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Ceramics Slip Casting (9-12 years)

In this two day class learn the delicate art of slip casting, which entails creating a ceramic vessel by using liquid clay and a mould. Whilst waiting for the cast to dry, decorate a ready-made dish with colourful underglaze and texturing techniques. On day two decorate your own cast dish ready to be fired. Finish the class with two unique ceramic dishes to take home. 

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In Cahoots: artists collaborate across Country

In Cahoots: artists collaborate across Country is an expansive exhibition of new work taking over FAC’s galleries. The works are the result of 18 months of artists’ residencies in remote and regional Aboriginal art centres across Australia. Artists from six key Aboriginal art centres have invited leading independent artists – both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal – from around the country to work with them. The resulting collaborative artworks are significant, striking and bold in their inventive use of materials. Featuring sculptural works, installations and films drawing together the ideas of artists from diverse backgrounds, In Cahoots presents the fascinating, potent collaborations…

Funky T Shirt and Matching Bag

Design and decorate a t -shirt and bag using funky stencils, fabric paint and crayons. Go crazy with colour and pattern on fabric, then cut up and applique onto your t-shirt and matching bag. Please bring your own light-coloured t-shirt. 

Sunday Music | Dan Howls

Dan Howls (WA) has quickly won fans with his dark blues guitar and gravelly vocals. With a voice likened to Tom Waits, a new EP and a full band, come and see why Howls is generating so much buzz. He’ll be supported by local songwriter Ashby Ranson (WA). Sunday Music is FAC’s annual summer concert series sponsored by Bendigo Bank – Fremantle Community Bank Branch. Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday from October to March.

Gaslight Club

Fly By Night presents Freo’s newest Blues Club ‘for people with open minds’- The Gaslight Club! Named in honor of one of the most important venues in Perth in the 60s! The Gaslight Club is an intimate venue directly under the main stage of Victoria Hall. Check our website for performance times and artists.  

Body Painting Workshop

Learn how to body paint with award-winning body paint artist Suzanne Mykolajenko. All experience levels are welcome, including beginners, experts and artists from any medium who would like to try body painting. Suzanne is a talented artist, experienced competition painter, and a friendly tutor who will guide you through the amazing art of body painting.$99 with FREE entry to our Rainbow Tide - Body Painting Ball!Find tickets here: http://qkt.io/rainbowtide This hands-on workshop is only $99 per painter, with all materials, equipment and body paints included in the workshop. Bring your own body model for no extra cost, or paint on yourself!PLUS get…

Sunday Music | Carla Geneve

Carla Geneve (WA) is one of the most exciting new live acts on the WA music scene. Hailing from Albany and known for her personal songwriting, Carla effortlessly swings between honest folk and hard hitting rock. Performing with a three piece band, this afternoon promises to be raucous at times and tender at others. Sunday Music is FAC’s annual summer concert series sponsored by Bendigo Bank – Fremantle Community Bank Branch. Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday from October to March.

Sunday Music | Hugh Jennings

Hugh Jennings (WA) played in seminal Perth bands Autopilot, End of Fashion, The Avenues, Bob Evans, Eskimo Joe and more. With his new band he’ll perform songs from his long awaited pop/folk debut album Hound. Sunday Music is FAC’s annual summer concert series sponsored by Bendigo Bank – Fremantle Community Bank Branch. Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday from October to March.

Museum of Water

Museum of Water is a radically different exhibition that showcases, in Australia’s driest state, our connection to the world’s most essential life source. Commissioned by the Perth Festival, UK artist Amy Sharrocks and the Museum custodians have been towing their rusty trailer around the State for over a year, turning strangers into friends and liquid into art as they collect watery donations and the memories that go with them. The exhibition is the culmination of the last year’s work. View the ever-growing collection as you walk through more than 500 bottles of water, each with its own remarkable story. There…

A Cooks Daughter by Lynn Hazelton | Fringe World

A dusty folk tale based on Hazelton’s childhood as the Cook’s Daughter on the iconic and isolated Melita Station. Exploring a backyard of gibber stone and twisted mulga, lil’ Midge is annoying as she is small. Surviving eagle strike, mischievous willies and dastardly drought, she ‘gets her mosey on’ in her quest to be useful to all along the way. Raised on the Goldfields, a proud student of Kalgoorlie School of the Air, fostered through Freo folk and finely-tuned by Kimberley country, Hazelton proudly hails from the one-horse town of Boulder, Western Australia. Making up ‘hums’ as the barefoot kid…

Katrina Ballads

Praised by The New York Times for his “tough edge and wildness of spirit,” acclaimed US composer and vocalist Ted Hearne brings his modern classic, Katrina Ballads to Fremantle Arts Centre in an Australian premiere on Thursday 15 February as part of Perth Festival. Katrina Ballads is inspired by the tragic devastation of New Orleans in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina and the ensuing national political and media response. Featuring vocalists, chamber ensemble and gripping accompanying video, Katrina Ballads is a vivid look at one of America’s darkest hours. Katrina Ballads uses primary-source texts from the week surrounding Hurricane Katrina as…

Sunday Music | Dom Mariani and The Majestic Kelp

Dom Mariani and The Majestic Kelp (WA), one of Australia’s great instrumental outfits, combine a love of surf guitar, blues and psychedelic sounds. This performance will celebrate the release of the band’s fourth album Hi-Seas. Sunday Music is FAC’s annual summer concert series sponsored by Bendigo Bank – Fremantle Community Bank Branch. Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday from October to March.

Sunday Music | Andrew Winton & Dave Brewer’s Electric Blues Dancehall

Andrew Winton & Dave Brewer’s Electric Blues Dancehall (WA) will deliver an exuberant, full band blues party. Get your dancing shoes ready for an afternoon of up-tempo rhythm and blues. Sunday Music is FAC’s annual summer concert series sponsored by Bendigo Bank – Fremantle Community Bank Branch. Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday from October to March.

Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen is playing her most intimate Australian shows to date in support of her latest release Phases, a revealing and intimate collection of B-sides, rarities and demos from the past several years. Performing across two nights in the beautiful surrounds of FAC’s Inner Courtyard, don’t miss this very special chance to see Olsen up close and personal. Hear tracks from across Olsen’s stellar career, including the never-before-released tracks from Phases. Whether you’re a diehard fan or just discovering Olsen’s enormous musical range, these shows are not to be missed.

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Angus & Julia Stone

Fresh from playing to full houses in the US and sold out tours in Europe and the UK, Angus & Julia Stone return home to Australia in 2018. Touring their latest album Snow, join the siblings for a night of their signature harmonies and ethereal song craft. They’ll be joined on the road by powerhouse Melbourne singer-songwriter Angie McMahon, with her bold vocals and beautiful guitar tones.

Artsource

Artsource is the peak membership body for visual artists in Western Australia. We have over 1,000 members and provide them with professional services, opportunities and represent their interests. In addition to promoting our members and their work, Artsource champions the value of the visual arts to a growing audience across Western Australia, our nation and internationally. We are not-for-profit and supported by Government, businesses and many committed individual donors and Patrons.

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Fremantle arts organisation

Fremantle is a centre for arts and culture. Arts organisations based in the port city represent many sectors of the Western Australian cultural community including Artsource – the peak membership body for artists, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle Literature Centre, Fremantle Press and the Fremantle Chamber Orchestra. Check our listings to find out what’s on in Fremantle in the arts & cultural community.