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New exhibition ‘Girls Who Dare! celebrates 100th anniversary of Girl Guides Australia

Posted 26 November 2010 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom said the exhibition will showcase a range of activities, challenges and opportunities local Girl Guides have encountered as part of their guiding experience.

“Girls Who Dare! is an exciting new exhibition celebrating the invaluable contributions Girl Guides make to the community, and also commemorates the 100th anniversary of the organisation in Australia,” he said.

“The exhibition will include historic photos and memorabilia from Australian guiding in the 1930s, along with contemporary photographs and items from Hurstville Grove and Prairevale Guides.

“Additionally, the exhibition will feature a range of paintings and creative drawings by local Girl Guides.”

Mayor Sansom 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.

“Council is proud to provide gallery space for local artists to share their work with the Hurstville community as it encourages cultural expression.”

The official opening of Girls Who Dare! will be held on Saturday, 4 December 2010 at 11.00am. All welcome.

This free exhibition will run until Thursday, 23 December 2010.

For more information, telephone Hurstville City Museum and Gallery on 9330 6444 or visit www.hurstville.nsw.gov.au/lmg

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