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New Perspectives: Art and Life in The Bathurst Migrant Camp

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New Perspectives: Art and Life in The Bathurst Migrant Camp

Sat 6 February at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This panel discussion looks at life in the Bathurst Migrant Camp through the experience of Jurgis Miksevicius, a Lithuanian born artist who immigrated to Australia in 1948 and spent nine months as camp artist. The panel brings together his daughter Carolyn Leigh, Bathurst historian Christopher Morgan, architect Henry Bialowas, and Bathurst Historical Society Museum Curator Samantha Friend in a lively discussion about life in the Bathurst Migrant Camp, and its significance in the story of Australian migration. Capacity limited, RSVP essential via EventBrite, $8 BRAG Members, $12 Non-members


Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
70-78 Keppel Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
(02) 6333 6555


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