Wed > 2pm
With Sally Blake
Construct baskets and make 3D textiles by coiling and twining a variety of ready-made materials, including raffia, thin ropes and wire.
Wed > 6pm
With Mariana del Castillo
Utilising found materials, old textiles, altered photos, natural dyes, stencils, illustration, charcoal and threads, students will make a number of fabric books.
Wed > 10am
In this workshop participants will learn how to dye with local plants and shibori methods to pattern your fabrics while dyeing.
Sun > 12:30pm
With Ged Jones
Old master vanitas painting focuses on the transience of life, futility of pleasure & certainty of death through symbolic objects such as skulls, books & flowers arranged as a still life.
Fri > 10am
With Al Phemister
This workshop seeks to introduce everyone to tools and materials, and to guide them step by step in creating an object, encouraging them to impose their own interpretations and artistic preferences.
Tues > 10am
With Peter McLean
Woodcuts are a traditional form of relief printmaking with distinctive graphic qualities and the potential for a wide range of outcomes in both colour and black and white.
Thu > 10am
With Nicolette Benjamin Black
Students will explore wonderful watercolours and some Australian artists, aiming to produce a small painting at the end of each class.
Tue > 10am | Thu > 6pm
With Janet Johnson
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.
23, 24 & 30 January
To provide a taster for potential newcomers, and a gentle return for the regulars, three additional classes will be held prior to the beginning of term 1.
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 Mobility Levels
Feed your body and spirit with music and movement.
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.
Tues | Thu | Sun > Various times
Build stamina and enhance circulation, digestion, and respiration and develop strength, flexibility and inner-calm.
Mon > 7:45pm
Biodanza makes it easy and enjoyable to let go of the stress and busyness of the day and to move, feel, play and ‘come back to yourself’.
Sat > 2:30pm
With Debora di Centa
Open to people with and without dance experience, Body Expression is based on Laban movement analysis, creative movement dance practice and improvisation.
Mon > 5:20pm | Wed > 12:30pm
Flexibility Stretching helps you achieve fundamental reductions in chronic muscle tightness. This improves everyday comfort within your body and fundamentally reduces your baseline stress level.
Wed > 9:30am
‘Insieme’ means together; these are fun and inclusive dance workshops for the whole family that aim to provide quality family time in a playful and creative environment.
Mon > 6:30pm | Wed > 6:15pm
Leave your shoes and concerns at the door, quiet your mind and be guided into the sensations of your body with Nia Dance.
For centuries, yoga has proven to be a meaningful way to improve one’s physical, mental and emotional health.