Monday, 23 June 2008

a RED world

Celebrate A Red World- contemporary australian textile art & Wangaratta’s Stitched Up Textile Festival. This exhibition is curated around the theme of the colour RED and all of the connotations, emotions & responses it evokes and features some of Australia’s most respected textile artists: Beth Hatton, Dianne Firth, Ilka White, & Pamela Fitzsimons.
Wangaratta exhibitions Gallery
56 Ovens Street Wangaratta VIC 3677
T: 03 5722 0865 F: 03 5722 2969 E:
Hours: 1-4 Sat-Sun, 12-5 Mon-Tues, 10-5 Wed-Fri Free Entry
• Closed Public Holidays + for installation

Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Textiles Tour at NSW Parliment House

*An Invitation to Tour the** Textile Art Collection** of the New South WalesParliament with artist Diane Groenewegen*
This tour takes you through the textile artwork of the NSW Parliament. Diane, your guide, will explain these artworks in terms of technique and history and reveal some of the behind-the-scenes stories associated with their creation. At the time these were commissioned she was the President of the Craft Council of NSW and is a well-known textile artist and teacher.
Join us for a unique opportunity to view and learn about these important works.

The program is organised by the Education Section of the NSW Parliament.
*BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL*, please contact us on 9230 2047 or
*Date: Monday 7 July 2008
*Times: 10:30am -12noon* (registration 10:15am) or* 2:30pm -4:00pm*(registration 2:15pm)*Cost: $10* (includes colour booklet)

Venue: Parliament House is in Macquarie Street, almost opposite Martin Place. Public transport is recommended as parking at the Parliament is not available. The nearest train stations are Martin Place and St James. Participants should enter Parliament via Macquarie Street and make their way to the Legislative Assembly reception desk.

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