Lola Greeno: A living treasure
Artist talk and shell necklacing workshop
Friday 2 March, 11am–3.30pm (11am–11.45am artist talk at MPRG; 11.45am–12.15pm morning tea; 12.30pm–3.30pm workshop at Baluk Arts)
Venue: Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery for talk, Baluk Arts Studio (Mornington) for workshop
Cost: M $45 G $55, includes morning tea, workshop and materials* or artist talk and morning tea only M $12 G $15
Nationally acclaimed artist Lola Greeno champions the traditions and culture of the Indigenous women of Tasmania’s Cape Barren and Flinders Islands and the long-lasting significance of their shell necklaces. Join Lola at the Gallery for a wonderful insight into the Cultural Jewels exhibition and the resulting connectedness established with her island home. After morning tea attend a 3-hour shell necklacing workshop at nearby Baluk Arts which will be facilitated by indigenous Baluk artists with Lola in attendance.
* Bring your own special shells if you wish to use your own.
Lola Greeno harvesting live maireener shells from the kelp in the water at Flinders Island, Tasmania. 2014
Friday, 02 March 2018 | 11:00 AM
- 03:30 PM
MPRG, Civic Reserve, Dunns Rd, Mornington 3931 View Map