Arts and Crafts Tour with Chris Lloyd

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Arts and Crafts Tour with Chris Lloyd

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$10 – $12

The Leviny sisters had a great interest in following the growth of Australian Art in the early 20thCentury. They supported both male and female artists, the rise of printmaking and were instrumental in the formation of the Castlemaine Art Gallery and Museum.

In this special tour, Christine Lloyd will bring to life the story of the remarkable Leviny family and their relationship with the Arts and Crafts movement and Buda’s Australian Arts collection.

$15/$12 conch. and Friends of Buda. Includes morning tea

Still Life Linocut (c1930) by Alice Newell

Still Life Linocut (c1930) by Alice Newell (Buda Collection)

Orchids (1925) Hand-coloured woodcut by Margaret Preston

Orchids (1925) Hand-coloured woodcut by Margaret Preston (Buda Collection)
The Levinys had correspondence with Margaret Preston in 1941.

Gum Trees (c1910) Watercolour by Elsie (Hake) Barlow

Gum Trees (c1910) Watercolour by Elsie (Hake) Barlow (Buda Collection)
Believed to have been purchased by the Levinys from her 1912 solo exhibition in the Mechanics Institute, Castlemaine.

Stories of Buda. A series of specially themed tours and after dark exclusive events exploring the life and times of the extraordinary Leviny family through 118 years of makers and collectors, Arts and Crafts and creative family life

The Australian Heritage Festival is bringing people together from across the country, from all walks of life, and for those who have enjoyed discovering heritage for a long time or are just taking their first steps to do so. Join us. Celebrate heritage and culture through ceremony, song and dance, performance art, talks and tours.

Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $12