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    Bush Dyeing with Juanita Mclauchlan at the 2024 North Sydney Art Prize

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    BOOKINGS FOR THIS WORKSHOP WILL OPEN MONDAY 22 APRIL AT 9AM

    Join Juanita Mclauchlan, Gamilaraay artist living on Wiradjuri country in Wagga Wagga and a finalist in this year’s North Sydney Art Prize for this hands on bush dyeing workshop. Participants will learn how to dye with native botanicals sourced from the local area and and also take home your own bracelet which we will stitch from prepared materials, and woollen sample of botanical bush dyes which you will do on the day.

    The workshop is for people 16 years and over and perfect for anyone wanting to experience a different way of printing. No need prior experience required, just the desire to nourish your creative side.

    Bring an apron or wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little messy. All other materials provided.

    Bookings essential for this FREE workshop. Limited tickets available.

    Please only book if you are sure can come along.

    CANCELLATIONS AND NO SHOWS BY ATTENDEES: If are UNABLE TO ATTEND,please CANCEL your booking at least 72 hours prior to the event. If youare a 'no show' on the day, you may not be able to book into further free art workshops this year.

    About the 2024 North Sydney Art Prize

    North Sydney Council's biennial art prize at the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability features over 90 Australian artists. Selected artworks respond to a curatorial theme addressing local and global concerns including sustainability, climate action, and consumer culture. The diverse selection includes printmaking, drawing, painting, photography, sculptures, textiles, new media, and site-specific installations displayed throughout the Centre’s unique post-industrial setting including the subterranean tunnels and chambers.

    During the Art Prize, there is a wide range of activities for all ages including

    • free artist talks and tours
    • free drop in art making activities for all ages
    • an education guide designed by FLENK collective. Use the guided prompts throughout the site and learn more about the artists and artworks featured in the North Sydney Art Prize
    • free creative workshops

    Visit the Art Prize page to find out more and plan your visit.

    Plan your visit to the Coal Loader

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