2018 Inner West Open Studio Trail – Weekend Two

As part of Art Month, over 100 inner west studios, galleries and ARIs (Artist Run Initiatives) will throw open their doors for a second weekend, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March.

IWOST’s second weekend includes FREE tours—either on foot, by train, or bicycle, plus workshops, exhibitions, and live demonstrations:

ArtCycle Bike tours: Curated art trail cycle tour with ArtCycle. One of the best ways to see IWOST is on a bike.Book for Saturday 17 (Newtown) Book for Sunday 18 (Marrickville) 

Culture Scouts ‘The Cultural Express’ train tour: Whistle-stop cultural tour of the inner west, Newtown to Ashfield. Saturday 17 March. Meet at Newtown railway station, 1pm. Wear walking shoes, and bring an OPAL card and money for Ashfield dumplings. Book

Culture Scouts 'Delve into Marrickville': Guided walking tour of creative Marrickville. Sunday 18 March. Meet at Sydenham railway station near the bike racks, 1pm. Wear walking shoes and bring money for the tour finish at Batch Brewery. Book

Art on the Streets:  Guided walking tour of street art in Newtown and Enmore. Saturday 17 March, 11pm. Meet at Newtown ArtSeat, cnr Australia and King streets, Newtown. Book

Art on the Streets: Guided walking tour of street art across Sydenham and Marrickville. Sunday 18 March, 11am. Meet at Sydenham Station near the bike racks Book 

Workshop: ‘So you think you can't draw’. Lennox Street Studios, 111 Lennox Street, Newtown, Saturday 17 March and Sunday 18 March, 1pm-2pm. For absolute beginners who insist they love art but can't draw. Classes led by artist Andre Hobday on the ground floor. No bookings required. lennoxstreetstudios.com

Exhibition: ‘Print Shop’. Newsagency Gallery, 332 Stanmore Road, Petersham. Saturday 17 March, 11-5pm. Group show featuring silk-screen and digital painting studios in Asia. Hundreds of edition prints in the drawers to discover. Participating artists: Benoit+Bo, Krack Studio, Survive Garage, Rakasasa, Sticky Fingers and Idlebeats. newsagencygallery.com.au

Live demonstrations: Made in House’, Makerspace & Company, 1/17 Barclay Street, Marrickville, Sunday 18 March, 10am-3pm. A celebration of work made by the Makerspace community.  With an exhibition of designs for the home, and live demonstrations of ceramics, woodwork, metalwork and more. makerspace.org.au 

For more information about 2018 Inner West Studio Trail, downloadable maps for each day, and complete lists of all happenings both by date and by type, go to innerwest.nsw.gov.au/IWOST

For print quality images of Makerspace, contact the Communications team.

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