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Portraits of a community set to be the focus of a new exhibition

Posted 16 July 2013 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Jack Jacovou is inviting the community to come along to a new photographic exhibition that celebrates the diverse interests of people that live, work and play in Hurstville City.

Mayor Jacovou said the exhibition, Living Hurstville: Portraits of a Community, will showcase more than 40 images of local residents who have been photographed with objects of significance in their lives.

“The exhibition aims to capture the vibrancy of the community by exploring individual stories, commonalities and unexpected connections with a vast collection of insightful photographs,” he said.

“In addition, participants have been photographed with an object that represents their passions including a variety of musical instruments, cars, sporting memorabilia, and hobbies to highlight just a few.

“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.”

Mayor Jacovou said over the next six months, Hurstville City Museum & Gallery will continue to host a variety of community events, public exhibitions, programs and workshops for both children and adults alike.

“Council’s program of activities has something for everyone, and to find out the latest information about upcoming events and activities simply visit the What’s On section of Council’s website,” he said.

“The Living Hurstville: Portraits of a Community exhibition will run from 20 July - 20 October 2013.”

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


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