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Earth Canvas

Saturday 24 October 2020 - Sunday 7 February 2021

Albury LibraryMuseum

The Earth Canvas exhibition displays works by leading contemporary artists, developed in response to regenerative farming properties situated between the Murray and Murrumbidgee rivers in southern NSW. Looking beyond limiting the impact of industrial agriculture, these farmers actively work to rehabilitate the land and nurture healthy ecosystems.

Inspired by their immersive contact with both the farmer and the landscape, the artists reveal a mutual creativity, appreciation and understanding of the natural forces that sustain us.

Featuring works by Rosalind Atkins, Jenny Bell, Jo Davenport, Janet Laurence, Tony Nott, Idris Murphy and John Wolseley.

Contemporary artists exploring the landscape and the theme of regenerative farming

Earth Canvas explores the experiences of both the regenerative farmer and the artist, their respective engagement with the land and their vision for a healthier world.

Programs and Events

Join us for the launch of Earth Canvas, listen to the panel discussion, or the curator led floor talk and be guided through the exhibition the Albury LibraryMuseum and Bibbaringa.

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Earth Canvas Exhibition

Saturday 24 October - Sunday 7 February

In Earth Canvas, leading contemporary artists explore the work of regenerative farmers in southern NSW.

Earth Canvas Virtual Launch

Saturday 24 October 2020 - Sunday 7 February 2021

View a recording of the virtual exhibition launch here.

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Earth Canvas Panel Discussion

Saturday 24 October 2020 - Sunday 7 February 2021

A vital and engaging panel discussion as we move towards a new agricultural paradigm.

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Kite making workshop with artist Jo Davenport

Thursday 28 January, 4.00pm-5.30pm

A special kite making workshop.

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Earth Canvas Artist and Farmer Talks

Saturday January 30 - Sunday January 31

Due to popular demand, a range of additional artist talks have been organised to celebrate Earth Canvas.

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Earth Canvas Curator Floor Talk

Sunday 7 February, 2.00pm - 2.45pm

A curator led floor talk of the Earth Canvas exhibition.

Earth Canvas Virtual Tour

We invite you to explore Earth Canvas online.


Earth Canvas was developed by regional collaborative Earth Canvas: Art in Ag, curated by Albury LibraryMuseum, and supported by the National Museum of Australia. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program.

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  • Australian Government Vision Australia
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