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Yarns Artwork in Silk

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Address: 100 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine, Tasmania 7304, Australia
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+61 3 6362 5280
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Yarns Artwork in Silk is a unique 3D textile art installation consisting of...

Yarns Artwork in Silk is a unique 3D textile art installation consisting of 4 very large handworked silk panels decipting local events and vistas in a seasonal diaroma. Viewed in an auditorium accompanied by an audio visual narration. Crafted by over 300 artists using silk dying & painting, hand & machine embroidery, quilting, patchwork and many more techniques.

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Wonderful display

A must see!! Incredible display of local talent and a great variety of things to see. The small entry charge is worth it- our 5 and 3 year olds were entertained for ages. An... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Alice Springs, Australia
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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see!! Incredible display of local talent and a great variety of things to see. The small entry charge is worth it- our 5 and 3 year olds were entertained for ages. An unexpected surprise!

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Thank marteenam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are local (Hobart) and had never heard of these beautiful works of art/history/craft. The whole museum is delightful. Not too much information, the displays are interesting, thoughtful, amusing. Highly recommended!

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Greater Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This panorama is the culmination of an unbelievable number of hours of work by a whole community. The detail is extraordinary, yet when you stand back and look at the work as a whole it takes on a new pwerspective. Highly recommended.

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Thank chamange
Huonville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

At the end of our visit to Deloraine, we had some time to spare and sought out the Yarns Artwork in Silk, which is co-located at the Information Centre. It is a magnificent work of art and a great achievement for the people who conceived and executed the work. The 4 beautiful panels, representing each season, depict the history, flora,... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

OK I'm a bloke and not into needlework, tapestry, crafty stuff etc (I initially thought I'd go for a walk rather than subject myself to a boring bit of quilting or something similar) but this work of art is outstanding. And the heritage museum in the same complex is well worth a visit too.

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Thank Bryan C
Kelso, Tasmania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I'm not a very Crafty Person but the Yarns Artwork in Silk on display here is a must to visit. The explanation of these works is a joy to listen to. The restored old miners cottages etc. out the back are also a must to explore. A big thank you to the volunteers who help run this establishment.

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Thank June B
Perth Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Deloraine in the Meander Valley, a rather appropriate name for the area, is a National Trust classified town and rather arty, famous for the Yarns Artwork in Silk exhibition. These are 4 huge silk panels, which have been appliquéd (soft sculpture), using hand and machine embroidery. Each panel shows a season and the attention to detail is phenomenal. Take your... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

There wonderful silk embroidery murals are stunning. Hear the light presentation about there making. Then step up closer and have a close look.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Dropping into the visitor's centre.this beautiful artwork completely stitched in silk is an amazing surprise.Four panels representing the four seasons took 3 years to complete and is a testament to the enthusiasm of the many volunteer stitchers who took part.It depicts all the area around the town and the people in it.Totally wonderful.The staff are helpful and friendly and very... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

A perfect way to spend a cold,rainy, windy day lots to look learn and read. The silk yarn being the high light. The staff are very helpful and very informative. The view of the tiers is very good.

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