En Plein Air at Tower Hill

In News November 23, 2021

The Warrnambool Art Gallery (WAG) will celebrate the early days of summer this year and invite you to the Wallawar Festival for 10 days from 26 November – 5 December. This dynamic program offering free and ticketed events will bring exhibitions, art and dance performances and a sense of celebration to the Gallery precinct.

Warrnambool Mayor Cr Richard Ziegeler said Wallawar was a chance for everyone to reconnect with art and expression and bring some joy back to the community.’

Presented by Worn Gundidj Aboriginal Cooperative and WAG, En Plein Air brings together a curated line up of emerging and established artists, celebrating the splendid surrounds of Tower Hill – one of Victoria’s oldest dormant volcanoes.

WAG Director Vanessa Gerrans said the Tower Hill En Plein Air painting day on Saturday 27 November, is a rare opportunity for people to come and watch or paint the majestic scenery with 30 of Australia’s leading artists including Sue Anderson, Barbie Kjar, Martin King at work.

“It’s wonderful that the WAG is able to offer events like painting En Plein Air at the Tower Hill volcanic landscape, challenging and stimulating exhibitions, talks and events where people can come together for conversations, ideas and celebrating life in south-west Victoria,” Cr Ziegeler said.