A win for the Lloyd Reece Legacy Group

Congratulations to the Lloyd Reece Legacy Project group for their loving restoration of the artwork by Lloyd’s students. The paintings which were found stored at Kiama High School are now hanging for a time in the Kiama Library, and despite my concerns given their huge size, are looking great. To find out more about thisContinue reading “A win for the Lloyd Reece Legacy Group”

Community Heritage Grants 2016

CHG is a federally funded grants program, operating since 1994, which offers grants of up to $15,000 to assist in preserving cultural heritage collections of national significance. Not-for-profit organisations, such as historical societies, regional museums, public libraries and Indigenous and migrant community groups throughout Australia, are encouraged to apply. For more information on CHG seeContinue reading “Community Heritage Grants 2016”

Open House @ Billow View

Gerringong & District Historical Society and the Christian Brothers invite you to, Open House @ Billow View 159 Belinda Street Gerringong Thursday 10th October 2013 10.30 am till 3 pm We will view the original House  and surroundings and learn some of the history of the Cooke family who built the  home in 1901, andContinue reading “Open House @ Billow View”

Gerringong Dreaming

Howard Jones will be speaking about the art of Lloyd Rees in a presentation entitled ‘Gerringong Dreaming’ at Gerringong Town Hall on Friday 12 April at 7.30pm. Howard is a highly regarded retired teacher of art history, painting and drawing at TAFE and Wollongong University,and has particularly interesting insights into the painting process. The lecture examines whereContinue reading “Gerringong Dreaming”