gallery’s Education & Audience Development Officer on (02) 4965 8260 or email artgallery@lakemac.nsw.gov.au for further information.

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Photo: Gallery volunteers at work

Lake Macquarie Art Gallery Society

The Gallery Society aims to stimulate interest in the gallery; promote the use and enjoyment of the gallery and the site; and support the development of the gallery’s collection through fundraising activities. To succeed in achieving their aims, they organise social and fundraising activities involving society members and members of the wider community. Join in the fun! See the 'What's On' section of the website for details.

Membership

The annual Lake Macquarie Art Gallery Society membership fees are as follows and are renewable at the beginning of each financial year.

Student $10

Single $25

Couple $40

Family $45

Corporate $100

Perpetual $250

Committee members for 2019

President: Roger Eggleton, Vice President: Christine Sanders, Secretary: Megan Dunnet, Treasurer: Jean Eggleton, General Committee: Terry Colling, Lyn Fraser, Maggie Hall, Avril McLeod, Janette Wilson.

2019 Committee Meetings: The committee meets on the first Friday of each month from 2pm. All Society members are welcome to attend.

Friday 1 March in the Gallery's education room

Friday 5 April in Awaba House

Friday 3 May in Awaba House

Friday 7 June in Awaba House

Special Event

To celebrate Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery’s 18th Anniversary in our current building, a special Gallery Society screening of the acclaimed movie, 'At Eternity’s Gate, The tumultuous final years of Vincent van Gogh', will be held at the Regal Cinema, Birmingham Gardens on Monday 13 May at 7pm. Featuring Best Actor Oscar Nominee, Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s gate follows the last days of famous Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. Director Julian Schnabel takes us on a journey to Arles and Auvers-Sur-Oise, where van Gogh created some of his last masterpieces. In this sensitive, biographical drama, van Gogh’s difficulties with failing mental health, a complex relationship with French artist Paul Gauguin, and ongoing struggle with religion are all explored through the context of his powerful and expressive paintings.

When: 7pm Monday 13 May, 2019

Where: The Regal Cinema, Birmingham Gardens.

RSVP: All welcome – please book early to ensure your place Online: book@regalcinema.org or Phone: (02) 4951 7630 When booking please state: *Gallery fundraiser 13 May *number attending *your name *your contact information.

Cost: $20 cash payment at the door.

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Photo: Members of the Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery preparing brochures for a mailout