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Awesome Interactive 1930s Performance

Don’t miss out on this hilarious interactive performance – The Swash-Line Secret!  Join actor and comedian Monica Main for a rollicking adventure performance, where you get to become part of the story in this ripping yarn about kids having awesome adventures in Perth and Freo. Step back to 1930s Australia, an era before television, when school meant chalk on blackboards and fun meant kids running barefoot in their playtime with cubby wars, bikes and games with friends… as long as they were back home by dinnertime! Bring a grown-up and make sure you ask them what type of adventures they…

Art Heroes: Frida Khalo

Be inspired by the sketchbooks and paintings of this Surrealist Mexican artist. Explore dreams to create beautiful, strange masterpieces. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Monday July 2nd   Time: 9.30am   Class Length: 3 hours For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 Cost: $60

A Pirates Life Interactive Performance

Join our special edition of pirate mania in A Pirate’s Life interactive performance as we bring buccaneering stories to life. Watch our Wheel of Myth-fortune spin and find out which features of pirate legend are the treacherous truth, and which are fabulous fiction. Use your myth-busting skills, and vote to help us decide where these sea-faring stories lie on the Pirate Fact-O-Meter. This is a free event on a first come basis! WA Maritime Museum adult entry fees apply

Art Play: Sculpt With Clay

In this unstructured class you are free to explore your own art ideas and try sculpting with clay at your own pace. Model your own 3D creatures and unusual objects. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Monday July 2nd Time: 2pm   Class Length: 1 hour For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 Cost: $20

Eco Studio: Gems

Learn about the science of gemstones and minerals. Create art inspired by your learning – paint, sculpt, draw and make geometric crystal art. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Tuesday July 3rd    Time: 9.30am   Class Length: 3 hours For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 Cost: $60

Art Play: Family Sculpt With Clay

Create amazing art with your child. In this unstructured class you are free to explore your own art ideas and try sculpting with clay at your own pace. Model your own 3D creatures and unusual objects. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Tuesday July 3rd   Time: 2pm Class Length: 1 hour For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 AND an Adult Cost: $35 (1 adult & 1 child) $20 per additional child Max. 3 children per adult.

Art Heroes: Hokusai

Be inspired by the prints and paintings of this influential Japanese artist. Explore pattern and colour, the ocean and nature, to create your own masterpieces. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Thursday July 5th   Time: 9.30am   Class Length: 3 hours For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 Cost: $60

Eco Studio: Microscopic

Learn about the tiny organisms hard at work in nature. Create art inspired by your learning – paint, sculpt, draw and make amazing tiny art. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Wednesday July 4th   Time: 9.30am   Class Length: 3 hours For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 Cost: $60

Art Play: Family Create With Wool

Create amazing art with your child. In this unstructured class you are free to explore your own art ideas and try creating with wool at your own pace. Make pompoms, tiny wool dolls and octopi or try some wrapping. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Thursday July 5th Time: 2pm Class Length: 1 hour For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 AND an Adult Cost: $35(1 adult & 1 child) $20 per additional child Max. 3 children per adult.

Spare Parts Auslan Interpreted Performances

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre with the kind support of JM Wright Memorial Fund (held by the Fremantle Foundation) will be offering special Asulan interpreted performances for our in theatre performances of The Farmer's Daughter and The Night Zoo.  UPCOMING AUSLAN PERFORMANCES The Farmer's Daughter Inspired by real-life stories from rural Australia, The Farmer’s Daughter tackles themes of change and resilience while celebrating the lives of the people who live and work on the land. This show explores the bond between a girl and her grandfather in an astounding visual celebration of the powerful relationship of people and the environment. Puppets, performers and lights…

Art Play: Build With Wire

In this unstructured class you are free to explore your own art ideas and try sculpting with clay at your own pace. Model your own 3D creatures and unusual objects. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Friday July 6th Time: 2pm   Class Length: 1 hour For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 Cost: $20

Alcohol Inks with Monique Ford

In this three hour workshop, art practitioner and teacher Monique Ford will introduce you to working with alcohol inks. A beautiful, free flowing and fun medium, alcohol inks can be used to create luminous, layered artworks emphasising colour, composition and balance. You will explore the properties of the ink and specialised papers, and learn to achieve vibrant effects with translucent and metallic colours . The possibilities are only limited to what you are willing to try!What you will learn:-The application of different alcohol ink colours and effects (including metallics)-How to create a successful, balanced composition-How to use layers to create depth…

Exhibition Structural Dependency by Matthew Thorley

Matthew Thorley is a visual artist investigating positive and negative space in the built environment. He is inspired by contemporary architecture’s dynamic form and focuses on elements concerned with the study of light interacting with reflective surfaces. Structural Dependency suggests movement or rather the desire for movement. Thorley constructs objects that encourage a state of flux and invite the viewer to respond physically. The subtle movement that takes place between the object, the viewer and this immersive space constructed by the artist; creates a tension and a desire to participate in this dance. These artworks prompt the viewer to practice a…

Pirate Combat Workshop

Back by popular demand! Get ready for the pirate battle and join in our interactive pirate combat workshop. Using foam ‘boffer’ swords, Joshua Pantera Davidson from Pyro Panther Entertainment will make sure that all trainee pirates have an opportunity to sharpen their combat skills and have loads of fun. Activities free. WA Maritime Museum adult entry fees may apply.

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Creative Kids Art Club Holiday Workshop

Bugs & Beetles Monday 9 July 10.00 am to 12.00 noon For ages 5 to 12 Join us for our exciting school holiday workshop and learn to draw and paint exquisite bugs and beetles with pencil and watercolour paints. Learn techniques to capture colours and draw to scale. For more information and to book, visit creativekidsartclub.com.au The Meeting Place, South Fremantle $59

Art Play: Family Paint With Nature

Create amazing art with your child. In this unstructured class you are free to explore your own art ideas and try painting with feathers, leaves, flowers and other natural objects at your own pace. ABOUT THIS CLASS Date: Monday July 9th Time: 2pm Class Length: 1 hour For: Students in Year 1 to Year 6 AND an Adult Cost: $35 (1 adult & 1 child) $20 per additional child Max. 3 children per adult.

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