Horse Drawn Workshop with Angela Stewart
Sep
10
9:30am 9:30am

Horse Drawn Workshop with Angela Stewart

Join renowned visual artist Angela Stewart for a drawing workshop focusing on the significance of horses and their role in history. You will experiment with charcoal and mixed media on paper, working in both traditional and experimental approaches.

After the workshop, join in the festivities of the Midland Junction Arts Centre Open Day. From 2pm - 4pm the Centre comes alive with exotic sounds, sights and smells as the Tamil Association welcomes visitors to enjoy traditional dance and food whilst viewing the two exhibitions, Horse Drawn and Vahana, Vehicle of the Gods.

Angela Stewart is a Visual Artist whose art practice and research focuses on the interplay between historical and contemporary portraiture in drawing, paint/ed photography. Alongside her interest in portraiture she has worked with the horse motif for many years due to her son Heath’s love of the Australian Stock horse and camp drafting. More info >

Sunday 10 September | 9.30am – 2pm | Suitable for 16 yrs + | Beginners welcome
$33 I $30 MAC Members | Materials supplied, bring own tool box of drawing equipment if you have one
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

Image: Angela Stewart, Equine 1918 no.4 (detail), charcoal on paper

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 Creative Industry Networking Event
Sep
7
4:00pm 4:00pm

Creative Industry Networking Event

Come and learn the latest from Perth’s creative east…

Community Arts Network and Mundaring Arts Centre join forces for this creative industry networking event.

Hear about MAC’s plans for Midland Junction Arts Centre and their latest project, Habits of Horses, currently exhibiting in Midland and Mundaring. Learn about how the community has been part of this exciting project.

We are also delighted to welcome the fabulous Madjitil Moorna Choir, featuring Della Rae Morrison, who will perform and teach songs in Noongar language.

Come, join us and your peers in the community arts and CACD sector, for drinks, nibbles and enlightening conversation.

If you have any queries please contact CAN admin@canwa.com.au or 9226 2422

Thursday 7 September | 4pm - 5.30pm
FREE for CAN & MAC Members | $5 non-members
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Artist Talk with Clare Arni
Aug
30
1:30pm 1:30pm

Artist Talk with Clare Arni

Please join us to hear Clare Arni talk about her exhibition and the work she does in India documenting aspects of Indian cultural life. Her solo exhibition documents the lives of marginalised communities in some of the most remote regions of India and the disappearing trades of urban India. She will also provide an insight into the tradition of terracotta horse making and veneration of the Hindu gods.

The talk will be followed by a walk through to see the progress of the 3m high terracotta horse being created at the Midland Junction Arts Centre by Artist in Residence, Kasirajan Subbaiah from India.

Wednesday 30 August | 1.30pm - 3pm | Suitable for 15 yrs +
FREE | Bookings essential
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Horse Hair Jewellery & Rosettes Drop-In Workshop with Katrina Virgona
Aug
30
10:00am10:00am

Horse Hair Jewellery & Rosettes Drop-In Workshop with Katrina Virgona

Meet the artist and join her for an informal workshop.Try your hand at felting and create a small horse-inspired brooch or rosette using horse hair and other animal fibres.

Wednesday 30 August | 10am - 1pm | Suitable for all ages
FREE | Materials supplied
Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Hwy Mundaring WA

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Totemic Terracotta Workshop with Bernard Kerr
Aug
26
to Sep 2

Totemic Terracotta Workshop with Bernard Kerr

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre (map)
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Animals can represent human characteristics, aspirations and beliefs

Join internationally renowned ceramist, Bernard Kerr for a three day hand-building ceramics workshop to create your own terracotta horse. Be a part of the Habits of Horses Project and join the community celebration.

In the sessions, participants will explore how Indian, Hindu and Chinese cultures have reinterpreted the horse as symbol and a metaphor, whilst learning construction techniques to transform their own personal expression.

The course will cover: Cultural interpretation, pinch pot construction, rotating core and joining techniques, sculpture construction, smoothing and finishing as well as decoration techniques (adding texture, sprigging, incising, impressed texture, slips, underglazes and sgraffitto)

 

Free Community Open Day, 2pm Sunday 10 September. Midland Junction Arts Centre will come alive with Tamil dancing and food to celebrate the unveiling of the community Totemic Horses and the 3.5m terracotta horse created by artist in residence, Indian Potter Kasirajan.

Two exhibitions exploring the form, movement and people’s relationships to horses will be on show from 27 August to 24 September at Midland Junction Arts Centre.

 

Sat 26, Sun 27 Aug & Sat 2 Sep | 9am - 1.30pm
$150 I $135 MAC Members | Suitable for 14+ yrs | Materials and firing included
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Great Hobby Horse Race
Aug
20
10:00am10:00am

Great Hobby Horse Race

  • On the Green - Mundaring Scultpure Park (map)
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Saddle up and be a part of the Great Hobby Horse Race to be in the ‘running’ to win great prizes!

There are many ways to take part…

On Sun 20 August artists will be “On The Green” at the Mundaring Community Sculpture Park from 10am and inviting people to come and make a Hobby Horse, have their face painted and create a Dressage Top Hat.

Hobby Horse Races will be held in a number of heats throughout the day with the Magic Millions Grand Prize Heat held between 2-3pm. Participants will jump over a series of stunning Hobby Horse jumps made by artist Denise Brown to be in the running for great prizes including prize packs from Magic Millions, HorselandHoofbeats Magazine and Jacksons Drawing Supplies


Magic Millions is excited to be a partner of The Habits of Horses Project providing 20 x prize packs of merchandise valued over $100 and a Grand Prize with merchandise and special VIP tickets. Magic Millions WA is proud of its reputation for it’s consistent supply of high class performers on the racetrack. The February 2018 Yearling Sale will again feature the cream of the crop of Western Australia’s yearlings and host a range to industry personalities as they vie for a chance to purchase there next champion. Complementing the Sale, the Magic Millions Race day is held annually at the beautiful Pinjarra Racecourse, including more than $400,000 in exclusive prize money for Magic Millions Sale graduates across two races.
www.magicmillions.com.au

 

Horseland is proud to support the Habits of Horses Project with a number of wonderful prize packs containing a cap, water bottle, lead rope, $15 gift voucher and product catalogue
www.horseland.com.au

 

Hoofbeats joins the Habits of Horses project supplying their wonderful publication plus subscriptions for the lucky winners
www.hoofbeats.com.au

 

As an ongoing partner of the Mundaring Arts Centre, Jacksons Drawing Supplies has generously donated 10 x$25 Gift Packs of wonderful art supplies to inspire your creativity
www.jacksons.com.au

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Avon Descent Festival FREE Art Workshops
Aug
6
10:00am10:00am

Avon Descent Festival FREE Art Workshops

HILARIOUS HOBBY HORSES

Bring a zany or woolly sock to the Avon Descent activity tent and craft your own hobby horse to take home.

Local artists will be waiting with loads of wonderful craft materials to show you how to…

  • Braid a horse bridle and harness
  • Decorate a felt or sock hobby horse head
  • Attach your horse head to a stick (which can be painted or decorated with a wonderful selection of recycled materials to match)

Once your hobby horse is completed, we invite you to join us at the Habits of Horses Open Day Sunday 20 August at the Mundaring Sculpture Park (Jacoby Street Maundering) to join the great race, show off your creation and be in the running for a selection of prizes.

CREATE A RIVER RAFT

Join Maki to learn the craft of origami to create your very own river craft from paper. These beautiful little objects can be decorated or admired for their simplicity.

FELTED FLORA & Fauna 

Join renowned textile artists and create flat felt inspired by the stunning natural flora and fauna along the river line. Heather will show you how to create your own felted item that can be transformed into a brooch, bookmark or simply an object to take home and love.

Sunday 6 August | 10am - 3pm | Suitable for all ages
FREE | Materials supplied
Lilac Hill West Swan Rd West Swan WA

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Aboriginal Weaving Workshop with Lea Taylor
Aug
3
to Aug 24

Aboriginal Weaving Workshop with Lea Taylor

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre (map)
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Join Aboriginal artist and weaver Lea Taylor to learn traditional Noongar weaving and basketry using hand dyed raffia, natural fibres, string and foraged foliage. During this four week course you will make a raffia basket, raffia wall hanging, bush foraged basket and wrapped string basket.

Thursdays 3 August - 24 August | 1pm - 4pm | Suitable for adults
$20 per week or $70 for 4 weeks | $18 MAC Members per week or $63 MAC Members for 4 weeks | Materials Supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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 SANDBOX ANIMATION WORKSHOP WITH STEVEN AITON
Jul
22
11:00am11:00am

SANDBOX ANIMATION WORKSHOP WITH STEVEN AITON

Popular animator Steven Aiton will teach stop motion techniques to capture the movement and stories of horses using a lightbox lled with sand. In the session you will create your drawings in the sand, then using an ipad / camera capture your images, they will then come to life with the uid motions transformed into a short lm. Your animation can be displayed as part of the Horse Drawn Exhibition at Midland Junction Arts Centre for the HABITS OF HORSES Project 11 August - 10 Sept.

Sat 22 Jul | 11am – 3pm | Suitable for 16 yrs +
$45 | $40.5 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Artist Talk with Annika Moses
Jul
16
1:30pm 1:30pm

Artist Talk with Annika Moses

Join exhibiting artist Annika Moses for an exhibition viewing of Five Point One and a Piece of Four by Two, followed by a talk about the exhibition. Perth artist Sophie La Maitre will join Annika in an open conversation about how we interact with art in different spaces.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Sunday 16 July | 1.30pm - 2.30pm | Suitable for 14+ yrs
Free | RSVP essential by 12 July
Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Hwy Mundaring WA 6073

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Hobby Horse Workshop with Sarah Zel Chescoe
Jul
14
10:00am10:00am

Hobby Horse Workshop with Sarah Zel Chescoe

Create a Hobby Horse using paper mâché and sculptural techniques. Be inspired by horses from real life to mythology including centaurs, Pegasus, Black Beauty, the Trojan Horse, stallions & race horses.

Join the fun and race your horse through a course of jumps at the HABITS OF HORSES Open Day on Sunday 20 August at the Mundaring Sculpture Park. Prizes awarded at the Open Day Event!

Friday 14 July | 10am - 2pm | Suitable for 5 yrs to adults
$33 | $30 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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ACT-BELONG-COMMIT HEARTLINES OPEN DAY
Jun
17
10:00am10:00am

ACT-BELONG-COMMIT HEARTLINES OPEN DAY


Sign up for workshops on the day or simply wander through Midland Junction Arts Centre and take part in exciting ‘walk-in’ activities and exhibition tours.

OPEN DAY WORKSHOPS

DRAW CARTOON CHARACTERS WITH JAMES FOLEY

Learn how to draw your own cartoon characters with children's author and illustrator James Foley. By the end of this workshop you'll know the basics of drawing funny facial expressions and bodies, and how to develop your own character. 

10am – 11am | 6 - 10 years FULLY BOOKED
11.30am - 12.30pm | 11 - 15 years FULLY BOOKED
1.15pm - 2.15pm | 16 years +
$5 | $4.50 MAC Members | Materials supplied

 

PLOT YOUR OWN NARRATIVE WITH DEB FITZPATRICK

Come and write with Deb Fitzpatrick, acclaimed author! Deb will discuss tips and tricks of creating an engaging story and participants will have the opportunity to plot their own narrative. 

10am - 11am | 6 - 10 years FULLY BOOKED
11.30am - 12.30pm | 11 - 15 years FULLY BOOKED
1.15pm - 2.15pm | 16 years +
FREE | Bookings essential | Materials Supplied

ILLUSTRATING FOLKTALES WITH FRANÉ LESSAC

Explore the art of illustrating folktales with Frané Lessac. Learn practical ideas to share your own folktale and create an illustration based on your idea. At the end of the 16+ session Frané will answer questions about getting published and offer advice to budding authors and illustrators.

10am - 11am | 6 - 10 years
11.30am - 12.30pm | 11 - 15 years
1.15pm - 2.15pm | 16 years +
FREE | Bookings essential | Materials Supplied

FREE ACTIVITIES ALL DAY
WITH AUTHOR CRISTY BURNE & ILLUSTRATOR ASKA

& FREE GUIDED EXHIBITION TOURS 

11am - 11.15am
1pm - 1.15pm
2.30pm - 2.45pm

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BOOK READING AND ILLUSTRATION WITH GABRIEL EVANS
Jun
6
10:00am10:00am

BOOK READING AND ILLUSTRATION WITH GABRIEL EVANS

Join Gabriel to read through his most recent publication Captain Sneer the Buccaneer. After the interactive reading session Gabriel will invite the participants to draw the captain and other images from his book!

Tue 6 Jun | 10am - 11.30am | Children under 6 | Katharine Susannah Prichard Library Boya
FREE

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Horse Hair Jewellery & Rosettes with Katrina Virgona
Jun
1
10:00am10:00am

Horse Hair Jewellery & Rosettes with Katrina Virgona

As part of the HABITS OF HORSES PROJECT fibre artist Katrina Virgona will introduce 3D felting using horse hair and wool to create horse-inspired jewellery, rosettes and small sculptured forms. Your creation can be displayed in the community exhibition HORSE TALES at Mundaring Arts Centre from 11 August to 10 September.

Thu 1 Jun | 10am - 1pm | Ages 16+ | Mundaring Arts Centre
$33 | $30 MAC Members | Materials Supplied

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READING WITH KYLIE HOWARTH
May
23
10:30am10:30am

READING WITH KYLIE HOWARTH

  • Katharine Susannah Prichard Library  (map)
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Kylie will read through her latest children’s story 1,2 Pirate Stew and then then will invite the participants to join her in a fun colouring in session with images from the book.

Tue 23 May | 10.30am - 11.30am | Children under 6 years | Katharine Susannah Prichard Library, Boya
FREE

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Artist Talks | WA Inspired Art Quilters
May
6
to Jun 10

Artist Talks | WA Inspired Art Quilters

  • Mundaring Arts Centre (map)
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Come along to meet the artists from the WA Inspired Art Quilters group and talk about their works during casual sessions held weekly in Gallery 1 for the duration of the exhibition. 

Talks last roughly an hour and commence at the following times: 

Saturday 6 May, 11am with Pat
Sunday 14 May, 11am with Liz
Sunday 21 May, 11am with Stella
Friday 26 May, 11am with Roberta
Saturday 3 June, 1pm with Hilary
Saturday 10 June, 11am with Denise

We look forward to seeing you there! 

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Sunday Session Drawing Workshops
Apr
23
to May 21

Sunday Session Drawing Workshops

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre ` (map)
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Join professional artists Peter Dailey, Marie Haass, Thomas Hoareau, Penny Coss and Linda Van der Merwe to explore a different approach to drawing each week.

Investigate structural and perspective drawing; shaping charcoal to create form; symbolism and still life with mixed media; layering information with coloured pencil to capture the detail of commonplace objects; the mark as an extension of the hand.

This workshop series is an opportunity to approach drawing from a new perspective each week and explore a range of techniques and mediums.

More information about each workshop > 

Sun 23 Apr - Sun 21 May | 3pm - 6pm | 16 + years | Midland Junction Arts Centre
$35 each session or $31.5 MAC Members | $150 for 5 sessions or $135 MAC Members | Materials provided

A note on booking

Come along to all five workshops at a discounted rate or select which individual workshops you would like to come along to here > 

 

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