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January 2019
$25* adult, $20 Member. All 4 package: $90 adult.

Craft & Cocktails: with Rhiannon Simmonds

January 4 - 25
Glasshouse,
cnr Clarence and Hay St, Port Macquarie,

Recycled Mexican Lanterns Friday 4 January, 5.30pm – 7.30pm Using recycled cardboard, various coloured paper, you will create a stunning bright Mexican inspired lantern. Lino Prints Friday 11 January, 5.30pm – 7.30pm Using some of the stencils provided make a custom print for stationary, wrapping paper, wall hangings or clothing. Eco Dye Friday 18 January, 5.30pm – 7.30pm Learn how to use food and garden scraps to transform fabrics. A canvas tote will be supplied for your creative dying endeavours.…

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$12-$15

Craft Spot 2019

January 5 - May 4
Glasshouse,
cnr Clarence and Hay St, Port Macquarie,

Are you inspired by craft and design? Is quirky craft your thing? Have you ever wondered 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 your…

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Glasshouse Sprouts 2019

January 9 - 23
Glasshouse,
cnr Clarence and Hay St, Port Macquarie,

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 $7.50 per child –…

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2019 Music Theatre Holiday Workshops – Theatre Oz & Coastal Dance

January 14 - 24
Theatre Oz Port Macquarie,
Unit 15 - 10 Bellbowrie Street, Port Macquarie,

Spend your holidays with us learning fun and exciting routines and songs leading up to a showstopping performance at the end of the week! With mentors from collaborative schools, we aim to grow confidence give your child a feeling of accomplishment when performing a high energy singing and dancing show. Spots are limited! WEEK 1 Ages between: 7-12 years. (NOTE: If you’re older we have another workshop for 12-19 years om 20th-24th January.) Students must be available for all of…

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Experience Virtual Reality

January 22 @ 10:00 am - January 29 @ 12:00 pm
Glasshouse,
cnr Clarence and Hay St, Port Macquarie,

Back by popular demand. Swim with sharks. Dangle over cliff edges. Get nauseous rocketing through space. All of these – we have! Virtual Reality is something that has to be experienced to be believed. The device tracks your head movements to simulate total immersion in a world; be it a video game, film, or even a 360 degree photo. Drop into the Glasshouse to experience this amazing technology – for FREE! A big thank you to the Port Macquarie-Hastings Library…

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Free-$7.50

Glasshouse Sprouts Road Show 2019 @ Laurieton Library

January 24 @ 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Laurieton Library,
9 Laurie Street, Laurieton, NSW 2443,

Awesome Fun! The Glasshouse Sprouts program is on the move! Kids and their grownups will have fun creating art together! The artworks are inspired by Glasshouse Regional Gallery exhibitions and are a great way to learn creatively. Bring your kids and come along to one of our Glasshouse Sprouts Road Show activities these school holidays. Glasshouse ‘sprouts’ – helping them grow their creativity, learn new skills and make new friends! The activities are just $7.50 per child – places are…

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Bellingen Gospel Choir

January 28 @ 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
St Margarets Church Hall,
Oak Street, Bellingen, NSW 2454 Australia
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Do you enjoy singing? Are you nervous about singing in public or with other people? Are you an experienced singer? Do you like singing in 4-part harmonies with no accompaniment or instruments? Do you enjoy meeting new people and making new friends? Do you enjoy reconnecting with old friends? If you’ve answered Yes to any or all of these questions, then this is the choir for you.  Bellingen Gospel Choir is a non-auditioned community based choir singing 4 part a-Capella harmony…

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February 2019

John Perkins Two Day Oil Workshop

February 16 - 17
Sawtell Art Gallery,
Cr Lyons & Bayldon Roads, opp Sawtell Bowling Club, Sawtell, NSW 2452 Australia

John Perkins is renowned for his marine, streetscapes and still life paintings. He has been a Tutor for over 35 years and is a Fellow of the Royal Art Society of NSW. John has been awarded over 70 first prizes along with the Lloyd Res, Waterford and Joshua Smith Art Awards. Further information on John can be found at www.johnperkins.com.au John will conduct his workshop in oils over two days. Please secure your place by email to sawtellartgallery@gmail.com. Confirmation of…

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$90-$95

Drawing Masterclass with Todd Fuller

February 17 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Glasshouse,
cnr Clarence and Hay St, Port Macquarie,

This refresher in drawing skills is designed to offer students new techniques for conquering creative obstacles in the studio. This workshop will focus on gesture, observation and experimentation in order to expand an individual’s unique character and sensibilities. Participants will be guided through a series of exercises designed to create an understanding of drawing as more than just the creation of an image. Learn new approaches for liberated mark making, taking risks, felt perception, delving into imagination and developing new…

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August 2019

Namuru: Art Practice

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Glasshouse,
cnr Clarence and Hay St, Port Macquarie,

Teacher professional development workshop presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. This program aims to build confidence in the delivery of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content in the classroom. Namuru means ‘path’ or ‘compass’ in the language of the Gadigal people, the traditional owners of the land and waters that the MCA is situated upon. This workshop will provide a foundation for the development of learning experiences in response to the exhibition John Mawurndjul: I am the old…

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$15

Unpacking Unseen: A Workshop for Senior Visual Arts Students

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glasshouse,
cnr Clarence and Hay St, Port Macquarie,

Presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. In a small group program based on dialogue and exchange, students will critically engage with artworks in the exhibition John Mawurndjul: I am the old and the new to build a tool-kit of strategies for responding to contemporary art. Year 11 & 12 students will focus on preparing for Section 1 of the HSC Visual Arts exam paper with starting points for creative and critical writing about art. The workshop will examine…

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