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Stitching Circle

An informal monthly gathering for lovers of stitching, on the first Thursday of the month, 1 – 3pm. Bring your own hand-stitching projects to work on with some friendly company. All varieties of stitching and skill …

Mini Makers Art Club

Tuesday 1st February - Tuesday 6th December 2022

Next date: Tuesday 3 May, 11am! Ararat Gallery TAMA’s monthly Mini Makers Art Club is designed especially for preschoolers with a craft theme inspired by a different storybook each month. Each session includes a story reading …

Pages From a Lockdown Diary: Artist Talk

Join us for an Artist Talk presented by Carole Wilson and Tim Craker on Saturday 4 June 2022, 1-2pm. Free entry, bookings essential. Please scroll down to book ↓ Stemming from studio activity during the lockdowns …

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Author + Illustrator Talk with Janette Lucas

Join local artist and author Janette Lucas on Saturday 2 April for an in-depth discussion on how to develop a children’s book, from creating a story and characters, to approaching publishers. Ideal for aspiring writers and illustrators! …

Introduction to watercolour and ink illustration with Janette Lucas

Join local artist and author Janette Lucas on Saturday 2 April for an introduction to watercolour and ink illustration. Janette will guide you through a simple character development exercise. Ideal for absolute beginners or experienced practitioners! …

Catherine O’Leary Artist Talk

Join us for an Artist Talk presented by Catherine O’Leary on Friday 18 March 2022 at 11am. Catherine O’Leary is an Australian Artist, based in Castlemaine who works primarily in the Textile Arts. With a formal …

Pages From a Lockdown Diary: Official Opening

Join us for the official opening of ‘Pages From a Lockdown Diary’, an exhibition by artists Carole Wilson + Tim Craker, on Saturday 5 March at 2pm. Opening speeches from 2pm, followed by refreshments served at …

Frances Burke Floor Talk

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this talk was presented via Zoom; please scroll down to watch! Frances Burke was Australia’s most influential and celebrated textile designer of the 20th century. Distinctly evocative of Australia’s natural beauty, her …

NGV Kids on Tour

Saturday 15th - Sunday 23rd January 2022

Ararat Gallery TAMA (Textile Art Museum Australia) is thrilled to host NGV Kids on Tour this summer! NGV Kids on Tour offers FREE artist designed activities easily accessible to families in their local communities. Ararat Gallery …

Mini Makers Art Club

Mini Makers Art Club is taking a break in October and November, but in the meantime we have some fun take-away kits for your young artists to make at home! All you need to add is …

Workshop: ‘Tsutsumu’ Japanese Wrapping

Saturday 31 July, 1.30pm – 3.30pm The practice of wrapping thoughtfully is a part of Japanese history, and has evolved to become a sustainable practice that continues in their culture today. Inspired by items held in …

Workshop: ‘Mottainai’ Japanese Slow Stitch

Saturday 31 July 2021, 10am – 12.30pm Inspired by her textile collection featured in the ‘Thread of Life’ exhibition, Leanne O’Sullivan will show the tradition of the Japanese slow stitch in this enjoyable class. Participants will …

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