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A special opportunity to celebrate this year's NAIDOC theme - VOICE. TREATY. TRUTH. Let's work together for a shared future. People are invited on a special journey to honour and share the Indigenous voice that includes know-how, practices, skills and innovations.

Bundjalung artists Monica Kapeen, Michael Philp and Emma Walke will share their skills in weaving, painting and ceramic workshops over two days where there's sure to be much yarning and exchanging of ideas through the process.

These creative workshops are great way for our community to learn, connect, enjoy and celebrate Aboriginal culture together with local Bundjalung artists.

The NAIDOC Workshop Program runs Friday 12th and 13th July at Ignite Studios @ NRCG located adjacent to the Gallery at 60 Crane Street Ballina. This program is offered to all ages and skill levels, a family friendly program.

Booking Terms
Payment is for the full cost of the course regardless of attendance. Participants are entitled to a full refund if Northern Rivers Community Gallery cancels the workshop for any reason prior to its commencement.

The full program of workshops are listed below:

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with Michael Philp

When: Friday 12 July 2019  |  10am -12pm
Cost: $45 (All materials included)
Where: Ignite Studios @ NRCG  |  60 Crane Street, Ballina

Share stories across generations with contemporary Indigenous artist, Michael Philip. Working in charcoal, pastel and paint, explore themes of connection to country, community and a desire to create significant and lasting change. Leave feeling nourished, with memorable works of your own art.

Bookings essential to secure a place.


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with Emma Walke

When: Saturday 13 July 2016  *** rescheduled to Saturday 14 September *** |  10am – 12pm
Cost: $45 (Materials included)
Where: Ignite Studios @ NRCG | 60 Crane Street, Ballina

ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to unforseen circumstances the artist has had to reschedule this workshop to Saturday 14 September.

Celebrate NAIDOC Week 2019. Spend a memorable morning with Indigenous ceramic artist, Emma Walke learning glazing techniques for stoneware clays.

Create your own personalised designs on functional works. Suitable for all skill levels and inclusive of all studio materials, glazes and firings.

Bookings essential to secure a place.


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with Monica Kapeen

When: Saturday 13 July 2019  |  10am - 1pm
Cost: $65 (All materials included)  [[[ FULLY BOOKED ]]] 
Where: Ignite Studios @ NRCG | 60 Crane St, Ballina, NSW 2478

Join in celebrating NAIDOC Week 2019. Share culture, knowledge and weaving with Bunjulung artist Monica Kapeen. Participants will learn about the natural fibres growing in our region and how they can be prepared and used to create beautifully tactile objects using a combination of weaving techniques. 

The weaving workshop is now fully booked but we currently still have availability in both our painting and ceramic workshops.

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