Thursday, October 13, 2011

Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre celebrates 40 years

 Image: Jane Burns opening speech to gathered friends and members of Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre

Over 100 friends, colleagues, members and supporters came together to celebrate the Centre's 40th birthday party.
Ms Joy Burch MLA, Minister for the Arts, opened the festivities giving a warm and heartfelt welcome. Craft ACT Craft and Design centres' Patrons Margaret Williams and Emeritus Professor David Williams AM along with Members of the ACT Legislative Assembly and valued friends of the Centre Dr Chris Bourke MLA, Mrs Vicki Dunne MLA and Mr Brendan Smyth MLA joined us to celebrate this momentous occasion. 
Guest speakers Jane Burns and Meredith Hinchliffe regaled guests with tales of the organisation's origins and the history of the craft and design movement in Canberra and Australia. Read full story

Image: L to R Jenny Deves, Catrina Vignando (past CEOs), Louise Doyle and Gillian McCracken 
Images supplied by Craft ACT Craft and Design Centre.

Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre website

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