Workshops and classes

Freo Art Movement brings Art to life in the Brewery

Fremantle Art Movement (FAM) is a collective of emerging and established artists whose mission is to provide a platform for local artists to engage with the community and promote the enjoyment of all forms of art in multiple environments. This winter, FAM will be joining the Little Creatures team to bring some artistic cheer and animation to the Brewery through art, live painting, workshops, markets and art exhibitions. The Fremantle Art Movement winter residency will be on display June, July and August with art, live painting, workshops and pop up markets. Stop by and see what some of Fremantle's finest…

Term Classes

Ever wanted to run away and join the Circus? Do you fancy learning to walk a tight rope, climb a silk, circus acrobatics or maybe just to brush up on your already acquired Circus skills? Come on down to CircusWA and join in one of our fabulous term classes. Term 3 runs from Monday 17 July through until Friday 22 September. The term has already started, however you can enrol at any time throughout the term.  http://www.circuswa.com/classes/

Baba Lala Musical Playtime

Music, Movement, Rhythm & Rhyme for little ones. Baba Lala Musical Playtime is a joyous celebration of life, created to nurture a strong connection between music, family & community. For babies, toddlers & little ones up to 4 yrs old & their families. Held at Penny Lanes Music Workshop, 1 Holdsworth St, Fremantle. Tues, Wed, Thurs & Fri  9am & again at 10am.  $15 - pay as you go, siblings half price. All classes are casual, no need to book.

Wu Tao dance beginners course

Wu Tao - the dancing way to balance & 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…

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Maker Studio - Family Art Class

A monthly class where we make cool stuff using unusual art supplies. ​Grown ups and kids work together to make awesome art. Pom Pom Party - Sat August 26th Origami Overload - Sat September 30th Polymer Clay Coolness - Sat October 28th CLASS INFORMATION 90 minute workshops @ 1pm to 2.30pm For students in Year 1 to 7 (Adults stay and take part.)For students interested in making, experimenting, building and imagining. FEE: $30 per class This fee covers all art supplies and tuition. * Adults stay and take part.** Please feel free to bring a snack and a drink.

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Pencil Portraiture

Do you love to draw but need help taking it to that next level? Perhaps you would like to refresh your skills? Maybe you’re a complete beginner but have always wanted to try portraiture? Rachelle Dusting will help you overcome the technical challenges of drawing and help to demystify the process for you! In this three hour workshop, you will gain an understanding of the tonal scale, its relationship to light and shadow and how to utilise hatching, cross hatching and scumbling. Rachelle will teach you how to grid a photograph and guide you through methods of thorough observation. Using…

Ear Candy Workshop

Got a passion for fashion?! Show off your style with some glam statement earrings designed and made by you! In this two hour class, you will learn basic jewellery making skills, including how to assemble hardware and decorative elements using pliers, jump rings and eye pins. You will also learn various techniques to make your own pom- poms and tassels out of yarn and leather: So NOW! You’ll be able to use your new skills to adorn future jewellery or craft projects. By the end of the workshop, you will walk away with one or two pairs of fresh and…

Concrete Pot Workshop 3917

Join us as we teach you how to make your own concrete pot! You will get to make, paint and take home two concrete pots of your own! Please wear clothes that can get a little dirty/ covered in concrete dust or dirt! If you get dirty it will come out in the wash, but just in case.  Included in the ticket price is: - The 2 hour workshop and all materials and equipment needed - Two concrete pots (medium and a large) that you get to make, paint and take home - One plant for you to put in one…

David Giles Freedom School Painting Workshops

Do you dream of being an artist? Or just want to have fun painting? Join award-winning artist David Giles for his monthly one day painting workshops at Studio 11 in Fremantle. The workshops, held in a lovely cottage with courtyard/garden setting, run from 11am - 4pm on a Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday each month. You choose which day/s to attend. Suitable all levels, including complete beginner Focus on personal expression and connecting with your inner creative self Includes demonstration by David Giles​​ VENUE: Studio Eleven, 11 Captains Lane, Fremantle DATES: 7,8,9 or 10 September; 5,6,7 or 8 October; 2,3,4 or 5 November and 7,8, 9 or 10 December. TIME:…

Spirited Drum Making Workshop

Would you like to experience the spiritual journey of creating your own ceremonial drum?Do you enjoy expanding your consciousness to the beat of the drum made from Spirit and feel the pull to create your own instrument?Are you called to experience the power of playing a drum made directly from your soul by your own hand?Yes? Then I invite you to join me, Catherine Fewings, Shamanic Sound Healer and Sacred Ceremony Celebrant, for a spiritual journey in drum creation. During this one day workshop I will hold space and assist you in the creation journey of the drum. The process…

Art and Food by the Season

Experience the magic of watching an artist create a painting using colours of the season, while enjoying a lunch menu which draws inspiration from seasonal colours and produce, and is prepared specifically for you. The event is held in the artist’s home (which is also her Gallery) in the vibrant City of Fremantle.  Numbers are kept intentionally small (no more than six) to encourage participation and enhance the experience. Andriana and Gina met 25 years ago and knew that one day they would collaborate and combine their shared passions of art and food.  Finally that time has come and they…

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Watercolour Whales with Michelle Fleur

In this three hour workshop, contemporary watercolour artist Michelle Fleur will take you through her process of creating the whimsical and fluid watercolour whales for which she is best known. During the workshop, participants will learn a few fun watercolour techniques and then apply them to their own whale paintings with Michelle’s direction. This workshop will be relaxed, fun and perfect for both beginners and more experienced artists. At the end of the workshop you will walk away with two beautiful whales perfect for display as well as the knowledge to apply these skills to your own subject matter. Michelle…

Man Shed Masterclass

What's in your Man or Woman Shed? Old chairs, rusty paint cans, scraps of wood, tools, car parts, wire, rusty nails, tin signs?! Perfect! No shed? Put your pickin' pants on, start scouring the neighbourhood verges and put together your collection of flotsam and jetsom now!  In this full day course, renowned sculptor Neil Elliot will help you to transform scrap into sculpture! You will learn safe workshop practices including basic wood and metal working techniques and use them to create your own assemblage artwork. Neil will help you to see the magic in the mundane, the beauty in the…

Glow Art Workshop

Looking for a painting class unlike any other? Enter the challenge of working with neon materials under blacklight! Paint your face, paint your body (or if you’re lucky, someone else’s). You’ll receive a glow in the dark drink and glow sticks to add to the illuminated atmosphere. Don’t forget to wear something white or neon and brush your pearly whites with fluoride before you come to get yourself glowing to the max! About the teacher:  Shevy Hanson is an artist, teacher and the creative crusader behind Workshop Freo. She has studied Art and Design, Fine Art and Education at Curtin University…

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Workshops and classes

Whether you’re looking to pick up a new skill or feed your creative soul there are always workshops, classes and events happening in Fremantle. Take an evening class at Fremantle Arts Centre or check out the Kidogo Arthouse program. Discover something new and fun to do in Fremantle.