A smartphone is held up in front of a lush green sports field. On the right side of the screen is a map with a point that reads, "Alex Colville, Running Dog". On the left of the screen is an image of a Wire Fox Terrier racing across a sports field marked with painted white lines.

Seeing Sackville through the Owens Art Gallery Collection

You Are Here

A circular vinyl decal is installed on the glass vestibule of the Owens Art Gallery. The stone building with copper siding sits atop a slight hill, with stairs leading to the entrance.

What is the Owens to you now? What could the Owens be in the future?

Let’s imagine our future together!

Block letters spell out ‘Make Something Sunday’ in grey and “To Go’ in black. The text is written on a white sheet of paper surrounded by a yellow background.

Take home activities for families

Make Something Sunday To Go

A nomadic, public studio by Paul Butler

The Collage Party

A close-up of a child’s hands using a tactile drawing tool to emboss lines of a drawing into a sheet of white paper.

An afternoon of art and dance

Automatisme Ambulatoire Matinée

A clothed figure model stands in the centre of a gallery on top of a wooden plinth, with their feet apart and arms outstretched. Adults sit in a circle around the model, drawing them from observation.

An all-ages drawing extravaganza

Drawing in the Galleries

A hand holds a star-like object made of several strips of black card fastened with a gold-coloured brad. The strips are covered with hand drawn images of stars, lines and dots made with metallic marker.

Community partnership

Family Literacy Day

A student holds up a publication near a painting of a colourful grid on a gallery wall. The page on the left has several paragraphs of text. Two circles have been cut from the right page, allowing details of the painting to peek through.

Discover what happens when you look closer and look longer

Slow Zine