Touring seven galleries in 2020-23

Over three years Ruth Downes’ ‘Barely Wearable’ exhibition will be on the road in Eastern Australia. It can be seen in seven regional galleries in Sydney, Hunter and South Coast NSW, as well as in Queensland.


March – April

Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree NSW – exhibition completed > See media coverage

8 August – 27 November

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum and Gallery, Huskisson NSW – exhibition completed > See commentary


10 February – 1 April

Gympie Regional Gallery, Gympie QLD – exhibition completed.

10 April – 26 May

Lapunyah Art Gallery, Chinchilla QLD – CURRENT EXHIBITION OPEN

15 October – 28 November

Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney NSW – Opening event Sunday 17 October, 3-5 pm.


4 February – 1 May

Hurstville Museum and Gallery, Sydney NSW


Dates to be finalised

Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland NSW

Interested in hosting?

Galleries are welcome to contact Ruth about hosting the exhibition at their venue.

> Click here for information for galleries

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