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Get Creative for Health + Happiness!


ME, MYSELF & I

Old, young, singles, couples, family and friends!

We want to get as many photos of people from the North Midlands to be part of our 'ME MYSELF & I' Ebb + Flow project.

Dress to express you! Bring props and anything colourful and fun you'd like in your photo. Make sure you bring your smartphone, camera or tablet to learn how to take that perfect photo! It's a fun hands-on photoshoot being run by Martine Perret happening at Summer Nights:

6pm on Friday 12th March
Town Square on Winfield Street in Morawa

5:30pm on Saturday 20th March
Town Park on Main Street in Coorow

No RSVP is required. This is a free drop in activity during our Act Belong Commit Summer Night events.

Friday 12 March from 6pm

You're invited to our Act Belong Commit Summer Nights at the Town Square on Winfield Street in Morawa from 6pm on
Friday 12th March 2021.

Enjoy free activities + a movie under the stars. This is a free event, no tickets or RSVP is required.

  • Live DJ music with relaxing weekend sounds

  • Photo Colab activity 'ME,MYSELF & I' with Martine Perret

  • Giant Games + Lounge Area Book Exchange

  • Kids Painting Station

  • Showing of movie 'Happy Feet' from 7-30pm

  • Sausage Sizzle + drinks for sale in support of Morawa Museum

Please bring a picnic blanket or deck chair to enjoy this family event

If your community group would like to be involved or add something to the evening, please contact Catie on 0404 183 177 or catie@northmidlands.org.au

Martine Perret EXHIBITION LAUNCH

You're invited to the launch of Beyond Above Western Australian, an exhibition by South West artist Martine Perret who is undertaking a creative residency in the North Midlands. Come along to check out the exhibition, meet Martine and find out more about the exciting activities she'll be undertaking in our community.

This is a free event and no RSVP is required. 6:30pm to 9pm at The Bank Gallery in Carnamah on Saturday 13 March 2021.

Ditch the AUTO, start shooting MANUAL!

This tuition will help hone your craft and sharpen your skills in landscape photography and portraiture.

Learn how to better use your camera, its functions and settings so that you can achieve greater creative control over your photography. Gain more confidence in taking professional quality images.

Sunday 21 March from 3:30 to 6pm at Macpherson Homestead one kilometre east of Carnamah on the Bunjil-Carnamah Road. Click here for all the details and to RSVP.

EXHIBITION @ The Bank Gallery

You're invited to see Beyond Above Western Australia by South West photographer Martine Perret at The Bank Gallery at 8 Macpherson Street in Carnamah 10am to 1pm on weekends:

  • Sunday 14 March

  • Saturday 20 + Sunday 21 March

  • Saturday 27 + Sunday 28 March

  • Saturday 3 + Sunday 4 April

  • Saturday 10 + Sunday 11 April

  • Saturday 17 + Sunday 18 April

  • Saturday 24 + Sunday 25 April

There is no cost to attend this exhibition

All schools in and around the North Midlands are invited to arrange a private viewing of the exhibition with accompanying curatorial talk at no cost. Teachers, please contact Catie via email to arrange a time that best suits your timetable catie@northmidlands.org.au


"Martine Perret has framed a fraction of Western Australia’s breathtaking landscapes from above and captured what is profoundly magical and timeless about this land. "Paola Anselmi, Curator & Arts Writer

From April to June 2021 North Midlands Project will be holding the Our History Our Heritage Festival to explore, celebrate and create from our past to help shape a strong vibrant future for our communities.

The festival will be held throughout the North Midlands with culture + arts community days planned for Carnamah, Coorow, Mingenew, Morawa, Perenjori and Three Springs.

If your community group would like to be involved or add something to the festival, please contact Catie on 0404 183 177 or catie@northmidlands.org.au. Dates will be released shortly.

CREATE IN COMPANY

Whatever your artform, come along and get creative in the company of others! Meeting Wednesdays from 10am at The Exchange at 4 Macpherson St Carnamah.

SCRIBES [WRITERS]

Local writing group, Scribes of North Midlands, meets fortnightly on Fridays from 1pm to 3pm at The Exchange at 4 Macpherson St Carnamah.

TECH COACHING

Learn or sharpen your digital skills around the internet, computers, tablets or your phone at The Exchange at 4 Macpherson St Carnamah on Thursdays from 10am

THE EXCHANGE

4 Macpherson Street in Carnamah

Open 9am to 1pm Monday to Wednesday

Arts studio, book exchange, community loungeroom, digital learning hub, free WiFi and event space. Everyone in the North Midlands is welcome to utilise the space, participate in its programs and exchange books.

Many of the workshops and activities listed above take place at The Exchange - a great place to get creative for health and happiness!

ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

During 2021 ten artists from around WA will be undertaking a four week residency in the North Midlands exploring the theme of Ebb + Flow. Each residency will include community workshops to be held in different towns schools, hospitals and at Culture + Arts Community Days. During each residency a new artwork will be created collaboratively by the artist and the community. At the end of the year the ten works created from the residencies will come together for an Ebb + Flow exhibition.

Click here for more on the Ebb + Flow program

SUPPORTING CREATIVE GROUPS

Are you thinking about starting up new creative community group in the North Midlands, or need some assistance with one already running? Get in touch!

We can help with planning, marketing, insurance and providing a space for the group to run activities. #StrongerTogether

Mural: 'Together We Are Stronger' by Di Taylor and local youth

Act Belong Commit CREATIVE @ HOME

If you're isolating at home, we encourage you to keep active, creative and connected with our expansive Act Belong Commit Creative @ Home program.

Creative activities, online courses, virtual exhibitions and much more. Open 24/7 online!

See you at...

Morawa on Friday 12 March from 6pm
Coorow on Saturday 20 March from 5:30pm
Perenjori on Saturday 27 March from 5:30pm

Photo: Summer Nights Three Springs by Lynda Howitt



Stay Connected + Get Involved

We hope to see you soon! To stay up to date with all our activities, keep an eye on your local paper; follow North Midlands Project on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter; or visit www.northmidlands.org.au



How do you Ebb + Flow ?

As we go through our creative activities this year we would like to invite you to share how you manage life's 'Ebbs + Flows' now and after the program. To participate anonymously, please connect here.