Oct 02Oct 11Explore Arts October Holidays- THE BEST OF program is coming
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
SET IN MOTION: STOP MOTION ANIMATION | Ages: 9 – 12
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
LIFE AT 25 FRAMES PER SECOND: EXCURSION TO ANIFEX | Ages: 13 – 17
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
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
2-in-1 : Book half or full day
CRAZY CREATURE HEADWEAR: Sculpture | Ages: 5 – 8 (AM) Ages 9 – 12 (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: 5 – 8 (PM) Ages 9 – 12 (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
XXL ART: INSTALLATION, MURALS & PROPS | Ages: 7 – 12
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
2 day workshop
ART OF ILLUSTRATION: BOOK ILLUSTRATION | Ages: 10 – 17
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
MAKE IT MOVE: MECHANICAL SCULPTURE | Ages: 7 – 12
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
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
Frequently asked Questions - click here
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
All bookings to be made online at carclew.com.au unless otherwise specified.
Phone 08 8267 5111. Please note that the enquiry line gets very busy so please leave a message and we will return your call.
All workshops must be paid for online at time of booking. Payments are made through Eventbrite, refunds and amendments can be made through your Eventbrite account 2 weeks prior to program starts. Concessions are available for participants with parents/guardians on a pension or health care card but this must be quoted at the time of booking. Please retain your receipt as you may be required to present it at workshop sign in
Health, Safety and Wellbeing
Carclew prioritise the health, safety and wellbeing of children. Please complete a Health, Safety and Wellbeing Declaration to inform Carclew if the workshop participant has a medical condition, any behavioural management needs, allergies, access needs or is subject to a court order. Download a Health, Safety and Wellbeing Declaration document from the right side of this screen or use the embedded questions in Eventbrite.
It is Carclew’s responsibility to provide and maintain a safe physical and emotional environment for all people in our care. Carclew does not tolerate harassment, bullying and/or discrimination. We expect all participants, staff, tutors, artists and volunteers to:
Failure to do this will result in exclusion from Carclew programs. Click here to view Carclew’s policies.
What to Bring
Participants will be supervised throughout the day, including breaks.
Please ensure your child brings their own labelled drink bottle, lunch, snack and hat, and is wearing sunscreen. It is a requirement for children to wear hats in order to play outside in the sun. Carclew provides drinking water.
It is essential that all children are dressed in clothes appropriate to the workshops. Carclew does not accept responsibility for any personal property left at workshops, damage to clothes, nor does it accept liability for any personal injury, unless such an injury is caused through negligence on the part of a Carclew employee.
Arrivals and Departures
Parents/guardians must sign their child/children in and out of each workshop. The Carclew workshop coordinato must be informed if someone else is collecting your child/children. Alternative collection arrangements must be confirmed including the nominated responsible adult's name and contact details PRIOR to sign in.
Parents/guardians will be charged $5.00 every 5 minutes for late pick up without prior arrangement or notification (payable on collection of child/ren).
Drop off/pick up times
Half-day workshop – Morning
Drop-off: From 8:30am for 9:00am start | Pick-up: From 12:45am and no later than 1:30pm
Half-day workshop – Afternoon
Drop-off: From 12:45pm for 1:30pm start | Pick-up: From 5.00pm and no later than 5.30pm
Drop-off: From 8:30am for 9:00am start | Pick-up: From 5.00pm and no later than 5.30pm
Drop-off: From 8:30am for 9:00am start | Pick-up: From 5.00pm and no later than 5.20pm
Photography and Filming Release
Participants may be photographed or filmed during the course of the workshops. These images may be used in whole or in part for, but not limited to, Carclew marketing and promotional materials. Images may be used on printed collateral or for electronic and online content eg social media, Carclew website. The dignity and integrity of the individuals will be maintained at all times. Parents/guardians that do not wish their child to be photographed or filmed, please inform Carclew staff upon arrival for workshop check-in.
All Carclew staff, artists, assistants and volunteers have a National Police Clearance for working with children or have signed a legal declaration stating they have had no criminal offences that would preclude them from working with children.
Choose Carefully – Refunds Incur Admin Fee
If your child/ren cannot make it to their workshop due to illness/sickness, a credit may be granted if notification is given before commencement of the workshop. If you are cancelling a booking made for an Explore Arts workshop, the credit must be redeemed by the following Explore Arts season otherwise it will be forfeited. Bookings are subject to availability and Terms and Conditions.
At time of scheduling all workshop information is true and accurate. Every effort to ensure the integrity of this program is undertaken, Carclew cannot be held responsible for changes that may occur beyond our control. If a workshop is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances we will offer your child an alternative available workshop or refund.
If you have any questions please call 8267 5111 or email email@example.com.
We look forward to seeing you in the school holidays!
Lilla Berry, Coordinator, Arts Programs
Thurs & Fri
08 8230 1114