HERE I AM: Art by Great Women upcoming events 2021

Dance! Draw! Paint! Weave! Exercise! Create! There’s still plenty of ways to engage your creativity this summer at Kambri …

Immerse yourself in a variety of inspiring workshops devised for families, students and the general public as part of the HERE I AM: Art by Great Women festival.

Participants will learn hands-on skills directly from professional women specialising in artforms including life drawing, dancing, traditional Indigenous weaving, linocut and painting.

Numbers are limited across all workshops, so book quickly to secure your spot.


Culture on the Move Workshop | Bush Animal Weaving

19, 20 and 21 January 2021
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Drama Theatre, Cultural Centre

Ronnie Jordan is a proud Kalkadoon woman who will share her traditional ecological knowledge with you.

Enjoy a hands-on workshop where you and your child each create a woven bush animal. The workshop inspires a connection to Aboriginal culture, and both children and adults will learn techniques of the age-old art of traditional weaving.

Dance Workshop | Kulture Break

20 and 21 January 2021
9:00 am – 11:30 am
Kambri Lawns

An introduction to the basic skills and foundations of dance and a sequence dance routine from Kulture Break. These workshops are empowering, entertaining and engaging for all ages and abilities.

Established in 2002, Kulture Break is a not-for-profit social enterprise mental health and well-being community service provider committed to the transformation and empowerment of children and youth.

Culture on the Move Workshop | Fish Trap Weaving

23 January 2021
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Drama Theatre, Cultural Centre

Come and learn from Ronnie Jordan – a proud Kalkadoon woman – in a traditional fish trap weaving workshop.

Enjoy a hands-on workshop which inspires a connection to Aboriginal culture and learn techniques of the age-old art of traditional weaving.

Paint Pinot Workshops

30 January 2021 (‘Highland Cow’ workshop)
31 January 2021 (‘Blue Nude’ workshop)
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Drama Theatre, Cultural Centre

Relax with a fun afternoon of painting and sipping wine. In three hours, participants will be guided in steps to create their own masterpiece. Absolutely no artistic skill is required, and all materials are supplied so you get to take home your ‘Highland Cow’ or ‘Blue Nude’ painting, ready to hang.

Paint Pinot was launched in regional NSW by artist and teacher Tina Hansen-Jones in 2017 and is based on the hugely popular ‘Paintnite’ events run in cities all over North America.

Sweet and Sour zine | Linocut Valentine’s Day Workshop

Friday, 12 February 2021
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
aMBUSH Gallery

Got a sweetheart for Valentine’s Day yet? This workshop will be led by emerging Asian-Australian printmakers and will explore linocut printmaking techniques. It will begin with a speed ‘dating’ round (for singles and those already partnered just looking to meet new friends) where you have the opportunity to talk to everyone and get to know each other. You can then make your own linocut, and choose to gift it to someone you’ve met!

Unwind on the Greens

Weekly on Wednesdays from 20 January to 24 February
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Kambri Lawns

Join the highly skilled ANU Sport group fitness instructors for a variety of free group workouts over the summer season and unwind at the end of a busy day as the sun sets over Black Mountain.

20th January — Sh’bam with Kara Chalson

27th January — Pilates with Lynn Materne

3rd February — HIIT with Emily Ryan

10th February — Body Attack with Jackie Crombie

17th February — Sh’bam with Kara Chalson

24th February — Body Balance with Lynn Materne

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