ART SEASON 2017
Happenings at the Victoria Park Centre for the Arts
Community engagement will be the focus of a series of interactive multi-media art workshops facilitated by an experienced artist.
Monday 20 March-24 April 6.30pm-9.30pm
Fadilah Sabiry will bring women together in a safe and inclusive environment that encourages women to celebrate their Arabic heritage and cultural background as part of the Australian society through singing Arabic and Iraqi folk songs.
Friday 24 March – Wednesday 5 April
Opening: Thursday 30 March 5pm
The Town’s Art Collection comprises of approximately 70 artworks, with a primary focus on the work of Western Australian artists. Artworks span a wide range of media; over half of the Collection consists of paintings, with the remainder of the collection including sculpture, drawings, ceramics, print works, photographs and textiles.
Kent Street SHS Collaborative
Saturday 8 & 22 April 10am-12pm
Be My Koorda is an Aboriginal Support Group for Kids with Autism and other Disabilities.
Friday 7 April – Thursday 13 April
Opening: Friday 7 April 6pm
Creative Connections is a not-for-profit organisation operated by a team of volunteers who work together to provide opportunities to raise community awareness of people with disabilities and to provide avenues for them to connect by developing creative connections through art and poetry.
Saturday 8, 15, 22 & 29 April 12pm-4pm
The Said Poets Society, a local non-profit, is running a four-workshop performance poetry masterclass over four weeks with 10 Victoria Park locals, culminating in a performance poetry showcase open to the whole community.
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Wednesday 12 April 10am-1pm
Paula Silbert, renowned arts consultant, curator and media personality will guide you through a game- changing workshop.
Ideal for visual artists, sculptors, crafts practitioners, designer-makers, mural artists, public artists, emerging, mid-career and established artists, art teachers and their peers.
Thursday 13 April 6pm-9pm
An intimate evening of poetry.
Wednesday 19 April – Tuesday 25 April
Opening: Wednesday 19 April 6.00pm-8.30pm
Help raise awareness of autism by indulging in this visual feast for the eyes. Artworks are created during a series of workshops undertaken throughout the year by children and young adults with autism.
Friday 28 April – Sunday 7 May
‘Express Yourself’ will involve a call out to the community to submit works in any creative form. Works will be accepted from any individual, group, visual artist, musician, performer community group, business, school etc.
Thursday 27 April 7am-8.30am
Come and join our guest speakers for breakfast at the Dutch Trading Co. For a frank and informative discussion about Art Practice & Art Business in Western Australia.
Sunday 30 April 10am-2pm
A one day cultural and art experience for the local community through food, craft, children activities, entertainment and community cohesion.
To find out about the Art Season 2018 please click this link.