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Get art & about in Orchard


Creativity is the lifeblood of culture, and there is no shortage of ways to unlock your inner artist in the City of Wyndham!

Whether you have a passion for painting or drawing, compelled by craft or are driven by the written word, you’ll find workshops for all ages around Orchard, with fantastic instructors to teach and inspire you on your artistic journey.

Let’s take a look!

Children’s Art Classes for 6-9 years
Every Tuesday from now until December 19, artist and teacher Cathy Mackay holds classes at the Old Shire Offices on Watton St Werribee, encouraging children to explore a range of art materials and techniques through mixed media projects including drawing, painting and sculpture. Classes run with the school term, and beginners are welcome to join any time places become available. Learn more at Cathy’s Facebook page!

Artful Healing Workshops
For those after creative inspiration, or who are seeking healthy engagement with like-minded people, local artist and artistic director Aurora Diele Van Mourik has just the thing.

Artful Healing is an inclusive workshop for those aged 12 and up, where participants can develop their artistic aspirations through a range of exciting new art techniques designed to encourage positivity and wellness.

It runs from Monday September 25 through to Thursday November 23 – visit their Facebook page and prepare to make art to your heart’s content

Introduction to Dance: Ages 5-10
Organised by Stepnout Performing Arts and running from Factory 10/61-65 Russell St Werribee, this is a ‘come & try’ session providing an introduction to dance for children through a range of different styles.

Whether your child aspires to be a dancer, acrobat or actor, there are a number of classes and programs to explore, from musical theatre to tap, jazz, ballet, cheerleading and acrobatics. For contact details and class times, visit the Wyndam City What’s On page.

Art Paths – Drop In Sessions
Perhaps you’ve already decided on your path and are looking for a bit of advice or mentorship to guide you?

The Wyndham Arts Incubator operates monthly free sessions where those aiming to develop a career in the arts can get assistance with charting an Art Path of their own, whether it be advice for specific projects or general guidance.

You can also access their workshop space and arts library. Art Paths is happening next on Wednesday, December 6. Visit the Wyndham Arts Incubator page for more on this fantastic initiative!

Feeling inspired?

These are just a handful of the classes and practices you and your family can begin to explore in the City of Wyndham. So, pick up those pencils, or strap on those shoes… and find your inspiration, at Orchard!