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12.00 am
Free

Minnawarra Art Awards Tactile Tours

8 May at 12.00 am
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An event every day that begins at 12.00 am, repeating until 16 May 2021

Armadale District Hall, Corner of Jull Street and Church Avenue
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia

As one of the City’s premium events, the renowned Minnawarra Art Awards showcase some of Western Australia’s most prestigious artists. The Awards include a beautifully curated exhibition showcasing a variety of mediums.
Tactile tours are offered on request to facilitate enjoyment of the artworks through dialogue and touch. These tours have been created to introduce participants with a disability to the Minnawarra Art Awards and to maximise inclusion so everyone can experience this exhibition in meaningful and engaging ways.

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8.00 am
Free

Happy Sticker Project

8 May at 8.00 am - 11.59 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8.00 am, repeating until 16 May 2021

Stumble across or seek out the little playful moments offered by the Happy Sticker Project by Naomi Craigs.
The City of Armadale and Armadale Arts Festival present to you 'The Happy Sticker Project' created by Naomi Craigs.

Based off of Naomi's personal projects, she has created a collection of uplifting and playful designs for us to enjoy throughout a number of locations across the City of Armadale. See how many you can spot around your favourite parks and venues!
#happystickerproject #armadaleartsfestival #positivevibes

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9.00 am
Free

ReDiscover Armadale Urban Art Trail

8 May at 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9.00 am, repeating until 16 May 2021

Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre, 40 Jull Street
Armadale, Western Australia 6112 Australia

In partnership with Six Two Three Zero, the City of Armadale proudly presents ReDiscover Armadale: a walking urban art trail.
ReDiscover Armadale showcases local, national and international artists through a series of murals. Enjoy a walking tour of Armadale to witness the streets coming alive with creative energy and play a part in these shared stories.

Pick up a copy of the ReDiscover Armadale brochure from the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre or get in touch to find out more.

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Free

Augmented Reality Armadale

8 May at 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9.00 am, repeating until 16 May 2021

Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre, 40 Jull Street
Armadale, Western Australia 6112 Australia

Art and nature comes to life through a series of unique augmented reality experiences with animation and sound accessed through your smartphone.Visit different locations around the district for an interactive and immersive experience. Watch as tulips bloom and artworks come to life, try your hand at flying a virtual kite and experience a surprise visit from a large reptile!
See www.artsfestival.com.au for more information.

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Free

Armadale Society of Artists – Pop-Up-Shop Giveaway

8 May at 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9.00 am, repeating until 16 May 2021

Armadale Shopping City, Armadale Shopping City Jull Street, Armadale WA 6112
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia

Looking for a new piece of art? Look no further! Armadale Society of Artists (ASA) Pop-Up-Shop is giving away a free original artwork each day of the Armadale Arts Festival. To be in the running, all you have to do is pick up a voucher from the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre or the Minnawarra Art Awards Exhibition at the Armadale District Hall and drop it into the raffle box at the ASA Pop-Up-Shop. Good luck!.

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$15

Teddies and Mixed Crafts

8 May at 9.00 am - 11.00 am
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An event every week that begins at 12.30 pm on Monday, repeating until 10 May 2021

An event every week that begins at 2.00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 12 May 2021

Cottonwool Creations, Shop 3/211 Railway Avenue
Kelmscott, Western Australia 6111 Australia

Teddy bear lessons with Kay Cooper from Cooper Bears.

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$15

Basic Crochet and Beyond

8 May at 9.00 am - 10 May at 11.00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9.00 am on Saturday, repeating until 15 May 2021

An event every week that begins at 12.30 pm on Monday, repeating until 10 May 2021

An event every week that begins at 2.00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 12 May 2021

Cottonwool Creations, Shop 3/211 Railway Avenue
Kelmscott, Western Australia 6111 Australia

Learn at your own pace crochet lessons from beginners to experts.

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10.00 am
Free

Trains and Boats and Planes

8 May at 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Armadale Shopping City, Armadale Shopping City Jull Street, Armadale WA 6112
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia

Let the Armadale Arts Festival take you around the world with Trains and Boats and Planes! Shake off travel and border closure blues and explore the continents, in this travel-inspired photo booth experience provided by Award winning photographer John Toohey.
You’ll even receive a souvenir to take home too! Places are limited.

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Free

My Story, Your Story

8 May at 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
Stockland Harrisdale Shopping Centre, Corner Nicholson Road and Yellowwood Avenue
Harrisdale, Western Australia 6112 Australia

Across a series of workshops, honorary Festival Artist Julie Fearns-Pheasant invites young people to illustrate and paint a ceramic tile representing the theme ‘My Story, Your Story’. These tiles, 200 in number, will later be placed in the Champion Centre’s community garden, unveiled in time for NAIDOC Week in July and on display for years to come.

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Free

Armadale Arts Bush Trail

8 May at 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10.00 am, repeating until 15 May 2021

Settlers’ Common Environmental Centre, Triton Street
Bedfordale, WA 6112 Australia

After a successful debut in 2019 the Armadale Arts Bush Trail brings the local community together through nature, art and culture. This year the trail will be held in the area surrounding the Settlers Common Environmental Centre and consists of various artworks created by both artists and local school groups utilising the natural materials of the area for you to discover and enjoy!

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Free

Art Therapy Workshops

8 May at 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
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One event on 8 May 2021 at 12.00 pm

Bakers House, Bakers House 10 Welcome Meander
Harrisdale, WA 6112 Australia

Each participant creates their own totem throughout this session, delving into and exploring their own community and friendships and how these can come together.
Art therapy is for all ages and abilities and encourages skill building, self awareness, communication and socialisation skills. Places are limited so bookings are required.

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Free

Memories Moving On (The Wagga: Then and Now)

8 May at 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10.00 am, repeating until 16 May 2021

Waterwheel Gallery, 8 Waterwheel Road
Bedfordale, Western Australia 6112 Australia

In the town of Wagga Wagga during the 1930s, mill workers began to sew jute flour bags together with a packing needle and twine to create blankets for keeping warm. Over the years, women added pieces of clothing, old cloth and padding and the 'domestic Wagga' was born.
This group exhibition celebrates the humble textile Wagga: its history, new beginning and creative uprising. Proudly brought to you by Waterwheel Gallery and the wonderful women of the Unfinished Object Creatives (UFOs).

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10.30 am
$5

Creative Soul Sessions – Get Ya Pour On!

8 May at 10.30 am - 11.30 am
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One event on 8 May 2021 at 1.30 pm

Creative Soul Sessions, 213 Railway Avenue
Kelmscott, Western Australia 6111 Australia

Come along to this mini workshop and learn all you need to know about a 'tip pour'. You will be amazed at how easy it is to create gorgeous artworks on canvas. Paint pouring is an exciting and fun way to create art while having fun hanging out with your friends or making new friends at the workshop. Maximum of 10 participants per session. Book now for the Armadale Arts Festival special price of $5 per person! (usually $35).

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Free

Armadale Young Writers’ Awards: Writing workshop with Kate McCaffrey

8 May at 10.30 am - 11.30 am
Seville Grove Library, 78 Champion Drive
Seville Grove, Western Australia 6112 Australia

Kate McCaffrey is an award-winning young adult author. Her novels are set in Western Australia and deal with teen issues. Kate’s books are commonly used as texts in many schools around Australia. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with Kate who will provide writing tips and encouragement at this free creative writing workshop. This session is open to students in years 7 - 12 who reside or attend school in the City of Armadale.

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11.00 am
Free

Minnawarra Art Awards

8 May at 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11.00 am, repeating until 16 May 2021

Armadale District Hall, Corner of Jull Street and Church Avenue
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia

The new and improved Minnawarra Art Awards showcases some of Western Australia’s best artists. This year we welcome back Ron Nyisztor as the Curator, and see an increased prize pool to ensure this professionally curated exhibition provides viewers with a powerful show of high calibre and diverse artworks.
An exciting public program includes floor talks, Positive Ageing High Teas and Music in the Hall, ensuring it’s not just the arts lovers that are able to revel in this creative visual feast!

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Free

Memories Moving On (The Wagga: Then and Now) – Baby Wagga workshop

8 May at 11.00 am - 12.30 pm
Waterwheel Gallery, 8 Waterwheel Road
Bedfordale, Western Australia 6112 Australia

In the town of Wagga Wagga during the 1930s, mill workers began to sew jute flour bags together with a packing needle and twine to create blankets for keeping warm. Over the years, women added pieces of clothing, old cloth and padding and the 'domestic Wagga' was born.
This group exhibition celebrates the humble textile Wagga: its history, new beginning and creative uprising. Proudly brought to you by Waterwheel Gallery and the wonderful women of the Unfinished Object Creatives (UFOs).

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11.30 am
Free

Minnawarra Art Awards Artist Floor Talks

8 May at 11.30 am - 12.15 pm
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One event on 15 May 2021 at 11.30 am

Armadale District Hall, Corner of Jull Street and Church Avenue
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia

Experience the Minnawarra Art Awards through the eyes and minds of the artists themselves. Join us and three guest artists as they provide insights into their work and artistic process. Afterwards, enjoy refreshments while mingling with likeminded art enthusiasts.

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12.00 pm
Free

Art Therapy Workshops

8 May at 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm
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One event on 8 May 2021 at 12.00 pm

Bakers House, Bakers House 10 Welcome Meander
Harrisdale, WA 6112 Australia

Each participant creates their own totem throughout this session, delving into and exploring their own community and friendships and how these can come together.
Art therapy is for all ages and abilities and encourages skill building, self awareness, communication and socialisation skills. Places are limited so bookings are required.

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1.00 pm
Free

How to be an Author

8 May at 1.00 pm - 2.30 pm
Armadale Library, Armadale Central, Armadale Central Shopping Centre Shop, 64/10 OrchaRoad Avenue
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia

This session will teach you the nuts and bolts of what it means to be an author. In a friendly, informative and practical way, author Deborah Hunn will share all you need to know about:• Inspiration and research
• Preparing to submit to a publisher
• Creating an author brand
• Legal, ethical and moral considerations
• Pitching, effective social media and much more.
This book will be available for purchase. This session is for adults.

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1.30 pm
$5

Creative Soul Sessions – Get Ya Pour On!

8 May at 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
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One event on 8 May 2021 at 1.30 pm

Creative Soul Sessions, 213 Railway Avenue
Kelmscott, Western Australia 6111 Australia

Come along to this mini workshop and learn all you need to know about a 'tip pour'. You will be amazed at how easy it is to create gorgeous artworks on canvas. Paint pouring is an exciting and fun way to create art while having fun hanging out with your friends or making new friends at the workshop. Maximum of 10 participants per session. Book now for the Armadale Arts Festival special price of $5 per person! (usually $35).

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2.00 pm
$20 – $25

A Musical Patchwork – Matinee

8 May at 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Armadale District Hall, Corner of Jull Street and Church Avenue
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia

Classic Sounds Orchestra Association (CSO) presents A Musical Patchwork.
Like an artistic patchwork, Armadale represents the pieces of humanity that come together to make a new cultural fabric. This patchwork of musical mix is a variety show of guest artists, dancers and a full orchestra.

Enjoy a two-hour concert that includes an interval with light refreshments for sale, and a unique raffle prize to have one lucky audience member become the conductor!

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2.30 pm
$50

Mother’s Day Pop-up Brush and Bubbles

8 May at 2.30 pm
The Pink Deli, 1 Melody Street
Kelmscott, Western Australia 6111 Australia

BeezKneezArt will be hosting a Mother’s Day Pop-up Brush and Bubbles Workshop.Limited seating, refreshments included.

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7.00 pm
$20 – $25

A Musical Patchwork

8 May at 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Armadale District Hall, Corner of Jull Street and Church Avenue
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia

Classic Sounds Orchestra Association (CSO) presents A Musical Patchwork.
Like an artistic patchwork, Armadale represents the pieces of humanity that come together to make a new cultural fabric. This patchwork of musical mix is a variety show of guest artists, dancers and a full orchestra.

Enjoy a two-hour concert that includes an interval with light refreshments for sale, and a unique raffle prize to have one lucky audience member become the conductor!

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