Textile designs on show
THE life and designs of Florence Broadhurst were celebrated in an Exhibition of Elegance at the Mt Perry Art Gallery this month.
Born in Mt Perry in 1899, this flamboyant and eccentric designer, famous for her textile and wallpaper design, established her empire at age 61.
She worked actively until her death in 1977. She was 78.
This elegant exhibition is the brainchild of Pat Smith, curator of the Mt Perry Historical Society, with Patty Klaassen from the Mt Perry Art Group Inc and with support from Signature Prints.
The exhibition is open until Easter Sunday (April 5) at the gallery, Pat Augustine Cultural Centre, Heusmann St, Mt Perry. Opening times are Tuesdays and Fridays from 9am–noon and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1–4pm.
The gallery is closed Good Friday, but will open Easter Saturday and Sunday from 10am–4pm. Phone 0407 699 894 for more.
Mt Perry Arts Group Inc. hosted the opening afternoon tea.