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August 2018

Mandalas and More

August 3, 2018 - August 26, 2018
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870

Exhibition by local artists Magaer Lennox and Shell Urban Opening 6PM Friday 3rd August 2018 June Marriot Gallery, Central Craft, Araluen Closes Saturday 25th August

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October 2018

Magpie Goose Alice Springs Pop up

October 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Magpie Goose is coming to Alice Springs in October for a Friday evening and Saturday morning pop up! Hosted by our talented friends James and Elliat at Elbow Workshop, we will be sharing prints from across the NT - Tiwi Islands, Maningrida, Urapunga, Katherine, Borroloola and Gunbalanya. We also have a special Elbow x Magpie Goose x Emerging Artists earrings collab that we can't wait to share with you all! Friday 5 October 4pm - 7pm. Saturday 6 October 9am…

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November 2018

TQ18

November 2, 2018 - November 10, 2018
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia

Territory Quilts 2018 Presented by the Alice Springs Quilting Club Opening Friday 2 November Presented in Alice Springs by the Alice Springs Quilting Club, Territory Quilts 2018 is an exhibition of the finest work by quilters from across the Northern Territory. A judged exhibition, outstanding examples of quilting practice are awarded across a range of categories. Territory Quilts is master craftsmanship writ large, the stitch and block, delicacy and boldness, traditional and experimental approaches on show. It is also the…

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January 2019

The Wearable Arts School Holiday workshops

January 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until January 25, 2019

Alice Plaza, Todd Mall
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Come and join in the frenzy of making, clipping, stamping, and sewing of every material imaginable to design costumes for this iconic Alice Springs event to be held in Mid-March 2019 in the Todd Mall. Artist run workshops program will weave their magic to inspire, problem solve and assist with designs every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday in January 2019  from 10-1pm at Alice Plaza. Great prizes to be won! For more information contact directors@centralcraft.org.au  

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February 2019

Wearable Arts Workshops

February 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

Alice Plaza, Todd Mall
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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With very little off limits, year after year artists have pushed the boundaries of art transitioning from feather and felt to leaves, sticks, motorbike parts, gym fit balls, photos, bones, elastic hair bands, discarded Barbie dolls and of course. Artist run workshops program will weave their magic to inspire, problem solve and assist with designs. Every Saturday in February and March come and join in the frenzy till the Grande performance in Todd Mall on 16th March 2019 Great prizes…

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Monthly Recycled Arts Club

February 15, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Learn how to transform trash into treasure! You'll always be learning something new with a different project every month. Help the planet while having fun! All ages welcome. FREE. No bookings required.

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March 2019

Wearable Arts Parade – Todd Mall

March 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Grande Finale of this event is the showcase of Wearable Arts, a performance of extraordinary couture that turns the mundane into Haute Couture and the discarded into gob-smacking beautiful creations. Months of creativity, dance, music and choreography come together. Representing a journey of precious memories, inspiration and escapism the showcase lets us wash away the desert dust of our daily reality and enter the world of fantasy and fiction that is Wearable Art.

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April 2019

Live Alice – Creativity in the Mall with Central Craft

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 19, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

Adelaide House, 48 Todd Street
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 Australia
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Sunday workshops in April, May and June, Adelaide House, Todd Mall, Alice Springs. Central Craft present free arts and crafts activities for people of all ages and abilities. Whether you want to learn how to make your own beeswax wraps, macramé a pot holder or crochet a bag these #liveALICE Mparntwe Arts events will delight the young and old. Who Said Oil and Water Don’t Mix? with Deborah Clarke Exploring ‘Wax Resist’ drawing/painting techniques using oil pastel and inks, participants…

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Launch B TRU 2 U! A Gap Youth & Community Exhibition

April 8, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Combining both art created at Yeperenye over the Summer 2019 and more recently at the Gap Youth and Community Centre, this project is about the personal dreams and desires of the young people of Alice Springs. Get focused, get centered and most importantly B TRU 2 U! Exhibtion launch: 8 April 2019 @ 3.30 pm FREE. Snacks provided. All welcome. Exhibition runs: 8 -28 April 2019  

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May 2019

Pets on Parade Craft Competition @ your Library!

May 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Visit the library between Monday 13 – Friday 24 May to craft a paper roll airplane for the chance to WIN. Winners will be announced at Pets On Parade, Council lawns, Sunday 26 May.

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July 2019

BIRD QUILT – Ages 5+

July 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Decorate a patch for the Red Centre Bird Festival annual Library bird quilt! FREE. No bookings required. Ages 5+. School Holidays @ the Library - 29 June - 21 July Play - Create - Innovate All events are free! Check out the complete School Holiday Program here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b92ce8f6caeb786314fcfadfd/files/16e4fd67-e...

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Fairy Tale Fun- Lil Kids

July 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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We'll read and learn, play and explore, with friends, old and new and so much more! Each Fairytale Fun session includes fun themed stories, games and activities for everyone! When: 10:30 - 11:45 am Thurs 18 July. FREE. Ages 3-6. Bookings essential: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fairy-tale-fun-lil-kids-ages-3-6-tickets... School Holidays @ the Library - 29 June to 21 July Play - Create - Innovate All events are free! Check out the complete School Holiday Program here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b92ce8f6caeb786314fcfadfd/files/16e4fd67-e...

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September 2019

Macrame Plant Hangers – Adult Learners Week

September 4, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Macrame is an age old technique which you can use to make just about anything. In this session you will learn how to create a plant hanger using just rope and knots! FREE. All welcome. All materials provided. Limited places. Reserve your place here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/macrame-plant-hangers-adult-learners-week-tickets-70472576373 #AdultLearnersWeek2019 #WhatAreYouWaitingFor

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Get Upcycled! T-shirt Totes and Milk Carton Wallets

September 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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We will be learning how to turn trash into treasure with TWO unique and fun projects. You will end up with either a wallet or a tote bag. Save the environment and learn how to up-cycle! It's magic! Places limited. Reserve your place here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/get-upcycled-t-shirt-totes-and-milk-carton-wallets-adult-learners-week-tickets-70474592403 WHEN: Friday 6 September at 11 am - 12.30 pm WHERE: Alice Springs Public Library #AdultLearnersWeek2019 #WhatAreYouWaitingFor

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The Primordial Mermaid

September 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Snow Kenna Park, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT TOTEM THEATRE BEFORE THE SHOW (as online ticket sales have now closed) **MEET AT THE TOTEM THEATRE** Written and performed by Miriam Pickard. Based on the Ancient Egyptian Myth of Isis; the Queen of the Waters from 3500 BC. Once upon a time deep in the Primordial Ocean an enchanting mermaid was born. Ever since she has been traveling the waters of life, gathering ancient stories of creation. Her beauty-barnacles and buck-teeth have been known…

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2019 Spring Flower Show

September 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 22, 2019

The Residency, 32 Hartley Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Spring Flower Show is Back in Bloom at The Residency! Entry forms available via http://heritagealicesprings.com.au/events/2019-spring-flower-show The Residency, Alice Springs Nursery and Geoff Miers Garden Solutions. Dating from the 1950s, this much loved heritage event celebrates the beauty and diversity of Central Australia in Spring. Local gardeners and plant enthusiasts of all ages are encouraged to share their beautiful blooms, buds and other botanical delights at this iconic Alice Springs annual event. Categories include: roses, bulbs, Australian native flowers, floral art, pot plants…

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Kid’s Night Markets – Trash Puppets and Catching Kobe

September 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Todd St Mall, Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Don't know what to do with your left over trash? No worries, there's a Trash Puppet Workshop where you can create puppets using recycled materials. Maggie Pereyra, a local puppeteer and artist with a background in textile design, sources the materials from factory cut offs, op shops, tip shops and donations. As well as using household waste like bottles and cartons. The idea is to create something new using old, recycled things. To teach children about recycling and sustainability. The…

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October 2019

Community consultation for 2022 Ceramics Triennale

October 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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The 2022 Australian Ceramics Triennale will be held in Alice Springs, this is an exciting opportunity to showcase central Australian ceramics. The 2022 Ceramics Triennale committee is inviting the community for consultation at the next meeting Wednesday 23rd October 6.30pm at Central Craft studio. This is a chance for community to discuss how the conference will be presented.

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November 2019

A Bush Christmas 2019

November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - December 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Opening Saturday 16th of November at 2pm This is our third exhibition exploring the joys of Christmas through the "eyes" of our native animals. Presented by Amelia Missen, Jude Mapleson and Marilyn Hunter, a host of community members and Alice Springs school groups combined to present a walk-through diorama of felted birds, insects and animals. Nine desert scenes with vividly painted backdrops and storyboards invited children and their families to question the meaning and true values of celebration. Exhibition dates Saturday 16…

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Umbrella Climate Action

November 29, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Part of a Global Day of Climate Action in the face of government inaction everyday people (even quiet Australians) in towns and cities all over the world are leading the groundswell of change 8.30-9.30am Friday 29 November Bring your brolly and meet on the library lawns to sit down in solidarity and to walk together across to the banks of the Todd River where together we will make shade before the heat really hits! Why? Because together we are stronger…

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Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival

November 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Alice Springs Cinema, 11 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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A unique film festival originating in the UK dedicated to craft and the moving image, giving a platform to a wealth of films that explore themes of making, makers, materials and process. The international selection of short films, produced by the UK’s Crafts Council and Crafts magazine, is an eclectic program that explores our relationship with materials and making, and celebrates craft in all its facets. THE 33 SHORT FILMS ARE DIVIDED ACROSS TWO SESSIONS, THAT COVER AN INCREDIBLE DIVERSITY OF STYLES, PEOPLE AND…

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December 2019

The City of Love

December 8, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
The Gap View Hotel, 123 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Paint. Laugh. Create. Repeat! Come join us for a fun afternoon out to de-stress, rekindle your creativity and paint your own unique masterpiece. Bring your friends and make some new ones during a guided two hour painting session from start to finish. No experience needed to have a fantastic time! "Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist"- Pablo Picasso What you will learn: Be guided with step by step instructions to create your…

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Christmas Deer

December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Gap View Hotel, 123 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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PAINT. LAUGH. CREATE. REPEAT! Come join us for a fun afternoon out to de-stress, rekindle your creativity and paint your own unique masterpiece. Bring your friends and make some new ones during a guided two hour painting session from start to finish. No experience needed to have a fantastic time! "Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist" Pablo Picasso What you will learn: Be guided with step by step instruction to create your…

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January 2020

Summer School: Love, Resistance and Other Survival Strategies

Sat January 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until February 1, 2020

Watch This Space, 8 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Summer School is a reading group for the time of climate change. During one of the hottest months of the year we’ll reflect on love, resistance and other survival strategies from around the world. With a focus on First Nation’s and front line writers, thinkers, and artists, we’ll learn about the ways of being, doing and knowing that can help us understand the mess we’re in, and how we might turn towards justice, love and connection as a way of…

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Starry Night Sunset

Sun January 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Gap View Hotel, 123 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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PAINT. LAUGH.CREATE. REPEAT! Come join us for a fun afternoon out to de stress, rekindle your creativity and create your own unique masterpiece. Bring friends or meet new ones during this two hour guided painting session from start to finish. No experience needed to have a fantastic time! "Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist" Pablo Picasso What you will learn: Be guided with step by step instructions to create your own interpretation…

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February 2020

Blue Cockatoo

Sun February 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Gap View Hotel, 123 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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PAINT. LAUGH. CREATE. REPEAT! Come join us for a fun afternoon out to de stress, rekindle your creativity and create your own unique masterpiece. Bring friends or meet new ones during a guided two hour painting session from start to finish. No experience needed to have a fantastic time! "Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist" Pablo Picasso What you will learn: Be guided with step by step instructions to create your own…

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Medusa Mermaid

Sun February 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Gap View Hotel, 123 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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PAINT. LAUGH. CREATE. REPEAT! Come join us for a fun afternoon out to de stress, rekindle your creativity and create your own unique masterpiece. Bring friends or meet new ones during this two hour guided painting session from start to finish. No experience needed to have a fantastic time! "Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist" Pablo Picasso What you will learn: Be guided with step by step instructions to create your own…

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June 2020

Unbroken Land 2020 Free ‘Light The Water’ Bamboo Lantern Tutorial & Materials

Fri June 5 @ 9:00 am - Mon July 20 @ 11:30 pm

As part of Incite Arts’ Unbroken Land 2020 program you are invited to join the fun in making your very own bamboo lantern. Materials and tutorial provided to you – for free! To order your materials, please contact admin@inciteya.org.au. Project running until July 17th 2020. Click the link below to the Light The Water tutorial…

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