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Australian wildlife set to be the focus of a new exhibition

Posted 23 May 2013 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Jack Jacovou is inviting the community to come along to a colourful exhibition that includes beautiful photographs of Australian wildlife to be held at Hurstville City Museum & Gallery.

Mayor Jacovou said the exhibition, It’s all around us: Australian wildlife, will showcase a series of original photographs by avid photographer, Alexander Choi.

“The exhibition will feature Australian flora and fauna including animals, insects and birds and demonstrates the abundance of wildlife found in the natural environment,” he said.

“The stunning photographic imagery will have wide appeal amongst people of all ages.

“I invite everyone in the community to come along and explore this special exhibition.

“In addition to the exhibition, there will also be a free workshop at Hurstville City Museum & Gallery on Sunday, 9 June 2013 for budding photographers to come along and find out how they can take better photographs using their Digital Single Lens Reflex camera.”

Mayor Jacovou said Council is committed to promoting arts in the Hurstville community.

“The Hurstville City Museum and Gallery regularly presents art by individuals and groups from a diverse cross-section of the community,” he said.

“For more information about how community groups can host their own exhibition, simply contact Hurstville City Museum & Gallery.”

The official opening of It’s all around us: Australian wildlife will be held at Hurstville City Museum & Gallery, MacMahon Street, Hurstville, on Saturday, 1 June at 1.00pm. All welcome.

The exhibition will run until 23 June 2013.

Prints of photographs from the exhibition will be available for sale.

For more information, contact Hurstville City Museum & Gallery on 9330 6444 or visit


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