When Diane Cilento died in October 2011, her children Giovanna Volpe and Jason Connery pondered how to continue her legacy - her love for performance and for mentoring young artists. Her children generously donated the material to QUT Library Kelvin Grove Campus.

As well as hundreds of books, in her estate there was memorabilia, posters, furniture and original scripts including material inherited from her husband playwright Anthony Shaffer who had died in 2001.

ToadShow worked with QUT to create The Cilento Gift, a display showcasing all these items. The display includes panels that share the story of Diane's life, career and passions. ToadShow was able to track down and license rare images of Diane in high resolution to use as the main visual draw-cards of the display.


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QUT Kelvin Grove


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