Monday, 14 April 2008

Narelle Grieve Saturday, 10th May

Saturday 10th May
Time 1.30 pm
Place Powerhouse Museum – Powerhouse Education Centre rooms
(Note: no entry fee to museum required.)
Members and Non-members welcome. Members no charge, Non-Members $5.00

Narelle is well-known in Australian quilting circles for her outstanding hand made white on white quilts and most recently, her silk hand appliqu├ęd quilts.
She has a comprehensive collection of antique quilts and will bring a collection of both her antique and contemporary quilts to delight and inspire us.
Find out how Narelle developed the complex and unique patterns for her white on white quilts and what her latest quilting obsession is. Enjoy her wonderful collection of old quilts and hear the stories of how they were collected. Then see if you can tell which quilts have been completed by quilters from time past and which Narelle has finished!

Friday, 4 April 2008

Elizabeth Fry - Quaker Prison Reformer

Exhibition - WD Booth Gallery
13th June to 22nd August
16 Degraves Street, South Hobart, Tasmania

Women's Domestic Life in the Colony

Exhibition - WD Booth Gallery,
Official Opening Friday April 18th
16 Degraves Street, South Hobart, Tasmania
For more information about this exhibition go to the http://www.femalefactory.com.au/

Mark Making in Stitch 5th April - 25th May 2008

Responses to a workshop in 2007 by American textile artist Llize Aviks, bringing together stitch and fabric collage. Students were invited to examine ways that stitch and fabric collage work together more powerfully than when used on their own. This exhibition showcases the work of Llize Aviks and twenty one of the students involved in the workshop.
Exhibition opened by well known Sydney textile artist, Helen Lancaster
2- 4pm Saturday 5th April

Fairfield City Museum and Gallery
Corner Oxford Street & The Horsley Drive, Smithfield
Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm, Sunday 1pm - 4pm, Closed Mondays.
Bus 828 & 829 from Fairfield Station