JOYFUL & TRIUMPHANT: Christmas at The Johnston Collection 2015-2016
Thursday 5 November 2015- Tuesday 23 February 2016
This year our wonderful Christmas at The Johnston Collection tour will include contributing groups, societies, guilds and individual artists from the Gippsland region.
Participants include Bairnsdale Lacemakers, Cooinda Hill; Fusion FAN Inc.; Gum Leaf Quilters | Churchill Neighbourhood Centre; Latrobe Country Guidance Group; PAGE | Paper Art Gippsland East; Primary Patchworkers of Sale; Riviera Quilters; Sale Lacemakers; The Bond Family;The Cake Decorators Association of Victoria; The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria (Leongatha Country Group); The West Gippy Group (Members of the Baw Baw Arts Alliance) | Bbaandit Yarners; and independent artists Susan Cock; Heather Costigan; George Crone, Marion Dawson; Beryl Farr; Cheryl Kane; Jackie McNamee; Gwenneth Poore and Jenny Romano.
They will come together to create a wonderful new arrangement for Fairhall house-museum’s, JOYFUL & TRIUMPHANT: Christmas at The Johnston Collection 2015-2016 exhibition. Christmas comes spectacularly to life with superb creations, not just decorations, based on the life and collection of William Johnston and the story of Christmas. This tour is not to be missed.
JOYFUL & TRIUMPHANT: Christmas at The Johnston Collection 2015-2016 is supported by Creative Gippsland, a collaborative cultural tourism network
Can’t visit us during the week? Here are the dates for our after hours tours for JOYFUL & TRIUMPHANT: Christmas at The Johnston Collection 2015 - 2016
Saturday 14 November 2015
Saturday 21 November 2015
Saturday 5 December 2015
Saturday 12 December 2015
Saturday 9 January 2016
Saturday 13 February 2016
Thursday 26 November 2015
Thursday 17 December 2015
Thursday 21 January 2016
Thursday 18 February 2016
image: detail Temari, 2015, wrapping, embroidery, appliqué, weaving and traditional Japanese Temari stitching, by members of The Bond Family