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Central Craft

61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
08 8952 4417 www.centralcraft.org.au

Email: info@centralcraft.org.au

Facebook: @CentralCraft

Fax: 08 8953 5465

Post: PO Box 85 Alice Springs NT 0871
ABN: 76 257 751 497

Gallery hours
Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm
Sat & Sun 11am – 3pm

Where Creativity begins

Located within the Araluen Cultural Precinct, Central Craft hosts classes and workshops in their well equipped creative space.

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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Alter, refashion, repair or start something brand new

August 12, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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This sewing session will give you 3 hours to learn how to take on a sewing project. Bernice Bristow will guide you through the ins and outs of sewing. Sewing machines available -bring own materials and equipment. Cost $30 https://centralcraft.org.au/whats-on/alter-refashion-repair-or-start-something-brand-new

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Printmaking with Cecile Galiazzo

August 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870

Printmaking workshop with visiting artist Cecile Galiazzo. Discover the effects of drypoint prints. Using acetate, this medium lends itself to direct drawing onto the plate or tracing over existing drawings for an impressionistic effect. Workshop fee covers all materials – acetate, inks and paper. $60-$70

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Ceramic Angels and Goddess Workshop

August 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870

Come along for a fun and informative day and create your own unique ceramic Angel or Goddess with visiting artist from New Zealand Belinda Paton. You will be guided in the techniques it takes to bring to life a unique ceramic sculpture of your own design. Using coils, slabs and other specialized hand-building techniques we will create a beautiful sculptural piece that will encompass the elements and energies of your particular chosen Goddess or Angel. “The only limitation is your…

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Manme Manmak Exhibition Good Food

August 28, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Exhibition open from:  27 August to 16 September 2018, Opening: Thursday 6 September 2018 from 3-5:30pm with Afternoon Tea TBC. Gabriel Maralngurra will be signing copies of his Kunwinkju Counting Book on Thursday 6 September from 3-5:30pm TBC We invite you to Central Craft’s June Marriott Gallery to enjoy a feast of creativity from Injalak Arts. The exhibition features paintings on paper by Willie Nabulwad and Gabriel Maralngurra. You can also sample a delicious range of woven pandanus fibre works…

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September 2018

Sustainable Couture mentorship program

September 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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>>>MEDIA RELEASE<<< SUSTAINABLE COUTURE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM 2018 Applications for the Sustainable Couture Mentorship Program for up and coming designers are now open. Sustainable Couture is excited to be offering a mentorship for creative and personal development to an emerging designer/textile artist in Central Australian over the age of 18. It will commence in mid September and go through to end of October. The successful applicant will receive guidance and support, feedback on their creative ideas and progress as well as assistance in developing skills and knowledge…

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Exhibition: folly (n): foolishness, nonsense, silliness

September 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - October 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Faye Alexander and Tara Leckey present mixed media works utilizing second-hand and found materials. As avid collectors of ‘stuff’, both Faye and Tara have experimented with these materials for many years. These playful assemblages give new purpose to discarded materials such as toys, books, calendars and boxes, to create re-imagined ‘folly art’.

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October 2018

Jennifer Taylor: ‘Glistening’

October 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - November 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Central Craft is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings by Jennifer Taylor. June Marriott Gallery Opening 6pm Friday October 19 Until Wednesday November 7 These paintings celebrate the beauty and glistening vitality of the foliage, flowers, and fruit of local plants. We still see the spirit of that Land glistening… we see what's in the Land, and how we fit into it, how we hold, and how we relate to it. M.K. Turner, Iwenhe Tyerrtye

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November 2018

PUNUKU TJUKURPA WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - November 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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To celebrate the homecoming of the Punuku Tjukurpa exhibition after 4 years of national touring, Artback NT is proud to present a weekend of workshops and cultural activities in partnership with Maruku Arts to be held at Central Craft. Learn how to carve and decorate Tjulpu (birds), Pitis (bowls) and Timpilypa (music sticks).  Watch Kulata (spear) throwing, Kali (boomerang) making or join in with Inma (traditional song and dance). 10-12.30 Punu making workshops with senior artists. Places Limited.  Booking essential…

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Wrapt in Christmas @ Central Craft

November 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Wrapt in Christmas is a unique market dedicated to handmade local art, craft and design. Central Craft are looking for expressions of interest from local art, craft, designers and food vendors wanting to be part of this unique event, please contact Central craft  directors@centralcraft.org.au for more information

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May 2019

Mentorship Program – Eco Fashion Design & Construction

May 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Sustainable Couture is excited to announce that applications for its Mentorship Program are now open.  People living in central Australia over the age of 18 years, are encouraged to apply. The Program provides an opportunity for the creative and personal development for an emerging designer/textile artist in central Australia. The Program is now in its second year. “One of the things I loved about the mentorship program was the opportunity to witness how these creative and talented designers go about…

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Lasting Impressions Exhibition

May 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Lasting Impressions Exhibition An outside perspective and memories from the desert by the artists from the Curtin Springs Paper Artist in Residence Program

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June 2019

Central Craft Beanie Festival Workshops

June 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 5 days that begins at 10:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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This Year Central Craft brings you an exciting array of workshops around the Beanie Festival - from beginners to skilled we have you covered. We have local and interstate tutors running a range of workshops from basketmaking, weaving to crotchet

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July 2019

Creativity Boost- 8 week course

July 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - September 23, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Creativity Boost with Tamara Burlando is at once an individual and group process where you will reconnect to your own creative source. This course is for all creative people who would love a boost of inspiration to overcome feeling flat or disconnected to their own artistic practice. It doesn’t matter which mediums you work in, we will explore, play and discuss each participant's ideas in a supportive and safe group environment. It’s a dynamic and committed 8-week course in a…

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October 2019

Vague Feminism

October 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - October 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Opens 6pm Fri,day 11 Oct 2019 in the June Marriott Gallery The exhibition is my journey of exploring the concept of feminism. I am not wanting to stand on a soap box and shout about women’s rights, but I have inadvertently found myself revisiting feminism, not in any ordered fashion but just exploring concepts and ideas that interest me. I have found it to be a fascinating, diverse and of course still relevant topic. From the suffragettes, the first, second…

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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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Character and Chemistry: A portrait of community. An exhibition by Henry Smith.

October 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - November 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Faces, there are many but each one is unique. In creating a portrait I’m interested in the challenge that it presents to find an expression, a likeness, a feeling, of that uniqueness. In this present exhibition I’ve chosen to paint portraits of friends, acquaintances, people whose face I find interesting, and people who have a public face that stand for important causes. Each person’s finished painting is an interplay of paint, personality, and the chemistry between artist and sitter. As…

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Artist Talk with Henry Smith. Character and Chemistry: A portrait of community.

October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Artist talk Sunday 27th 1-2pm June Marriott Gallery, Central Craft 61 Larapinta Drive Araluen Character and Chemistry: A portrait of community. Faces, there are many but each one is unique. In creating a portrait I’m interested in the challenge that it presents to find an expression, a likeness, a feeling, of that uniqueness. In this present exhibition I’ve chosen to paint portraits of friends, acquaintances, people whose face I find interesting, and people who have a public face that stand for important…

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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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EOI 2020 Workshop Tutors Central Craft

November 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2020 @ 11:30 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Have you got an idea that would suit our 2020 Program or Beanie Festival workshops? We're seeking expressions of interest from tutors - contact directors@centralcraft.org.au for a workshop proposal form or follow the link to our website and to download a form. Applications close 31st January 2020.

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