Bungaree walks the streets of Mosman

Artists pop into Mosman Festival

Posted Tuesday 08 September 2015

Colourful historical figures will be striding the streets of Mosman’s shopping hubs as part of a series of public art activities for the 2015 Festival of Mosman.

“Bungaree”, who was an important Aboriginal leader in the early days of the Sydney colony, will be out and about on Tuesday 8 September. This year marks 200 years since the establishment of Bungaree’s Farm at Mosman. Look out for “Bungaree” as walks the streets and shopping districts of Mosman.
From 10am – 1pm throughout Mosman’s shopping areas.

On Friday, 11 September, the works of Norman Lindsay will be celebrated as elaborately costumed figures walk the streets. The walk around is in conjunction with the Dream Merchant exhibition that will be on display at the Mosman Art Gallery.
From 10am – 1pm at various locations across Mosman.

Other arts activities include:

Wed 9 Sept – Susan Davey’s ‘Shadow’

A large lightweight piece that examines the world of the Shadow – held in conjunction with the installation of the Endless Shadow exhibition at Mosman Art Gallery.
From 10am – 4pm at the Village Green.

Thu 10 Sept – Public Art Walking Tour

Join Mosman Art Gallery Guides for a walking tour of the public art of Mosman. This tour, in the civic area of Mosman, will include the statues, sculptures and fountains. It will also include the recently installed carved poles Country 2012, by Indigenous artist Warwick Keen and Ben Quilty’s bronze sculpture Cook after Baghdad, 2012 at the forecourt of the gallery.
Meet at Mosman Art Gallery at 10.30am.

Sat 12 Sept – Steve Coburn’s sculpture Whispering Casuarina

Come visit Steve in his studio where he is happy to chat about this new work and a range of other artworks he has on-site.
From 10am – 4pm at Headland Park, 1100a Middle Head Road.

Sun 13 Sept – Jane Gillings Installation

Join artist Jane Gilling to help construct a new and colourful ephemeral sculpture.
From 10am – 2pm at Mosman Park (opposite Village Green).

Sirius Cove Artist Walk using App

This self-guided tour will uncover the local artistic history of the area particularly the late 1800s when the Sirius Cove Artists’ Camp was at its height.

Download the izi.travel app to explore the Sirius Cove Artists’ Camp Walk. Available to download from the Apple App, Google Play and Windows Phone Stores.
This walk can be done anytime departing from Taronga Zoo Wharf.