Natural Dye Conference Full Program

The full program for the natural dye conference is now up and available for your viewing pleasure.   At your request, we've included a collaborative session on the production of local cloth and an open speakers session to where you can jump in and tell us about your discoveries.  Take a look and get excited!

Thank you our sponsors for this event: RMIT University, Victorian Government, Pip Magazine, Australian Fashion Council, Fibresmith, Sunspun and ETC Designs

Montsalvat Arts Festival Program

Enrolments are now open for the 2018 Montsalvat Arts Festival Program


Pre-booking essential for all activities marked with an asterisk * and spaces are strictly limited. To book please call Montsalvat Reception on (03) 9439 7712

*Please note that tickets must be purchased before enrolment. Non-ticket holders will not be accepted.

Montsalvat, Sunday 16 September, 10am - 4pm

Tickets: 
Family $35  
Adult $14  
Concession/Child $10  
Children under 5 FREE

Please book your tickets online through TryBooking: here



ALICE SPRINGS BEANIE FESTIVAL






June 29-July 2nd.   More Information  here.



KINGLAKE RANGES ART SHOW

The sixth annual Kinglake Ranges Art Show will be held at the Kinglake Community Centre on November 24-25-26 this year. This is the same venue as last year. Opening night is Friday 6.30 pm for 7 pm start - while Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm.  Workshops will be held on Saturday and Sunday.

Prizes and Awards are increased this year to reflect the growth in the quantity and quality of our exhibits. Thanks to our Sponsors - please support them whenever possible as they are supporting us.If you would like to be kept up-to-date with all the latest, please email news@kinglakeartshow.com.au and you will get regular emails. Also check our facebook page where there will also be regular updates. 

FURTHER INFORMATION

MURRINDINDI BEANIE FESTIVAL 28 - 29 Jul 2018

Doors open from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The fibre festival promises to provide fun and frivolity as beanies of all shapes and sizes are donated, displayed and available to purchase throughout the event. 

This year’s theme for the Murrindindi Madness category is Mountain Streams to Ocean Floor, and the return of favorite categories include Funky Fibre Fusion, Traditional Beanie, Anything Goes Beanie, Winter Warmers and Best Teapot Beanie. While the Most Down to Earth Beanie is a sculptural wonder that can be made from anything.  

Saturday 28 July features the Beanie Bazzaar, a market full of clever creations featuring yarn, craft and refreshments, so there is something for everyone.

For further category details, conditions of entry and entry forms should you wish to enter a beanie, look for the Murrindindi Beanie Festival brochure or visit their Facebook page. Proceeds from the sale of the fabulous beanies go towards local charities to help people within the community of Murrindindi. See Brochure for details and entry form



CALL FOR ENTRIES...

The Australian National Brooch Show 2018

An initiative of the Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc. (CAS) Now in its 11th year, The Australian National Brooch Show - an exhibition of small wearable artworks.This popular exhibition showcases small wearable artworks made by both established and emerging contemporary artists and offers all participating artists the opportunity gain exposure for their art. By having a theme of small wearable artworks, artist's have an opportunity to submit works via Australia Post. Each time this exhibition has grown, representing Artists from across Australia. We have had good sales and support for the exhibition every year. 

The Australian National Brooch Show is run by the Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc. The Society is a non-profit organization, run on a voluntary basis by artists for the benefit of artists and those interested in the arts. It is based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and was founded in 1938. This year The Australian National Brooch Show will be on show in Fitzroy, in Melbourne, Victoria (Australia) 

Exhibition on show: Fitzroy: showing 6 July - 31 August 2018.    Entry is FREE!

Artists are to supply return postage (in Australian Post stamps) for unsold works, as a condition of entry.

Entry deadline: Return completed entry form & your works, together with return postage by 22 June 2018. All entries to be submitted by Australia Post. Each artist can enter up to 4 Brooches (small wearable artworks) - see ENTRY CONDITIONS. Any further questions? See our website FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions), or email us at mail@contemporaryartsociety.org.au All the detailed information about the Australian National Brooch Show 2018 is on our website www.contemporaryartsociety.org.au


Craft have some interesting events and information on their site. Visit here 


 

Craft is one of Victoria’s largest and oldest arts organisations dedicated to championing making and ideas driven practice through exhibitions, public programs, events and retail opportunities. Craft is a not for profit, membership based organisation that represents more contemporary craftspeople than any other organisation in Australia, and supports makers through every stage of their career.

Craft brings together a vibrant and sustainable contemporary craft and design community through events which represent and celebrate all craft practitioners and promotes excellence and innovation in contemporary craft.

Handweavers and Spinner Guild of Victoria

April eTreadle


Check Felt Wearable site for information regarding upcoming workshops

http://www.feltwearable.com to enrol and for more information

Earlybird discount for VFI members



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