TRAVEL BUZZ

Our agenda for the com­ing months

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TREA­SURE TROVES

The lo­cal art scene is set to get a hit of colour with the open­ing of a new per­ma­nent ex­hi­bi­tion, and the ar­rival on our shores of a clutch of mas­ter­pieces. New Eng­land Re­gional Art Mu­seum in Ar­mi­dale (neram.com.au) con­tin­ues the rise and rise of the re­gional gallery with the open­ing of Hin­ton: Trea­sures of Aus­tralian Art. The per­ma­nent in­stal­la­tion in­cludes over 100 works by the likes of Tom Roberts, Arthur Stree­ton, Mar­garet Pre­ston and Nor­man Lind­say, all gar­nered from the col­lec­tion of re­tired ship­ping com­pany di­rec­tor Howard Hin­ton, who bought and do­nated over 1000 works to the Ar­mi­dale Teach­ers’ Col­lege from 1929 un­til his death in 1948. Mean­while, the Art Gallery of South Aus­tralia will present a ma­jor ex­hi­bi­tion of 65 Im­pres­sion­ist works from the col­lec­tion of the Musée d’Or­say, Paris, from March to July. Artists rep­re­sented in­clude big guns such as Monet, Manet, Pis­sarro and Cézanne. art­gallery.sa.gov.au

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