15 Dec 2023 – 14 Apr 2024

An exploration of the multiplicity of love through the visual arts.

Opens 2pm Saturday 16 December 2023 – 14 April 2024

Love is a source of inspiration for visual artists throughout history.  This exhibition explores love expressed through the themes of love of country, nature, self-love and love between people.  The exhibition is drawn from the Central Goldfields Art Gallery collection and other public collections. 

The exhibition also features photographs by Wal Richards, who photographed weddings in Maryborough and surrounds for nearly 50 years from the from the 1940s.

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Joy Smith, Love Makes Fools 1992, woven tapestry (wool, cotton), 40 x 31.5 cm. © The artist, Ararat Gallery TAMA, Ararat Rural City Council and MDP Photography & Video

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1 Neill Street Maryborough, Victoria

Opening Hours
Thursday to Sunday 10am–4pm

The Gallery will close from 25 December to 31 December 2023 and will re-open on Thursday 4 January 2024.

The Gallery will be closed on other public holidays unless advised otherwise.

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Supported by the Australian Government's Culture, Heritage and Arts Regional Tourism (CHART) program.

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