Jun
24
2012

Australian Native Beasts and Birds

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Ask anyone who has been to Tasmania about the island state and chances are they will have something to say about the locals.

The Tassie devil has long been a favourite attraction among tourists who are often keen to reconnect with nature.

However there is also a strong interest in creatures from Australian mythology that may be a little harder to spot in a wildlife park.

The Australian Native Beasts and Birds Exhibition showcases the best in life-like representations of the country's unique animal population and it is Tasmania for a limited time only.

From June 26 to July 2, you will be able to get up close and personal with the Tasmanian tiger, pesky possums and many of the region's birds.

The exhibition is being hosted by The Spindle Tree and Salamanca Arts Centre and features the works of artists from across Australia.

Using the latest techniques in fibre-based crafts, the artists have added their own unique creative flair to the show's major works.

They have also tried to capture the personality of the animals and birds they are representing – which adds to the storytelling element of the production.

Entry to the Salamanca Arts Centre is free and opening times are from 9.00 am to 2.30 pm

Beasts and Animals

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