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Collection Exhibition: ‘A Message from our Sponsor - the Works of Eric Thake’

From Wed 20 November 2024
Until Sat 1 February 2025

Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
11/20/2024 10:00 am 02/01/2025 5:00 pm Collection Exhibition: ‘A Message from our Sponsor - the Works of Eric Thake’ Experience the wit and whimsy of Australian artist Eric Thake in an exhibition of engravings, linocuts, and photographs from the Town Hall Gallery Collection. Born in Auburn, Victoria, in 1904, and trained at the National Gallery Art School, Thake was well known for his designs and illustrations offering stylistic interpretations of Australian life. The exhibition features Christmas cards produced by Thake from 1941 to 1975 as a vehicle for the artist’s sense of humour.  ‘A Message from our Sponsor - the Works of Eric Thake’ celebrates both the versatility of Eric Thake as an artist and Town Hall Gallery Collection’s commitment to acquiring works by significant Australian artists who lived and created in the area. Items from the Collection can be viewed online via the Town Hall Gallery Collection database.Image credit: Eric Thake, ‘A Message from our Sponsor’, 1975, print on paper, 21 x 14 cm, Town Hall Gallery Collection.Accessibility at this space Accessibility features include:accessible car parkingaccessible drop-off areaautomatic doorsaccessible toiletsrampsclear signageliftsquiet areaswide passageways. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

Experience the wit and whimsy of Australian artist Eric Thake in an exhibition of engravings, linocuts, and photographs from the Town Hall Gallery Collection. 

Born in Auburn, Victoria, in 1904, and trained at the National Gallery Art School, Thake was well known for his designs and illustrations offering stylistic interpretations of Australian life. The exhibition features Christmas cards produced by Thake from 1941 to 1975 as a vehicle for the artist’s sense of humour.  

‘A Message from our Sponsor - the Works of Eric Thake’ celebrates both the versatility of Eric Thake as an artist and Town Hall Gallery Collection’s commitment to acquiring works by significant Australian artists who lived and created in the area. 

Items from the Collection can be viewed online via the Town Hall Gallery Collection database.

Image credit: Eric Thake, ‘A Message from our Sponsor’, 1975, print on paper, 21 x 14 cm, Town Hall Gallery Collection.

Accessibility at this space 

Accessibility features include:

  • accessible car parking
  • accessible drop-off area
  • automatic doors
  • accessible toilets
  • ramps
  • clear signage
  • lifts
  • quiet areas
  • wide passageways.
Contact
Boroondara Arts