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.
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.
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
With Janet Johnson
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.
Wed > 10am
With Sally Blake
In this workshop participants will learn how to dye with local plants and shibori methods to pattern your fabrics while dyeing.
Wed > 2pm
Construct baskets and make 3D textiles by coiling and twining a variety of ready-made materials, including raffia, thin ropes and wire.
Sat 4 & Sun 5 May > 10am
With Julie Bradley
Participants will work with a range of materials and papers to create a series of small collages illustrating collage techniques.
Sun 7 Apr > 10am
Paint with watercolour and extend your skills beyond the beginner level on the artist’s delightful country property.
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.
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’.
Wed > 7:15pm | 8pm
Join Krisha Jilson for Bollywood Dancing; no previous experience is needed, simply a love of foot-tapping music and fun!
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.
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
For centuries, yoga has proven to be a meaningful way to improve one’s physical, mental and emotional health.