Exhibition: Tea Party in the Mayoral Garden

Tue 2 May 2023 - Sun 30 Jul 2023

Lionel Bowen Library, Maroubra
669/673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra

The ‘Tea Party in the Mayoral Garden’ is a mixed media artwork by Ruth Downes in which 40 tea cups and saucers are displayed together as a ‘tea partea’.

Ruth's work was one of 30 finalists in the inaugural National Sculpture Prize at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in 2001. It also won the People’s Choice Award at the NGA and went on to tour the US and regional Australian galleries over the following 10 years.

Now, for a limited time, it's at Lionel Bowen Library! This exhibit will be on display from May until late July, so ensure you pop in to be delighted by this unique collection of handcrafted pieces, each with a name and personality.

This exhibition is free and open during library opening hours. For enquiries call 9093 6400.

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