The Abbotsford Convent is a contemporary village, I love being here with my family, meeting and making friends with the community.

    – Emily Floyd, Artist

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    In Conversation with Heritage Conservator Penny Byrne

    This year, with the help of the Convent’s network of supporters, the ACF has engaged heritage conservator Penny Byrne to repair the crumbling 110+ year-old tessellated tiles lining our public walkways. We talk to Penny about what’s involved in such a delicate project, the impact of a National Heritage listing, and her upcoming tenancy at the Convent. 

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