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Past Events

2016

End of Year Function, talk by John Faulks,The Honorable, Deputy Chief Justice, Family Court of Australia.

The Centre  held three major events in 2016:

2015

Colin Thiele: His Work and Legacy - Ann Harding Centre, University of Canberra (2 June 2015)

'Hippopotomusing' with Hazel Edwards - 9 Napier Close, Deakin, Canberra (22 May 2015)

Colin Thiele: His Work and Legacy - Ann Harding Centre, University of Canberra (2 June 2015)

'Hippopotomusing' with Hazel Edwards - 9 Napier Close, Deakin, Canberra (22 May 2015)

2014

'Meet' Pixie O'Harris - ALIA House, 9-11 Napier Close, Deakin (17 September 2014)

The Bob-a-thon Festival - events celebrating Bob Graham (June-August 2014)

Bob Graham Retrospective Exhibition - The Canberra Museum and Gallery, in association with the Centre and Books Illustrated in Melbourne ran a major retrospective exhibition of Bob Graham's work. The exhibition, with activities and programs ran from 17 May - 24 August 2014.

2013

Showcase: Festival of Australian Children's Literature - featured 15 authors and illustrators and ran from 1 October – 15 November 2013. Partners included Libraries ACT, ACT Writers Centre, National Library of Australia, and The Children's Book Council of Australia, ACT Branch as well as the Australian Library and Information Association. Over 1,600 attended the 12 events including an exhibition of Dinosaurs Love Cheese by Jackie French and Nina Rycroft. Further details are available including access to photographs of events, slide and video presentations at http://www.canberra.edu.au/showcase

Exhibition of Pixie O'Harris' artwork for "The Wind in the Willows" - Canberra Institute of Technology (9-23 May 2013)

2012

Boundless: Festival of Australian Children's Literature - Canberra (3 October-17 November 2012)

Boundless featured Gabrielle Lord and Andy Griffith in a variety of events at school and public libraries and elsewhere in Canberra. The Centre worked in association with the Showcase collaborating partners. There were six mini-exhibits featuring in Libraries ACT. An exhibition of Bob Graham's A Bus Called Heaven is featured in a photogallery at http://www.canberra.edu.au/lurees/news-events/items/a-bus-called-heaven

The Boundless program of events is available at http://www.canberra.edu.au/boundless

"A Bus Called Heaven" - photogallery of an exhibition of original artwork by Bob Graham - Civic Library, Canberra (October 2012)

2011

Experiencing Life through Children's Stories: a Project for Seniors - (year long project during 2011)

The Emily Rodda Event - Lu Rees Archives, University of Canberra, Canberra (23-24 March 2011)

2010

Cataloguing Australian Children's Books in Foreign Languages - Lu Rees Archives, University of Canberra, Canberra (project beginning April 2010)

2007

Words ... Pictures ... Book! Exhibition - Civic Library, Canberra (7 August-5 October 2007)