ANIMAL KINGDOM | 'house of ideas' 2017

The Johnston Collection | 14-Aug-2017
ANIMAL KINGDOM | "house of ideas" series at The Johnston Collection. With Kate Rohde, Troy Emery, Julia deVille, Vipoo Srivilasa, Alison Cole, Lesley Uren, and Yvonne Walton. We're all part of the animal kingdom, appearing in what Darwin called "endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful". As part of our continuing 'house of ideas' series and through contemporary artists and historical objects, this audacious exhibition brings together and seeks out representations of animals which have continued to inspire and inform us over time. #TheJohnstonCollection
Venue: The Johnston Collection
Address: The Johnston Collection is located in a residential area in East Melbourne. We do not publish our address. All visitors must arrive with collection staff in our courtesy bus. Bookings essential.
Date: 13 June 2017 - 19 September 2017
Time: Guided tours weekdays at 10.00 am, 12 noon, 2.00 pm. After Hours tours on the second Saturday of each month at 10.00 am and 12 noon and on the third Thursday evening of each month at 6.00 pm. Bookings www.johnstoncollection.org
Ticket: $25/$23 (admission price includes refreshments on arrival at the exhibition-house)
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Detail from James Scouler (English, 1740-1812), portrait miniature of Master Jolly, London, dated 1783, The Johnston Collection (A0777-1989, Foundation Collection)

THE JOHNSTON COLLECTION EXHIBITION-HOUSE

ANIMAL KINGDOM | "house of ideas" series:

With Kate Rohde, Troy Emery, Julia deVille, Vipoo Srivilasa, Alison Cole, Lesley Uren, and Yvonne Walton

We're all part of the animal kingdom, appearing in what Darwin called "endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful". As part of our continuing 'house of ideas' series and through contemporary artists and historical objects, this audacious exhibition brings together and seeks out representations of animals which have continued to inspire and inform us over time.

In ANIMAL KINGDOM, exquisite animal-inspired objects from The Johnston Collection are juxtaposed alongside fantastic creations by some of Melbourne's best contemporary makers including Kate Rohde, Troy Emery, Julia deVille, Vipoo Srivilasa, Alison Cole, Lesley Uren, and Yvonne Walton, in one magnificent show.

As part of our 'house of ideas' series, ANIMAL KINGDOM continues to explore William Johnston's collection in new ways.

Visitors to ANIMAL KINGDOM will discover a world of animals within The Johnston Collection.

Guided tours weekdays at 10.00 am, 12 noon, 2.00 pm. After Hours tours on the second Saturday of each month at 10.00 am and 12 noon and on the third Thursday evening of each month at 6.00 pm. Bookings www.johnstoncollection.org

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