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Horse Drawn Drop-In Workshops
Aug
31
to Sep 21

Horse Drawn Drop-In Workshops

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During the Horse Drawn and Vahana exhibitions we invite groups to book a free session and visit the potters in residence. Groups of 5 - 15 participants can take part in drop-in workshops on Thursdays 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep and 21 Sep.

It's easy: simply choose a session, call or email our Education Manager and discuss a time that works for your group. You can select from the following workshops: 

CHARCOAL SKETCHING
Using the subject matter of the Horse Drawn exhibition as guidance, participants are provided with an easel, paper and charcoal to create imaginative equine forms. 

INK AND CONTE CREATION
Create a multi-layered mixed media artwork using ink, drafting film and conte crayons. In this conceptual session draw on personal experiences with horses and mood, and watch your style evolve. 

GUIDED TOUR
Organise a group visit to MJAC for a guided tour of the exhibitions and take a sneak peek into our international artists in residence studio as Kasirajan Subbaiah, from India, works to create a large-scale terracotta horse. 

CERAMIC PINCH POTS WITH LEE WOODCOCK
Running on 29 and 30 August only, Hills-based potter Lee Woodcock will discuss his residency at MJAC and guide participants in creating their own foal inspired pinch pot to take home. All materials will be provided. Lee is also available for talks and demonstrations.

Thursday 31 Aug - Thursday 21 September | Times to suit your group | Suitable for all ages
FREE | Bookings essential | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre

For enquires please call 9250 8062

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Felt Bead Necklaces for Groups with Amanda Alderson
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Felt Bead Necklaces for Groups with Amanda Alderson

MAC welcomes groups from disability service organisations and individuals to book a 2 hour hands-on workshop led by a local artist. Try your hand at the techniques the exhibiting artists are exploring.

Artist, designer and lecturer Amanda Alderson is offering a workshop for individuals with disability and groups from disability service organisations during her upcoming artist in residency.  Join Amanda as she discusses the diverse way she creates three dimensional forms, whilst showcasing some of her pieces. Amanda will guide participants through the process of creating their own hand-made felt 'beads' and then string them onto a cord to create an eye catching necklace to wear during the festive season or give as a gift.

Fri 18 Nov I 10am - 12pm I Mundaring Arts Centre Gallery 2
Free for People with Disability & Support | Suitable for all ages | Materials supplied

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Recreational Visit for Groups with Annemieke Mulders
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Recreational Visit for Groups with Annemieke Mulders

MAC welcomes groups from disability service organisations and individuals to book a 2 hour hands-on workshop led by a local artist. Try your hand at the techniques the exhibiting artists are exploring.

Renowned ceramist Annemeike Mulders is offering a workshop during her artist in residency for individuals with disability and groups from disability service organisations.
She will talk about her arts practice and demonstrate how to make a pinch pot bowl or cup with personality. Participants will create their own pinch pot, adding handles, legs or ears, as well as coloured slips to complete their creation. After the workshop Annemieke will bisque fire and glaze the wonderful creations so they are fully functional and ready to take home.

Thu 17 Nov | 10am - 12pm | Mundaring Arts Centre Gallery 2
Free for People with Disability & Support | Suitable for all ages | Materials supplied

Call 08 9295 3991 or email Sarah stoohey@mundaringartscentre.com.au to arrange your group workshop.

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Recreational Visit for Groups with Caroline Lyttle
Oct
20
10:30 AM10:30

Recreational Visit for Groups with Caroline Lyttle

MAC welcomes groups from disability service organisations and individuals to book a 2 hour hands-on workshop led by a local artist. Workshops and exhibition tours are held each month to complement our forthcoming exhibition program. Try your hand at the techniques the exhibiting artists are exploring.

Visit two exhibitions at MAC, Fireworks with Sandie Schroder and Nick Statham, and Artist-in-Focus Caroline Lyttle.  Learn about Caroline’s arts practice and join her for a painting session exploring the wonderful world of mixed media and painting.

Thursday 20 October | 10.30am - 12.30pm | Mundaring Arts Centre

FREE | Suitable for all ages | BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Call 08 9295 3991 or email Sarah stoohey@mundaringartscentre.com.au to arrange your group. 

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Trek The Trail
Sep
25
8:00 AM08:00

Trek The Trail

Trek the Trail is on again! This year the walk is 7km from the beautiful John Forrest National Park to Swan View Station and return. Trek the Trail is Shire of Mundaring's free community event that takes place on a different section of the historic Railway Reserves Heritage Trail each year. Trek the Trail has something for everyone; physical activity, the arts, community activity, history and the natural environment.

This year participants can start from 8am and finish at 12noon. Along the way try your hand at natural puff ball dyeing with artist Heather Davis or natural weaving with artists Anne Williams and Marie Jacquier.

Swan View Station | Natural Dyeing with Heather Davis

Meet leading felt-maker and natural textile artist, Heather Davis as she cooks up a textile treat with a fun and educational fungi dyeing demonstration. This is a free demonstration and trekkers are invited to create a free sample. Silk scarves will also be available for purchase if you would like to try your hand at creating your own textile masterpiece to take home.

Hovea Falls | Natural Weaving and School Sculptural Installation with Anne Williams & Marie Jacquier

Meet fibre artists Anne Williams and Marie Jacquier as they invite Trekkers to create their own creature or bird using natural fibres and bush materials and make a community installation – a huge fibre nest. Take a break, admire the picturesque trail and see the beautiful installation created by Mundaring Christian College junior school students.

For more info about Trek the Trail visit www.trekthetrail.com.au or www.facebook.com/trekthetrail

FREE I Suitable for all ages | Pram and Wheelchair accessible | No Bookings Required

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Recreational Visit for Groups with Dimity Gregson
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Recreational Visit for Groups with Dimity Gregson

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MAC welcomes groups from disability service organisations and individuals to book a 2 hour hands-on workshop led by a local artist. Workshops and exhibition tours are held each month to complement our forthcoming exhibition program. Try your hand at the techniques the exhibiting artists are exploring.

Visit current exhibitions ‘Left to My Own Devices’ and the ‘Mundaring Environmental Art Award 2016’ and attend a free origami frog making workshop.

Inspired by the two current exhibitions, local artist Dimity Gregson invites you to study the colour and pattern of frogs from the southern region of Western Australia to paint designs and transform create an origami frog.

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Recreational Visits for Groups
Sep
5
to Dec 22

Recreational Visits for Groups

MAC welcomes groups from disability service organisations and individuals to book a 2 hour hands-on workshop led by a local artist. Workshops and exhibition tours are held each month to complement our forthcoming exhibition program. Try your hand at the techniques the exhibiting artists are exploring.

Workshops are held 10am - 12pm Wednesdays and Thursdays from September to December and can be adjusted to suit your group’s needs.

FREE | Suitable for all ages | BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Call 08 9295 3991 or email Sarah stoohey@mundaringartscentre.com.au to arrange your group workshop.

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