Arts Up Front


Saturday 27 February 2021 at Dickson College

Registrations have now closed.

Please contact if required

Limited capacity in 2021 due to COVID19. 110 participants only.

This year we will not be able to host a key note presentation, however we will still be holding three workshops throughout the day. Ticket price includes your choice of three workshops, morning tea, lunch, tea, coffee and a limited edition Arts Up Front Showbag.

Arts Up Front is an accredited PL provider. 5 hours of TQI can be accredited for this conference

Our workshop presenters this year are:

Visual Arts
1. Street Art With Geoff Filmer- A street art workshop with a secondary focus
2. Connections and Painting with Marrawuy Journeys- learn ways to express and explore indigenous stories in this workshop- primary and secondary focus.  
3.Recyclable and Sustainable wearable design with Ingrid from Kin Gallery - Making the most of what you have. a sustainable and affordable workshop for classrooms to explore wearable designs and natural materials. Primary and secondary focus.
4.Wildflower Stitching with Sharon Peoples- explore stitching and looking at our environment in detail using fabrics and stitching as a medium. Primary and secondary focus.

1. Bollywood with Michelle Bray- explore traditional Bollywood style with in this workshop. Secondary student focus  
2. Synery = Arts + Science, DanceKids with Sue Jones - Explore the powerful combination of Dance and Science with Sue. This workshop has a Early childhood and lower primary focus.
3. Hip Hop With Project Beats- Learn and extend your hip hop knowledge with Project Beats. Primary and secondary focus.

1. Confident Classrooms with Budding Theatre- Explore ways to build student confidence in presentation and expression in and outside of the drama classroom-  Secondary student focus
2. Envrio Puppets with Marianne Metters - Using sustainable materails, learn how to construct and animate puppets. Primary focus workshop
3. Musical Theatre with Amy Dunham- Learn ways to explore and incorporate musical theatre into the drama classroom- primary and secondary focus

1. ZBrush with Australian Interactive Entertainment (AIE) - This session is off site at AIE Watson- learn ZBrush with the team at AIE. This workshop has a secondary focus
2. Camera Phone Technology with PhotoAccess -How to get the most out of your smartphone camera? In this exciting hands-on workshop you will be taught a number of different approaches to storytelling with your smartphone. Learn how to make better compostions, how to control focus and exposure and use natural light to make great images.- Upper secondary focus
3. Learning and Access with Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG)- This session is off site at CMAG London Circuit Canberra City- Explore the educational resources at CMAG- primary focus

1. Song writing with children with CJ Shaw- Get together with CJ and explore the process of writing songs with students- Primary focus
2. Kit Drumming for schools with Steve Fitzgerald- Not sure of your high hat from your kick drum? Learn the basics with Steve- secondary focus   
3. Rock Guitar for beginners with Aron Lyons- Move past air guitar champion in the workshop. Primary and secondary focus- BYO guitar

More information about workshops will be posted here closer to the opening of registrations in week 0 2021. Keep an eye on our facebook page for current developments.

Timetable released soon.

For further information please contact the conference organiser, Renee Newton. or 6142 0480