Open Sessions

Open Sessions

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Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

30 Parke Street

Katoomba, NSW 2780

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Open Sessions - A free creative meet up for young people 13 - 18

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Open Sessions is a free program for young people aged 13 - 18 wanting to share creative interests in an encouraging and inspiring environment. Make something at a drop-in activity station, chat with practicing artists, develop new ideas and meet other young creatives from your community. Open Sessions is free but bookings are essential!

2022 Dates:

TERM 1: THURSDAY 3 MARCH - Paper Ornaments and Experimental Jewellery making with artists Jeff McCann and Nina Baker.

TERM 1: THURSDAY 17 MARCH - Copper pendants and Printed Tote bags with silversmith Jane Tadrist and printmaker Linda Swinfield.

TERM 1: THURSDAY 31 MARCH - Inclusive Filmmaking with Genevieve Clay-Smith from Bus Stop Films.

TERM 2: THURSDAY 12 MAY - Japanese Inspired Ink Drawing with Artist Shay Tobin.

TERM 2: THURSDAY 26 MAY - Collage self-portraiture beyond the Anthropocene, into the Symbiocene with Artist Rachel Harrex.

TERM 2: THURSDAY 9 JUNE - Bad Embroidery with Artist Liam Benson

TERM 3: THURSDAY 4 AUGUST - Bioluminescence, Claymaking Fungi and Creatures with Artist Freedom Wilson

SATURDAY 13 AUGUST, 1 - 3:30pm - Street Art Satellite Program #2 - Artist, author and activist Ailie Banks and Wiradjuri Street Artist Merindah Funnel. THIS WORKSHOP IS BEING HELD AT THE BLUE MOUNTAINS THEATRE AND COMMUNITY HUB, SPRINGWOOD.

This project is supported by Create NSW’s Audience Development Fund, a devolved funding program administered by Museums & Galleries of NSW on behalf of the NSW Government.

Image: Jeff McCann Paper Ornaments workshop, photo by Jinwon Kim

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