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Open Galleries 29 May, 4-8pm - See Shaun Tan’s 'Tales from the Inner City' art and more!

Posted 11 months ago by Webmaster

FREE EVENT! We are excited to again open our doors to the public on Wednesday 29 May, 4pm to 8pm, to welcome new visitors and close friends.

$5 OFF ALL BOOKS in our bookshop during the event (excluding books already $5)



Shaun Tan’s Tales from the Inner City Exhibition and Open Galleries

Wednesday 29 May, 4pm to 8pm

Gates open from 3.30pm.  

Don’t miss this opportunity to see 8 original paintings and support materials of Shaun Tan’s new book Tales from the Inner City.  These large and truly magnificent must be seen to be believed! 

While students and teachers visit our galleries for Literature Workshops, we're also keen to share these four Australian picture book exhibitions by award-winning creators with the public.  

Tales from the Inner City – Shaun Tan

Moonwalkers - Mark Greenwood and Terry Denton 

The All New Must Have Orange 430 - Michael Speechley 

Bear and Chook by the Sea - Lisa Shanahan and Emma Quay 


$5 OFF BOOKS AND ART FOR SALE - The Centre’s Bookshop will be open with $5 off all books for this event.  We sell Australian children’s and young adult books including the four books mentioned above. A selection of original picture book artwork and prints can also be purchased, including many from Shaun Tan and other award-winning Australian illustrators.  EFTPOS facilities available.

ALL AGES WELCOME! - Browse through our galleries and bookshop. Entry is free and there are no formal sessions or RSVP's required, simply visit our Centre when you can between 4pm and 8pm on the day.  

EASY PARKING - Limited free grass area parking near our gate, accessible via the gravel carpark on the corner of Knutsford St and Hampton Rd.  Parking also can be found at the Parry Street Carpark or try street parking nearby.  Enquiries phone 08 9430 6869 or email

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Enquiries phone 08 9430 6869 or email