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On the Wild Side: YourDNA Creative Arts

Monday, 20 March 2023 at 9:00 am - Friday, 28 April 2023 at 5:00 pm

On the Wild Side is a group exhibition from YourDNA Creative Arts, focusing on local flora and fauna.

On the Wild Side is a group exhibition featuring 18 artists from YourDNA Creative Arts, an art school for neurodiverse adults and adults living with a disability.

The artists have researched flora and fauna found in Maroondah City to create a range of 2D and 3D artworks depicting the characteristics of local plants and animals. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, mosaics and sculptures highlighting the importance of Maroondah's rare and endangered vegetation and wildlife.

The exhibition aims to raise awareness of threatened species and allow seeing the local natural environment through the lens of neurodiverse artists and artists living with a disability.

Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

Sunday, 26 March 2023

Celebrated annually on March 26, Epilepsy Awareness Day, or Purple Day was created to increase the public’s understanding of this brain disorder and to eliminate the fear and stigma surrounding it.