WODEN PUBLIC ART TRAIL | 21 SEP
A photograph of a metal sheep sculpture standing on a green patch in front of a road.

Kambah Sheep, public art work by Matthew Harding, 2002

WHEN:  Saturday 21 September, 10am – 1pm
COST: $30

Details

Come on a guided tour of public artworks around the suburbs of Woden with TAC’s Exhibitions and Public Programs Manager, Ann McMahon. Discover the origins of much-loved artworks on the road-sides, in community centres and Woden Town Square.

Formerly a Public Art Program Officer with artsACT, Ann will regale you with stories about Anne Ross’ studio production process for the whimsical Lyons shops bronze sculpture, On the Road Again and Tree of Knowledge, learn about Phil Price and roadside artwork Dinornus Maximus and the nearby Woden Flood Memorial and get up close and personal with Woden town Square landmarks, Margel Hinder’s magnificent Sculptural form, Culture Fragment by locally based sculptor David Jensz and the delightful Droplet by Stuart Green.

Participants will meet at Tuggeranong Arts Centre and will travel by bus.  Includes morning tea.

About the Guide

Ann McMahon graduated with first class honours from the Textile Workshop at the Institute of the Arts (now School of Arts, ANU) in 2000. She completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Cultural Heritage Management at the University of Canberra in 2003. Her career in the arts in Canberra has included positions as: Gallery Development Officer at Australian National Capital Artists, ACT Arts Ability Officer, Public Art team member at artsACT and most recently, in Public Programs with Belconnen Arts Centre. Ann is a practising visual artist with a love of textiles going back to childhood. Her artwork typically expresses through its materiality and formal qualities ranging in scale from small wearables to utilitarian baskets through to large outdoor sculptures.