Posted by: Lisa Hill | December 8, 2021

Let Loose after Lockdowns and Rekindling Love with the Creative Arts in Marvellous Melbourne

Do read Mairi Neil’s account of our recent outing to the Bayside Art Gallery to see The Toy Library. Her photos are great!

Up the Creek with a pen ...

Shakesbear and his Complete Works by artist Cat Rabbit

I could count on my one hand the creative events and exhibitions I’ve been to in the last two years and I know I’m not alone.

There was attendance at talks, videos and workshops online, but that’s not the same as the sensations experienced walking around, sometimes touching, smelling, hearing and seeing and most importantly feeling the buzz from emotional connections.

Attending events and exhibitions in person triggers memories and ideas and occasionally controversies. If you have someone to share the experience: to reminisce, laugh, cry, debate merits, discuss the impact and celebrate the success, it is a bonus.

Until last Thursday, the “live” events I’ve managed to experience have been with family – and all this year (the least said about 2020 the better!):

  • a Hannah Gadsby Concert at Sydney Myer Music Bowl with daughter Anne enabling great exercise of…

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  1. What a delight! Happy reading for this librarian. Thanks Mairi and Lisa!

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    • Would you like to go and see it? I’d be happy to drive you!

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