Mystery Walls - Extraordinary Art from Private Collections

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On display at the Queen Victoria Museum at Inveresk from 18 March until 3 June, 2018

This exhibition will be a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of significant artworks and items loaned from private collections, to support this year’s 80th anniversary of StGiles

In conjunction with the 80 works on loan, will be works donated by individuals and galleries marked for sale, as a fundraiser for StGiles children’s disability services. 

Works and pieces from the collections of high-profile philanthropists Janet Holmes A’Court and prominent Tasmanians John and Robyn Hawkins form part of the exhibition.

A 10th century Viking sword is among the rare items on loan, while works by Jeffrey Smart, Danie Mellor, Rosalie Gascoigne, Barbara Weir, Tracy Moffat, Madeleine Winch,  Richard Larter, Geoff Dyson, Robert Dickerson, Michael McWilliams, Bill Henson,  Katy Woodroffe and Philip Wolfhagen also form part of the StGiles  Mystery Walls project. 

Mystery Walls Talk
On Saturday 26 May, international antique expert John Hawkins, of JB Hawkins Antiques, will give an intimate Mystery Walls floor talk to 40 lucky guests about `Collecting in Modern Times’.

The talk will include fine wine and delicious canapes and is ticketed to support StGiles.  

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