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

Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Clarke

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 ( except books already marked $5 that is! ).


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

Wednesday 29 May, 4pm to 8pm

Gates open 3.30pm.  Free Entry!

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 truely magnificent must be seen to be believed! It will be leaving us at the end of term 2.

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

The All New Must Have Orange 430 - Michael Speechley 

Moonwalkers - Mark Greenwood and Terry Denton 

Edward and the Great Discovery - Rebecca McRitchie and Celeste Hulme 


BOOKS AND ART FOR SALE - The Centre’s Bookshop will be open, selling Australian children’s and young adult books including the four books mentioned above. A selection of original picture book artwork and prints, including many from Shaun Tan’s and Matt Ottley’s books, can also be purchased.  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.

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LOCATION - The Literature Centre, Old Fremantle Prison Hospital.  Own entrance gate corner of Hampton Road and Knutsford Street, Fremantle.   Park at the Parry Street Carpark or try street parking nearby.   Limited grass are parking near our gate, accessible via the gravel carpark on the corner of Knutsford St and Hampton Rd, may also available.  

Enquiries phone 08 9430 6869 or email