The Lynley Dodd Story is a family-friendly exhibition coming to the Yarra Ranges Museum in Lilydale.
It will showcase original illustrations from the world-renowned author and illustrator of the Hairy Maclary and Friends™ book series.
The exhibition is curated around 11 of Dodd’s characters.
SATURDAY 7 SEPTEMBER- SUNDAY 26 JANUARY
10am – 4pm daily (excluding public holidays)
An Evening with Dame Lynley Dodd
Fri 6 Sep, 6pm – 8.30pm
Hear the world-renowned author and illustrator Dame Lynley Dodd tell her inspiring story, take a sneak peek of the exhibition and have your favourite Lynely Dodd book signed.
Tickets $10 | Suitable for ages 16+ (booking required, places are limited)
Family Fun Day
Sat 7 Sep, 12pm – 4pm
Bring the whole family to have your favourite Lynely Dodd book signed and enjoy a range of free activities to entertain children young and old. The day will include face painting, a fun photo booth, hands-on craft activities and if you fancy, dress up fun or fierce but definitely furry to be a part of the Hairy Maclary and Friends costume parade.
Writers Masterclass with Dame Lynley Dodd and writer Penelope Jackson
Sun 8 Sep, 2pm
Two-hour workshop with Dame Lynley Dodd and exhibition curator Penelope Jackson, followed by afternoon tea and book signing.
Tickets $20 | Suitable for ages 16+
Further events in conjunction with the exhibition will be announced at culturetracks.info
Image Credit: P. 2 of Hairy Maclary, Shoo © Lynley Dodd, 2009. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Penguin Random House New Zealand.