Samantha Everton, Camellia 2009
Samantha Everton, Camellia 2009

What: Storm in a Teacup is one of the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery’s major exhibitions for 2015. The exhibition reflects on how drinking tea has stirred a nation and features paintings, works on paper, photographs, ceramics and sculpture by some of Australia’s leading artists, including Charles Blackman, E. Phillips Fox, Anne Zahalka and a commissioned work made out of icing by the Hotham Street Ladies.

Also on display is Ways to draw, A selection from the Permanent Collection by Betty Churcher (edited). This exhibition celebrates drawings by some of Australia’s most important artists, including John Brack, Fred Williams, Russell Drysdale and William Dobell from the MPRG’s own collection.

When: Exhibition dates: 24 July – 27 September,

Entry Fee: Adults $4, concession $2, children under 5 free

Special Event: The Flying Bookworm Theatre Company presents a pantomime for 5-10 year olds on Saturday 26 September, 10.30am-12.30pm, children $15, adults $5. School holiday programs for 5-12 year olds with the gallery education officer on 22 and 23 September, $12 per child. Enjoy scones, jam and cream in the Gallery café on Sundays during the exhibition.

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