Port Macquarie

Art in Conflict: Curator Talk with Laura Webster

Join Curator Laura Webster to gain more in-depth insight into the artworks on display in the Art in Conflict exhibition.

Laura Webster has worked in the Art section of the Australian War Memorial since 2006 and co-curated Art in Conflict. Her major projects have included the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio (2016), the contemporary diorama commissions in the redeveloped First World War galleries by artists Arlo Mountford and Alexander Mckenzie (2015), Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan(2013), Perspectives: Jon Cattapan; eX de Medici (2010) and Sidney Nolan: the Gallipoli series (2009).

At the Memorial, she has been part of the transformation of the art commissioning program and regularly commissions contemporary works of art and publishes on the collection. Laura is a graduate of the Australian National University and was previously worked at the National Gallery of Australia.

This is a free event. Bookings are essential.

Art in Conflict is a new touring exhibition of contemporary art from the collection of the Australian War Memorial. Art in Conflict is on view from 9 November 2024 until 2 February 2025.

November 2024

  • Saturday 9th (11:00am - 12:00pm)
Corner of Clarence and Hay Streets, Port Macquarie, 2444, Australia