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October 4, 2022

Art bursts into being in Lismore

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Local art is set to flourish in Lismore this month, with the opening of Lismore Art Club’s Annual Exhibition.

Fifteen local artists will showcase their work in the much-loved community event, now in its 62nd year.

This year the event will be hosted by Flourish Gallery on Casino St, South Lismore.

The exhibition will commence tomorrow (September 7) with an official opening night celebration taking place on September 9 between 4pm and 8pm.

The exhibition will be opened by former Lismore Mayor Jenny Dowell OAM, with drinks and nibbles available.

There will also be an opportunity to donate to Wilson Park School, which caters to students with a disability.

Continuing to September 23, the exhibition’s opening hours will be Wednesday to Friday  10am–4pm and Saturday 10–2pm.

Information about the club can be found on its webpage or Facebook page.


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