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On February 9th, coinciding with the ’40 Years of Contemporary Tapestry’ exhibition, the Australian Tapestry Workshop celebrated four decades of tapestry creation. With over 200 guests, the ATW brimmed with wonderful supporters, artists, weavers, guides, volunteers, TFA Trustees, Board Members and staff past and present.
As part of the Australian Tapestry Workshop’s fortieth anniversary celebrations, the world-renowned art historian and director of the National Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris (Musée national du Moyen Âge, formerly Musée de Cluny), Dr Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye will present a public lecture in November about the recent restoration of the magnificent The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries.
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is now home to a magnificent five-metre wide tapestry, Life Burst, by one of Australia’s most celebrated contemporary artists, John Olsen AO OBE. Victorian Premier The Hon. Daniel Andrews today unveiled the tapestry at Peter Mac’s new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) building.