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ON THE MOVE: THE DION FAMILY
Slow Boat to Nerrigundah:
The Dion family & the golden gardens of the Chinese diaspora on the South Coast of NSW Saturday 25 January, 1pm-3.30pm
A talk by historian and author Dr Joseph Davis. Followed by an Open mic: Read your poetry or prose on the theme of bus travel, the Dion Family exhibition, or an anecdote about traveling on a Dion bus (5 minutes per participant). Register by emailing email@example.com or sign up on the day. Afternoon tea provided.
Free, all welcome
Family Ties: tracing a legacy through art
Wednesday 4 December, 1pm-2pm
Join curator Mikala Tai and artist Naomi Segal as they discuss the process of approaching a family legacy through the lens of contemporary art.
Free, all welcome
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop:
Write Your Name In Chinese with Dr Fan Dongwang
Sunday 26 January, 2020 12noon–4pm
Learn the basics of traditional Chinese calligraphy and write your name in Chinese. This elegant brush writing technique is taught in a way that is easy to understand, meditative, enjoyable and relaxing. 18+ No previous experience required. Materials provided
Cost $40 (+ GST & booking fee)
ELEMENTS OF SPACE The Mann-Tatlow Collection of Asian Art
Celebrate Chinese Calligraphy:
Chinese lucky works with Dr Fan Dongwang
Saturday 25 January, 2020 12noon-4pm
Celebrate Chinese New Year of The Rat. Learn the basics of traditional Chinese calligraphy as the foundation of Chinese art, using simple but expressive brush stroke on rice paper to create some beautiful Chinese characters that are symbols of luck and prosperity. Ages 18+ No previous experience required.
All materials supplied. Cost $40 (+ GST & booking fee)
Celebrating Asian Culture Family Fun Day:
Free activities for kids and families
Sunday 16 February, 2020 12noon–3pm
Including Chinese lion dance, origami station, Chinese lantern, circus performers, face painting and much more. Register your interest today.
Celebrating Asian Culture Family Fun Day.pdf
Eventbrite Link: Family Fun Day Register
Dion Bus Stop Junior Art Trail - Family Fun Day
Sunday 16 February, 2020 12.15on-1pm
A free, fun tour of exhibitions On the Move: The Dion Family and Elements of Space : The Mann-Tatlow Collection. The tour is designed for 3-5 years olds. Children will explore art works through story-telling, art making, songs . Bookings essential. Note: Parents and carers also attend this tour.
Eventbrite link: Dion Bus Stop Junior Art Trail
THE WAND COLLECTON - Indigenous works Donated by Paul and Christine Wand
Sharing Knowledge Enrichment Program
Yrs 3 & 4 – Wed 1 April. Yrs 5 & 6 – Thurs 2 April Yrs 7 & 8 – Fri 3 April: 9.30am – 3pm Free for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Enquires ph 4227 8506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ANTHONY LISTER Thousands Amazing the Great
Free Create your own Superhero Collage Workshop with Anthony Lister
Saturday 9 May, 12pm–4pm
Create your own Superhero and mythological story using imagery from books and magazines with collage and drawing. Then add your own unique hand drawn characteristics to your Superhero with pencils, markers and coloured crayons. Age 16+ all materials provided
Eventbrite Link: Create your own Superhero Collage Workshop
Free Stencil Workshop with Anthony Lister
Sunday 10 May, 12pm–4pm
Explore alternative artistic practices as well as traditional painting, sculpture and drawing techniques. Learn ways to transfer words or images onto paper, make a stencil and apply spray paint on canvas to create a piece of stencil art. Age 16+ all merails provided
Eventbrite Link: Stencil Workshop
Enrichment Program: Collage & Stop Motion Animation with Angie Cass
Year 10 – 12 Visual Art Students. $50 per student Thursday 26 March, 9.30am – 3pm
Enquires ph 4227 8506 or email email@example.com