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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, 28 June 2013

Lifeline Broken Hill's annual art exhibition opens tonight 28 June 2013

GeoCentre courtesy VisitNSW.com
Art Scene
Lifeline is holding it's annual Lifeline Broken Hill fund raising art exhibition which opens tonight 28 June at 7pm  and will run until 14 July 2013.

The opening night and exhibition are being held at the Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum also known as the GeoCentre.

There is a raffle with three paintings as prizes.  The paintings have kindly been donated by Joan Morris - Craker, Alfreda Gilby, and Trudy Forrest.

There will also be a silent auction.

There are 130 works for sale by 42 artists and prices range between $50 and $1,495.

Address:     2 Bromide Street, Corner Silver City Highway (Crystal Street), Broken Hill

The centre is open 1 - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm Monday to Friday

Entry to the exhibition is by donation.

'Mining Scene from th Hill' mixed media on paper
by Karrie Lannstrom. Image from Lifeline Broken Hill
exhibition, supplied by artist. Image sold opening night.
It is a very worthwhile cause so do try and go along and support the wonderful work of Lifeline.  This year, as in other years, there will be some great art.  I went to the exhibition several years ago and was lucky enough to attend the opening night which was a lot of fun.

Queries to Lifeline Broken Hill's office - telephone (08) 8087 7525.

You can also donate to Lifeline directly from their website www.lifeline.org.au.

Please note you can call Lifeline for crisis support 24/7 on 13 11 14.

Cheers, Jane D

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