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Tue 3 March 2015

March Exhibitions

Screen_Shot_2015-03-10_at_10.31.24_pm ‘Tears of the Moon’ at NANA
A solo exhibition of handpainted silks, works on canvas and handmade paper bowls by Barbara Byng, reflecting a deep connection to personal and collective myth, ritual and story.
When: 4-21 March
Opening Event: Saturday, 7 March, 2pm-4pm Where: NANA at The Emporium , 185 Hunter Street
Hours: Wed 10-4, Thu 10-5, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4.


Screen_Shot_2015-03-10_at_10.22.11_pm ‘DON’T PANIC’ at Curve Gallery
Precisely one year after the launch of 2014’s STORM CLOUDS, Ben Mitchell (of The Roost Creative) is kicking off his graphic novel sequel DON’T PANIC. The 60-page risograph printed comic book features as an installation on the walls of the gallery.
When: 13-14 March
Opening Event: Friday, 13 March, 6pm-8pm Where: Curve Gallery, 61 Hunter Street
Hours: Wed to Fri 1-7, Sat 11-3.


Screen_Shot_2015-03-10_at_9.35.09_pm ‘The Renewal of Mr Jones’ at The Project Space
A collection of oil paintings by Rachel Milne developed ‘behind the scenes’ at the iconic David Jones building at 185 Hunter Street after a 6-week long residency with access to every empty floor.
When: 18 -21 March
Opening Event: 6-8pm, Wednesday 18 March
Where: The Project Space at The Emporium , 185 Hunter Street Mall, Newcastle
Hours: Wed 10-4, Thu 10-5, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4.


Screen_Shot_2015-03-10_at_10.22.26_pm ‘Coastal Watch’ at Curve Gallery
Coastal Watch is an exhibition by established Sydney artists Peter Griffen & Denise Lithgow featuring vibrant abstract responses to coastal landscapes through painting & felt sculpture.
When: 21 March-5 April
Opening Event: Friday, 20 March, 6pm-8pm Where: Curve Gallery, 61 Hunter Street
Hours: Wed to Fri 1-7, Sat 11-3.


Screen_Shot_2015-02-17_at_10.29.22_pm ‘You Me Us: a united world after Paris’ at NANA
A window installation by Ro Murray. Using chalk pens Murray spells a message of unity in the language of the maritime signal flags in the NANA gallery Perkins St windows.
Where: NANA at The Emporium , 185 Hunter Street
Hours: 24 hours


Screen_Shot_2015-03-10_at_10.40.13_pm ‘New Home: with the oldest story’ at Wakarla Studio + Ann Snell Gallery
Representing internationally recognised Indigenous artists and emerging Indigenous artists, Ann Snell and Jason Couthard of Wakarla Studio are proud to present fine art from the oldest continuing culture in world.
When: throughout March
Where: Wakarla Studio + Ann Snell Gallery, 451 Hunter St Newcastle (btw Auckland & Union Sts)
Hours: Tue-Sat 11am-4pm


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Tue 3 March 2015

March Events & Workshops

EVENTS

Screen_Shot_2015-03-10_at_9.00.25_pm Hamilton Child Care Centre Family Fun Day with Liz Anelli Illustration.
Relax on rugs & cushions and join Liz Anelli in one of four local children’s book author/illustrator’s story time sessions, sharing her new cricket picture book, Howzat!
When: Saturday 14th March. 9am-3pm – Liz’s session is at 11am
Where: Gregson Park, Hamilton
Cost: Free event
More info: via www.facebook.com/LizAnelliIllustrator


Screen_Shot_2015-03-10_at_9.02.13_pm Newcastle Youth Orchestra’s ‘Kids Classics: Introduction to the Orchestra’ at Newcastle Museum.
Join Newcastle Youth Orchestra as we take you on a journey, learning about all instruments of the orchestra! Our musical maestro will lead talented students of the orchestra in performing works by Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Copland and more. Hear our bold brass players, our wonderful woodwind section, powerful percussionists and the sublime strings. Accompanied by our special guests, the puppet people, it’s a concert for the whole family to enjoy!
When: Saturday 28 March, from 2pm
Where: Newcastle Museum, Workshop Way, Newcastle
Cost: from $20.39. Tickets available via ticketek.com.au


Screen_Shot_2015-03-10_at_6.30.19_pm Dylan Smyth & The Follower at Idea Bombing Newcastle.
For the opening of the Newcastle Writer’s Festival 2015 Idea Bombing will be hosting its next session looking at independent print media in Newcastle. In the era of digital media, how relevant are print publications? We are asking our audience to engage in the ‘idea bombing’ format with some of Newcastle’s prominent independent print media providers in an intimate environment. Featuring Newcastle Mirage, The Follower newspaper, White Magazine and 2hrs North.
When: 5pm – 6:30pm, Friday 20 March
Where: The Press Book House Cafe, 462 Hunter St, Newcastle (Civic)
Cost: Free, but registration is essential


WORKSHOPS

Screen_Shot_2015-03-10_at_9.20.47_pm DIY Media + The Roost Creative present Hunter Lunch & Learn.
A free monthly series of business development seminars for individuals and entrepreneurs. This month Karissa Lewis presents ‘Client experience is the only currency in today’s economy’. Sign up to the Hunter Lunch & Learn enewsletter to be notified of upcoming seminars.
When: 12.30pm – 1.30pm, Friday 20 March
Where: The Roost Creative, Level 1, 152-160 Hunter Street, Newcastle (enter via Market St)
Cost: Free, but registration is essential.


Screen_Shot_2015-03-10_at_9.26.23_pm 2015 Newcastle Writers Festival Kids Program Family Fun Day with Liz Anellli Illustration.
Liz will feature as the 11am local children’s book author/illustrator’s story time session – sharing her new cricket picture book, Howzat! Kids and families can enjoy readings by local authors and illustrators, book launches, the Aunt Peachy Show, face painting & craft zone and buy signed copies of the books at MacLeans Booksellers pop-up on-site shop. Please note, Liz’s NWF Discovering Printmaking Workshop [PDF] now sold out.
When: 11am, Saturday 21 March (Family Fun Day runs from 9:30am to 1:30pm)
Where: Newcastle Region Library, Laman Street, Newcastle
Cost: Free event
More info: via www.facebook.com/LizAnelliIllustrator and www.newcastlewritersfestival.org.au


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Tue 17 February 2015

February Events & Workshop

EVENTS

Screen_Shot_2015-02-17_at_10.06.47_pm Newcastle Youth Orchestra’s 2015 Launch' at Inner City Winemakers.
To celebrate the launch of the 2015 Season for Newcastle Youth Orchestra, we invite you to join us for an evening of mystery and surprise. The mystery will start to unfold as soon as you purchase your ticket!
When: 5:30pm – 7pm, Friday 20 February
Where: Inner City Winemakers, 28 Church St, Wickham
Cost: $40. Tickets available via outix.com.au


WORKSHOPS

Screen_Shot_2015-02-17_at_9.42.25_pm DIY Media + The Roost Creative present Hunter Lunch & Learn.
A free monthly series of business development seminars for individuals and entrepreneurs. This month Shauna Stafford of DIY Media presents ‘How to Write a Media Release’. Learn how to structure a media release and follow-up techniques that ensures your news doesn’t get ignored. Sign up to the Hunter Lunch & Learn enewsletter to be notified of upcoming seminars.
When: 12.30pm – 1.30pm, Friday 20 February,
Where: The Roost Creative, Level 1, 152-160 Hunter Street, Newcastle (enter via Market St)
Cost: Free, but registration is essential.


Screen_Shot_2015-02-17_at_10.42.24_pm After School Art Classes with The Art Project by Andrew Dennis.
Give your child the opportunity to learn from an established and practicing artist in a working studio. The classes will focus on the fundamentals of drawing incorporating other elements of the fine arts such as painting, print making, sculpture and collage.
When: 3.30pm – 4.30pm, Tuesdays or Wednesdays
Where: The Art Project, 19 Wolfe St, Newcastle
Cost: $120 for 8 weeks or $20 per class
RSVP: via email andrewdennis@optusnet.com.au


naomi_wilde ‘The Art of Wellbeing’ by Naomi Wild Art Therapy
A women’s group for practising creative mindfulness, meditation and creative expression. A shared time in safe space with like minded people. No art skills required, in fact we focus on mark making rather than art making as a form of soulful expression. Truly a great form of self care for those looking to reconnect with themselves.
When: 5.30pm – 7pm, Friday 21 February
Where: Vitality Junction Natural Health Centre, 179 Union St, The Junction
Cost: $20/25 RSVP: via Facebook


Screen_Shot_2015-02-17_at_10.34.36_pm Make Your Own Picture Storybook with Liz Anellli Illustration.
This workshop is for people who have always thought they’d like to illustrate a children’s book but didn’t know where or how to start.
When: 6pm-9pm, Monday 9 March
Where: Studio Melt, 119 Hunter St, Newcastle
Cost: $99
RSVP: via www.cleverlab.com.au



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