Backwater Artists Group

Backwater Artists Group
Backwater Artists Group
Wandesford Quay,

5:00pm - 8:00pm

021 496 1002


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Exhibition / Screening
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Backwater Artists Group will be open from 5pm – 8pm for tours of the artists’ studios (every half hour). An exhibition of work by Sarah Long entitled ‘Kingdom’ will be on view. Please see for details about children’s workshops.

There will be two workshops for children:

5.30pm – 6.30pm: Fun, Fun, Easy String and Nail Art for Kids (DROP IN), with Lesley Stothers

Recommended age 6+, children must be accompanied by an adult Create beautiful pictures, simple shapes or a letter from the alphabet. Choose a design, hammer in nails, then connect the nail heads with your choice of colourful yarns and string.
Visual artist Lesley Stothers will guide you through the steps to make your own creation.

6pm – 7pm: Street Art Workshop (Booking required), Age 10+ with Peter Martin
Children will use watercolour spray paint to create an outdoor mural.

6pm – 8pm: Darkroom Printing Demonstration
Using traditional techniques come and participate in the making of a darkroom black and white photograph. Under the red darkroom light you will see a unique silver gelatine print appear before your eyes.

Enjoy a pop-up dance performance by SK VYBZ


Backwater Artists Group