Carclew Explore Arts Spring School Holiday Program

Explore Arts

2018 Spring School Holiday Workshops

Carclew’s Explore Arts school holiday program is here and we are so excited to announce that October brings THE BEST OF EXPLORE ARTS.

Our team of professional artists present a broad range of inspiring, hands-on experiences for 5-17 year olds that will nurture their inner-artist and allow them to try out new techniques and make new friends. Full program with full day and half-day creative activities below!

Full day workshops | $85 / $65 conc | Full day excursion | $95 / $75 conc | 9am - 5pm
Half day workshops | $55 / $45 conc | Morning 9am-12:45pm | Afternoon 1:30-5pm

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Tuesday 2 October

SET IN MOTION: STOP MOTION ANIMATION | Ages: 912
Create your own mouldable characters and bring them to life with claymation techniques. Design and direct your own Lego "Brick Film" Animation. The finished videos will be shown on the big screen and then uploaded to YouTube.
Artist: GooRoo Animation

Wednesday 3 October

LIFE AT 25 FRAMES PER SECOND: EXCURSION TO ANIFEX | Ages: 1317
Join us on an inspirational behind the scenes tour of the ANIFEX facilities and studio space. Learn about stop motion, simple lighting and camera set up from the experts then create your own cut out animation and clay characters for a mini group animation project. ** Offsite arts-cursion. Drop off and pick up at ANIFEX, 65 King William St, Kent Town **
Artist: Anifex Studios

Thursday 4 October

2-in-1 : Book half or full day

CELLOGRAPH: AEROSOL ART | Ages: 5-8 (AM) Ages: 9-12 (PM)
Explore aerosol art creative techniques including can control, spray can design tricks and effects with mentor graffiti artist. You’ll be working outdoors to design and create a graffiti work as a group, then a solo piece to take home.
Artist: James Dodd

FLORA AND FAUNA: PRINTMAKING | Ages: 9-12 (AM) Ages: 5-8 (PM)
Take inspiration from native plants and animals to create your very own collection of prints. Learn lino cutting techniques on foam print sheets, to create a tile to transfer onto to a variety of materials. Create your own card or artwork to frame.
Artist: Bronte Woyziechowski

Tuesday 9 October

2-in-1 : Book half or full day

CRAZY CREATURE HEADWEAR: Sculpture | Ages: 58 (AM) Ages 912 (PM)
News Flash - A new creature has been discovered at Carclew. Does it have the horn of a unicorn? Scales of a fish? Teeth of a lion? You decide! We will be creating wearable, hangable masks inspired by a mixture of our favourite animals. Your crazy creatures will then be featured in an exhibition at the Carclew Dusk Markets.
Artist: Ruby Chew

MONSTER MAKING: ILLUSTRATION & PAPERCRAFT | Ages: 58 (PM) Ages 912 (AM)
Turn the monsters of your dreams into reality! Imagine the gruesome textures and anatomy of your monster, make a cardboard cut-out of them to stand on your desk and then create its story and sketch out in a mini zine while it looks on.
Artist: Mitch Hearn

Wednesday 10 October

XXL ART: INSTALLATION, MURALS & PROPS  | Ages: 712
Create huge artworks that fill a room, art you can play IN! Walk through and around art by working on large scale materials. Come make installations and props with Dave Court that will be displayed at the Dusk Arts Markets.
Artist: Dave Court

Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 October

2 day workshop

ART OF ILLUSTRATION: BOOK ILLUSTRATION | Ages: 1017
Learn the ins and outs of book illustration from character development, storyboards to final illustrations. Use elements of illustration to create a visual language that extends and complements the words. Bring along a story, poem or song lyrics to illustrate.
Artist: Sally Heinrich

Thursday 11 October

MAKE IT MOVE: MECHANICAL SCULPTURE | Ages: 712
Turn static objects into interactive and playful works of art. By experimenting with mechanisms such as cams, cranks, followers and levers, you will create your very own mechanical sculpture. Build your sculpture using cardboard and recycled materials, then bring it to life through movement.
Artists: Sylvia Nevistic and Susie Boeselt

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All workshops located at the Carclew Castle*, 11 Jeffcott St, Kaurna Country, North Adelaide
*not an actual castle, we don’t have a moat… yet but we do have secret passages, so let's use our imagination.

Parents are encouraged to book early – spots will sell out

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Access info: We have one dedicated disabled space in the Carclew carpark. There is a ramp at the back door. The foyer, ballroom and toilets are wheelchair accessible but other areas of the building are not. There is level access to the side of the building and pathways around the garden area. Note that classes are a small in size with max. 16 participants with 2 teachers. Please contact Lilla to discuss your access needs on 8267 5111 on lberry@carclew.org.au

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Disclaimer: At time of scheduling, all workshop information is true and accurate. Whilst every effort is undertaken to ensure the integrity of this program, Carclew cannot be held responsible for changes beyond our control that may occur. If a workshop is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, you will be offered an alternative option or refund.

Contact Details

Lilla Berry, Coordinator, Arts Programs
Thurs & Fri
lberry@carclew.org.au
08 8230 1114

Key Dates

  • Oct 02
    Oct 11
    Explore Arts October Holidays- THE BEST OF program is coming