It's Book Swap time again!
This September Louis Joel will be hosting a Great Book Swap to raise funds for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and support people living in remote communities.
Pop into the Centre from September 5 to swap a book for a gold coin donation and help provide much needed books to those living in remote Indigenous communities.
Cleaning out your book shelves? Drop them into the centre to support the ILF and give them a second life. We'd love donations of books in good condition to support the event.
Join us for an introduction to the Indigenous plants of the western basalt plains to celebrate NAIDOC week.
Newport Lakes Native Nursery will join us to talk about native plants, how to get them thriving in your garden and some of the ways local plants were used by Indigenous Australians.
Session will be followed by a bushfoods inspired morning tea.
Friday 13 July — 10.30am-12.30pm
Cost: FREE To book: email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9398 2511
There lots happening at Hobsons Bay Neighbourhood Houses and Community Centres during Neighbourhood House Week! Download flyer
As part of their Textile Art Inspired by Nature exhibition, Lorraine Rogers and Enid Marshall will be in Joel Gallery each day to discuss and demonstrate their techniques for visitors.
Lorraine Rogers began quilting in 2005 and combines her passion for quilt making with her love of photography. The inspiration for her designs is drawn from the local scenery and the landscapes she has seen while travelling. She uses a variety of techniques depending on the subject matter, including working with her own dyed fabrics, Tsukineko inks and oil paintstiks.
Enid Marshall completed a Diploma of Creative Arts at Deakin in the early 1990s. She has been working with textiles for 40 years and appreciates their tactile nature and versatility. The core of Enid's work centres on nature and she collects fabric from a variety of sources — often finding interesting fabric in unexpected places.
The exhibition runs from Saturday 28 October to Monday 6 November.