Arts & Culture

Spinifex Arts Project 20th Anniversary

Japingka Gallery presents Spinifex Artists from the remote Pitjantjatjara lands in WA. Artists Ngalpingka Simms, Kanta Donnegan and Tjaruwa Woods will attend the opening on Friday 10 November.   Twenty years ago the Spinifex People of the Great Victoria Desert began an epic journey of recovery and restoration. Moved off their ancestral lands by missile and nuclear tests of the 1950s, they had determined to relocate to the homelands. They moved back in the 1980s. Then in 1987 Spinifex Arts Project was established to map the connections between the people and their lands. Their Native Title claim was successful and…

With Attitude

A solo exhibition of paintings by Karin Morris. The focus of this exhibition will be the natural environment. Looking at the role of trees in shaping people's consciousness of the world around them. Morris has investigated the idea that specific trees possess individual characteristics. Through her paintings Morris has highlighted the uniqueness of each tree to heighten people's awareness of this factor and in the process hopes that this will increase people's connections to the natural environment. These trees with their individual personalities speak to the passer-by and invite them in to share their world. These trees add value, colour…

Wu Tao Dance Beginners Course

Wu Tao - the dancing way to balance and flow. Work with the elements and meridians in this restorative sequence of dances for harmony and joy. It’s easy to forget what’s really important to us in the midst of a busy life. We all need ways to help us maintain emotional balance, peace of mind AND a healthy body. Wu Tao is a powerful yet gentle way to achieve this. A unique dance as therapy modality, grounded in the proven system of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wu Tao is an easy and joyful way to bring yourself back to centre. This…

Term 4 at Inkling Art Space

Come and join us for fun and creative activities at Inkling Art Space in Henry St, Fremantle, behind Paper Bird bookshop. We have lots of different workshops for you to explore your artistic passions, your drive to make things and to get really messy while doing it! NATURE CLUB Art + Nature = Amazing Art Adventures Join Teori - Wildlife & Nature Specialist, and Brigid - Teaching Artist & Textile Specialist for learning and making inspired by our natural world. Each class starts with exploratory drawing and scientific investigation. Every week we use a new medium to explore our topic.…

Tiny Discovery

Join us as we use different art materials to explore our world. In the process of making art we build confidence, learn about ourselves and our world and explore art concepts. These classes are designed for a child and an adult to explore art together.​Zoom! Flying Animals. Sat November 4thBoom! Stormy Weather. Sat November 11thTunnel! Animals Underground. Sat November 18thGreen! Trees & Leaves. Sat November 25thHot! Volcanoes & Lava. Sat December 2ndSplash! Swimming Animals. Sat December 9th60 MINUTE CLASS | 6 WEEK COURSE |​SAT @9AM | $100 TERM PASS OR $20 PER CLASS IMPORTANT INFORMATION Ticket price includes art supplies…

Art Magic Junior Art Class

Jump aboard the Hogwarts Express and join us for a truly magical art class. Inspired by the wizarding world we will be creating wands, potions and magical books. Each week we will be build our drawing skills, with objects from the Cabinet of Curiosities. Then we will turn our attention to one of the specialist subjects – painting, sculpting and making incredible art. Flourish & Blotts. Saturday November 4thCare Of Magical Creatures. Saturday November 11thCharms. Saturday November 18thDefence Against The Dark Arts. Saturday November 25thHerbology. Saturday December 2ndPotions. Saturday December 9th CLASS INFORMATION 6 week course starts November 4th90 minute…

Nature Club Term 4

Art + Nature = Amazing Art Adventures! Join Teori - Wildlife & Nature Specialist, and Brigid - Teaching Artist & Textile Specialistfor learning and making inspired by our natural world. Each class starts with exploratorydrawing and scientific investigation. Every week we use a new medium to explore our topic. This term:Drawing – Gems & Minerals. Saturday November 4thSculpting – Eucalypts & Acacias. Saturday November 11thPainting – Feathers, Fur & Hair. Saturday November 18thCollaging – Molluscs & Coral. Saturday November 25thPrinting – Rainbows & Tornadoes. Saturday December 2ndWeaving – Webs & Nests. Saturday December 9 th CLASS INFORMATION6 week course60 minute…

Art Lab Senior Art Class

Jump aboard the Hogwarts Express and join us for a truly magical art class. Inspired by the wizarding world we will be creating wands, potions and magical books. Each week we will be build our drawing skills, with objects from the Cabinet of Curiosities. Then we will turn our attention to one of the specialist subjects – painting, sculpting and making incredible art. Flourish & Blotts. Saturday November 4thCare Of Magical Creatures. Saturday November 11thCharms. Saturday November 18thDefence Against The Dark Arts. Saturday November 25thHerbology. Saturday December 2ndPotions. Saturday December 9th CLASS INFORMATION 6 week course starts November 4th90 minute…

Drawing Machine

Art + Science + Engineering = Drawing Machines! Join Sam – Teaching & Painting Specialist , and Brigid - Teaching Artist & TextileSpecialist for art making inspired by motion and machines.Explore drawing in all sorts of mediums – charcoal, ink, paint and more. Build tiny robotsand see what they draw. Attach paint brushes and pencils to your fingers, toes and to treesto see what marks we can create. Make Rube Goldberg machines and see what effectgravity has on ink and charcoal. Human Machines. Saturday November 4thElastic Machines. Saturday November 11thPlant Machines. Saturday November 18thGravity Machines. Saturday November 25thGear Machines. Saturday…

Art Lab

A weekly art & science mashup! Join Jane – Teaching Artist & Sculpture Specialist, and Holly- Teaching Artist & ScienceSpecialist as we explore scientific principles and create incredible drawings, paintings andsculptures. This term we will be experimenting with:
Light. Saturday November 4thLiquids. Saturday November 11thForces. Saturday November 18thElectricity. Saturday November 25thMagnetism. Saturday December 2ndBotanics. Saturday December 9th60 MINUTE CLASS | 6 WEEK COURSE |​SAT @ 3.30PM | $100 TERM PASS OR $20 PER CLASS  IMPORTANT INFORMATION This class is messy, please wear comfy, old clothes or bring an art shirt.Everyone is welcome. Please let us know if you have any…

DSLR Photography Classes

We run photography classes on Sunday afternoons, if you are interested please call and make a booking. We offer half day workshops from 1-5pm, which include catering, photography theory and a practical walkabout tour in Fremantle. Bring your own DLSR Camera and tripod (also a spare battery and card if necessary).  We do have a special: a person without a camera can join in for free, catering for these additional people is $12 per head.

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Playing with Light | PaintingSculpture

Bruse and Kerr both celebrate an enthusiasm for light within this exhibition. Light is a source of creativity for both artists and shares a common inspira- tion within their work. James Kerr graduated with a degree of fine art in Dunedin, New Zealand and is inspired through experiencing natural places during travels. Kerr utilises light as a tool which paints the mood of the natural Australasian landscape in his work and is used to portray an appreciation for natural places while ex- perimenting with heightened colours. Light creates a recipe for colour and tone and Kerr is drawn to shadows…

Natalie Gillespie | Sunday Music

Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday throughout summer in Fremantle Arts Centre's idyllic Front Garden. Sunday 26 Nov: Natalie Gillespie (WA) is one of Perth’s most soulful singer-songwriters. Weaving her heart into each and every song, Gillespie takes audiences on a journey into her most vulnerable and joyful moments. She’ll be joined on stage by her all-star band.

Watercolour and Wine A Merry Mekel Christmas

Start the season in style with Christmas-lover, renowned commercial illustrator and artist Mekel. In this class, you will work across different types and qualities of paper to create swing tags, gift cards and paper tree baubles with which to start decking your halls! Enjoy sipping on some Stella Bella wine as Mekel teaches you how to use watercolour ink and markers to create beautiful effects in a loose, flowing style.  About the Teacher: Mekel is a commercial beauty and fashion illustrator, represented by the Jacky Winter Group. Known for her fashionable illustrations including work for Elle, Twinings, Revlon and TOPSHOP, you…

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