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New Regional Innovative Art Museum To Open Next Month

9 September 2015 | 9:41 am | Staff Writer

2 October - save the date

The Murray Art Museum Albury or MAMA, a major new regional art gallery, is due to open on 2 October. 

To celebrate, Albury city centre will host a main street celebration, curated by former Artistic Director of Ten Days On The Island, Elizabeth Walsh, including roviing entertainers, food trucks, live music and light projections, as well art installations, some of which will remain on display until 10 October.

Highlights of the opening night program include theatre-dance-circus fusion, Strange Fruit, dance-film work 24 Frames Per Second, a Craig Walsh ocean tank projection beamed onto the Albury Entertainment Centre, Incursions 3.3, and the unveiling of 2014 McClelland Prize winner Matt Harding's new sculpture, which wraps itself around part of the exterior of the new museum building. A number of other commissioned works by Australian artists will also on display for the opening. 

Read the full progam at the MAMA website

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