Weekly Life Drawing Sessions with Carolyn Francis
Jan
23
to Dec 18

Weekly Life Drawing Sessions with Carolyn Francis

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Ongoing MJAC life drawing sessions are untutored, with a model provided each week and facilitated by Carolyn Francis. Newcomers welcome!

MJAC provides a model, easels and boards. Tea and coffee provided. Bring your own drawing materials and paper.

Purchase a 5 session workshop pass and collect your card when you attend your first life drawing session to be punched off each week you attend. Workshop passes are valid for 6 months. These sessions are casual and bookings week to week are not required. 

Want to try before you buy? You can purchase a single session pass for $20 directly from the facilitator. Simply turn up at the session to pay and give it a go!

Wednesdays | 6.30pm - 9.30pm | Suitable for adults
$90 for 5 sessions | Members $81 for 5 sessions

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60+ Dance Class with Lynne Williams
Feb
21
to Mar 28

60+ Dance Class with Lynne Williams

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Dance classes for people aged 60+. Exercise your mind and body, improve ease of movement, build strength and balance, and develop your creative movement style. These classes are for people who love to dance and enjoy working as a group. Fun is mandatory. No experience needed.

Lynne Williams is a Contemporary Dancer/Movement Specialist who trained at the acclaimed London Contemporary Dance School. She has over 30 years’ experience as a performer, choreographer and teacher.

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed with new dates to be confirmed.
Please register your interest below if you would like to be notified when new dates are announced.

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Postcards from the Sea Workshop with Linda James
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Postcards from the Sea Workshop with Linda James

Join Danjoo - Interwoven artist Linda James, a Bardi woman from the Dampier Peninsula, North of Broome. Learn about Linda’s Aboriginal culture through her artwork and her stories about fishing and living off the sea. Paint shells and sea creatures on postcard sized paper employing Linda’s fine brush technique. Discover how to prepare the background, create texture, apply a stencil and then add detail using a very fine brush. 

Sat 23 Feb | 10am - 12pm | Suitable for 5 - 14yrs
$10 | $9 Members | Materials supplied

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Meet the Artists - Carol Dowling & Esther McDowell
Feb
23
12:00 PM12:00

Meet the Artists - Carol Dowling & Esther McDowell

Join Danjoo - Interwoven artists Esther McDowell and Carol Dowling, sister of artist Julie Dowling, for a tour of the Exhibition. Visit the community exhibition Wallka-yong-a Kaardijin - To Share Knowledge and try your hand at weaving.

Sat 23 Feb | 12pm - 1pm | Suitable for all ages
FREE

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Cultural Awareness Workshop with John Mogridge
Feb
24
2:00 PM14:00

Cultural Awareness Workshop with John Mogridge

Understanding Local Aboriginal Culture

Join Bibbulmun man John Mogridge, to better understand local Aboriginal culture, protocols and the complexities and richness of language. Through objects, stories and discussion John will share insight into Aboriginal culture, to build respect and connection.

John is the City of Swan Aboriginal Partnership and Development Officer. He is passionate about young Aboriginal people knowing who they are and where they are from, and helping all people open their eyes to the richness of the culture of the First People’s of Bibbulmun Boodja.

This community activity will coincide with the Cale St Festival, Midland that runs from 2 – 8pm. 

Sun 24 Feb | 2pm - 4pm | Suitable for all ages
FREE

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Cale Street Festival Midland
Feb
24
2:00 PM14:00

Cale Street Festival Midland

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Presented by Midland Gate

Midland Junction Arts Centre is joining the party and you are invited!

Midland will come alive with the inaugural Cale Street Festival. The festival will celebrate Summer with family friendly activities, market stalls, live music and delicious food outlets. MJAC will be showcasing free exhibitions and hands on workshops with some of the exhibiting artists.

Sat 24 Feb | MJAC open 2pm - 6pm, Cale St Festival continues until 8pm | Suitable for all ages
FREE

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Community Canvas with Deborah Bonar-Mills
Feb
24
2:00 PM14:00

Community Canvas with Deborah Bonar-Mills

Join artist Deborah Bonar-Mills at Midland Junction Arts Centre during the Danjoo-Interwoven exhibition to help create a community canvas. Deborah will invite children and community members to contribute to a community canvas by adding to the overall design of the artwork. Visit MJAC and see Deborah’s work on display along with artworks by eighteen Aboriginal artists from the South West of WA.

This community activity will coincide with the Cale St Festival, Midland that runs from 2 – 8pm. 

Sun 24 Feb | 2pm - 5pm | Suitable for all ages
FREE

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Contemporary Bibbulmun Weaving with Lea Taylor
Mar
21
to Apr 11

Contemporary Bibbulmun Weaving with Lea Taylor

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Join Wadandi/Minang/Koreng Bibbulmun artist Lea Taylor to learn contemporary Bibbulmun weaving using bush materials, raffia, string and natural fibres. 

Week 1 - Bush Baskets
Week 2 & 3 - Large sculpted baskets
Week 4 - Wrapped Hay Forms

Thursdays 21 Mar - 11 Apr | 1pm - 4pm | Suitable for 16+ yrs
$180 | $162 Members | Materials supplied

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Meet the Curator & Artist - Lea Taylor
Mar
23
11:00 AM11:00

Meet the Curator & Artist - Lea Taylor

Join Danjoo - Interwoven Curator and Artist for a tour of the exhibition. Visit the community exhibition Wallka-yong-a Kaardijin - To Share Knowledge and try your hand at weaving.

Wed 20 Feb | 4pm - 5pm OR Sat 23 Mar | 11am - 12pm
FREE

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Introduction to Screen Printing with Monika Lukowska
Mar
23
to Mar 31

Introduction to Screen Printing with Monika Lukowska

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Over 2 weeks Monika Lukowska will teach the basics of screen printing. Create a hand-cut stencil and work with layers of colour and transparency to print your design onto paper. Learn about registration and how to produce a small edition of prints. Explore layering simple patterns and the effects you can achieve with varying the opacity of colours. Suitable for all levels of experience.

Sun 24 & 31 Mar | 12pm - 3pm | Suitable for 16yrs +
$140 | $126 Members | Materials supplied

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Meet the Curator & Artist - Lea Taylor
Feb
20
4:00 PM16:00

Meet the Curator & Artist - Lea Taylor

Join Danjoo - Interwoven Curator and Artist for a tour of the exhibition. Visit the community exhibition Wallka-yong-a Kaardijin - To Share Knowledge and try your hand at weaving.

Wed 20 Feb | 4pm - 5pm OR Sat 23 Mar | 11am - 12pm
FREE

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The Legacy of Carrolup | Gouache Painting Workshop with Tjyllyungoo Lance Chadd
Feb
19
10:30 AM10:30

The Legacy of Carrolup | Gouache Painting Workshop with Tjyllyungoo Lance Chadd

Artist and cultural leader Tjyllyungoo Lance Chadd will teach gouache techniques, observation skills and the process of developing a ‘cultural eye’ to the landscape. Enjoy learning this simple, yet dynamic and unique style of painting in a relaxed friendly format from one of Australia’s most respected leading Nyoongar / Yammatji artists.

Tjyllyungoo / Lance Chadd’s works are exhibited throughout the world including the Art Gallery of Western Australia, the Berndt Museum Collection and Parliament House.

Tue 19 Feb | 10.30am - 2pm | Suitable for 16yrs + 
$50 | $45 Members | Materials supplied 

Image: Lance Chadd, Scenes of Southwest (detail), gouache on paper, 68cm x 45cm

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Kalyakoorl Ngalak Warangka -  Forever We Sing | Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse
Feb
15
7:30 PM19:30

Kalyakoorl Ngalak Warangka -  Forever We Sing | Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse

Free community concert

As part of the Danjoo - Interwoven opening celebrations, join multi-award winning duo Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse, that rare act who capture an audience hearts and imaginations by connecting deeply through the power of song. This free community concert is informed by four principles: Koort (Heart), Moort (Family), Boodja (Land) and Koorlangka (Children/Legacy).

Fri 15 Feb | 7.30pm - 8.30pm | Suitable for all ages
FREE

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Wheel Throwing with Lee Woodcock
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Wheel Throwing with Lee Woodcock

Local ceramicist Lee Woodcock will lead you through this 6 week course designed for beginners and intermediate potters to develop the skills required to confidently use a pottery wheel and create functional vessels. Over the course of the three hour sessions you will learn throwing techniques, applying handles, glazing and adorning your small vessels. 

Clay, tools and firing costs are all included. Only seven spots available in this intimate series, be sure to secure your place. One left-handed wheel available. Please wear enclosed shoes and bring an apron. 

Wednesdays 6 Feb - 13 Mar | 6pm - 9pm | Suitable for 16+ yrs
$280 | $252 Members | Materials supplied 

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Oil Painting with Harrison See
Feb
5
6:00 PM18:00

Oil Painting with Harrison See

Over 4 weeks Harrison will guide you through the process of creating and reworking a series of ‘painted studies’ on board. Each week you will use oils to interpret and express different subject matter; including landscapes, figures and abstract elements. Using a variety of techniques, Harrison will discuss and demonstrate the importance of mark-making, colour, composition and generating emphasis within a work. Towards the end of this series, you will then have the opportunity to apply what you have learned to a final larger painting. This workshop is focused on experimenting with painting approaches and will offer something to both beginners and experienced painters.

Tuesdays 5 Feb - 26 Feb | 6pm - 9pm | Suitable for 16+ yrs
$280 | $252 Members | Materials supplied

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