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Spring School Holiday Workshops

4-14 October | 9am-5pm weekdays

Full day workshops are $85 / $65 concession
Half day workshops are $55 / $37 concession
2-day workshop is $170 / $150 concession

All workshops located at Carclew, 11 Jeffcott St North Adelaide

Carclew's school holiday workshop program offers full day and half day creative activities for kids aged 5 - 17 years in our stunning North Adelaide venue.

Our team of professional artists present a broad range of inspiring, hands-on experiences that will nurture your child's inner-artist and allow them to try out new experiences and make new friends.

Our Spring program includes a whole new bunch of workshop topics which will entertain Explore Arts veterans and those trying for the first time, including a special 2-day ANALOGUE PHOTOGRAPHY workshop. There's also KITE MAKING, WEAVING, ZINES, LINO-CUT PRINTS, DRAWING, MAGIC TRICKS, SUN PRINTING... What on earth is sun printing we hear you say?! Sign the kids up and find out!

Also for those Explore Arts fanatics we will be offering a 10% discount if you book 5 or more full priced workshops. To claim this discount you will need to select your workshops and call Carclew reception on 8267 5111 to finalise your booking and process payment. Reception is open Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pm. 

Please note that the Carclew online booking system is designed to work best in Chrome, Firefox, Safari 5+ and Internet Explorer 8+.

 

WEEK 1

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

When: Monday 3 October

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 2 IN 1: TWO WORKSHOPS, ONE DAY

* AVAILABLE AS FULL DAY OR HALF DAY WORKSHOPS *

KITE MAKING | Artist: Tatiana Arellano
Learn how to construct two kites; a Chilean paper kite, and a wind sock made from found objects, using a range of techniques such as watercolour, wax resist and binding.

SPRINGTIME DIORAMAS | Artist: Gerrie Ovadia
Inspired by Carclew’s gardens, construct a beautiful 3D springtime scene filled with birds, plants and blooms using paper, card, paint and a branch from the garden.

When: Tuesday 4 October
Ages:  7-12

Available in the following time slots:

FULL DAY: KITE MAKING & SPRINGTIME DIORAMAS (9am - 5pm)
HALF DAY: KITE MAKING (9am - 12:45pm) or (1:30pm - 5pm)
HALF DAY: SPRINGTIME DIORAMAS (9am - 12:45pm) or (1:30pm - 5pm) 

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2 IN 1: TWO WORKSHOPS, ONE DAY
* AVAILABLE AS FULL DAY OR HALF DAY WORKSHOPS *

SUN PRINTING | Artist: Sam Oster
Cyanotypes are a traditional photographic technique which uses the sun’s light to capture and expose an image. Learn how to compose and print images and see the world through blue-tinted glasses.

PAINTING BY INSTINCT | Artist: Aida Azin
Drawing on everyday experiences, explore activities to unlock your imagination and get your creative juices flowing. Working with multi-media painting techniques, see your ideas take shape and tell stories about yourself and the world around you.

When: Wednesday 5 October
Ages:  5-12

Available in the following time slots:

FULL DAY: SUN PRINTING & PAINTING BY INSTINCT (9am - 5pm)
HALF DAY: SUN PRINTING (9am - 12:45pm) or (1:30pm - 5pm)
HALF DAY: PAINTING BY INSTINCT (9am - 12:45pm) or (1:30pm - 5pm) 

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3 IN 1: THREE WORKSHOPS, ONE DAY

PLANT PATTERNS | Artist: Alise Hardy
Transform traditional botanical specimen drawings into a hip illustrated pattern. Learn how to create patterns that are drawn and assembled by hand to use as a book covering, wrapping paper or even wallpaper.

SPOKEN WORD | Artist: Gemma Boyd
Speak your mind! Be invigorated by a leading spoken word poet in an empowering set of activities to develop confidence in spoken word performance and poetry writing.

WEAVING | Artist: Lizzy Emmery
Baskets are not only functional vessels but also important objects of cultural meaning, telling stories about who we are and what we believe. This workshop will introduce you to the magic of coiled basket weaving.

When: Thursday 6 October
Ages: 5-12

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2 IN 1: TWO WORKSHOPS, ONE DAY
* AVAILABLE AS FULL DAY OR HALF DAY WORKSHOPS *

ZINE WRITING | Artist: Georgina Chadderton & Phoebe Patterson De Heer
Calling all budding publishers, writers and illustrators. This workshop will take you through the steps to create your own zine and start sharing your thoughts and ideas with your new zine buddies.

MOVEMENT | Artist: Hayley Kollevris
Get your body moving! Explore the different ways your body can move and work in groups to choreograph and perform a dance not bound by any style other than your own.

When: Friday 7 October
Ages: 10-17

Available in the following time slots:

FULL DAY: ZINE WRITING & MOVEMENT (9am - 5pm)
HALF DAY: ZINE WRITING (9am - 12:45pm) or (1:30pm - 5pm)
HALF DAY: MOVEMENT (9am - 12:45pm) or (1:30pm - 5pm) 

 

WEEK 2

PENCIL/PAPER/PRINT | Artist: Amanda Sefton-Hogg
Indulge your creativity, observation and drawing skills. With a keen eye and a pencil, transform a blank sheet into a well observed drawing, and learn how to translate them into lino-cut prints.

When: Monday 10 October
Ages: 10-17

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PENCIL/PAPER/PRINT | Artist: Amanda Sefton-Hogg

(See Monday 10 October listing)

When: Tuesday 11 October
Ages: 7-12

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3 IN 1: THREE WORKSHOPS, ONE DAY

ARTICULATED MONSTERS | Artist: Alice Lindstrom
Using coloured paper, card and imagination, create jointed paper figures, creatures and shapes with various moving parts, inspired by fantastical worlds. At the end of the day you’ll have a creature of your own to hang at home.

SIMPLY MAGIC | Artist: Keith Keller
Learn some really cool magic tricks that are easy to do, but clever enough to baffle the sharpest of minds. Make magic with coins, playing cards, iPhone cables and other easy to find everyday objects.

IMAGINED GARDENS | Artist: Alise Hardy
Spend time in the Carclew gardens studying plants and learning ways to represent their form through drawing. This parlour game styled workshop is unpredictable and full of suspense, leading up to the reveal of the unseen elements of a collaborative masterpiece.

When: Wednesday 12 October
Ages: 5-12

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2-DAY WORKSHOP [SOLD OUT]
BLUEPRINT PHOTOGRAPHY DAY 1 | Artist: Sam Oster
First of an in-depth 2-day workshop that explores various traditional photography techniques. Create amazing sun prints on hand-coated watercolour paper. Paint light-sensitive chemicals onto paper, and create photograms in brilliant shades of blue.

NOTE: Participants must book for both days. Cost is $170/$150 concession

OR…

ARTIST-BOOKWORM BOOKMAKING | Artist: Amanda Sefton-Hogg
Inviting aspiring artists and bookworms to create your own artist's book in this day-long workshop combining simple book binding techniques, drawing and collage.

When: Thursday 13 October
Ages: 10-17

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2-DAY WORKSHOP [SOLD OUT]

BLUEPRINT PHOTOGRAPHY DAY 2 | Artist: Sam Oster
Day two of traditional photography techniques. Learn how to use a digital camera and make digital negatives to create sun prints. Finally, use Japanese bookbinding to create a beautiful handmade book for all your notes and creative ideas.

NOTE: Participants must book for both days. Cost is $170/$150 concession

When: Friday 14 October
Ages: 10-17

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Please note that the Carclew online booking system is designed to work best in Chrome, Firefox, Safari 5+ and Internet Explorer 8+.

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.

 

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Contact Details

Lilla Berry, Project Officer
explorearts@carclew.org.au
08 8267 5111

Key Dates

  • Oct 04
    Oct 14
    School holiday program out now!

    Venue

    Carclew, 11 Jeffcott St North Adelaide

    Time

    9am - 5pm