ilovebrokenhill.com , was first published on 8 December 2011 by Jane Deany. My blog is all about the famous outback Australian National Heritage Listed City named Broken Hill, located in the state of New South Wales. I first visited #BrokenHill in 2002 and have returned many times since then. ilovebrokenhill.com will help you discover what's great about this historic mining city, where in the mid 1880's the line of lode, a rich ore body of silver, lead and zinc was found. You will find stories about anything related to Broken Hill.

Friday 21 June 2013

Gaara Arts Off the Wall exhibition opens tonight

Broken Hill Town Hall Facade
Art Scene
Gaara Arts (Gaara) members are putting on another exhibition which opens this evening at the Broken Hill Town Hall Facade.  The "Off the Wall" exhibition includes 39 artworks, the works are for sale and I've been told that nothing is priced over $900.

The exhibition is being opened by Christine Adams, Chair of West Darling Arts.  Christine was recently re-elected to Broken Hill City Council in a May By-Election.

Local paper the Barrier Daily Truth covered the story yesterday 21 June 2013 page 2.

The exhibition details are as follows - 

Broken Hill Town Hall Facade -  256 Argent Street, Broken Hill

Opens 6.00 pm Friday 21 June 2013 - all welcome

Exhibition dates - Saturday 22 June - Tuesday 16 July 2013
Mosaic mirrors "Looking Through the Window"
by Julie Anne Horsburgh, image courtesy of
artist and provided by Maureen Clark of Gaara

Exhibition hours - Daily 10am - 4pm

I'm in Melbourne so unfortunately I can't make it.  As always, if you can get along to the opening tonight, or the exhibition at some stage, readers would love to hear your comments on what you thought of the exhibition.

The photograph at right is one of the artworks in the exhibition and is of two mosaic mirrors by well known Broken Hill mosaic artist Julie Anne Horsburgh who with her husband Rod, run the fabulous Jarrah Mosaics gallery at - 169 Chapple Street, Broken Hill.

I've visited Jarrah Mosaics and it is well worth adding to your Broken Hill itinerary. The gallery is open daily 10am - 4pm.

I mentioned I'm in Melbourne but it's not all bad as I have a special viewing of the National Gallery of Victoria's Monet's Garden exhibition on tonight, so I won't be totally missing out.

Enjoy, cheers, Jane D

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