Wish You Were Here: Meet the Artist 21 January 2016

Wish you were here: Textile artists honour a century of service is on loan to the Shrine courtesy of the Wangaratta Textile Association. Artists were encouraged to take inspiration from the silk-embroidered postcards of the First World War and to consider conflicts affecting all nations in the last 100 years. Over 400 postcards have been created by more than 40 textile artists employing a range of contemporary and traditional techniques, including embroidery, felting, weaving, knitting and collage. Join contributing artist Kerryn Taylor as she shares the origins of the exhibition. Learn more about the themes behind the works and discover the family stories hidden within the threads.

Date: Thursday 21 January, 12.30pm
Location: Visitor Centre, Shrine of Remembrance
Cost: FREE, gold coin donation welcome

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