Community Gallery Spaces, Portland CEMA Arts Centre

The Portland CEMA Arts Centre is a multipurpose venue utilised by community organisations and hirers for meetings, workshops, rehearsals performance and exhibitions. Its collection includes a selection of prints, drawings, watercolours and oil collected during the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Highlights are a selection of Botanical drawings by the late Colin Woolcock and commissioned works in copper by the late Ronald Skate (c1980).

Address: 
Glenelg and Bentinck Streets, Portland, VIC
Tel: 
0355222263
Hours: 
2-4pm Mon-Fri
Admission: 
Free, occasionally by gold coin
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access and disabled facilities, community gallery spaces, meeting room, auditorium
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Items

Oil painting

Muntham

Creator:
Thomas Clarke
Description:
Pastarl landscape of Casterton District, showing rolling hills with valley through centre.
Date:
circa 1865

Oil painting

Portland Bay

Creator:
Thomas Clarke
Description:
View of Portland off Battery Point.
Date:
circa 1865

Copper Relief

Early Portland Industries

Creator:
Ronald Skate
Description:
Five copper works depicting the early pastoral, timber, maritime, agricultural and Port development industries of Portland.
Date:
1980's

Drawings

Woolcock Botanical Collection

Creator:
Colin Woolcock
Description:
Seventy-five black and white, and coloured pencil drawings of Australian native plant species.
Date:
1970-1989:

Oil painting

Portrait of a lady

Creator:
Goodsir Agnes
Description:
Possibly self portrait of a lady wearing scarfe, hat and overcoat.
Date:
1880-1930