Shire of Augusta Margaret River Libraries

Art event celebrate artists’s journey.

Margaret River Library is hosting a community celebration to recognise the work of visual artist Dr Michael Wise and current Cocoon Gallery exhibitor and conceptual artist Natalia Ford.

The event, scheduled for 6pm to 7.30pm on Thursday 28 November 2019, will include a hosted interactive discussion about the individual approaches the artists took to achieve their works, and the many aspects of art.

Dr Michael Wise’s said his research and art practice is a convergence of the creative processes of video, painting, photography and sculpture.

“Every artist lived experiences contribute to their art practice,” he said.

“My works responds to my life experiences at the beach and the dangers which are embedded in its image of scenic beauty.”

Ms Ford said her discussion will be about the personal journey she took to achieve her displayed exhibition titled “The Through”.

“It’s an opportunity to get a deeper understanding of the life perspectives that I refer to for my art inspiration.”

“This eclectic event promises to be a treat for the arts community and the general public alike.”

Light refreshments will be served at the event. Anyone wishing to attend is asked to RSVP by 27 November to 0422 014 717 or

Margaret River Library is an accessible venue.

The Cocoon Gallery is the library’s exhibition space used for talent emerging local artists. Exhibitions rotate approximately every two months.

Mega book sale this Friday

The BOOK SALE is on again this Friday 15th November at the Margaret River Library between 10am – 2pm. Come and have a pick through.

Don’t forget the Tasmania travel talk by Dr Pam Lynch is on tonight, 6 – 7:30pm. All welcome.

Pam in Tasmania
Tasmania Travel talk Thursday 14th at 6pm

We also have a few spaces left for the Snake Awareness training this Saturday in the 12pm and 2pm sessions. The training is aimed at ages 16+ and each session is 1.5 hrs duration.

Also, the Discover Deadly crew will be in the library all day Saturday with a display of information and live reptiles for families to experience Snake Awareness Day without attending the workshop. We are open Saturday 9am – 4pm.

Snake awareness day at the library
Bec Boulton from Discover Deadly handling a snake

Contact the library for more information. Ph: 9780 5600 or Email:

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Contact the Libraries

Margaret River Library

Fearn Avenue, Margaret River WA 6285
Phone: (08) 9780 5600