Charlottesville Welcome Book Fall 2017

Australia: Defending the Ocean - July 28-January 7, 2018
UVA & Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection.
This exhibition includes 21 sculptures made of discarded commercial fishing nets that washed up on the shore in the community of Pormpuraaw, north Queensland, Australia. To clean up their environment and raise awareness about the long-term damage caused by the nets, Indigenous artists of Pormpuraaw are repurposing them into fine art sculptures. Charles L. Brown Science and Engineering Library.  Directions: 291 McCormick Rd.  $Free.  Email: kluge-ruhe@virginia.edu. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 244-0234. 

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This season's wonderful getaway will be hosted by the following fine establishments:

     Keswick Hall and Golf Club         Travina Italian Kitchen            Horton Vineyards