ABOUT

“The Rodd is a centre for creative work, exploration, learning and doing. It is a kind of testing ground, it is a place for experiment, it is a place in which things can be tried and things can be discovered.”                                 

Mel Gooding, 2010

OUR VISION

A rural centre of creative practice and research, inspired by...

 

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OUR TEAM

Details about the staff at The Rodd and our Board Trustees...

 

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OUR HISTORY

The ancient landscape of its valley setting reminded him of...

 

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 ABOUT SIDNEY

"I've had a very complex life, emotional life... I'd like now to be more direct, to try and look at myself as if I am somebody else"

1992

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CENTENARY PARTNERS

We are grateful to the following for their support...

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THE RODD

An inspirational setting imbued with history that supports creative practice

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SUPPORT US

As a registered charity (CIO 1161850) we rely on the generosity of those who share our passion for the arts, landscape and heritage...

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The Nolan 100

A birthday tribute to Sidney Nolan from 100 individuals worldwide.                   

In 2017 we invited people who knew Sidney, worked with him, or have been influenced by his work or his legacy to choose a ‘favourite’ Nolan work and tell us why.

No.28 Drowned Soldier at Anzac as Icarus - Paul Gough

Today few painters can approach the subject of Gallipoli without reference to the extraordinary suite of paintings created…

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No 92. Fountain - Heywood Hill

Sometime in the late 1990s Mary Nolan asked me to help her realise her wish for a memorial to Sidney, to be in the garden…

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No.6 Dog and Duck - Jane Clark

"I didn’t include Dog and Duck Hotel in Sidney Nolan’s 70th birthday retrospective exhibition. It was hanging in his…

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