CRITICAL ART LISTINGS FOR JULY

Further information can be found for the following critical art listings through the Artsblog posts for the month of July which runs over two pages, scroll down and review ‘older posts’.  To list your event, activity, exhibition or performance  contact arts@mornpen.vic.gov.au

Derinya  Art & Craft Exhibition July 30 – 31 Derinya Primary School South Frankston Enqs: 9784 1060

Pelican Theatre & Peninsula Access Support & Training theatre work “A Show” Hastings Hall July 29 – 30 Enqs: 5979 3203

CEF Theatre group’s “My Three Angels”,  St Peter’s Hall, Mornington, July 29 – Aug 7 Bookings 5977 0347

3940Arts Logo Competition Enq: Jo.Ridgeway@mornpen.vic.gov.au or phone 5986 5478

Survey of Contemporary Craft, Application to Exhibit, Peninsula Festival of Arts & Ideas ‘arts alive 2011’ Oak Hill Gallery, Mornington, Enq: Curator on 5950 1716

For more information regarding the upcoming October Peninsula Festival of Arts & Ideas ‘arts alive 2011’ program keep watching this space for regular festival updates throughout August & September or contact Andrea Ebsworth Cultural Planner, Mornington Peninsula Shire on 5950 1716 or email arts@mornpen.vic.gov.au.


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STUDIO SORRENTO THESPIANS

Calling for expressions of interest from all you closet thespians in Sorrento and the southern Peninsula.

 Actors,  Costume Makers, Directors, Lighting experts, Musicians, Producers, Set Designers, Technical experts, Writers and Script Writers and all those with the interest, talent, enthusiasm, experience and energy to work towards the creation of a vibrant theatre group in this part of the world are cordially invited to attend a meeting.

When: Thursday 18th August at 7.00 p.m

Where: In the Portsea-Sorrento Senior Citizens Hall, Cnr. Melbourne Rd./Queens Rd. Sorrento – M. 156 K9

 For further information and expressions of interest call Ngaire J on 0419-574-971

Look forward to seeing you there!

‘arts alive 2011’ THE PENINSULA FESTIVAL OF ARTS & IDEAS

Of the many exciting events being planned for the festival in October is the  SURVEY OF CONTEMPORARY CRAFT being held at Oak Hill Gallery in Mornington from the 2 – 31 of October. 

The exhibition will highlight craftspeople producing ceramics, glass, textiles, furniture, jewellery and metalwork.  For an Application to Exhibit to be sent to you please contact Andrea Ebsworth Cultural Planner, Mornington Peninsula Shire on 5950 1716/0438 051 092 or email arts@mornpen.vic.gov.au

LITTLE ARCHIES PORTRAIT PRIZE @ OAK HILL GALLERY

 

LITTLE ARCHIES PORTRAIT PRIZE – SEPTEMBER 2011

Oak Hill Gallery has put up the $2000 prize for the Little Archies this year,

When: Get your entry in, as the closing date is Wednesday August 10th.

Prize: WOW, $2000, you’ve got to be in it to win it!!

Where: Oak Hill Gallery 100 Mornington/Tyabb Rd Mornington (03) 5974299

See www.oakhillgallery.com.au for entry form.

 

 

UNTUTORED FIGURE DRAWING IN SORRENTO

 Untutored life/figure drawing workshop opportunities in Sorrento

When: Thursdays 1.30pm – 3.30pm & Saturdays 2-4pm

Contact: Nyree  J on 5984 5176 Mobile 0419 574 971

Cost: $150 per 10 week term or $20 casual classes

PELICAN THEATRE & PENINSULA ACCESS SUPPORT & TRAINING TEAM UP FOR 3 SHOWS ONLY “A SHOW”

When: Friday July 29 @ 8pm, Saturday July 30 @ a 2pm matinee and @ 8pm

Where: Hastings Hall, High Street Hastings

Tickets:$20 Adult, $15 Concession

Bookings: Phone 5979 3203

AUSTRALIAN DECORATIVE & FINE ART SOCIETY MORNINGTON PENINSULA

The Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society Mornington Peninsula (ADFAS) holds informative lectures monthly. These are given by well known and respected overseas and Australian lecturers.

Where: Lectures are held at the Peninsula Community Centre, Wilson Road, Mornington

When: 5.50 on Friday evenings.

Upcoming topics as follows:

August 12 Eugene von Guerard, a Great Colonial Artist

September 2 Miniature AdultsImages of Childhoold in Western Art 

September 2 Norman Rockwell – Great Artist or Mere Illustraltor

ADFAS welcomes new members.  The one off guest price is $20, bookings necessary. 

Enquiries and bookings 5983 1116 http://www.adfas.org.au/

WHAT’S ON @ THE SOUTHERN PENINSULA ARTS CENTRE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

La Mama in the Burbs…Happily Ever After by Jane Miller, Directed by Beng Oh
When: Saturday 16 July 8pm & Sunday 17 July 3pm ( followed by Q & A)
Where: Southern Peninsula Arts Centre, 245 Eastbourne Rd Rosebud
Tickets: $20, $16 concession, $12 student (suitable for ages 16 plus)                                                                                       Bookings: online at www.rsc.vic.edu.au/SPPACwhatson.html phone 5986 8204 or tickets available at the door

What really happened to Snow White and Cinderella?  What if happily ever after was really only happy until you close the book?   Sometimes the fairytale life you were hoping for isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.  Ben wants a child, Chloe wants forgiveness, Dave wants to close the deal and Lizzie doesn’t know what she wants

A funny and moving modern day fairytale of people pumpkins, real estate and happy endings. “Smart look beyond life’s fairy tales” The Age

“One of Melbourne’s must-see playwrights” – AussieTheatre.com

THE PLAYWRIGHT:  JANE MILLER’S plays have been performed in Australia and internationally over the last 4 years. In 2006-7 her plays Perfect Stillness and Hope Fades but the Duck Never Dies reached the finals of Short and Sweet in Melbourne and Sydney respectively with Perfect Stillness winning the People’s Choice award for Best Overall Production. Recently it was performed in both Malaysia and India and was selected to be part of Shorter + Sweeter, touring regional centres around Australia. In 2007 The Painter won the audience choice award at MelBorn (Melbourne Fringe Festival). In 2008, A Cup of Sugar was included in MelBorn, Playspotting at the Melbourne Writers’ Theatre and then studied at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. 2010, has seen Jane’s La Mama debut with a successful season of Happily Ever After and The Stakeout selected for Short + Sweet Melbourne at Chapel off Chapel.

BALUK ARTS EXHIBITION @ CUBE 37 FRANKSTON

BALUK ARTS and FRANKSTON ARTS CENTRE present an exhibition showcasing recent ochre works on paper and paintings of Aboriginal artists from Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula.
When: Opening Tuesday 5th July at 5pm
Where: At Federation Gallery, Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, Cnr Young and Davey Sts, Frankston VIC 3199
RSVP: Merryn Tinkler, 9784 1705 or merryn.tinkler@frankston.vic.gov.au