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ART SEASON 2017

 

Happenings at the Victoria Park Centre for the Arts

 

ART OF EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOP

March-April

Community engagement will be the focus of a series of interactive multi-media art workshops facilitated by an experienced artist.

ARABIC WOMEN’S COMMUNITY CHOIR WORKSHOP

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.

TOWN OF VICTORIA PARK ART COLLECTION EXHIBITION

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.

REACH 1 TEACH 1 HIP HOP YOUTH ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Kent Street SHS Collaborative

BE MY KOORDA SUPPORT GROUP VISUAL ARTS WORKSHOP

Saturday 8 & 22 April 10am-12pm

Be My Koorda is an Aboriginal Support Group for Kids with Autism and other Disabilities.

CREATIVE CONNECTIONS COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION

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.

PLEASE STOP TRYING TO RHYME WORKSHOP

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.

FOUR DROP DEAD ABSOLUTE ESSENTIALS FOR ARTISTS

(What gallerists, funders, fans and your peers totally need)

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.

SONNETS NO SOUP

Thursday 13 April  6pm-9pm

An intimate evening of poetry.

VISUAL FEAST-KZ SPEECH AUTISM MONTH ANNUAL EXHIBITION

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.

EXPRESS YOURSELF EXHIBITION

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.

ART PRACTICE + ART BUSINESS CONVERSATIONS OVER BREAKFAST

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.

KENT STREET KARNIVAL

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.

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