2019 Fremantle Arts Centre Print AwardFri 20 Sep 2019 — Sun 10 Nov 2019 | 10:00am — 5:00pm
Great Big October Book FestThu 24 Oct 2019 | 6:00pm — 8:00pm
Do you love books, bratwurst, brass and beer? Then Fremantle Press and FAC invite you to celebrate the Great Big October Book Fest! Join City of Fremantle Hungerford Award winning author Holden Sheppard as he launches his highly anticipated book Invisible Boys, then stay on as we launch a bumper crop of new books by Megan Anderson, Moira Court, Steve Hawke, Julia Lawrinson, Helen Milroy, Philippa Nikulinsky, H.M. Waugh, David Whish-Wilson and Anne-Louise Willoughby.
Lending Library: City of Fremantle Library Turns 70Fri 20 Sep 2019 — Sun 10 Nov 2019 | 10:00am — 5:00pm
Sunday Music: Rupert Guenther + Duende IndaloSun 27 Oct 2019 | 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Rupert Guenther & The Crystal Voyager Band perform ambient world music that will take you on a journey along the silk road – a journey inspired by the sounds of the mosques, villages, bamboo forests and temples, combined with beats and rhythms of Africa, the middle east and central Asia. Instrumental genre crossing musicians Duende Indalo (WA) play an eclectic mix of world music fusing together flamenco, jazz, Middle Eastern and ambient sounds to create something wholly unique. Duende Indalo play with skilful rigor to create music that will transport you to every corner of the globe.
Linocut – Create & Print in 3 weeks
Discover the secrets of linocut printmaking. Learn how to adapt your image, carve your plate and print your image on different types of paper.
Design, Print, Stitch
Learn these great skills and how to put them all together in this exciting course. Create your design working from images or ideas that inspire you, combine printmaking techniques including screenprinting, monoprint and transfer and then embellish your work by stitching back into the design, resulting in a multi-layered work. Make cushion covers, artwork to stretch over a frame or a series of smaller sample pieces.
Contemporary Silver Jewellery
Learn the foundations of jewellery making including soldering, sawing, filing, riveting and creating textured surfaces in metal. Design and construct your own contemporary bracelets, rings, earrings or pendants in silver.
The Short Story – The Art of Rearranging Words
Learn how to create short stories which have impact through a mixture of reading, writing and discussing. Discover how short stories and flash fiction vary from other forms of writing. During the course, participants are encouraged to write their own short stories. This is a fun and highly informative course designed to enhance writing skills and boost confidence.
Metal Casting Saturdays
Discover the simple technique of cuttlebone casting and the art of lost wax casting, a process in which a mould is created out of wax, burnt away and then refilled with metal. Using wax mould–making techniques allows for fine detailing on a small scale, resulting in exquisite metal pieces.