Touring eight galleries in 2020-23

Ruth Downes’ ‘Barely Wearable’ exhibition has been on the road in Eastern Australia for over two years. In total it will be seen at eight galleries in Sydney and Hunter and South Coast NSW, as well as in Brisbane and regional Queensland.


Coming up in 2022/3 – Sydney

9 December 2022 – 20 February 2023

Manly Art Gallery and Museum, West Esplanade, Manly, Sydney.

Opening Hours:  Tuesday – Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM. Closed Mondays and Public Holidays.

Enquiries: Email or call 8495 5036.

Completed exhibitions

Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree NSW, March/April 2020 > See media coverage

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum and Gallery, Huskisson NSW August/November 2020 > See commentary

Gympie Regional Gallery, Gympie QLD – February/April 2021

Lapunyah Art Gallery, Chinchilla QLD – April/May 2021

North Curl Curl Creative Space (Online Group Exhibition) Sydney NSW – December 2021 > See media coverage

Royal Botanic Gardens (Group Exhibition) Sydney NSW – December 2021

Hurstville Museum and Gallery, Hurstville Sydney NSW, January – April 2022


Interested in hosting?

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

> Click here for information for galleries

Bra underwires and hooks, strainers, mesh, clips.