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The Future: Umbrella Members’ Exhibition & Bamford Medical Art Prize

20 November, 2020 - 16 December, 2020

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Umbrella is responding to government restrictions for gatherings at this time and visitors must comply with our COVID-19 Safety Plan. Gallery open Tues-Fri 9am-5pm | Sat-Sun 9am-1pm | Gallery closed Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition install weeks | Shop open during gallery  open hours and Tues-Thurs of install weeks. Follow our social media for updates.

This exhibition highlights the talent and creativity of Umbrella Studio artists annually. Featuring works by Umbrella’s 200+ members, this year’s exhibition presents works responding to interpretations of the timely theme ‘The Future’. The exhibition features a $1000 art prize generously sponsored by Bamford Medical Practice. Exhibitions also on display include works produced by Young Indigenous Printmakers and Kit Colvin’s Living Outside of Time.

Exhibitions Launch from 5pm Friday 20 October 2020:
Umbrella can have 72 people attend at a time (based on the one person per 4 square metres Queensland Government regulation), so we will be enabling visitors to book for one hour long spot each. Please book your attendance slot below on this page. The announcement of the Bamford Medical Art Prize winner will occur during brief speeches in the first (5-6pm) slot. All visitors will need to provide contact details. To book, type the quantity of attendees, type the details for each attendee, click ‘add to cart’, proceed to checkout, enter your billing details and ‘place order’. We will ask that you leave by the end of your allocated slot. Walk-ins will be allowed from 8pm onwards. Feel free to invite your contacts via the Facebook event, however they will need to book here to confirm attendance. Please also join our eNews and follow our social media for updates. Please contact staff if you wish to cancel your booking.

Key COVID-safety messages for the launch:
– Umbrella is responding to government restrictions for gatherings and visitors must comply with our COVID-19 Safety Plan.
– Visitors must not attend if they have symptoms of COVID-19. (Stay at home if you are unwell or have a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath).
– Seek assistance from staff if you become unwell during the event
– Maintaining physical distancing requirements is the individual’s responsibility, including at the entrance to the gallery

Image: Lisa Ashcroft, We don’t belong here anymore (trying to pull memories back through the sink), 2019, mixed sculpture, laundry tub, plastics, recycled materials, resin, glitter, sequins, childhood kitsch, 50 x 50 x 30 cm; Belonging: 2019 Members’ Exhibition & Bamford Medical Art Prize.


20 November, 2020
16 December, 2020
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| Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts |
408 Flinders St
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia