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Open Galleries: Professional Learning at The Literature Centre

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The Literature Centre

Corner Hampton Rd and Knutsford St

Fremantle, WA 6160

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Join us at The Literature Centre for our free Open Galleries Professional Learning event for Teachers and Teacher Librarians, 20 May 2021.

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THIS IS A FREE EVENT BUT REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL

Please confirm your attendance for this event by clicking the REGISTER button to the right! Registration closes 17 May 2021.

IT'S THE PERFECT TIME TO VISIT US!

Whether you're a regular visitor keen to check out the new restorations, or new to The Literature Centre and always wondered what we offer primary and secondary schools in WA, we're pleased to welcome you to Open Galleries Professional Learning, Thursday 20 May, 4pm to 6.30pm.

Enjoy an afternoon professional learning experience suitable for all Teachers, Teacher Librarians and Pre-service Teachers. You’ll be invited to explore our beautifully restored Centre, meet our team including a few new faces, see a literature workshop demonstration, browse our Bookshop stocked only with Australian titles for children and young adults, and view some of our Term 2 picture book exhibitions! As bonus, we'll also display a popular Shaun Tan exhibition from our unique archive of travelling exhibitions.

DON'T MISS THIS!

Get a group of colleagues together and come on down to Fremantle! You will:

  • Be one of the first to explore inside our newly restored Centre
  • See mini Workshop Demonstrations and 4 Picture Book Exhibitions
  • Be in the draw to win a 1.5 hour Literature Workshop for your school
  • Receive a 'special offer' voucher to book an in-centre Workshop in 2021
  • Meet and talk to our new team members & Education Officers
  • Enjoy delicious nibbles & drinks on our verandah
  • Receive a 2 hour PL certificate and go in the draw to win multiple door prizes.

PICTURE BOOK EXHIBITIONS - As mentioned, during this event browse through and appreciate 'up close' the following exhibitions:

Who’s Afraid of the Quite Nice Wolf? by Kitty Black and Laura Wood

The All New Must Have Orange 430 by Michael Speechley

Ned Kelly and the Green Sash by Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac

The Red Tree by Shaun Tan

Ask us how to book these exhibitions on the day!

BOOKSHOP & ART - Browse in our Bookshop featuring only Australian picture books and YA Literature. Original art and prints by a range of Australian illustrators are also for sale. EFTPOS facilities available.

LOCATION - We’re inside the limestone walls of the world heritage-listed Old Fremantle Prison, in the Old Prison Hospital building. Access is via our own pedestrian gate on the corner of Hampton Rd and Knutsford St. No access via the main Prison entrance.

PARKING - Free parking available on the Hampton Road grass near our gate or alternatively find a spot on nearby streets. Please check signs for restrictions.

Download the event flyer HERE or visit our website for more information - www.thelitcentre.org.au

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Corner Hampton Rd and Knutsford St

Fremantle, WA 6160

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