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Port Fairy
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FRIDAY
SATURDAY
SUNDAY
11 – 4 PM.
Open more
thru
school Hols.
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CURRENT
EXHIBITION
The Secret Garden
by Studio Ten

LIFE DRAWING!


Dates to be
confirmed.

$20 incl Model &
Refreshments!
All welcome!

HELEN GARNER’S APPEARANCE!

Carol Altmann and Helen Garner sporting their overalls for their conversation at Blarney Books & Art
Helen Garner & Carol Altmann sporting their blue overalls!

 

The evening Helen Garner came to speak at Blarney Books & Art was a total career highlight for us! She was gracious and charming, witty and wise, and just everything you’d hope from such an insightful writer. Carol Altmann, of Bluestone Magazine, was the perfect host for the evening – her humour relaxed the audience, and gave Helen an avenue to speak about her work that wasn’t all so serious. Her latest book, Everywhere I Look, is such a wonderful and wide-ranging collection of her writing that the conversation veered off in all sorts of unexpected and delightful directions. If you haven’t read her book yet, I implore you to go and get yourself a copy – her writing, her honesty, her ability to look and really see, all go to making it one of the best books I’ve read for years.

The evening was made even more special with spectacular catering by the wonderful Merrijig kitchen, and with a killer floral arrangement by Tracey Meaney. This whole night was brought together by Bluestone Magazine, and we look forward to working with Bluestone on more magical evenings in the future!

 

Helen Garner & Carol Altmann in conversation at Blarney Books & Art
Helen Garner & Carol Altmann in conversation at Blarney Books & Art

 

Helen Garner & Carol Altmann in conversation on our stage.
Helen Garner & Carol Altmann in conversation on our stage.

 

 

 

 

Re-Imagining the Secret Garden…

Our next exhibition launches on Friday, 8 April, where five artists offer up their perspective on the classic children’s book, The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. We can’t wait – it’s one of our favourite books! And of course, you’re all invited to support/meet/congratulate the artists on the opening evening and share in the excitement! Friday,… Continue Reading

Edible Books! Tea Party!

Our inaugural EDIBLE BOOKS competition showed us again how creative the people that walk among us really are! Here are some of the entries:                 Continue Reading

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