‘STITCHED UP’ Exhibition – The Newcastle Industrial School (1867-1871)

23 JUNE – 6 AUGUST 2017 – The Lock-Up Cultural Centre, Hunter Street, Newcastle. The Lock-Up in partnership with Timeless Textiles presents ‘STITCHED UP’ commemorating 150 years since the Industrial Girls’ School opened in Newcastle. Exhibition includes 24-renowned international and national textile artists responding to stories associated with the 193 girls who were at The … More ‘STITCHED UP’ Exhibition – The Newcastle Industrial School (1867-1871)

Reparation: Biolela 1871-1887 Exhibtion

Kathryn Jeanes’ exhibition, Reparation: Biloela 1871 – 1887, a Fine Art PhD Candidate at the University of Newcastle aims to right the wrongs of history with an exhibition at the convict precinct on Cockatoo Island. The exhibition will provide a visual record of the girls lives whilst incarcerated on Cockatoo Island during this period. With no photographs archived … More Reparation: Biolela 1871-1887 Exhibtion