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Art Workshops with Rosie Marshall

We have some exciting new creative arts programs launching in term 4 at Louis Joel!

Artist Rosie Marshall is a qualified, registered art and design teacher; she has exhibited widely and her work is currently on display as part of Art In Public Places at Williamstown Library.

Starting in October, Rosie will be running three 10-week art programs:

  • Learn to Draw Program for Kids — 4pm-5.15pm, Tuesdays from 10 October 
  • Model making for Kids — 4pm-5.15pm, Wednesdays from 11 October
  • Model making for Adults — 10am-12pm, Thursdays from 12 October 

Download flyers: Model Making for Kids ;   Learn to Draw for Kids;   Model Making for Adults



Adult Learners Week

Adult Learners Week celebrates the many, sometimes surprising, benefits of lifelong learning. Come into Louis Joel from 1-8 September to find out about the array of learning opportunities available locally and further afield.

While you're here check out our a book swap — swap a book for a gold coin donation with proceeds going to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.



Art Workshops with Cath Anicic

To coincide with her Chromatic Matter exhibition, Yarraville-based artist Cath Anicic is faciliatating a series of workshops at Louis Joel. Cath is co-founder of KART (Kids are Raw Talent) and illustrator of the children's book Helga and May Discover the Magic of Colour



Light Up Logan

A program of projections, lights, sculpture and sound in Altona's Logan Reserve, Light Up Logan will officially launch Art in Public Places 2017 on Friday 1 September.

As part of the program, LJACC is creating a solar-powered lighting installation to light up the Louis Joel using flowers created from recycled bottles and plastics.

If you are interested in learning how to upcycle bottles into flower lights, come along to an informal, relaxed workshop facilitated by artist Cath Kasoar on Thursday 24 September anytime between 10am and 2pm.



Spirits of Time & Place by Geoffrey Ricardo 

Coinciding with the launch of Geoffrey Ricardo’s Spirits of Time & Place, a public art installation of eight sculptures along the Kororoit Creek Shared Trail in Hobsons Bay, the Joel Gallery is hosting an exhibition about the making of the works. The exhibition includes artworks and a multimedia display by Geoffrey Ricardo, as well as artworks produced as part of the project by students from five primary schools in the western suburbs

Geoffrey Ricardo will talk about his work at the Joel Gallery on Thursday 10 August.