Become a Friends of the Australian Tapestry Workshop

Your support will help us to maintain the ATW as an international centre of excellence for the creation of innovative contemporary tapestries as well as to produce engaging and informative public programs for you to enjoy.

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Members of the Friends receive invitations to events throughout the year and gain an inside view of the Workshop's collaborative activities with leading Australian and international artists. They also have the opportunity to learn more about the art of tapestry and meet other like-minded enthusiasts.

The Friends of the Australian Tapestry Workshop was established in 1996 to help promote and support the ATW, and comes under the umbrella of the Tapestry Foundation of Australia.

Benefits:

Our annual magazine WOVEN ($12 rrp).

Invitations to regular Friend’s Lecture Series featuring diverse and exciting speakers.

Invitation to the annual ATW Christmas Party.

Invitations to exhibition openings, talks and special events as well as updates on all forthcoming classes and workshops.

Our monthly enews.

10% Discount at the ATW Store.
(Please note: the discount is not available via the online store.)

Free tour of the ATW for you and a guest to discover more about the history of the ATW.
ATW Voluntary Guides conduct tours on Wednesdays at 11am and Thursdays at 2pm. Bookings are required, please contact the ATW for further details.

Free Gallery and Workshop viewing anytime during gallery hours.

Reciprocal benefits: The Friends of the ATW have joined forces with Members and Friends Groups of the Australian Craft and Design Centre Network to offer reciprocal 10% retail discounts and exhibition entry. Please contact the ATW for a full list of organisations and reciprocal benefits.  

FAMILY     
1 Year – $70          
2 Years – $130

INDIVIDUAL               
1 Year – $45           
2 Years – $80

YOUTH (UNDER 25)             
1 Year – $25           
2 Years – $40

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Friends' Lectures

The Friends of the Australian Tapestry Workshop organise events throughout the year to gain an inside view of the Workshop's collaborative activities with leading Australian and international artists, to learn more about the art of tapestry and meet other like-minded enthusiasts.

These events are open to the public with a discounted ticket price for Friends of the ATW. 

Visit our What's on page to find out more. 

 

Friends Committee

The committee is actively seeking new members and encourages anyone who is intertested to contact us.  

An engaging series of talks, tours and other events is organised by the Friends Committee, who meet on a bimonthly basis and also help with set-up and greeting at the events. We deeply appreciate their service as well as that of longtime members Nancye Cain and Margaret Crothers who resigned in 2013.  

Alexandra Merrett (Convenor)

Kay Bailey

Caroline Johnson

Joan Korn

Phillip Norris

Susie Santiago

Angela Vary

Jenni Walker

Jan Wallage