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EARTH Art Exhibition

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The EARTH Art Exhibition explores the CCC artists experience and engagement with their surroundings. The landscape we live in, here in the central west of NSW informs our every day, through each phase of the moon, each turning of the earth. We have what is rare in Australia, here in Orange we have the four seasons. Seasons changing and challenging us, like the fires of 2019, the ecological crisis of the earth and the worldwide economic crisis of covid, this environment is experienced and imagined by our artists and expressed in their art.
In paintings inspired by landscape, colour and texture, photographs that capture a moment of time, digital art combining landscape and imagination, weavings using local or found materials, pottery created in the textures of the landscape, glass works glistening with the colours of the seasons.
We are a group based in country Australia, yet connected to everyone here on earth, technology does that. Strangely Covid has brought everyone on earth a little closer together. Because right now we are all going through the same thing: covid, climate change, economic crisis and a sense of ecological crisis, all of our own making.
The CCC bunch love the adventure of living in Orange, the drenching colours of autumn, the gentleness of Spring after winter’s monochromatic beauty, the bounty that our earth produces and as a bonus we get a free trip around the Sun, every year.

Music at the Museum by Orange Chamber Music Festival and FOOD HQ

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Sounds of Place and Pollination.

In collaboration with F.O.O.D Week, the Orange Chamber Music Festival presents a free live concert within the Orange Regional Museum. Local musicians Lisa Stewart and David Shaw will perform music by Ross Edwards, Rimsky-Korsakov, Phillip Bollinger and many others to explore place, identity and biodiversity in response to the Museum’s current exhibition Pollinators and Inherit: old and new histories.

You are invited to wander through the exhibition space at the Orange Regional Museum while being treated to this delightful soundscape between 5pm and 7pm.

Please book your entry to the Museum to allow for monitoring in line with COVID number restrictions. See booking link: https://tickets.myguestlist.com/v2600a23a1d7a29/food-arts-hq/evs600a23a1dda33/

 

Representatives from the Chamber Music Festival and F.O.O.D Week will also be on hand to provide information on both festivals.

Following the Museum Performance, a Friday Night Concert at the Orange Civic Theatre will kick off at 8pm with Tango de Saxos by the Nexas Quartet, presented by the Orange Chamber Music Festival. See separate event listing.

 

Earth Art Exhibition by Colour City Creatives

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The EARTH Art Exhibition explores the CCC artists experience and engagement with their surroundings. The landscape we live in, here in the central west of NSW informs our every day, through each phase of the moon, each turning of the earth. We have what is rare in Australia, here in Orange we have the four seasons. Seasons changing and challenging us, like the fires of 2019, the ecological crisis of the earth and the worldwide economic crisis of covid, this environment is experienced and imagined by our artists and expressed in their art.
In paintings inspired by landscape, colour and texture, photographs that capture a moment of time, digital art combining landscape and imagination, weavings using local or found materials, pottery created in the textures of the landscape, glass works glistening with the colours of the seasons.
We are a group based in country Australia, yet connected to everyone here on earth, technology does that. Strangely Covid has brought everyone on earth a little closer together. Because right now we are all going through the same thing: covid, climate change, economic crisis and a sense of ecological crisis, all of our own making.
The CCC bunch love the adventure of living in Orange, the drenching colours of autumn, the gentleness of Spring after winter’s monochromatic beauty, the bounty that our earth produces and as a bonus we get a free trip around the Sun, every year.

Resin Workshop – Resin Cheeseboard Workshop

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Resin Basics Cheeseboard Workshop
Date: Saturday 06/03/2021
Location: Studio on Anson 225 Anson Street, ORANGE NSW
Duration: approximately 1-1.5 hours
Time: 9am-10am 
Attendees: 10-12

Cheeseboard Resin Workshop 
Jo and Jed from well known Lil Blue Bird resin art, Jo is a self taught resin artist and Jed wood enthusiast from Orange will take you through the new BASIC class, its a quick one hour workshop where we introduce you to resin.
In this class you will make:
1 x serving platter (cheeseboard/paddle board)
We know people are time poor, so we thought how can we make this quicker and more affordable. This will be a streamlined class where everyone will do the same board but you choose the colours.
What will you get 
Create your very own resin and timber masterpieces using natural timber paddle boards
A Lil’ Blue Bird Apron, which will be yours to keep.
All materials, including an Acacia Wood Paddle Board or similar dependent upon stock availability.
An extensive range of pigments & colour additives to use. We provide all Safety equipment, mask, gloves, glasses. A discount on any purchases made on the day.
What do you bring
Your ideas and creativity
Closed in shoes required, please wear old clothes and long hair must be tied back.
Bring your friends and have a great afternoon getting creative together.
Please note: Resin needs to cure for 24hrs, we will arrange a time for you to collect your artwork.
Not suitable for pregnant women or under 16 years of age.
Avoid disappointment. Enrol early. (classes limited to 10-12 people)
Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via email or SMS.
Gift Vouchers are available and are listed as a separate product on our web page
We reserve the right to cancel this workshop due to unforeseen circumstance or of the minimum numbers aren’t reached, tickets will be fully refunded or you may select to book in on another date.
Perfect for beginners.
This workshop is suitable for individuals and couples as well as for a hens party, special occasion, birthday, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.
Book yourself into one of our workshops today. If you have any questions please use the contact us option on the web page.

Brush & Giggle, Paint & Sip – Tic Toc Van Gogh

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Paint & Sip Party brought to you by “Brush & Giggle, Paint & Sip”

Time: 6.00 – 8.30pm

Date: Thursday 4th March

Van Gogh … On a Clock!

About this Event

That’s right, come and create your own rendition of the master’s ‘Starry Night’ , over our very own Mount Canobolas….. on a 30cm walll clock.

Kick off your weekend with a few mates, bring something to drink, and spend a couple of relaxing hours letting your creative juices flow.

and take home a beautiful piece of art. It’s not as hard as you think! Your ticket includes all materials, and we suggest you do not wear your best clothes…. BYO drinks and nibbles

HERE/NOW Exhibition – A Closing Celebration

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Enjoy the company of artists and friends as we celebrate the creativity of our region.

We will also be marking the beginning of a new chapter as the Gallery prepares to close for the final stages of our extension project.

This is a COVID Safe event. Tickets are limited and bookings are essential BOOK HERE

Light refreshments will be available. Please note that due to COVID restrictions we are unable to serve alcohol.

The Gallery will temporarily close from 1 March 2021 and reopen in Spring 2021 with an exciting line-up of exhibitions and events. Read more about the Orange Regional Gallery Extension Project HERE

Sign up to the Gallery E-News HERE or follow us on Instagram or Facebook to stay in touch with developments.

Resin Workshop – Resin Large Wall Art Workshop

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Large Resin Wall art Workshop

Date: 06/02/2020

Location: Studio on Anson 225 Anson Street ORANGE NSW

Duration: approximately 1.5 – 2 hours

Time: 12:00-2:00pm

Attendees: 12

This 1.5 hour Workshop will guide you through the processes of creating your own resin artwork. This class is suited for beginners to intermediates. We will take you step by step from preparation, safety, mixing and finally creating your resin masterpiece. The workshop is designed to give you the in depth knowledge and hands on experience working with resin.

Our workshops are capped at a maximum of 12 participants.

What will you get

Create your very own large resin wall art ready to hang on your wall (500mm x 400mm)
A Lil’ Blue Bird Apron, which will be yours to keep.
All materials, including an Acacia Wood Tray or similar dependent upon stock availability.
An extensive range of pigments & colour additives to use.
We provide Safety equipment, mask, gloves, glasses.
Handouts including Tips & Tricks for beginners.
A discount on any purchases made on the day.
Light refreshments are included, tea coffee juices

What do you bring

Your ideas and creativity
Closed in shoes required, please wear old clothes and long hair must be tied back.
Please note

Please note:

Resin needs to dry for 24hrs, we will arrange a time for you to collect your artwork.
Not suitable for pregnant women or under 16 years of age.
Avoid disappointment. Enrol early. (classes limited to 12 people)
Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via email or SMS.

Gift Vouchers are available and are listed as a separate product on our web page
We reserve the right to cancel this workshop due to unforeseen circumstance or of the minimum numbers aren’t reached, tickets will be fully refunded or you may select to book in on another date

Resin Workshop – Resin Large Wall Art Workshop

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Large Resin Wall art Workshop

Date: 06/02/2020

Location: Studio on Anson 225 Anson Street ORANGE NSW

Duration: approximately 1.5 – 2 hours

Time: 12:00-2:00pm

Attendees: 12

This 1.5 hour Workshop will guide you through the processes of creating your own resin artwork. This class is suited for beginners to intermediates. We will take you step by step from preparation, safety, mixing and finally creating your resin masterpiece. The workshop is designed to give you the in depth knowledge and hands on experience working with resin.

Our workshops are capped at a maximum of 12 participants.

What will you get

Create your very own large resin wall art ready to hang on your wall (500mm x 400mm)
A Lil’ Blue Bird Apron, which will be yours to keep.
All materials, including an Acacia Wood Tray or similar dependent upon stock availability.
An extensive range of pigments & colour additives to use.
We provide Safety equipment, mask, gloves, glasses.
Handouts including Tips & Tricks for beginners.
A discount on any purchases made on the day.
Light refreshments are included, tea coffee juices

What do you bring

Your ideas and creativity
Closed in shoes required, please wear old clothes and long hair must be tied back.
Please note

Please note:

Resin needs to dry for 24hrs, we will arrange a time for you to collect your artwork.
Not suitable for pregnant women or under 16 years of age.
Avoid disappointment. Enrol early. (classes limited to 12 people)
Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via email or SMS.

Gift Vouchers are available and are listed as a separate product on our web page
We reserve the right to cancel this workshop due to unforeseen circumstance or of the minimum numbers aren’t reached, tickets will be fully refunded or you may select to book in on another date

Loud and Proud: A school holiday poster-making workshop for kids #2

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Loud and Proud: A poster-making workshop for kids (age 5-12 yrs)  

Check out the amazing display of posters in ‘Hearts and minds: wartime propaganda’ with our education team. Then have fun making your very own poster on something you feel strongly about.

A range of art materials will be available for poster making.

Thurs 14 January and Thurs 21 January 2021

10 am – 11.30 am

In conjunction with the exhibition ‘Hearts and minds: wartime propaganda’ on tour from the Australian War Memorial. 

This is a FREE event; bookings are essential.

All children must be signed in/out by a parent/guardian.

Loud and Proud: A school holiday poster-making workshop for kids

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Loud and Proud: A poster-making workshop for kids (age 5-12 yrs)  

Check out the amazing display of posters in ‘Hearts and minds: wartime propaganda’ with our education team. Then have fun making your very own poster on something you feel strongly about.

A range of art materials will be available for poster making.

Thurs 14 January and Thurs 21 January 2021

10 am – 11.30 am

In conjunction with the exhibition ‘Hearts and minds: wartime propaganda’ on tour from the Australian War Memorial. 

This is a FREE event; bookings are essential.

All children must be signed in/out by a parent/guardian.