The Hush Treasure Book Exhibition will be at Eltham Library Community Gallery from Thursday 9 January to Monday 10 February 2020.
The launch will be held at 2.30pm-3.30pm on Saturday 11 January and includes a library-wide treasure hunt!
This exhibition features all the original art created for The Hush Treasure Book, an absorbing collection of poems, pictures and stories created by a stellar cast including Danny Katz & Mitch Vane; Bob Graham; Shaun Tan; Alison Lester; Julie Vivas & Margaret Wild; Paul Seden & Karen Briggs, and Jackie French.
The Hush Treasure Book was specially commissioned by the Hush Music Foundation, famous for its original music albums used in hospitals all around the world.
Eltham Library will be hosting a number of events and workshops during The Hush Treasure Book Exhibition including:
Saturday 11 January, 2020
2.30pm – 3.30pm
Come and celebrate the launch of our Summer art exhibition by stepping in to a uniquely Eltham-esque fantasy world. Our Hush Treasure Hunt is an opportunity to discover hidden dragon eggs, collect magic fruit, and solve riddles to find the key to treasure and take home your own little piece of the magic library.
The Hush Treasure Book Pop Up Exhibition
The Hush Treasure Book Exhibition will also be visiting the following locations with pop-up activities:
Diamond Valley Library from Friday 13 December to Monday 20 January
Watsonia Library from Saturday 14 December to Monday 20 January
These pop-up exhibitions will include a selection of activities suitable for children aged 3-11 to engage them in the art and stories from The Hush Treasure Book.
We also have workshops with The Hush Treasure Book illustrator Judith Rossell during our Summer Reading Club:
Learn to design and create your own tricky mazes filled with scary monsters, traps and dead ends! Award-winning author and illustrator Judith Rossell will guide you through this fun and creative workshop - perfect for budding illustrators. Please book children only. Booking essential. Ages 8-11
Do you love to draw? Award-winning author and illustrator Judith Rossell will teach you techniques for drawing monsters then play some creative drawing games. Please book children only. Booking essential. Ages 6-8.
To learn more about the invaluable work of the Hush Music Foundation please visit their website.
A selection of other books by the contributing authors and illustrators in the Hush Treasure Book.