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Dates

Saturday 7 MAY (3 hours 1pm-  4pm)

Where

Burrinja Arts Workshop

Prices

$60



Mosaic 'One Off' Smash & Chat May

Do you want to get creative with crockery?

The 'one off' Mosaic Workshop continues this year...
This workshop offered in Burrinja's Art Workshop space serves as a 3 hours window of mosaicing opportunity on whatever personal project you may have currently brewing ... This session provides the opportunity to 'drop in' and get creative on any mosaic project you have started or plan to start, with a group of fellow mosaic enthusiasts.

Jessie Journoud-Ryan will be thrilled to assist and advise you with your current projects and a selection of crockery, adhesives and basic tools will be available to you. Please come also prepared with your own crockery, tools and own prepared surfaces to mosaic.

Please note that you do not need to be an expert, but this is not a comprehensive beginner's workshop, but rather, this is a drop in Mosaicing session.

Please note that an extra charge of $10 is applicable (and payable on the day) if you need to purchase a prepared (scored and primed) surface to Mosaic.
A selection of the artist's own tile and crockery collection and adhesives will be available.
Classes are limited to 6 places to ensure individual attention.
Ideal for people 18yrs old +

Book Online or via the Box Office on 9754 8723

 

Dates
Tuesday 7, 14 and 21 June

Time
4.10pm - 5.30pm Tuesdays

Prices
1 class $20, 3 classes $50

Kids Warming Winter art at Burrinja

June 7
Wool felt picture using soft wooltops & a needle.  The fibres are pushed into the fabric. Easy fun and subtle effects

June 14
Owl cushions Design a special owl cushion cover.  Simple sewing.  Filling completed after class. Collect June 21.

June 21
Dolls Design your own doll (pre made). Add clothes, hair, accessories. Size 35cm


Make a Wish Flag with your own message.
$24 (discount $20 by April 20)

Ages 7-12 years


For bookings contact : Bev 0449 654 343 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Term 2 Dates

Wed 13 April  - Wed 22 June
(no class 18 MAY)
Express your interest for Thurs

Time

10.00am-11.00am

Cost:

10wks $120
($12 per class)
Visit or call the
box office on 9754 8723

Venue

Black Box Studio

Rainbows and Sparkles

Have fun and get creative with your child in an engaging art group for pre-schoolers.

Join Gill Cruikshank on a Rainbows and Sparkles creative adventure singing, movement, parachute play, musical instruments and art making using a variety of media.

With a strong focus on parent/ carer participation the class invites children and adults to have fun together exploring creative activities.

Gill Cruikshank is a local creator with 10 years’ experience running this popular class and is passionate about nurturing creative expression shared between children and their families.

Limited spaces available

Priority booking for returning students until 29 March. Classes need a minimum of 7 bookings confirmed & paid for 1 week prior to commencement to go ahead. So be sure to pay early to avoid disappointment.

ANY ENQUIRIES please CONTACT the Box Office: Tue-Fri, 10:00am-4:00pm, 9754-8723 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Suitable ages: 2 – 4 with parent/carer participation

Dates

Sunday 19 June ( 3 hours 1pm - 4pm)

Where

Burrinja Arts Workshop

Prices

$60



Mosaic 'One Off' Smash & Chat June

Do you want to get creative with crockery?

The 'one off' Mosaic Workshop continues this year...
This workshop offered in Burrinja's Art Workshop space serves as a 3 hours window of mosaicing opportunity on whatever personal project you may have currently brewing ... This session provides the opportunity to 'drop in' and get creative on any mosaic project you have started or plan to start, with a group of fellow mosaic enthusiasts.

Jessie Journoud-Ryan will be thrilled to assist and advise you with your current projects and a selection of crockery, adhesives and basic tools will be available to you. Please come also prepared with your own crockery, tools and own prepared surfaces to mosaic.

Please note that you do not need to be an expert, but this is not a comprehensive beginner's workshop, but rather, this is a drop in Mosaicing session.

Please note that an extra charge of $10 is applicable (and payable on the day) if you need to purchase a prepared (scored and primed) surface to Mosaic.
A selection of the artist's own tile and crockery collection and adhesives will be available.
Classes are limited to 6 places to ensure individual attention.
Ideal for people 18yrs old +

Book Online or via the Box Office on 9754 8723

 

Dates
Beginning Friday 3 June

Time
various

Cost
Early Bird $590 (until 31 March)
$700 (waged)

$620 (unwaged)
20% deposit required
payment plans available

Express your interest

 

What Lies Beneath - Call Out

AN ART-AS-PROCESS  JOURNEY AND EXHIBITION IN ECO-PRINTING, ENGAGING SHAMANIC AND THERAPEUTIC ARTS PRACTICE
You are invited to:
- learn the art of eco-printing/botanical dyeing on watercolour paper, silk, wool and leather
- create sacred space together
- engage in group and individual practices
- co-curate a gallery space, and exhibit your journey and work
- follow threads of curiosity and the terrifyingly wonderful lure of the Unknown ...

Our explorations will culminate in a month-long group exhibition in Burrinja's main Gallery, showcasing the generative results of the eco-printing modality; an ephemeral expression of what has been learnt. Works exhibited may include: watercolour sheets, dresses, fabric pieces, installations, photography…and more…

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Dates

Saturday 25th June (6hrs: 10am – 4pm)
Sunday 26th June (6hrs: 10am – 4pm)

Where

Burrinja Arts Workshop

Prices

$260



Advanced Mosaic Workshops

Do you want to get creative with crockery?

This brand NEW workshop is designed for those of you who have either completed a Beginner's workshop or who have some mosaicing experience and would like to indulge in 12hrs of tuition with artist and qualified teacher Jessie Journoud-Ryan over single weekend...

Most materials will be supplied as in previous workshops (Tools, adhesives, a selection of crockery, tiles).
But the following variations apply:

- A pre-prepared marine-ply surface (30cm X 30cm) will be provided.

- You are free to bring along your own pre-prepared surface of any dimension, should you prefer.

- This weekend DOES NOT include a grouting session.
- The workshop will effectively be booked for 12hrs in total over the weekend, so you can choose what kind of breaks you prefer at any time.

Classes are limited to 6 places to ensure individual attention.


Book Online or via the Box Office on 9754 8723

 

Term 1 Dates
Wednesdays 3 Feb - 23 Mar

Play Up 4pm - 5pm
Act Up 5pm - 6pm
Advanced Troup 6pm - 7:30pm

Venue

Black Box Studio

Term Prices
$104 Play Up (8 weeks)
$104 Act Up (8 weeks)
$160 Advanced Troupe (8 weeks)
Visit or call the
Box Office on 9754 8723

Creative Movement and Drama Classes

Express your interest for later in the year!

ANY ENQUIRIES please CONTACT the Box Office: Tue-Fri, 10:00am-4:00pm, 9754-8723 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Classes are facilitated by Dee Whittington who has many years experience with children and youth of all ages in the areas of creative movement, drama and music, with fabulous outcomes for the participants including an end of year showcase.

Play Up at Burrinja (Ages 5-6 years)
The emphasis for this age group is on creative play and improvisation. Classes are designed to stimulate the imagination of young children, through participation in various drama, music and movement activities.
When: Wednesday 4-5pm.

Act Up at Burrinja (Ages 7-9 years) 
These fun filled classes are designed to encourage children to become confident in presenting their own ideas and to work together in a group. This is achieved through movement, poetry, songs, scripts and theatre games; providing safe, supported performance opportunities.
When: Wednesday 5-6pm.

Advance Troupe (By invitation only) 
This class is for students showing the commitment to work within certain guidelines enabling them to extend their drama experience and skills.  It will be a class requiring focus and dedication and within these guidelines each student should have a fully rounded drama experience, still full of creativity and enjoyment but supported by focused behaviour and extended by more advanced scripts, monologues & movement. 
When: Wednesdays 6:30-8.00pm

Further inquiries contact the box office on 9754 8723 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dates

Saturday 16 July (1pm - 4pm)

Where

Burrinja Arts Workshop

Prices

$60



Mosaic 'One Off' Smash & Chat July

Do you want to get creative with crockery?

The 'one off' Mosaic Workshop continues this year...
This workshop offered in Burrinja's Art Workshop space serves as a 3 hours window of mosaicing opportunity on whatever personal project you may have currently brewing ... This session provides the opportunity to 'drop in' and get creative on any mosaic project you have started or plan to start, with a group of fellow mosaic enthusiasts.

Jessie Journoud-Ryan will be thrilled to assist and advise you with your current projects and a selection of crockery, adhesives and basic tools will be available to you. Please come also prepared with your own crockery, tools and own prepared surfaces to mosaic.

Please note that you do not need to be an expert, but this is not a comprehensive beginner's workshop, but rather, this is a drop in Mosaicing session.

Please note that an extra charge of $10 is applicable (and payable on the day) if you need to purchase a prepared (scored and primed) surface to Mosaic.
A selection of the artist's own tile and crockery collection and adhesives will be available.
Classes are limited to 6 places to ensure individual attention.
Ideal for people 18yrs old +

Book Online or via the Box Office on 9754 8723

 

Dates

Sunday 17th of JULY (2hrs: 1pm – 3pm)
Saturday 23rd of JULY (3hrs: 12pm – 3pm)
Sunday 24th of JULY (3hrs: 12pm – 3pm)
Sunday 31st of JULY (3hrs: 12pm – 3pm)

Where

Burrinja Arts Workshop

Prices

$260



July Mosaic Workshops

Do you want to get creative with crockery?

This workshop of 4 classes will walk you through the creation process step-by-step to create your own small mosaic art piece.

If you are a Beginner wanting to learn the basic skills in order to apply them to larger Mosaic projects in the future, this is the class for you... If you have dabbled in Mosaics before, this may be a refresher opportunity and a means of further experimenting with the medium in order to inspire you for more ambitious pieces in the future.

Classes limited to 6 students are run by Studio artist and qualified teacher Jessie Journoud-Ryan.
Most materials and tools used on site are provided, but you will need to provide your own crockery, protective gloves for grouting, an old towel and a hammer.

The Mosaic workshop at Burrinja in Upwey, comprises of a total of 11hrs of tutored classes.

Most materials are supplied, including a selection of the artist's own tile and crockery collection and a descriptive easy to follow 10 step guide to creating your own mosaic artwork.
On completion of the workshop you will have a completed and grouted mosaic, ready to hang up at home.

Book Online or via the Box Office on 9754 8723

 

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