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Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award

  • The future
    Michal Fargo is back in Israel with a new kiln, a new apartment and a postcard view. Continue reading →
  • Back in Israel
    Michal Fargo reflects on the Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award and her time in Australia. Continue reading →
  • Back at the wheel
    As the excitement of the award dies down, I'm really enjoying being back in the studio on throwing on my wheel. Continue reading →
  • From the front desk
    Patsy Killeen and Lyn Patone work in the front the Shepparton Art Museum. Over the last six weeks they've been seeing people enjoying the exhibition, and invite anyone who hasn't yet visited …
  • A change in guard
    After a few months of Acting Director at Shepparton Art Museum, Julian Bowron is moving on. Continue reading →

Wangaratta Textile Project

  • Following the Thread
    Well, I was full of good intentions….. A funny thing happens when there is no deadline any more. I imagine that this occurs in the case of many artists, not just me, but I’m so much less f …
  • Gathering the threads again.
    Having finished my piece I was feeling very motivated to go back and follow the “threads” that I started exploring in my development process. However, there was a slight hitch in that I ha …
  • Final Steps
    For the past couple of weeks I’ve been working non-stop on constructing the table runner and hand stitching details on it. I abandoned you all for a while but there wasn’t much to say exce …
  • Phew!
    Yesterday I finished the stitching on the outside edges of my piece and then cut some batting just a little smaller than it and layered those two with some black felt (for the backing). I safety pinne …
  • All Together Now!
    Well, after yesterday’s warts and all expose I’m trying to claw back some credibility by showing you how it has all come together. Today I joined up the fourth panel and decided that anoth …

Burke and Wills Education Blog

  • The Botany of the Burke and Wills Expedition
    In our Burke and Wills: Then and Now stories we highlight the work of the expedition’s artist, naturalist and geographer, Ludwig Becker. Also taking part in the expedition up to Menindee was pla …
  • Burke and Wills… and crocodiles
    We’ve been quiet on the Burke and Wills blogging front… but as enthusiasts will know, 11th February is a significant date in Burke and Wills expedition history. It was on or around this date in …
  • Fossils, Crocodiles, Mangroves and more…
    We now have a new series of videos from the last leg of the BWEE  expedition. All filmed around the Gulf of Carpentaria and along the Flinders and Corella Rivers of North Queensland they include the d …
  • Burke and Wills video conference recording
    Hi All, If you weren’t able to participate in our live Burke and Wills video conference, held on Thursday 11 November, the recording can be viewed here. The Elluminate session included a tour of …
  • Journeys end (for now)
    The Burke and Wills Environtmental Expedition has completed the first stage of its journey, arriving at Karumba in the Gulf Country of Queensland. They visited the location where Burke, Wills and thei …

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