Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail
Open Studio Weekend
10am – 4pm on 24th & 25th August 2019
Discover the Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail
The HAAT Open Studio Weekend is on again!
Explore the galleries, visit the studios
and have the opportunity to meet the Artists and Artisans as they work.
Here are the 2019 Open Studio Weekend Venues:
- Deidre & Satya Morrison will be exhibiting at “Richmond Art Supplies”
Shop 1. 328 Windsor St, Richmond.
Ph: 02 45 78355
Entry is free
For more info visit www.haat.com.au
Hawkesbury City Council’s ‘Waste 2 Art’ Competition
is still open for primary school age children!
This is a great activity for kids to take part in with artworks being exhibited at the Hawkesbury Central Library during Government Week from Monday, 29th July ’til Sunday, 4th August 2019.
Waste 2 Art Competition focuses on 3Rs of waste hierarchy: reuse, reduce and recycle to specifically show how students can give waste a new purpose by transforming it into a creative artwork.
The artwork may be either 2D or 3D and must follow the competition guidelines.
To register please visit www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/environment/waste-management/waste-2-art/waste-2-art-competition
Entries Close on Sunday, 21st July 2019 at 11:59pm
Date: Artworks will be exhibited during Local Government Week – 29th July to 4th August
Hawkesbury Central Library
300 George St, Windsor
Visit www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or follow www.facebook.com/hawkesburycitycouncil
Membership is due!
MTAS Yearly Membership is in line with the financial year so your renewal is 1st of July 2019
To renew your membership please print and complete the membership form found here.
You will see there is 2 x A5 size forms to an A4 page – this is intended so it will print well for us. There is one for you and one for a friend!… or else a spare for next year 🙂
Please return your printed form with your fees to P.O. BOX 1058, RICHMOND NSW 2753, OR you can return in person to an MTAS Committee Member or to Richmond Art Supplies at Shop 1, 328 Windsor St Richmond.
For more info about being a member please go here: www.mtas.com.au/join
Don’t forget to follow us also on Facebook here: facebook.com/MacquarieTownsArtsSociety
Hawkesbury Show entries must be delivered to the Showground this Friday, 3rd May from 10am to 4pm or Saturday, 4th May 9am to 11am.
Do you want to help at the Art Desk at the Show? You just supervise, sell catalogues and enjoy the Art. (There are Stewards to deal with any Sales or problems). You do not need to be an artist or have an art work in the Show. You will be be given a Free Entry Ticket.
We need 2 helpers per session for
Friday 10th 4 – 7,
Sat 11th 10 – 1, 4 – 6, 7 – close
Sun 11th (Mothers Day) 1-4pm
Please ring Sheila 0408 161 284 to volunteer.
Art in Action 17th, 18th and 19th May
Art In Action is on again!
It is a wonderful long weekend that provides a unique opportunity for local artists to learn new techniques and styles with the very best tutors from across Australia and New Zealand.
Art In Action allows the local art community to come together and celebrate their artistic interests.
Tutors are proficient in a wide range of mediums, techniques and styles including: Oils or water-based oils, indigo dyeing , no-press prints, mixed media, acrylic, pastel and watercolour. Students do not have to do 3 days of workshops. Book for one day, for two or for three days – the choice is yours.
Here is a link to the full information booklet PDF
If you are not wanting accommodation you can still book into the workshops.
The Art in Action weekend is organised and run by CASS (Combined Art Societies of Sydney Inc.) a non-profit group run totally by volunteer lovers of art.
Date: 17th, 18th and 19th May (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
Venue: Merroo Conference Centre, 182 Mill Road, Kurrajong, NSW (Wheel chair accessible)
For more info: contact Diana Garth on (02) 8230 1587, Fax (02) 9570 9801
Reminder: Yarramundi Open Day Wednesday 1st May – 10am to 4pm.
Tomorrow is our next open day. Members and guests are invited to come along to Yarramundi with inspirational surrounds for painting, sketching, watching art DVD’s, crafting or any medium.
Address: Yarramundi Community Centre, 54 Thornbill Way, Nepean Park Estate, Yarramundi
(on the way up to Springwood)
Mingle and create with like minded art enthusiasts.
Share your interests while learning more about art and the artists in our area.
Morning and afternoon tea is provided. Bring your own lunch.
Upcoming Dates: Open Days are twice a month on a Wednesday –
15th May, 5th &19th June and 3rd & 17th July
For more info contact Narelle on 02 4565 9222 or Sharron on 02 4572 5580
Look forward to seeing you there!
Reminder: Macquarie Towns Arts Society’s Easter School Holiday
Art & Craft Workshops
15th to 26th April
Don’t forget everyone our Easter School Holiday Kids Workshops are starting next week!
||10am – 12nn
||1pm – 3pm
||Decorate Easter Eggs
||Make Pompom Bunnies & Chicks
||Make Easter Cards
||Decorate Easter Basket
||Draw Mythical Creatures
||Make Easter Bunny Masks
||Make Little Clay Bunnies
||Closed Good Friday
||~ Easter Weekend ~
||Closed Easter Monday
||Create a Crystal Fairy
||Paint a Landscape
||Make Colourful Clay Critters
||Make Magic Lanterns
|| ~ ANZAC Day Holiday ~
||Decorate Treasure Boxes
||Make Butterfly Wind Chimes
Cost: $15 per 2hr workshop per child; all equipment supplied.
Venue: Richmond Art Supplies
Shop 1, 328 Windsor St, Richmond
(next to Brynorms)
Bookings Essential: phone Deidre 0412 979 731