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 Creative Industry Networking Event
Sep
7
4:00 PM16:00

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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Horse Drawn Drop-In Workshops
Aug
31
to Sep 21

Horse Drawn Drop-In Workshops

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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Artist Talk with Clare Arni
Aug
30
1:30 PM13:30

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
10:00 AM10:00

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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Great Hobby Horse Race
Aug
20
10:00 AM10:00

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
10:00 AM10:00

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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