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Dark Mofo 2019 - Patrick Hall, If They Should Accidentally Fall
Jun.
7
to 23 Jun.

Dark Mofo 2019 - Patrick Hall, If They Should Accidentally Fall

Patrick Hall, If They Should Accidentally Fall

As part of Dark MOFO 2019, Narryna is hosting Patrick Hall’s evocative installation work, If They Should Accidentally Fall. Confessions in the dark. Overseen by their preachers or prophets, congregation of bottled-up people whisper of longing and disappointment and the slow erosion of belief, the passing of time illuminated by the rhythm of a breath.  

Open 10:00am to 6:00pm Sunday to Thursday and till 10:00pm Friday & Saturday

Join Patrick Hall for Artist floor talks at Narryna @ 4.30pm Friday 14 June, Saturday 15 June, Friday 21 June & Saturday 22 June.

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Artisan to Art – Tasmanian industrial and studio potters
May
1
to 1 Jun.

Artisan to Art – Tasmanian industrial and studio potters

From out of the fiery furnace came the work of Tasmanian industrial and studio potters. In this exhibition, colonial era artisan potters are represented by makers such as Worby, Sherwin, Port Arthur (convict and Price period), Goulburn, Yeates, Huon, Campbell Bros and McHugh. The 1920s-60s studio potters will be represented by Maude Poynter, Violet Mace and Mylie Peppin. This show is a must for those exercising their creativity in clay.

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Charting Tasmania
Feb.
9
to 12 Feb.

Charting Tasmania

Tasmania's wild, rugged coastline has been chartered by navigators such as Abel Tasman (1642), James Cook (1777) and Freycinet (1818). Located in the townhouse of Captain Andrew Haig, this exhibition captures the technical skill and unfolding legacy of these early cartographers.

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Elegant Lines:  Fashion in 19th century Tasmania
Nov.
30
to 28 Apr.

Elegant Lines: Fashion in 19th century Tasmania

Elegant lines features a rich collection of 19th century gowns and accessories from Narryna’snationally significant costume collection and a private collection. Dresses worn by prominent Tasmanians such as the artist and writer, Louisa Anne Meredith and Sarah Butler of Narryna’s neighbour, Stowell sit alongside the more austere apparel worn by Sarah Benson Walker, who lived at Narryna from 1852 to 1854. . The Walker family were Quakers and their religious philosophy regarded simplicity as a virtue. Quaker dress combined plain colours with simple lines, beautiful quality fabrics and exquisite stitching. It thus appeals to a contemporary aesthetic.

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