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January 2017
$5

Glasshouse Sprouts 2017

January 14 @ 11:00 am - December 9 @ 12:00 am
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

We LOVE kids at the Glasshouse. While their bodies might still be growing, their imaginations are already gigantic. We are always amazed and inspired by their energy and enthusiasm for all things creative. Bring your kids and come along to one of our Glasshouse Sprouts activities. Glasshouse Sprouts provides art activities in the Regional Gallery for our Glasshouse ‘sprouts’ – helping them grow their creativity, learn new skills and make new friends! The activities are just $5 per child –…

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$10

Craft Spots at the Glasshouse 2017

January 14 @ 1:30 pm - December 9 @ 3:30 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Are you inspired by art, craft and design? Is quirky craft your thing? Have you ever wonder how artists create their work? This workshop is for you! Craft Spots are hands on creative workshops inspired by the current Gallery exhibitions. Each workshop will feature a technique, process or material that will inspire you to create your own creative projects. Workshops are designed for all skill levels and can be a great way to learn something new or brush up on…

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June 2017

Dead Flowers Society

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - November 29 @ 7:00 pm
Big Fig Arts - The Bellingen Brewery & Co.,
Up Church Street Lane, Bellingen,

‘Dead Flowers Society’ is a regular, sociable and inspiring drawing session hosted by Big Fig Arts. The relaxed drawing class focuses on a changing arrangement of resourceful and found subjects, dead flowers and other interesting bits and pieces. Sessions are suitable for all skill levels, including absolute beginner and you can choose to self direct or be guided. ‘Dead Flowers Society’ is held in the courtyard of The Bellingen Brewery & Co., up Church Street Lane, Bellingen, every Wednesday evening…

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September 2017

Frugal Arts Crafternoons at Sea Acres

September 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - January 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Sea Acres National Park Rainforest Centre,
59 Pacific Drive, Port Macquarie,

Fresh from a season at the Sydney Opera House, the Hastings’ own Frugal Forest is coming home to the Sea Acres Rainforest Centre. The exhibition will be open every day from 9am to 4:30pm, for a gold coin donation, until February. Alongside the exhibition, Frugal Arts Inc is running a series of workshops – ‘Crafternoons’ where adults can learn practical re-use skills from Frugal craft-masters in friendly Saturday afternoon sessions over a cup of tea- 1pm start. More info can…

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Frugal Forest School Holiday Workshops – Spring & Summer

September 25, 2017 - January 16, 2018
Sea Acres National Park Rainforest Centre,
59 Pacific Drive, Port Macquarie,

Fresh from a season at the Sydney Opera House, the Hastings’ own Frugal Forest is coming home to the Sea Acres Rainforest Centre. The exhibition will be open every day from 9am to 4:30pm, and Frugal Arts Inc will be running a series of School Holiday workshops over both the Spring 2017 and Summer 2018 breaks. Bookings essential. For more info please contact chay@frugalarts.net or to book call Sea Acres on (02) 6582 3355.

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October 2017
$200 members $240 adults

ART CLASS WITH PAVEL LANKAS Term 4 – Experimental Portraiture

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - December 6 @ 8:30 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

“Face your creativity with portraiture”. Come and unleash your creative side using the face and head as a reference point with local artist Pavel Lankas. Participants will learn important observational skills and expressive gestural mark making with emphasis on the creative process. Using a variety of approaches, ranging from traditional to expressive and experimental, using mirrors, each other, masterworks, and own references, you will discover a new creative side to yourself. The workshop is open to all levels including complete…

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November 2017

HASTINGS CHORISTERS “SING-ALONG MESSIAH”

November 25 - 26
ST AGNES CHURCH,
HAY STREET, PORT MACQUARIE,

A Sing-Along Messiah will be held in Port Macquarie on the weekend of 25/26 November and registration for singers is now open.This will be an opportunity for singers to learn and perform the choruses of Handel’s Messiah over two days. Following the weekend workshops to polish and refine the songs, there will be an open concert on the afternoon of Sunday 26 November in St Agnes Church, Port Macquarie. The beautiful sounds of the church’s organ will accompany the massed…

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Jo Ernst Art Workshops – Portraiture Workshop

November 28
Gloucester Gallery,
Denison St, Gloucester, NSW,
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Gain expert tuition from award-winning artist Jo Ernst: Portraiture Workshop: Tue 28 Nov 2017. Workshop bookings essential, $35 pp at Gloucester Health Foods. More details call 0425 203 877.  

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December 2017

3 Day Workshop with Herman Pekel

December 2 @ 12:00 am - December 4 @ 11:00 pm
1st Sawtell Scout hall,
Lyons Road, SAWTELL,

Day 1:  Herman will demonstrate his usual brilliant simplistic style to achieve vibrant paintings and will encourage you to achieve the same attitude in pushing the paint. Day 2:  Applying some of the techniques learnt Herman again will demonstrate and assist with your development. Day 3:  Weather permitting Herman will take you out for a plein aire experience. A fun and enlightening experience is guaranteed. The cost for the min 2 day is $250 and $320 for the 3 day…

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