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Events for 14 May 2021
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.
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!
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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.Find out more »
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.
Two local community artists, Elise Marshall and Sharm-Lee, will work in collaboration with The Champion Project's One Voice Mobile Shower Truck's regulars to create an ephemeral artwork for the community to enjoy during the 2021 Armadale Arts Festival.Find out more »
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!.Find out more »
Writing groups provide an interactive and supportive environment, offering mentoring and encouragement throughout your writing endeavours.Find out more »
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!Find out more »
Rachael Johns is an English teacher by trade, 24/7 mum, Diet Coke addict, cat lover and chronic arachnophobe. She is also a bestselling novelist! Rachael is currently Australia’s leading writer of contemporary relationship stories around women’s issues, a genre she has coined ‘life-lit’. Join us in welcoming Rachael back to Armadale Library and hear her speak about her latest novel ‘How to mend a broken heart’. This book will be available for purchase. This session is for adults.Find out more »
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!
Kada kada is the Noongar term for 'make believe' and Gargangara is the Noongar name for 'Armadale'. Made by JAK Films in partnership with Finding Moort Films have mentored members of the local community to script, film and edit a short film called Kada Kada in Gargangara.
Come along and celebrate this short film, Kada Kada in Gargangara, at this premiere and meet the artists involved in the project.Find out more »
Love to belt out a few tunes? Why not join in the fun at the Narrogin Inne every Friday night during the Armadale Arts Festival. Under the direction of beloved local Katherine John, and featuring live musicians, Pop-up Pub Choir is not to be missed!
No solos, no sheet music, no experience necessary. Just come by yourself or with your mates and try some harmonies! Doors open at 7pm, warming of the vocal cords commence at 7:30pm.
A celebration of the 21st anniversary of the Armadale Writers' Group, including the launch of the 2021 anthology and a display of old anthologies and photos from the past.Find out more »
Almost, Maine is a town that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States and it almost doesn’t exist because the residents were never organized. So, it’s just…Almost.
One cold, clear Friday night in the middle of winter the residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways. Life for the people of Almost, Maine will never be the same. Almost, Maine: It’s love... but not quite.