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Past Walls that Talk

Past Walls that Talk

Veiled Chameleon artwork - Walls that Talk

Creatures of Camouflage and mimicry

— On exhibition Dec 23 to Mar 2024
Veiled Chameleon artwork - Walls that Talk

Sami Bayly is a 27 year old author and illustrator who is based in East Maitland. She loves all things weird and wonderful and enjoys painting realistic flora and fauna. After studying a bachelor of Natural History Illustration at the University of Newcastle, she has gone on to publish five books, all with Lothian/Hachette Australia. 

The illustrations featured are from her latest book, ‘How We Came To Be: Creatures of Camouflage and Mimicry’, for the purpose of creating a children’ s book that celebrates the interesting reasons behind an animals evolutionary adaptation.

Walls that Talk - Festive Frames

Festive Frames

— On exhibition Sept to Nov 2023
Walls that Talk - Festive Frames

In Australia, Christmas and the festive season holds a special place in the hearts of the community. It signifies different things for different people and is a period that embraces various cultural and religious festivities and reconnects us with traditions. Whether you are sharing meals, stories and experiences, in Australia it's a season that brings people closer together. 

Maitland City Council invited residents to submit a photograph that shows how they celebrate during the festive season. The nine (9) images displayed are our competition winners and share a glimpse into some of Maitland's cherished family memories.

Walls that Talk celebrating 100 years of Vegemite

Celebrating 100 years of Vegemite

— On exhibition Nov 2022 to Feb 2023
Walls that Talk celebrating 100 years of Vegemite

Vegemite is more than a spread; it embodies the essence of Australia, loved by generations, and continues to be a cherished part of Australian culture. 

The next edition of ‘Walls that Talk’ is dedicated to celebrating an Australian Icon - Vegemite. This collection showcases some of Vegemites iconic advertising and packaging through the decades. This exhibition was made possible with thanks to Bega Cheese Limited.

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