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Acrylic Painting with Alastair Taylor
Apr
16
10:00 AM10:00

Acrylic Painting with Alastair Taylor

During the school holidays immerse yourself in the world of a creative artist and learn the art of acrylic painting with Alastair Taylor. You will learn how to capture a scene, explore colour and brush strokes to create a series of small boards to take home.

Tue 16 Apr | 10am - 1pm | Suitable for 12+ yrs
$30 | $27 Members | Materials supplied 

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Textile Christmas Decorations with Heather Davis and Mary Ann Dawson
Dec
20
10:30 AM10:30

Textile Christmas Decorations with Heather Davis and Mary Ann Dawson

Transform beautiful silken wool into a delicate angel and learn the art of felting to create a unique Christmas bauble, perfect for the Christmas tree or for someone you love.

Please note: Children under 8 years are to be accompanied by an adult.

Thu 20 Dec | 10.30am - 12pm | Suitable for 6 - 12 yrs
$25 | $22.50 MAC Members | Materials supplied 
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Song writing Superpowers with Adrian Hoffman
Dec
20
10:00 AM10:00

Song writing Superpowers with Adrian Hoffman

Unleash your inner musical genius and learn the skills required to write your very own song in only 3 hours! During this interactive and action-packed song writing workshop, you will conquer the fundamentals of writing lyrics and creating melodies. This uniquely crafted workshop builds confidence in students to participate without judgement and create in a safe environment.

Parents and guardians are welcome to attend at 1pm to watch a musical performance created by the group.

Wed 19 Dec | 10am - 1pm | Suitable for 7 - 10 yrs
Thu 20 Dec | 10am -1pm | Suitable for 11 - 15 yrs
$15 I $13.50 MAC members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Ceramic Christmas Decorations with Jenny Kerr
Dec
14
10:00 AM10:00

Ceramic Christmas Decorations with Jenny Kerr

Create your own porcelain Christmas decorations in fun filled workshop at the Midland Junction Arts Centre ceramics studio. In this session you will learn the art of embossing, slab building and incising to transform your clay into stunning objects in time for the festive season. Once fired the beauty and translucency of porcelain will be revealed. Participants can collect their fired pieces between 10am - 5pm Thu 20 or Friday 21 Dec.

A perfect gift, or something hand created to cherish for years to come!

Please note: Children under 8 years are to be accompanied by an adult.

Fri 14 Dec | 10am - 12pm | Suitable for 5 - 9 yrs
Fri 14 Dec | 1.30pm - 3.30pm | Suitable for 10 - 16 yrs
$33 | $30 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Urban Art with Dan Duggan
Oct
4
12:30 PM12:30

Urban Art with Dan Duggan

Be inspired by Urban Art in this dynamic workshop with educator and street artist Dan Duggan. With over 20 years’ experience in the street art sphere Dan will discuss urban art and graffiti, creative tools and mediums and his own artwork.

Working closely with the artist, participants will develop a design using spray-paints, paint markers and traditional acrylic paint to transfer designs onto large scale MDF circles. Dan will demonstrate the various techniques and application methods, using aerosols, brushes, rollers, stencils, palette knives, squirt bottles and recycled materials to create interesting textures and add extra dimension to the final pieces.

The 90cm diameter circles will be used as suspended backdrops for the annual 'Worn Out Worn Art' Wearable Art Parade at MJAC on Sat 24 Nov. Come and see your resolved artwork displayed center stage for the performance and take your piece home the following week.

Please wear old clothes and enclosed shoes. Aerosols and paints will be water based and masks will be provided. 

Thu 4 Oct | 12.30pm - 3.30pm | Suitable for 12+ yrs
$5 | $4.50 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Swan View Youth Centre, Salisbury Road Swan View WA 

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Drama Fun - An Introduction to Acting with Barking Gecko
Oct
3
1:00 PM13:00

Drama Fun - An Introduction to Acting with Barking Gecko

Barking Gecko Theatre Company and Mundaring Arts Centre have partnered up to offer an exciting school holiday drama workshop at the Midland Junction Arts Centre – the first of its kind!

A fantastic introduction to improvisation and characterisation, this workshop will spark your curiosity with a taste of the very best drama games out there with a passionate and talented Barking Gecko teaching artist. This fun, fast-paced workshop is perfect for those new to exploring the wonderful world of acting and amazing for those that love all things drama! A great opportunity to experience the Barking Gecko ensembles held at MJAC on Saturdays throughout the school term.

Wed 3 Oct | 1pm - 5pm | Suitable for 8 - 11 yrs
$15 | $13.50 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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 Songwriting Superpowers with Adrian Hoffman
Oct
3
10:00 AM10:00

Songwriting Superpowers with Adrian Hoffman

Unleash your inner musical genius and learn the skills required to write your very own song in only 3 hours!

During this interactive and action-packed songwriting workshop, you will conquer the fundamentals of writing lyrics and creating melodies. This uniquely crafted workshop builds confidence in students to participate without judgement and create in a safe environment.

Parents and guardians are welcome to attend at 1pm to watch a musical performance created by the group. 

Wed 3 Oct | 10am - 1pm | Suitable for 7 - 12 yrs
$15 | $13.50 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Painted Panels for the Shire of Mundaring Christmas Tree
Sep
27
10:00 AM10:00

Painted Panels for the Shire of Mundaring Christmas Tree

Join artist Mary Ann Dawson and be a part of this exciting annual project. Get creative and paint one, or many, of the hundreds of canvas leaves that come together to form the Shire of Mundaring Christmas Tree. Once painted the canvas strips are stapled to the large steel tree which stands proudly in front of the Shire Administration building to herald the start of the festival season.

Thu 27 Sep | 10am - 12pm or 1pm – 3pm | Suitable for 8+ yrs
FREE | Materials supplied
Swan View Youth Centre, Salisbury Road Swan View WA

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WOWA Creative Cardboard Costume Workshop with Angela Ferolla
Sep
27
10:00 AM10:00

WOWA Creative Cardboard Costume Workshop with Angela Ferolla

Midland Junction Arts Centre will come alive on the evening of Sat 24 Nov for a performance throughout the historic building showcasing the wearable artworks created by people of all ages and abilities. Awards are presented on the night for outstanding innovation, concept, craftsmanship and presentation. The evening will also feature an exhibition from renowned artists showcasing professional wearable artworks displayed in the East Gallery.

Come and be inspired by artist, designer and educator Angela Ferolla and learn how to construct your own entry to this year’s Worn Out Worn Art (WOWA) Wearable Art Performance. 

Discover the art of printmaking in Week 1 and print your own colourful design onto recycled cardboard and materials. In Week 2 use your hand-printed card and paper to construct a sculptural amour-inspired wearable art piece and enter WOWA 2018! Entries due Friday 26 October.

Thu 27 Sep 10am - 1pm & Thu 4 Oct 10am - 2pm | Suitable for 8 - 15 yrs
$20 | $18 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA 

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Urban Art with Dan Duggan
Sep
25
10:00 AM10:00

Urban Art with Dan Duggan

Be inspired by Urban Art in this dynamic workshop with educator and street artist Dan Duggan. With over 20 years’ experience in the street art sphere Dan will discuss urban art and graffiti, creative tools and mediums and his own artwork.

Working closely with the artist, participants will develop a design using spray-paints, paint markers and traditional acrylic paint to transfer designs onto large scale MDF circles. Dan will demonstrate the various techniques and application methods, using aerosols, brushes, rollers, stencils, palette knives, squirt bottles and recycled materials to create interesting textures and add extra dimension to the final pieces.

The 90cm diameter circles will be used as suspended backdrops for the annual 'Worn Out Worn Art' Wearable Art Parade at MJAC on Sat 24 Nov. Come and see your resolved artwork displayed center stage for the performance and take your piece home the following week.

Please wear old clothes and enclosed shoes. Aerosols and paints will be water based and masks will be provided. 

Tue 25 Sep | 10am - 1pm | Suitable for 12+ yrs
$5 | $4.50 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA 

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WOWA Iconic Headdresses with Sarah Zel Chescoe
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

WOWA Iconic Headdresses with Sarah Zel Chescoe

Midland Junction Arts Centre will come alive on the evening of Sat 24 Nov for a performance throughout the historic building showcasing the wearable artworks created by participants of all ages and abilities. Awards are presented on the night for outstanding innovation, creativity, concept, craftsmanship and presentation. An exhibition from renowned artists showcasing professional wearable artworks will be displayed in the East Gallery. 

Referencing the head pieces of ancient Egypt, Greek mythology, Vikings and modern day head wear featured in comics, movies and pop culture, Join Sarah Zel Chescoe in this full day workshop inspired by the beauty and complexity of headdresses through the ages. Using recycled and re-purposed materials, Sarah will guide you through construction and adornment techniques creating a spectacular wearable head piece to showcase in WOWA 2018. Entries due Friday 26 October.

Sat 22 Sep | 10am - 3pm | Suitable for 11+ yrs
$15 | $13.50 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA 

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