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Ann Jarkle, Director of Canberra Glassworks to talk at NLA on June 30th.

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Date: 11 June 2013

The Australian Women’s Archives Project is pleased to announce that Ann Jarkle, the Director of Canberra Glassworks, will speak at their next Winter Tales function.

Ann Jarkle was born in Effingham Illinois, USA. After completing a liberal arts degree, she undertook post-graduate diplomas in Art History and Sculpture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She had her first solo exhibition in Chicago in 1995. Since coming to Australia in 1995 she has worked on the Powerhouse Museum’s retrospective exhibition of glass by Klaus Moje and at the Australian National University. She has also worked in commercial glass galleries and as a consultant on corporate fit-outs to a range of architectural and design groups. She was appointed as the inaugural Director of the Canberra Glassworks in 2006.

When: Sunday 30 June, 2013, 2pm-4pm.
Where: Fourth Floor Conference Room, National Library of Australia.
Cost: Entry $15, includes afternoon tea.
Bookings: Online at http://www.nla.gov.au/event/5458

Proceeds will go to the Australian Women’s Archives Project Centenary of Canberra online exhibition entitled From Lady Denman to Katy Gallagher – A Century of Women’s Contributions to Canberra which is proudly supported by the ACT Government Community Centenary Initiatives Fund.

Future Winter Tales Functions – Mark them in your diary now!

Sunday 28 July: Heather Reid, CEO, Capital Football – http://www.nla.gov.au/event/5461
Sunday 25 August: Pamela Burton, Author and lawyer- http://www.nla.gov.au/event/5462

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