The Australian National Brooch Show… 2017 A showcase of unique wearable pieces of contemporary art – a delight to the eye! An initiative of the Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc. Dear Vicki You are cordially invited to come and see our showcase of 207 beautiful pieces of contemporary wearable art – showing in Fitzroy (see more info below). Our exhibition features a large range of art-brooches created by 60 artists from across regional, rural and metropolitan Australia demonstrating the talents of artists from across our Nation and beyond! This event celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year. This exhibition only comes together only once a year! So don’t miss out on this chance to buy a unique small wearable artwork, and at very affordable prices (median price around $40). Stand out from the crowd by choosing to wear one of these distinctive brooches. They also make great gifts! Be quick and get the one you want! Exhibition details: FITZROY LIBRARY 3 August – 27 September Fitzroy Library, 128 Moor Street, Fitzroy Library hours: Mon: 10am – 6pm. Tue / Wed / Thurs: 10am – 8pm. Fri: 10am – 6pm. Sat: 10am – 4pm Sun: 2pm – 5pm. We are holding a special “Try & Buy” event: Fitzroy Library: Saturday 5th August: 11am – 1pm Poppy Romance Brooch Henna Mandala Brooch DESIRE Chakra – Dreamcatcher Feather Art Brooch • Please join us for refreshments and a close up view of all brooches! At our special “Try & Buy” event you have the opportunity to “try on” a brooch, (we have mirrors for you to see how they look on you!) and we will have credit card facilities present on the day (Note: You can make a cash payment on the Try & Buy day only). Purchasers may take their brooches home on the day! As a special bonus, well give you a gift bag to put your brooch purchase in! • Can’t make the “Try and Buy”? We now have ALL the beautiful brooch IMAGES online for you to view! See our website HERE. If you are interested in PURCHASING any of the brooches throughout the exhibition, just phone our Treasurer, Fred, on 0417-352-218. We accept Visa, MasterCard & American Express, and Fred will process your credit card over the phone. Please NOTE the catalogue number, title, and price when ringing. All brooches purchased after the Try & Buy date are to remain on show until the 27th September, and can be collected at the end of the exhibition. • Tell your friends about our exhibitions We’d be delighted if you’d forward this email to your friends and family! Help us support Australian artists. For any enquiries, on this or other CAS events, feel free to contact us. The Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc. is a non-profit organization run by volunteers supporting contemporary Australian artists. Donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible (see website for more info). More information HERE and a printable exhibition invitation with a list of all exhibiting artists HERE. Please feel free to printout and distribute to local libraries and your friends, etc. web: www.contemporaryartsociety.org.au acknowledgements…. CAS would like to acknowledge the support of the City of Yarra.