MTAS Paint Along Open Day is Back! Wednesday, 20th October from 10am to 4pm The Macquarie Towns Arts Society is reopening Musson Lane for their Members for the next MTAS Paint Along Open Day on Wednesday the 20th of October from 10am to 4pm. This will be under COVID Safe measures and social distancing. Proof of Double Vaccination will need to be provided when you attend – either digital or on paper. There will be hand sanitiser and wipes, BYO mask. Musson Lane has enough space and rooms for people to decently spread out to allow for safe distancing
Resin Jewellery Workshop Saturday, 20th November 2021 We have a new Resin Jewellery Workshop on 20th November! Learn to make your own resin jewellery and create a unique piece for yourself or give it as a beautiful gift! In this workshop you will learn resin casting techniques to create pendants, brooches, beads and bangles. You will learn how to use different tools, jewellery moulds, resin recipes, how to embed interesting objects such as dried flowers and how to present it as a jewellery item. Take home 4 pieces of your very own unique resin jewellery or give away as
MTAS Monthly Meeting: Demo via Zoom – 12th October 7.30pm Oil Painting “Hawkesbury River Scene” by Deidre Morrison We are excited that Deidre will be demonstrating tomorrow evening 12th October with The Macquarie Towns Art Society at 7.30pm Oil Painting a “Hawkesbury River Scene.” This will be delivered via Zoom. The Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87215453401 Deidre has been in the Hawkesbury as an artist and art teacher for the last 30 years. Holding a Diploma in Art Education and co-owning Richmond Art Supplies. Deidre loves to share her creativity with the art community in the area. Deidre is proficient with
We are pleased to announce that The Macquarie Community College Term 4 Catalogue is out now and our classes will start to return to face to face, with Covid restrictions in place. Those who are Double Vaccinated will be allowed to attend. We have eight allowed at a time in our classroom with social distancing measures. Please contact us for any further information on 02 45 783 555 to discuss details. MCC helps us advertise our classes and workshops. The College offers a wide range of courses in addition to Art in many different locations. Check out their new brochure online
MTAS School Holiday Art & Crafts Program From 20th – 30th September 2021 The MTAS Kids School Holiday Workshops are on again! Due to Covid Restrictions these classes will be held via Zoom. For 5-15yr olds. Limit of 10 students per workshop. Cost: $10 per workshop per child; all equipment supplied. Bookings Essential: phone Marcella on 0400 185 807 for Zoom link & bank details.
The Great International Craft Show Series 11 ‘Christmas Shopping & Projects’ 16th – 19th September 2021 The Great International Craft Show is an interactive online experience. Just like a physical event, vendors ‘man their stands’ running demonstrations, event offers and with welcoming chatter. There are hourly live updates, vendors online to chat, demos and event news. Doors open 9.30am AEST (Sydney time) from Thursday, 16th until Sunday, 19th September 2021. Event features and locations: Shopping hall: gics.craftalive.com.au Live feed: www.facebook.com/CraftAlive Classrooms: gics.craftalive.com.au/classroom Video Library – gics.craftalive.com.au/classroom You don’t need to book classes. Just subscribe to the classroom to access
Hawkesbury Art Prize New Entry Date 15th October 2021 After careful consideration of evolving Covid policy changes, The Hawkesbury Art Prize Committee have changed the dates for entry and the Exhibition. The new dates have been carefully evaluated to balance the needs of organisers, members and all those involved, whilst meeting the requirements of current social restrictions and in the spirit of keeping the event alive. www.hawkesburyartprize.com.au These are the NEW key dates: Entries NOW Close: 5:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2021 27th October – Finalists notified 27th November – Opening night, awarding of prizes by Susan Templeman MP 27th November
The Hawkesbury Art Prize 2021 A reminder to all local Artists that the Hawkesbury Art Prize closes at 5:00pm on Wednesday, 8th September 2021. The Opening Event and Awards will be on Saturday, 9th October 2021. It will be opened by Federal Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman. The Hawkesbury Art Prize Inc. is a non-acquisitive art award originally established in 2011 operating as a not for profit event run by an incorporated committee of dedicated volunteers. To enter, please visit www.hawkesburyartprize.com.au 1st Prize, The Hawkesbury Art Prize: $10,000 plus 2 week art residency at Glenhuntly Estate, Kurrajong Highly Commended:
Piggery Lane Studios & Art Gallery Exhibition From 12th June – 15th July 2021 The Piggery Lane Studios & Art Gallery Exhibition is on from 12th June – 15th July 2021 at the Village Kitchen, Kurrajong. The Art Exhibition features local artists from the Piggery Lane Studios like Jenny Lloyd, Kym Morris, Malcolm Robertson, Sharron Whittington, and Marian Wilcox. The address is 83 Old Bells Line of Rd, Kurrajong NSW 2758. For more info ph (02) 4573 0988 Look forward to seeing you there!
Reminder: The Macquarie Towns Arts Society Kids School Holiday Workshops are coming up again! From 28th June – 9th July 2021 For 5-15yr olds Limit of 10 students per workshop. CovidSafe practices and distancing rules will apply. Cost: $15 per 2hr workshop per child; all equipment supplied. Venue: Richmond Art Supplies, Shop 1, 328 Windsor St, Richmond (next to Brynorms) Bookings Essential: phone Deidre 0412 979 731