Early Openers - Pre Weekend Events
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Painting by Sally Mowbray
Canal Road Studios
Portrait by Lee Rhiannon
Alpha House Gallery
Photo by Rob Kay
Before the first trail
commences on WEEKEND 1,
there are few "Early Openers" for you to
Thursday 11 May, 6 – 8pm
Contemporary Luxe @Lara Scolari Studio
(Studio 3 - Yellow Precinct)
Contemporary Luxe focuses on the tonal combinations of rich and luscious
colour together with the simpler considered form of the fluid organic
circle, influenced in part by our Australian culture - an Island
Continent surrounded by water. All welcome.
Thursday 11 May, 6.30 – 8.30pm
Deeper into the Woods @ White's Creek Studios
(Studio 2 - Magenta Precinct)
Recent work by White's Creek Cottage Artists in Residence Sally Mowbray and Janny Grant.
Friday 12 May
HeArt of Annandale 2017 Awards Presentation
(Studio 5 - Magenta Precinct)
An art competition and exhibition. This year's theme is GROW. Presented
by Annandale Village Church and supported by Inner West Council and
Friday 12 May at 10am, 11am and 1pm
Canal Road Film Studios Tour
hidden, largely unknown, 3.5 hectare site on Hawthorne Canal is the
operational base for a number of technicians, artisans and other
practitioners in the feature and documentary film industry. It is also
the production base
for much of the quality Australian television drama production seen on
our screens today. Here is an opportunity to gain some insight into this
world with a "taster" tour of some unique aspects of the art of film
and television making. Bookings essential and places are limited. To
book email firstname.lastname@example.org
Before the first trail commences WEEKEND 2, there are few "Early Openers" for you to enjoy.
Thursday 18 May, 6pm
Cultural and Industrial Heritage: Exploring the Sydenham Creative Hub
(Studio 25 - Green Precinct)
What does cultural and industrial heritage mean for urban renewal? Join Frontyard at Scratch Art Space for a futuring discussion about the Sydenham Creative Hub. We will explore the questions: What kinds of spaces are needed to keep creativity flowing in neighbourhoods? Are there unexplored synergies between the needs of artists and manufacturers that can help shape more creative futures for everybody? In this session we will be hearing from experts who have been actively working towards alternative futures and we will work together to articulate alternative and preferred futures that matter to us. Bring your wild and modest ideas, your critiques of the status quo, and an open mind.
Thursday 18 May, 6pm – 9pm
May Street Artist Studios: Opening night event
Join us for a glass of wine and a browse through our resident artists’ studios.
Have a chat with the artists in their creative environment and enjoy their work.
Location: May Street Arts Studios, 1st Floor, 23 May Street, St Peters
Friday 19 May, 6pm – 9pm
Alpha-bet @ Alpha Artist Cooperative
(Studio 25 - Blue Precinct)
This exhibition showcases the diverse talents of emerging and established artist and musicians who reside at Alpha Artist cooperative, covering photography, paintings, mixed media and hand-made instruments.An artist cooperative with a history spanning 20 years. The Gallery and studios showcase the works of the established and emerging artists who work in the Gallery.
EXHIBITION RUNS: 19-21 May
Alpha Artist Cooperative
Location: 226 Union Street Newtown
Pictured right: Portrait by Lee Rhiannon
Friday 19 May, 6pm – 9pm
Revolution: A Group Show @Tortuga Studios(Studio 30 - Green Precinct)
Tortuga Studios is a collaborative hub for 25 artists and makers. In an old brick factory in the heart of St Peters, Tortuga Studios is an eclectic, multi-disciplinary warehouse space/gallery.
Location: 31 Princes Highway St Peters