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Creative conversations – Barbara Lemon on her book 'A way with the fairies'

Booked out!
Thursday 26 June 2014, 5:15pm - 6:00pm
Meet in front foyer
Main entry, Swanston St
Has wheelchair access

Join Barbara Lemon for a talk about her book A way with the fairies.

The book is based on the previously unpublished autobiography of modernist sculptor Ola Cohn, creator of the beloved Fairies’ Tree in Melbourne’s Fitzroy Gardens.

See a selection of manuscripts and photographs from Ola Cohn’s archive that will also illustrate the talk.

Creative conversations is an intimate, behind-the-scenes lecture series that features artists and writers from the Library’s Fellowship Program.