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February 2018
Teachers Free

PRIMARY SCHOOL TASTER WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS

February 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Come in and experience our Primary School workshops. We will demonstrate our syllabus based workshops in our Glasshouse Artlab. This will be a hands-on workshop showcasing our Insects, Music and Bicycles, and the Heritage in a Box teaching resource. Tuesday 13 February, 4.30pm – 6pm, refreshments included. Cost Free. Bookings essential. Please use our Education Booking Form . Enquire at education@glasshouse.org.au or call 6581 8888. To book your education excursion and to plan your visit to the Glasshouse please click…

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January 2018
Adult $95 Member $85

Quirky Collage Workshop with The Strutt Sisters

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

In a Quirky Collage workshop with The Strutt Sisters, attendees will learn perspective, colour and image composition, abstract and figurative collage and how to create humour in a collage. The sisters will work with each participant to help develop their artwork and ensure that they are happy with the design and composition, working with them until visually, it is the best the work can be. About The Strutt Sisters Twin sisters, musicians, synaesthetes, artists and designers, The Strutt Sisters (Catherine…

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Child $5 Carer free

Glasshouse Sprouts Road Show at Laurieton Library

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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. Laurieton Library Thursday 25 January, 11am Glasshouse ‘sprouts’ – helping them grow their creativity, learn new skills and make new friends! The activities are just…

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Cartooning Workshops

January 22 @ 10:30 am - January 23 @ 5:00 pm
The Bunker Cartoon Gallery,
John Champion Way (off City Hill Drive), Coffs Harbour,

Cartooning Workshops at the Bunker Cartoon Gallery with Tony Colley. Classes for ages 6-15, and 16+. Three workshops on Monday 22, two workshops on Tuesday 23, $15 per person 6-15 years, $20 per person 16 years+; family & Friends of the Gallery discounts apply. Phone the Bunker 6651 7343 for more information; bookings & payment need to be made by Friday 19 January 2018.

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$75

Creative Photography workshop with Ronnie Grammatica

January 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gloucester Gallery,
Denison St, Gloucester, NSW,

Creative Photography Workshop – 21 January 2018 Presented by Ronnie Grammatica, winner of Pix from the Stix 2017, in collaboration with GACCI WHERE GACCI 25 Denison Street Gloucester (NSW) DURATION 9am – 4pm (1hr lunch) CLASS SIZE Up to 12 photographers EQUIPMENT REQUIRED DSLR or compact digital camera Laptop recommended INVESTMENT $79 A workshop designed for photographers who already have a basic appreciation of photography and are seeking to further develop their personal photographic style. WORKSHOP SUMMARY The aim of…

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Adult $95 Member $85

Non Solvent Based Oil Painting with Peter Lankas

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

This workshop covers the process of totally non-solvent oil painting techniques, attributed to some Old Masters before the advent of solvents. It is a simple process, which gives complex, versatile and stunning results not possible with solvent based products. Some topics covered will be, organic primers, oiling out, thin under-painting, wet into wet over-painting, glazing, impasto paint and final varnishing, all done without a drop of solvents. The workshop will also cover the making of oil paint, giving artists the…

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$60

Loosen up your Landscapes – Sawtell Art Group Workshop

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sawtell ARt Group,
Cnr Lyons and Bayldon Rds, Sawtell,
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Ros Robertson Acrylics Workshop

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Adult $20 Member $18

Craft & Cocktails, Flower Crown Creation with Sarah Hudson

January 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Relax in the evening as we explore new crafts with local arts & craftspeople. Join local florist Sarah Hudson and learn how to create a flower crown.

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$5 per child

Glasshouse Sprouts Road Show at Wauchope Library

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wauchope Library,
51 High St, Wauchope, Australia

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. Wauchope Library Thursday 18 January, 11am Glasshouse ‘sprouts’ – helping them grow their creativity, learn new skills and make new friends! The activities are just…

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Behind the Scenes Glasshouse Tour

January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glasshouse,
cnr Clarence and Hay St, Port Macquarie,

Behind the Scenes Glasshouse Tour. Take a tour of the Glasshouse, explore the stage, dressing rooms and back of house areas and find out more about the magic of theatre. Delivered at a relaxed pace by specially trained guides, tours take approximately 1 hour.

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“Still at the Table” Workshop

January 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coffs Harbour Showground Gallery,
Pacific Highway, Coffs Harbour,

Coffs Harbour Creative Arts Group and Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery proudly present ‘STILL AT THE TABLE’, a 4-hour Workshop with Sarah Goffman, winner of the STILL NATIONAL STILL LIFE AWARD 2017. Over 16 and into recycling and gleaning? Love to re-purpose? Enjoy a hands-on workshop? Come and absorb the creative enthusiasm Sarah has to offer in this four-hour workshop. Sarah Goffman is the winner of 2017 STILL: National Still Life Award, with ‘Asian Table’. Join her in the artistic process…

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Adult $95 Member $85

The Art of Handmade Paper with Giselle Penn

January 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Join in this paper making workshop and realise the simplicity of forming your own sheets of handmade paper from ready prepared pulps of rag fibre and plant fibre. As well as sheet formation you will learn other techniques such as embossings, laminations, inclusions, simple casting and 3D forms in the wet paper stage. About Giselle Penn Giselle is an artist/craftsperson primarily working in the areas of fibres/textiles, glass beaded and felt jewellery and education. Her passion for colour, pattern, texture…

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Adult $20 Member $18

Craft & Cocktails, Create Your Own String Bags with Bryony Anderson of One Off Makery

January 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Relax in the evening as we explore new crafts with local arts & craftspeople. Clean up the planet… one bag at a time… Learn how to make your own string bags with Bryony Anderson from the One Off Makery.

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$5 carer fee

Glasshouse Sprouts Road Show at Port Macquarie Library

January 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Port Macquarie Library,
Grant St, Port Macquarie, Australia

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. Port Macquarie Library Thursday 11 January, 11am Glasshouse ‘sprouts’ – helping them grow their creativity, learn new skills and make new friends! The activities are…

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Glasshouse Sprouts 2018

January 10 @ 11:00 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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$60

Flowers and Still Life – Sawtell Art Group

January 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sawtell ARt Group,
Cnr Lyons and Bayldon Rds, Sawtell,
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Enjoy the Brilliance of Pastels with Helen Goldsmith

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Bryony Anderson: Artist in Residence One Off Makery

January 9 @ 1:00 pm - January 11 @ 1:00 am
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Want a sneak peek at Stringdom? Go behind the scenes in the Artlab as artist Bryony Anderson and composer Rae Howell devise an event that will inspire kids to create and play. OPEN STUDIO: Tuesday 9 January 1-3pm & Thursday 11 January 1-3pm. A Glasshouse Regional Gallery Artist in Residency Project. Stringdom Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 January, 10am – 3pm Free Creative play wonderland. An interactive creative play experience where children can create, construct and immerse themselves with sound…

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Adult $95 Member $85

Collage & Paper Art Masterclass with Beci Orpin

January 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Collage & PaperArt Masterclass Join designer and author Beci Orpin as she takes you through the ins and outs of using one of her favourite mediums – paper. Explore various paper treatment techniques and mediums (watercolour, pastels, ink, photocopies etc), as well as learning about how to use colour, form and shape in your own paper creations. You will leave the class with three completed projects – vintage postcard art, paper crystal lantern and paper brooch. All projects feature in…

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Adult $20 Member $18

Craft & Cocktails, Eco Dyeing with Food Scraps with Rhiannon Simmonds

January 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Glasshouse Regional Gallery,
Crn Clarence/Hat Sts, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444 Australia

Relax in the evening as we explore new crafts with local arts & craftspeople. Join Rhiannon Simmonds and learn how your food scraps can be transformed into a colourful fabric design.

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December 20172017

Dead Flowers Society End Of Year

December 13, 2017 @ 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Big Fig Arts - The Bellingen Brewery & Co.,
Up Church Street Lane, Bellingen,

Dead Flowers Society will wrap up for the year with a special session of drinks and drawing on 6-7pm Wednesday 13th December. $10 covers all materials and a glass of bubbly. At the Bellingen Brewery & Co, up Church Street Lane, Bellingen. No booking required. The weekly drawing sessions with Big Fig Arts will resume 24th January.

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3 Day Workshop with Herman Pekel

December 2, 2017 @ 12:00 am - December 4, 2017 @ 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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November 2017

Jo Ernst Art Workshops – Portraiture Workshop

November 28, 2017
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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HASTINGS CHORISTERS “SING-ALONG MESSIAH”

November 25, 2017 - November 26, 2017
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 – Life Drawing

November 14, 2017
Gloucester Gallery,
Denison St, Gloucester, NSW,
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14 Nov & 28 Nov Gain expert tuition from award-winning artist Jo Ernst: Dates: Life Drawing Workshop: Tue 14 Nov 2017; 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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