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Siobhan Kelley Exhibition Launch

Up next in our Act Belong Commit Artist Series is the launch of Siobhan Kelley's exhibition of artworks from WA's Pilbara region.

Friday 23 July 2021
The Bank Gallery, 8 Macpherson Street, Carnamah

There is a free event open to everyone. No RSVP is required.

Siobhan is spending a month-long residency in the North Midlands thanks to Lotterywest and the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

Act Belong Commit Mark Making

Explore 'mark making' with visual artist Siobhan Kelley.

2pm Sunday 25 July 2021
Macpherson Homestead

(one kilometres east of Carnamah off the Bunjil-Carnamah Road)

Using a variety of charcoal and pencils, Siobhan will guide different ways of describing the landscape through a series of ‘marks’ on a page.

This is a free workshop and no RSVP is required.

Activating Collections Artist Residencies

Applications are now open for Art on the Move's Activating Collections Artist Residencies. One of the three-month residencies will be based in Carnamah with the host being North Midlands Project and the Carnamah Historical Society & Museum.

The residencies are supported by the WA Government's Regional Exhibition Touring Boost. Artists will develop creative work in response to regional collections to activate local histories and narratives of place.

Applications close at 9am on 26 July 2021. For more info, or to make an application, please click here.

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 [WRITING]

Local writing group, Scribes of North Midlands, meets fortnightly on Thursdays 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!

From September to November 2021 North Midlands Project will be holding the Harvest Festival to explore, celebrate and create from our natural surrounding 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

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!

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



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.