Exhibitions


Behind the Wire: Images and Stories of Vietnam Veterans

Behind the Wire: Images and Stories of Vietnam Veterans 

When: 7 August - 27 September 
Where: Ground Floor Gallery 
FREE, open during library hours 

The State Library is proud to host the Perth exhibition of Behind the Wire: Images and Stories of Vietnam Veterans. Behind the Wire is a highly acclaimed, national exhibition about Vietnam veterans; their stories, their jobs, and their experiences in their words. 

In an unprecedented series of portrait photographs and interviews, Susan Gordon Brown has captured the personal memories and take home life lessons of 50 Vietnam veterans from across Australia. This exhibition features soldiers; including 12 Western Australian's of all ranks and a variety of jobs - cooks, dental assistants, forward scouts, training team members, nurses and more. 

Photo: Susan Gordon Brown

Coming soon 

The Lynley Dodd Story 
Presented in conjunction with AWESOME Arts Festival 

When: 3 October 2015 - 27 January 2016 
Where: Ground Floor Gallery, FREE open during library hours. 

The Lynley Dodd Story is an exhibition of original illustrations from the world renowned author and illustrator of the Hairy Maclary and Friends TM book series. 

Showcasing over 40 original artworks, this exhibition features favourite characters including Hairy Maclary, Slinky Malinki, Snitzel Von Krum, as well as lesser known characters such as Sam Jam Balu and the Dudgeon. Ranging form life studies produced during her art school years to illustrations from her most recent book, The Lynley Dodd Story traces the evolution of Dodd's work revealing the magic behind her process. Discover how Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy continues to capture the hearts of children across generations. 

Related events. 
An audience with Dame Lynley Dodd 
Tickets: http://www.trybooking.com/ILNM 

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