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Today's date is Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Arts and Cultural events
 June 2018
Friday 15
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friday Talk: The making of Fragment Website | More Information
Join potter Stewart Scambler as he demonstrates the techniques used to make the pieces in the exhibition Stewart Scambler: Fragment.
Sunday 24
10:00 - EVENT - Perth Upmarket : Perth’s premier quarterly market for original and handcrafted wares. More Information
Perth Upmarket is Perth’s premier quarterly market for original and handcrafted wares. The market brings together over 180 of Perth’s most talented artists, designers, craftsmen and gourmets all under one roof at the University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Hall. Incorporating a dedicated Junior Upmarket and Gourmet section.

Parking and entry are free and the venue is easily accessible. Three ATMs onsite.

Sunday 24 June 2018 10am - 4pm University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall www.perthupmarket.com.au
Friday 29
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friday Talk: Modern Australian Landscapes in Literature Website | More Information
Modern Australian landscape tradition is captured in the spectrum of works selected from the UWA Art Collection by Curator Sally Quin. View the exhibition and join Associate Professor Tanya Dalziell as she discusses selected works and considers some relationships with contemporary Australian literature.

 July 2018
Monday 02
14:00 - EVENT - WINTERarts: Little Hoo-Haa: Big Laughs for Little People : WINTERarts 2018 runs from 2 - 31 July Website | More Information
Looking for some fun in the July school holidays? The Little Hoo-Haa is improved comedy at its finest and funniest. A show of pure delight and unabashed enjoyment. If you are looking for a fun family event then this is it.

Dates: 2-7 & 9 - 14 July. Weekday performances at 2pm, Saturdays at 11am & 1pm. Tickets $15-20. Suitable for ages 6+. For more WINTERarts events visit: http://bit.ly/2Ihs5Nl
Tuesday 03
10:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Discover! Percussion : WINTERarts 2018 runs from 2 - 31 July Website | More Information
Led by one of Perth's premier young percussionists Jackson Vickery, Discover! Percussion helps budding musicians aged 8-12 years leap into the wonderful world of percussion! This session will allow students to explore a range of tuned and untuned percussion instruments and learn new and exciting beats and rhythms!

Tickets $20. For more WINTERarts events visit: http://bit.ly/2Ihs5Nl

11:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: PupPup Pet Portraits : School holiday art workshop at the gallery Website | More Information
Join artist Elizabeth Maruffo for a fun workshop learning how to make a tiny felt sculpture of your favourite dog.

It is the Chinese Year of the Dog this year and this workshop is also part of the A Portrait of Taiwan in Perth project. There is an opportunity for your creation to be exhibited in the upcoming Pup Pup is the Boss of the Stars exhibition, which will be held at Midland Junction Arts Centre in August (or if you love your sculpture too much you can take it home with you after the class). More information about this will be provided on the day.

Suitable for children aged 7 - 12. $20

12:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Discover! Percussion : WINTERarts 2018 runs from 2 - 31 July Website | More Information
Led by one of Perth's premier young percussionists Jackson Vickery, Discover! Percussion helps budding musicians aged 8-12 years leap into the wonderful world of percussion! This session will allow students to explore a range of tuned and untuned percussion instruments and learn new and exciting beats and rhythms!

Tickets $20. For more WINTERarts events visit: http://bit.ly/2Ihs5Nl

14:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Dinosaur Hatchlings : School holiday art workshop at the gallery Website | More Information
Using colourful polymer clay, artist Elizabeth Maruffo will teach children how to sculpt tiny dinosaurs to take home.

It’s time to get tiny! With colourful polymer clay, artist Elizabeth Marruffo will take you on a sculpting adventure as you create tiny dinosaurs hatchlings emerging from bright silk eggs. Using polymer clay and a range of clever sculpting tools, you will learn the basic skills to help you sculpt these prehistoric cuties. We will bake the sculptures ready for you to take home and keep among your tiny treasures!

Suitable for children aged 7-12. $20
Wednesday 04
11:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Home Time Peaches Character Design : School holiday art workshop at the gallery Website | More Information
Learn how to create characters from seedpods, leaves and dried plants in this workshop with artist Elizabeth Marruffo.

Working from the graphic novel Home Time, by Campbell Whyte, you’ll get an inside look into how the world of The Peaches came to be. From wild costumes and hilarious accessories, these cuties are filled with character and bursting with energy.

You’ll learn how to design distinct Peach characters, each with their own personality and sense of style. You’ll then use native plants, leaves and seedpods, along with felt to sculpt your own characters, just like the creator of Home Time did!

Suitable for children aged 7-12. $20

14:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: PupPup Pet Portraits : School holiday art workshop at the gallery Website | More Information
Join artist Elizabeth Maruffo for a fun workshop learning how to make a tiny felt sculpture of your favourite dog.

It is the Chinese Year of the Dog this year and this workshop is also part of the A Portrait of Taiwan in Perth project. There is an opportunity for your creation to be exhibited in the upcoming Pup Pup is the Boss of the Stars exhibition, which will be held at Midland Junction Arts Centre in August (or if you love your sculpture too much you can take it home with you after the class). More information about this will be provided on the day.

Suitable for children aged 7 - 12. $20
Thursday 05
11:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Dinosaur Hatchlings : School holiday art workshop at the gallery Website | More Information
Using colourful polymer clay, artist Elizabeth Maruffo will teach children how to sculpt tiny dinosaurs to take home.

It’s time to get tiny! With colourful polymer clay, artist Elizabeth Marruffo will take you on a sculpting adventure as you create tiny dinosaurs hatchlings emerging from bright silk eggs. Using polymer clay and a range of clever sculpting tools, you will learn the basic skills to help you sculpt these prehistoric cuties. We will bake the sculptures ready for you to take home and keep among your tiny treasures!

Suitable for children aged 7-12. $20

14:30 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Surrealist Dream Boats : School holiday art workshop at the gallery Website | More Information
No, this workshop is not about your latest crush! Instead join artist Elizabeth Marruffo who will guide you in making a small pinch pot boat.

Using polymer clay, we will then use a range of clever sculpting tools and learn some basic skills to sculpt small creatures or objects from our dreams that can live and journey in our small boats.

Suitable for children aged 7-12. $20
Friday 06
18:30 - FREE LECTURE - UWA Music presents: Distinguished Artist Lecture Series with Milijana Nikolic More Information
UWA and West Australian Opera (WAO) present a series of lecture recitals, talks and masterclasses with internationally recognised directors and artists from WAO’s 2018 season, which will delight audiences with a unique insight into the world of opera.

In our second lecture of 2018, join Serbian-born mezzo-soprano Milijana Nikolic as she discusses preparing for the title role of Carmen in WAO's upcoming production.

Entry is free | please RSVP to concerts@uwa.edu.au

Refreshments served from 630pm | event start 7pm
Saturday 07
11:00 - EVENT - The Good Market at #SIFest18 : Join WA’s community of change-making businesses and consumers for a fun day out with the whole family. Website | More Information
Showcasing WA’s vibrant community of ethically conscious businesses and organisations, The Good Market is the place to explore products and services that do good.

Browse and shop ethical fashion, gifts, food, homewares and eco products, and meet the inspiring change-makers behind these enterprises. Learn more about how you can buy and consume in a more sustainable and conscious way.

The Good Market is a fun-filled day for all the family with kids’ activities, live performances and wholesome food trucks on the beautiful grounds of UWA.

The Good Market is open and free for all to attend – simply come on the day and enjoy!



Stall-holders include:

Postcode Honey, Fair Go Trading, Leo Strange, Kadi Koo, Sophie Silks ...And many more to be announced!

14:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Fibre Art Animals : WINTERarts 2018 runs from 2 - 31 July Website | More Information
Learn how to make a fibre art animal or doll in this hands-on art workshop with award-winning artist Sharyn Egan. Using straw and colourful natural and acrylic fibres, let your inspiration run wild to create a dog, bird, lizard, elephant – or whatever creature you can imagine - in Sharyn’s fun and relaxed workshop. All materials are provided.

Ticket price $10. Suitable for ages 8-12. For more WINTERarts events visit: http://bit.ly/2Ihs5Nl

14:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Fibre Art Animals : School holiday art workshop at the gallery Website | More Information
Learn how to make a fibre art animal in this hands-on art workshop with award-winning artist Sharyn Egan.

Celebrate NAIDOC week by joining Nyoongar artist Sharyn Egan to learn techniques for making your own fibre art animal sculpture. Using straw and colourful natural and acrylic fibres, let your inspiration run wild to create a dog, bird, lizard, elephant – or whatever creature you can imagine - in Sharyn’s fun and relaxed workshop. All materials are provided.

Suitable for children aged 8-12. $10
Monday 09
9:00 - EVENT - WINTERarts: Chinese Cultural Activities : WINTERarts 2018 runs from 2 - 31 July Website | More Information
Join the team at the Confucius institute for a week of hands-on holiday fun - including bracelet making, fan painting, kite making, Tai Chi, lantern painting, paper cutting and movies. Sign up for a morning, a full day or the entire week - every day will be different.

Ticket price $50/full day. Program runs 9-13 July. Suitable for ages 6-12. For more WINTERarts events visit: http://bit.ly/2Ihs5Nl
Wednesday 11
9:00 - EVENT - AUSTA Cello Big Day Out Website | More Information
The AUSTA Big Cello Day Out will be held at the UWA Conservatorium of Music.

Activities will include: opportunities for junior, intermediate and advanced students to play and receive feedback from expert teachers, cello ensemble workshops, and the chance for teachers of junior, secondary and tertiary students to observe and participate in discussion forums with guest teachers.

Visiting cellists include Thomas Gregory (UK), David Pereira (ANU) and Alvin Wong (Melbourne), Louise Butler (ACT) among others, will provide expert insights and feedback to participants.

The day will conclude with a master class by WASO soloist and international cellist, Pablo Ferrández.

Registration can be made for individual sessions, combined sessions or the whole day. Special discounts are available for AUSTA National Conference delegates, AUSTA members and students. Attendance at all sessions is free for Australian tertiary music students with current university ID. A catered lunch may be ordered online along with your registration.

Tickets available here: www.trybooking.com/383059

11:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Junior Palaeontologist : WINTERarts 2018 runs from 2 - 31 July Website | More Information
Become a junior paleontologist and learn about fossils, handle ancient fossil material and unearth a real fossil to take home in this fun workshop. Participants will receive a museum fossil hunt workbook to record their observations. Parents/carers welcome to stay.

Ticket price $10. Suitable for ages 8-12. For more WINTERarts events visit: http://bit.ly/2Ihs5Nl

13:00 - WORKSHOP - WINTERarts: Junior Palaeontologist : WINTERarts 2018 runs from 2 - 31 July Website | More Information
Become a junior paleontologist and learn about fossils, handle ancient fossil material and unearth a real fossil to take home in this fun workshop. Participants will receive a museum fossil hunt workbook to record their observations. Parents/carers welcome to stay.

Ticket price $10. Suitable for ages 8-12. For more WINTERarts events visit: http://bit.ly/2Ihs5Nl

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