The Amberley Series celebrates 100 years of the Royal Australian Air Force and 80 years of RAAF Base Amberley.
This display features works created by artist Robert Moore when he was commissioned to undertake an 8-week residency at the RAAF Base Amberley in 2001. The works depict the iconic F1-11 fighter bomber (retired in 1998), the Caribou carrier aircraft (retired in 2009), along with the tag system for tools used in aircraft maintenance.
|Dates:||Saturday 19 September 2020 to Sunday 17 January 2021
(Closed from 1pm Thursday 24 December 2020 to Sunday 3 January 2021 inclusive. Re-opens 9:30am Monday 4 January 2021)
|Times:||4 sessions daily: 9:30am-11am | 11:30am-1pm | 1:30pm-3pm | 3:30pm-5pm *|
|Bookings:|| * The Gallery’s COVID-Safe plan limits the number of people in attendance at each 90-minute session. Visitors will be required to provide contact tracing information on arrival.
General entry allows viewing of all exhibitions on show for the duration of your session EXCLUDING Wind Tubes in the Children’s Gallery. (Entry to Wind Tubes is free but must be pre-booked.)
|Age Group:||All ages welcome.|
Image: Robert Moore, F1-11 (The Amberley Series) 2001 | Enamel on canvas, 57 x 300 cm. Ipswich Art Gallery Collection. Commissioned for the Royal Australian Air Force 80th birthday with funds donated by Ball Aerospace Australia through the Ipswich Art Gallery Foundation, 2001