|Art Month Sydney presents Art and Food, a series of conversations and events throughout March.|
Art and Food are a natural harmony. Engage the senses and encounter art in a relaxed and delicious environment as artists, chef and designers come together to share their passions in a cross-collaboration of talents. The Art and Food component of Art Month 2012 is a feast for the eyes and the soul.
Whats being served?
Beer and Fries - a viewing and tasting
11 March / 3pm @ galleryeight / Free
A conversation with artist Kath Fries and curator Megan Robson, lubricated with award winning beers from The Lord Nelson Hotel. A unique chance to view Kaths new work, understand her process and enjoy a free tasting of boutique beers from The Lord Nelson Hotels brewery next door. Kath Fries creates site-sensitive installations using natural elements and domestic materials. In her most recent work she works with bronzing natural materials.
galleryeight | View website
12 Argyle Place, Millers Point, NSW, 2000
FOUR LOVES: A Feast of Art, Poetry, Music and Food
17 March / 4pm / Wagner Art Gallery / $65
An entertaining and celebratory performance of art, poetry, music and food to salute the first day of renowned artist Robert Junipers new exhibition, Time and Place.
Featuring a stimulating selection of romantic poetry on art, music and love, performed by John Turnbull, against a backdrop of lyrical landscapes by Robert Juniper AM. This late afternoon reception will be catered by award-winning restaurant Lucios, accompanied by a selection of fine Western Australian wines. Musical arrangements by Giga Jeleskovic; cello performed by Sascha Zivkovic.
Bookings essential: 9360-6069 or Email
Tickets: $65 (incl.)
Wagner Art Gallery | View website
39 Gurner Street, Paddington, NSW, 2021
Belle Artists Dinner
20 March / 6.30pm / John and Peter Canteen / $125 per head / Bookings essential
Join art dealer and critic Michael Reid, and Belle editor Neale Whitaker together with artists Danie Mellor & Nathan Taylor for an evening of fine food, wine, art & conversation. Michael will discuss contemporary Australian landscape and how the art of this continent has contributed two great traditions to the world of art. The first being the utterly unique creativity of our first people, and the second our continued reinterpretation of the age old tradition that is the landscape.
For more information or to book: (02) 9282 8634 or Email
John and Peter Canteen | View website
245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh, NSW, 2015
Artist Workshop & Sumptuous Two Course Dinner
24 March / 3.30pm / NG Art Gallery / Cost: $125 Bookings and pre-payment essential. Cancellation of a booking must be advised 24 hours prior to the workshop.
A special paper art workshop and dinner event. The workshop will be run by acclaimed paper architect Benja Harney. Following there will be a 2 course dinner downstairs at Mission Restaurant Bar which includes a glass of wine. Cost: $125
Head chef, David Walker, will present an exclusive menu for your pleasure. No materials needed - just bring yourselves - all art supplies are included in the cost. We suggest that you wear an apron or an old shirt to protect your clothing.
The workshop suits all levels of experience, beginners welcome! To book please call 9318 2992 or Email
NG Art Gallery | View website
3 Little Queen Street Chippendale, Sydney, NSW, 2008
Other Art Month Sydney Highlights:
Art at Night | Art Month Sydney Precinct Parties
Art Month Tours
Creating - Workshops & Classes
Migration Group Show
Conversations | Art Month Sydney Talks
Children & Family Events
Artbank Open Day