Saturday 5 and Thursday 10 October
With Mariana del Castillo
Gungahlin Arts presents two workshops with renowned artist Mariana Del Castillo as part of the Mental Health Month open exhibition, Resilience.
With Rachel Develin
Reincarnate waste into ‘flash’ new objects that will brighten up the home and garden.
With Joshua Sleeman-Taylor
Be introduced to monotype, monoprints and relief printing. Learn how to make spontaneous prints using techniques that don’t require a press, are affordable and easy to do at home.
With Jenny Blake
Learn the basic techniques, step by step, on drawing and painting portraits with acrylics.
With Janet Meaney
This workshop introduces participants to two basket making processes in depth; coiled basketry and twining.
With Hanna Hoyne
See the world of garbage with new eyes; reimagine what you throw away to become new, unique and lovable little sculptures.
Sunday 8 and 22 September
With Maria Cofinas
2018 CAPO/BAC Inclusion Award recipient Maria Cofinas invites the public to watch, join in and be opened to the power of art and creativity.
Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September
With Michelle Day
Create your own delicate and enigmatic illuminated sculpture from translucent materials such as fabric, paper and silicone.
Sunday 20 and 27 October
With Judi Power Thomson
Over two Sundays, this Studio Masterclass will allow participants to work up a striking canvas of Australian native birds.
Dance for People with Parkinson's
Parkinson’s ACT and Belconnen Arts Centre present a weekly dance program specifically designed for People with Parkinson’s.
Dance for All
Ricochet is designed for adults who want to keep their body and brain active and healthy, regardless of their mobility, skill or age.
Dance for People with Dementia
Participants are able to explore different ways to express themselves in a supportive environment.
Learn from professional artists
This professional development series provides face to face encounters with established and professional emerging artists and makers.
Practical skill-building workshops
Participants engage in hands-on making projects to gain or strengthen their knowledge of specific art-making skills and techniques such as drawing, painting and sculpture.
Inclusive dance classes
Fortnightly inclusive dance and movement classes with a focus on improvisation, led by a variety of experienced tutors from different dance backgrounds.
An introduction to the arts sector
IGNITE: Social aims to extend the cultural participation of IGNITE participants and improve their access and inclusion in the arts as makers and viewers.
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Build stamina and enhance circulation, digestion, and respiration and develop strength, flexibility and inner-calm.
Biodanza makes it easy and enjoyable to let go of the stress and busy-ness of the day and to move, feel, play and ‘come back to yourself’.
Join Krisha Jilson for Bollywood Dancing; no previous experience is needed, simply a love of foot-tapping music and fun!
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Professional Spanish dance and choir classes that explore expressive interpretation and performance choreography.
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Mindfulness Stretching helps you achieve fundamental reductions in chronic muscle tightness. This improves everyday comfort within your body and fundamentally reduces your baseline stress level.
Monday and Wednesday
Leave your shoes and concerns at the door, quiet your mind and be guided into the sensations of your body with Nia Dance.
West Coast Swing is a street partner dance taught exclusively in Canberra by Audacity Dance at the fantastic dance studio at BAC.
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
For centuries, yoga has proven to be a meaningful way to improve one’s physical, mental and emotional health.