Picture a Story - NOW OPEN
Picture a Story is an exhibition of original illustrations from Australian picture books from the 1970s to today. Come and discover illustrations by Shaun Tan, Alison Lester, Leigh Hobbs, Graeme Base, Frané Lessac, Ron Brooks and more.
Picture books and the illustrations within them are for everyone, from young children to adults. Enjoy exploring old worlds and new in Picture a Story.
When: 2 November 2013 – 27 February 2014
Where: The Gallery, Ground Floor and The Place, Mezzanine Floor, State Library of Western Australia
Entry is FREE. Open during library hours.
- Join fun family activities on weekdays from 10.00am to 2.00pm.
- Picture books will be on sale in the State Library Shop.
Mary Ann Friend Journal Exhibition
November 2013 - 3 March 2014
in the Western Australian Museum -
As a young bride in 1829, Mary Ann Friend set sail on the Wanstead embarking on a two year journey with her husband Matthew Curling Friend, Captain of the Wanstead.
The journal she kept during this voyage contains one of the earliest accounts of the Swan River Colony.
Nearly 200 years later, the journal returns to Fremantle.
The original journal has been acquired by the State Library of Western Australia with the assistance of the Australian Government through the National Cultural Heritage Account.
When: 12 November 2013 - 3 March 2014
Where: Western Australian Museum - Shipwreck Galleries, Cliff Street, Fremantle
Entry: Free, open daily: 9.30am -5.00pm
Page last updated: Thursday 28 November 2013