Public Events

Friday to Saturday 19 & 20 May – Spine and Limb Foundation Book Bazaar SALE

At the wonderful, wonderful Katrina Virgona workshop on the weekend of May 13/14,  Linda Smith shared the following information. We are passing it on to all members as a member benefit. Please make the best of our May Book Bazaar SALE as All our books will be 50% off the marked price on; Friday the 19th of May from 9am – 5pm And Saturday the 20th of May from 10am – 2pm …
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What’s on at Artsource? artLines Updates……

WAFTA subscribes to Artsource artLines member e-news. Updates are posted as they come in. Member news #6  – including……… Be sure to make a note in your diary for Wednesday April 12 Artists on Residencies talks at Nyisztor Studio. Invitation to Artsource members currently working in the Perth and Fremantle region to be part of Artists of Perth book by M&P Publishing….
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LAST DAYS of …. A taste of Summer: Holmes a Court Gallery at Vasse Felix

LAST DAYS of  A Taste of Summer This exhibition finishes  5pm  |  Sunday, 29 January. Holmes à Court Gallery at Vasse Felix , in association withartCollectiveWA Last chance to see a selection contemporary and historical works from the Collection that reflect the heat, the cool, and the activities of the Australian summer. Rene Collot D’Herbois, Herbert William Gibbs, Jesse Hilder, Tony…
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Public Events

artConnect December 2016

  artConnect: art news and artist features from Artsource Consulting NEWS    For the first time, the Artsource Industry Award has been presented to graduates at all four tertiary arts faculties in Western Australia. Recipients were awarded a three-month studio residency at Paper Mountain as well a professional-level Artsource membership. Congratulations to the winners: Jessica Hart (UWA), Matthew Pope (ECU), Lukas…
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Wearable Art Mandurah 2017

Entries close 16 December   For more information click here. Four great reasons to enter: Ten prizes and awards on offer Exposure to a large audience through exhibitions, expos and events Free professional photography to all artists who pass pre-selection All artists who present for the main judging receive a free ticket                …
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Yarn (last chance) – the movie Screening December 2 in West Perth

YARN – the movie! Screening December 2 in West Perth. Eleven more tickets will need to be sold for this event to go ahead. Deadline for reserving tickets is MONDAY at midday (WA time). There are NO door sales; if tickets are not reserved by Monday the movie might not be screened 🙁 Bookings through https://tickets.demand.film/event/1218/EWnlYXjD Please consider booking, and…
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Fremantle Arts Centre – Freo Festival has Started

Fremantle Festival 2016 has begun! The ten day, fully curated arts festival is packed with more than 40 quality art, music and theatre events. FAC is one of this year’s key festival venues. Check out below the great line up of free and ticketed events. Fremantle Festival 2016 begins today! The ten day, fully curated arts festival is packed with more than 40 quality…
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Galleries, Public Events

Papyrus Fibre – Freshly cut – available Bullcreek WA area now….

A message from Rosemary Tweedie this morning…….. ‘Is anyone interested in Papyrus fibre? It is being removed from our local creek off Curedale Mews, Bullcreek. There is more still to be removed. Just thought someone may be able to use it. If there is interest I will ask Melville council not to take it away just yet. Regards Rosemary’ CONTACT…
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Local Artists, Public Events, WAFTA blog

The Chamber of Arts and Culture WA – AGM, Board election results – 2015-16 Annual Report

  AGM, Board election results and the 2015-16 Annual Report  The Chamber’s 2016 AGM was held  yesterday, 24 October at the offices of Herbert Smith Freehills. The meeting was well attended with over 50 members and stakeholders hearing reports on the year’s activities and future plans from Chair Helen Cook and Executive Director Henry Boston. The 2015-16 audited financials were accepted by the membership in…
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Invitation to Two Exhibition Openings at Kidogo Arthouse

The Directors of Gallery East have pleasure in inviting you to the opening of two exhibitions at   Kidogo Arthouse, Bathers Beach, Fremantle, Western Australia at 6pm on the evening of Friday 28 October 2016 (The exhibitions will be open from Sunday 30 October to Sunday 5 November 11am – 4pm daily )   200 Years of Japanese Prints. (The prints on show form…
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Feeling Generous With Your Time?

Helping WAFTA is awesome!! Want to know more, or to volunteer?  Talk to a committee member at the next Members’ Meeting on September 20th or follow the link to HELPING WAFTA. The benefits of volunteering! While volunteers help others, studies show that volunteering is good for us too. Volunteering offers many benefits, including opportunities for volunteers to: gain new skills and knowledge boost their…
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Members, Members at Work, Public Events, Public Events, Workshops & Opportunities, Uncategorized, WAFTA blog

Fibre Forum – Janet De Boer’s e-Bulletin

TAFTA The Australian Forum for Textile Arts Early September 2016 Bulletin is available now on the Fibre Forum website. Read about WAFTA member, Jo Franco’s extraordinary rughooking work. IN THIS BULLETIN: 1) My Right Vocal Cord 2) What I have in common – Oprah Winfrey with Janet de  Boer 3) Contextart & The Geelong FIbre Forum 4) Decorated Deadlines 5) ‘And the Winner is’ Awards…
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You’re invited to the opening of the 2016 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award supported by Little Creatures Brewing

Your friends and you are invited to celebrate the opening of the Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award supported by Little Creatures Brewing Other events to run during this exhibition include the Print Award Forum. For more information and other related events click here. Thursday 22 Sept | 6:30pm | Free |  To be opened by Michael Kempson, Senior Lecturer & Convenor of…
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