Weekly Life Drawing Sessions with Carolyn Francis
Oct
18
to Apr 25

Weekly Life Drawing Sessions with Carolyn Francis

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The MJAC life drawing sessions will be untutored, with a model provided each week and facilitated by Carolyn Francis. Newcomers welcome!

MJAC provides a model, easels and boards. Tea and coffee provided. Bring your own drawing materials and paper.

Purchase a 5 session workshop pass and collect your card when you attend your first life drawing session to be punched off each week you attend. Workshop passes are valid for 6 months. These sessions are casual and bookings week to week are not required. 

Wed nights | 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Thu mornings | 9.30am – 12.30pm

$90 for 5 sessions | MAC Members $81 for 5 sessions | Suitable for adults
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Learn, Move & Create with Swan Friendship Club
Nov
23
10:30 AM10:30

Learn, Move & Create with Swan Friendship Club

Presented by the Swan Friendship Club

Join the Swan Friendship Croup (SFC) and enjoy a day of friendship learning, moving and creating. There are three sessions each Thursday, come along to all three or select sessions based on your interests.

10.30am - 11.30am Literacy
11.30am - 12.15pm Movement to Dance
1.00pm - 2.30pm Crafts

Please note: Persons needing support must have a person/carer present at the workshop

Thursdays 23 November – 21 December | See session times above
$20 per week for all three sessions | $15 per week for all three sessions for SFC Members | $8 per individual session per week
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL Info and bookings through Maria Sorgiovanni sorgio@iinet.net.au or 0400 744 366

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Meet the Artist – Karen Frankel
Nov
26
1:00 PM13:00

Meet the Artist – Karen Frankel

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Pop into MAC and see the beautiful new works on show. Karen Frankel will be in Gallery 1 ready to answer any questions about her work, discuss her inspiration and processes.

Born in Zimbabwe, Karen grew up surrounded and influenced by the art of her father, gifted artist Eli Zagoria. Moving to Western Australia in 1984, she was captivated by the rugged beauty of the Western Australian landscape.

Karen has exhibited extensively across Western Australia, developing a following of devoted workshop participants and collectors. Karen runs a range of workshops from her studio in Morley and is renowned for her ability to teach beginners in a fun and relaxing way, encouraging their untapped skills. 

Sunday 26 November | 1pm - 3pm | Suitable for adults
FREE
Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Hwy Mundaring 6073

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‘Afloat’- Create an Origami Flotilla with Jane Button
Dec
2
12:00 PM12:00

‘Afloat’- Create an Origami Flotilla with Jane Button

  • Mundaring Arts Centre | Gallery 2 (map)
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Join artist in residence, Jane Button and transform a humble piece of paper into a series of Origami boats, each smaller than the next. Experiment with different materials and see how tiny your boat can become, then decorate your fleet using a series of mixed media methods and found materials.

Saturday 2 December | 12pm - 2pm | Suitable for 9+ yrs and adults
$30 I $27 MAC members I Materials supplied
Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Hwy Mundaring WA

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Introduction to Mixed Media Painting with Karen Frankel
Dec
3
11:30 AM11:30

Introduction to Mixed Media Painting with Karen Frankel

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Join Karen for a ‘conversation with canvas’ in a mixed media workshop exploring beautiful papers, inks, and acrylic without restrictions.

During the class you will develop interesting shapes, investigating negative space for design and composition to create a richly textured multilayered artwork. Papers, acrylic and drawing will build up the images in stages to produce “happy accidents” that add a character and depth to the work. 

Sunday 3 December | 11.30am – 2.30pm | Suitable for adults
$60 I $54 MAC members I Materials supplied - Bring your own lunch
Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Hwy Mundaring 6073

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‘What Lies Within’ – Create Miniature Matchbox Art with Jane Button
Dec
6
10:00 AM10:00

‘What Lies Within’ – Create Miniature Matchbox Art with Jane Button

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Create your own miniature artwork, transforming a matchbox into a vessel to contain and compliment your precious found objects. Participants are encouraged to bring in special found objects, natural or manmade, unresolved artworks to rework, fabrics, assorted papers and all things wonderful to make your object - or objects - artforms to treasure.

Wednesday 6 December | 10am - 2pm | Suitable for adults
$40 I $36 MAC members I Materials supplied – please bring assorted found objects
Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Hwy Mundaring WA

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Exploration of Mixed Media Painting with Karen Frankel
Dec
10
11:30 AM11:30

Exploration of Mixed Media Painting with Karen Frankel

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In this workshop, Karen will build on the techniques explored in the previous session to assist participants to create a complimentary work. Participants are welcome to attend one or both sessions.

Sunday 10 December | 11.30am – 2.30pm | Suitable for adults
$60 I $54 MAC members I Materials supplied - Bring your own lunch
Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Hwy Mundaring 6073

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‘Tiny Treasures’ - Create Miniature Matchbox Art with Jane Button
Dec
16
12:00 PM12:00

‘Tiny Treasures’ - Create Miniature Matchbox Art with Jane Button

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Create your own miniature artwork in time for Christmas. Transform a matchbox into a vessel to contain and compliment precious found objects to give as a gift or treasure forever. Participants are encouraged to bring in special found objects (natural or manmade, fabrics, assorted papers) and all things wonderful to make your object - or objects - artforms to treasure. A collection of objects will also be provided.

Saturday 16 December | 12pm - 2pm | Suitable for 9+ yrs
$20 I $18 MAC members I Materials supplied – please bring assorted found objects
Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Hwy Mundaring WA

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Meet the Artist – Karen Frankel
Dec
17
1:00 PM13:00

Meet the Artist – Karen Frankel

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Take a guided tour of Karen Frankel’s solo exhibition, Drawn in Gallery 1 of the Mundaring Arts Centre. Karen will discuss her inspiration and processes and answer questions from the audience. 

Sunday 17 December | 1pm - 2pm | Suitable for adults
FREE I Afternoon tea provided
Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Hwy Mundaring 6073

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Discovering Colour and Pattern with Sarah Thornton-Smith
Dec
19
10:00 AM10:00

Discovering Colour and Pattern with Sarah Thornton-Smith

Drop in and join artist in residence Sarah Thornton-Smith at the Midland Junction Arts Centre for a FREE  informal workshop any time between 10am – 1pm on Tuesday 19 December. Discover what nature has to teach us by constructing a handmade kaleidoscope. Using its patterns as inspiration, print onto card and/or fabric to create your own artwork to take home. A wonderful opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to get creative these Christmas school holidays.

Bookings essential and please allow a half hour to complete artwork.

Tuesday 19 December I 10am – 1pm I Suitable for all ages
FREE I Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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CHRISTMAS PRINTMAKING WITH HARRIET PERRYER | 5-8YRS
Dec
20
9:30 AM09:30

CHRISTMAS PRINTMAKING WITH HARRIET PERRYER | 5-8YRS

The perfect workshop for gift-making this holiday season. Artist Harriet Perryer will guide you through the creation of a beautiful hand printed tea towel and matching wrapping paper inspired by the festive season. This easy to follow workshop will allow participants to get creative using foam printing card and child friendly materials.

Bring a water bottle and a small snack (no nuts please)

Wednesday 20 December I 9.30 – 11.30am I Suitable for ages 5 - 8yrs
$27.50 I $25 MAC members I Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

Please note: Children under 8yrs require adult assistance

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FESTIVE SILK SCREEN PRINTS WITH HARRIET PERRYER | 9-12YRS
Dec
20
12:30 PM12:30

FESTIVE SILK SCREEN PRINTS WITH HARRIET PERRYER | 9-12YRS

Experience the joy of the printmaking process by creating a striking framed artwork and printed tea towel. Participants will be guided through the silk screen process by artist Harriet Perryer to create two wonderful gifts. A great workshop to learn the basics of silk screen printing this festive season.

Bring a water bottle and a small snack (no nuts please)

Wednesday 20 December I 12.30 – 3pm I Suitable for ages 9 - 12yrs
$27.50 I $25 MAC members I Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

Please note: Participants will be using craft knives under supervision in this workshop

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FELTED CREATURES WITH LOUISE SNOOK | 5-9YRS
Dec
21
9:30 AM09:30

FELTED CREATURES WITH LOUISE SNOOK | 5-9YRS

Join Louise Snook and transform a colourful piece of Merino wool into your own, unique felted toy to take home and love. This workshop is the perfect introduction to felt-making, Louise’s expertise will inspire you to get creative and soapy whilst you rub the wool to make a small creature using as many colours as you choose. A selection of templates will be provided to assist you to felt, stuff and stitch your toy during the workshop.

Bring a water bottle and a small snack (no nuts please)

Thursday 21 December I 9.30am – 12.30pm I Suitable for ages 5 – 9yrs
$27.50 I $25 MAC members I Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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FELTED CREATURES WITH LOUISE SNOOK | 9-15YRS
Dec
21
1:30 PM13:30

FELTED CREATURES WITH LOUISE SNOOK | 9-15YRS

Create a felted stuffed creature as wild as your imagination.  Louise will guide you through artistic choices and felt-making techniques to transform your ideas into an awesome felted creation to take home. A great introduction to felt-making and sculpture, participants will leave with a unique artwork, new skills and a work-out! Felting is an easy technique that requires lots of physical rubbing of the wool, please come with loads of energy.

Bring a water bottle and a small snack (no nuts please)

Thursday 21 December I 1.30 – 4.30pm I Suitable for ages 9 - 15yrs
$27.50 I $25 MAC members I Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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