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Circle by Jeannie Baker Exhibition

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tiny aviator flies 11,000 km non stop
The official opening of Circle, a travelling exhibition organised by the Newcastle Museum featuring the fascinating creations of children's author and artist, Jeannie Baker, will take place in Adelaide Botanic Garden's, Noel Lothian Hall, on Sunday 4th June from 2-4pm, where Ms. Baker will speak and sign her books.

Jeannie Baker has received the Indie Award for best children's author 2017 and the Riverby Award for natural history writing for children for her delightful book, Circle, which captures the remarkable marathon journey of the tiny Bar-tailed Godwit as it makes a world record, non stop journey, migrating without rest for nine days, over the 11,000km from Australia through Southeast Asia, to its Alaskan breeding grounds and finally returning 'full circle' back to the Australian mudflats to recuperate.

jeannie baker, circle, botanic gardens artists exhibition
Image Jeannie Baker.com

The exhibition continues from the 5th June until the 25th August for a $2 admission fee, and will showcase miniature collage artworks made from the actual materials portrayed in the book, Circle. Ms. Baker incorporates natural textures such as bark, feathers, cracked paint, earth, knitted wool and tin as an integral part of her exquisitely-detailed artwork.

Families are also invited to take a guided tour of the Botanic Garden's First Creek Wetland and there'll be activities themed around birds and seeds to keep the children engaged.
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Why? Marvel at the wonders of the natural world.
When: 2pm to 4pm
Where: Adelaide Botanic Gardens
Cost: $2 after free official opening
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The collages are beautiful and detailed. Sometimes there are more details in the originals. Look out for my favourite: the translucent shimmering moon.
by Jenny Prior (score: 3|4244) 1945 days ago
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