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Gallery Tours for Schools and Groups
Feb
15
to Dec 20

Gallery Tours for Schools and Groups

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Schools and groups are invited to join us for FREE gallery highlights tour at Midland Junction Arts Centre. Gain an insider’s view and perspective into the themes of our exhibitions, as well as discover more about the creative arts in Midland.

Days and times can be flexible
FREE for groups of 10 or more

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July School Holiday Art Club
Jul
16
to Jul 19

July School Holiday Art Club

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Join in the fun this school holidays with the MJAC Art Club. Delve into Pottery, Painting, Drawing and Printmaking learning from professional artists and illustrators.  

Book all 4 Art Club workshops and save 10%, or simply pick and choose the workshops you’re interested in. Details for each workshop below.

Please bring along some old clothes to wear or an apron, and a drink bottle. Parents welcome.

Tue 16 Jul - Fri 19 Jul | Suitable for 7 - 14 yrs
$99 | $89.10 Members | Materials supplied

Clay Birdhouses with Lee Woodcock

Local ceramicist Lee Woodcock will be showing us how to hand-build our very own clay birdhouse. With four walls, a roof and a little perch to sit on, this cosy home can be hung from a tree in your backyard. We’ll be using leaves and flowers from the garden to imprint and colourful clay slips to decorate. All materials and firing included.

Tue 16 Jul | 2pm - 5pm | Suitable for 7 -14 yrs
$35 | $31.50 Members | Materials supplied

Hand-Printed Plants with Carly Lynch

Create prints and a zine in this exciting flora-inspired school holiday workshop with Carly Lynch. Carly will show you how to draw a range of plants and translate these into bright and delicate artworks, which you can print by hand! You will also get to make a mini-zine (book) that you can use as to print all your plants when you get home.

Wed 17 Jul | 10am - 12pm | Suitable for 7 -14 yrs 
$25 | $22.50 Members | Materials supplied

Painting Wildlife with Jae Criddle

Thursday’s Art Club invites you to get to know some of the animals on our State’s Threatened Species List in this painting workshop with artist and Illustrator Jae Criddle. Jae will show you how to draw and paint a range of interesting animals such as Blue Whales, Bilbies, Quokkas, Hairy Marron, White-bellied Frogs and Black-footed Tree-rats. Paint, pencils, and cartridge paper will be provided.

Thu 18 Jul | 10am - 12pm | Suitable for 7 -14 yrs
$25 | $22.50 Members | Materials supplied

Self-Portraits with Gabby Loo

Create your own character self-portrait with artist and illustrator Gabby Loo. Not your everyday portrait, Gabby will show us how to make a personality jump off the page using pencils, ink, watercolours and double sided foam tape. 

Fri 19 Jul | 10am - 12pm | Suitable for 7 - 14 yrs
$25 | $22.50 Members | Materials supplied

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Bats, Birds and Bees Textiles Workshop with Anne Williams and Cathy Levett
Apr
26
10:00 AM10:00

Bats, Birds and Bees Textiles Workshop with Anne Williams and Cathy Levett

Explore the amazing world of pollinators, natural dyes and solar dyeing, discovering the potential of materials that can be found in your own backyard! Join environmentalist Cathy Levett and MJAC Artist in Residence Anne Williams, learn about how important pollinators are, then create your own a stitched pollinator with natural dyes and silken yarn to take home.

Fri 26 Apr | 10am - 1pm | Suitable for 7 - 14 yrs
$25 | $22.50 Members | Materials supplied 

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Wild, Winged Wearable World with Angela Ferolla
Apr
24
10:00 AM10:00

Wild, Winged Wearable World with Angela Ferolla

Artist and designer Angela Ferolla will guide you through the fun world of fashion, textiles and design while you construct your own entry to this year’s WOWA Wearable Art Project.

Learn the creative art of fashion construction using cane, recycled materials and cardboard to create an imaginative sculptural insect or flora inspired wearable art piece.

Wed 24 Apr | 10am - 1pm | Suitable for 8 -15yrs
$25 | $22.50 Members | Materials supplied 

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Monoprinting for Kids with Shelley Elkins and Dimity Gregson
Apr
24
10:00 AM10:00

Monoprinting for Kids with Shelley Elkins and Dimity Gregson

As part of the DADAA In Focus Exhibition, join artists Shelley Elkins and Dimity Gregson and be inspired by tentacles, toes and tails to create an A3 artwork using masking and relief printmaking techniques.

Please wear covered shoes

Wed 24 Apr | 10am - 12pm | 8 - 15yrs 
$10 | $9 Members | Materials supplied

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Create a Teacup or Tumbler with Lee Woodcock
Apr
23
10:00 AM10:00

Create a Teacup or Tumbler with Lee Woodcock

Learn the art of hand building with local potter, Lee Woodcock. Lee will guide you through pinch pot processes to create your own tumbler or teacup. This family friendly workshop is open to all ages.

Clay, tools and firing costs are all included. Collect your fired teacup in a couple of weeks after it has been glazed and fired.

Tue 23 Apr | 10 - 11.30am | Suitable for all ages
$20 | $18 Members | Materials supplied

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Create a Cup with Personality with Lee Woodcock
Apr
16
to Apr 17

Create a Cup with Personality with Lee Woodcock

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Join Lee Woodcock, local ceramic artist, for two fun sessions learning the skills to create your very own cup with personality. In this educational and enjoyable series you will discover carving, hand building and glazing to produce a fully functional cup to use at home.

Tue 16 and Wed 17 Apr | 10am - 1pm | Suitable for 8 - 14yrs
$50 | $45 Members 

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

Cale Street Festival Midland

  • Cale Street Midland, WA, 6056 Australia (map)
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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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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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