Book Launch at Manly Art Gallery - WAR-TIME QUILTS
Please join us for the book launch of Annette Gero's new book on quilts at the Manly Art Gallery. Annette will give a presentation and talk - Lou Klepac will also speak about the book.
Afternoon tea will be provided. Take the opportunity to chat with Annette and catch up with other members.
Allow for time before or after the book launch to view the exhibition at the gallery of war-time quilts from Annette's collection. Annette's new book accompanies the exhibition.
WAR-TIME QUILTS - the Annette Gero Collection: This very rare collection of 'war quilts', made by active soldiers and prisoners of war from pieces of disused uniforms, army blankets and other military fabrics, includes quilts dating from the Napoleonic Wars (1803-15), the Crimean War (1853-56) and World Wars One and Two.
Date: Sunday, 18th October 2015
Time: 3.00 pm
Place: Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade Reserve, Manly.
Cost: Free (please bring family & friends)
RSVP: By Thursday, 15th October 2015 (for catering numbers) to email: info@australiana,org.au