The Lynley Dodd Story

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Out of the gate
and off for a walk
went Hairy Maclary
from Donaldson's Dairy.

The Lynley Dodd Story is an exhibition of original illustrations from the world-renowned author and illustrator of the Hairy Maclary and Friends™ book series.

Showcasing 55 original artworks, this family-friendly exhibition features favourite characters including Hairy Maclary, Slinky Malinki and Schnitzel von Krumm, as well as lesser known characters such as Sam Jam Balu (The Other Ark) and the Dudgeon (The Dudgeon is Coming).

The Lynley Dodd Story traces the evolution of Dodd’s work revealing the magic behind her process. See Dodd’s sketch books and how characters changed over the years, each crafted lovingly by hand.

Kids will love the activity zone. Enter the world of Hairy Maclary and Friends and have your photo taken in the 3D photo booth. There will be interactive games, art and craft activities and a book reading area.

Discover how Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy continues to capture the hearts of young and old alike.

Exhibition: The Lynley Dodd Story
35 - 37 Castella Street, Lilydale
Sat 7 Sep – Sun 26 Jan 2020
10am - 4pm daily (excluding public holidays)

An Evening with Dame Lynley Dodd
Fri 6 Sep, 6pm – 8.30pm
Hear the world-renowned author and illustrator Dame Lynley Dodd tell her inspiring story, take a sneak peek of the exhibition and have your favourite Lynley Dodd book signed.
Tickets $10 | Suitable for ages 16+ (booking required, places are limited)
For more information, click here.

Family Fun Day
Sat 7 Sep, 12pm - 4pm
Bring the whole family to have your favourite Lynley Dodd book signed by the author and enjoy a range of free activities to entertain children young and old. The day will include face painting, a fun photo booth, hands-on craft activities and if you fancy, dress up fun or fierce but definitely furry to be a part of the Hairy Maclary and Friends costume parade.
FREE | Suitable for all ages (no bookings required)

Writers Masterclass with Dame Lynley Dodd and writer Penelope Jackson
Sun 8 Sep, 2pm
Two-hour workshop with Dame Lynley Dodd & exhibition curator Penelope Jackson, followed by afternoon tea and book signing.
Tickets $20 (bookings required, places are limited)
Suitable for ages 16+
For more information,
click here.

Further events in conjunction with the exhibition will be announced at culturetracks.info

Image: Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy p. 2 © Lynley Dodd, 1983.
Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Penguin Random House New Zealand.

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Dates:
Sat 07 Sep 2019 - Sun 26 Jan 2020
Time:
10am - 4pm daily, excluding public holidays
Venue:
Yarra Ranges Regional Museum
Address:
35 - 37 Castella Street, Lilydale, 3140

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