2016 Indigenous Ceramic Art Award (ICAA) Cultural Events

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Join SAM for a series of cultural events over August and September

To support 2016 Indigenous Ceramic Art Award (ICAA) exhibition SAM is running a series of cultural events over August and September. These events allow the community to create a deeper understanding of the exhibition and its themes while also having the opportunity to learn new creative skills and in many cases meet and work with finalist artists. Many programs have limited places so be sure to book as soon as possible to secure a spot. For more information on the cultural series or to book your spot today visit the SAM website or call SAM directly.

Adult Programs

ICAA Panel Discussion Are Art Prizes and Awards the way to go? What model best supports contemporary Indigenous art and artists?
Date: Saturday 20 August
Time: 2 to 3.30pm
Venue: Eastbank, function room 2
Panel: Kimberley Moulton and Tiriki Onus. Chair - Rebecca Coates.
Cost: Free
Bookings: Click here

Ceramics Masterclass with ICAA finalist Janet Fieldhouse
Date: Sunday 21 August
Time: 10am to 12noon
 SAM workshop room
Cost: $20 (Friends $18)
Bookings: Click here

Ceramics Masterclass with ICAA finalists Auntie Cynthia Hardie and Jack Anselmi
Date: Sunday 21 August
Time: 1.30 to 3.30pm
Venue: SAM workshop room
Cost: $20 (Friends $18)
Bookings: Click here

Education: Life on the River Clay building workshop
Drawing on the concept of a midden, and local knowledge about life on the Goulburn River pre-settlement, these teachers will learn a number of hand-building techniques and how to make a pressed mould using found objects and clay.
Date: Saturday 3 September
Time: 10.00 to 11.30am Mooroopna and 12.15pm to 4pm SAM
Audience: All teachers
Venue: Mooroopna river bank and SAM
Cost:  $60 (incl. lunch)
Tutors: Jack Anselmi and Aunty Cynthia Hardie
Bookings: Click here to book

Kids and Family Programs

Middens and Memories
Children will gain insight into the local traditions of the Yorta Yorta people through this clay workshop.
Date: Wednesday 21 September
Audience: 10.30am to 12.30pm for 5 - 9 years - Bookings: Click here                  
                 1.30 to 3.30pm for 10 - 14 years - Bookngs: Click here
Venue: SAM workshop room
Cost: $20 (Friends $18)
Artists: Jack Anselmi and Auntie Cynthia Hardie

Family Walking Tour
Join SAM and Gallery Kaiela staff for a guided tour of exhibitions at both venues and discuss the artwork over morning tea.
Date: Thursday 22 September
Time: 10 to 12noon
Audience: Families
Venue: SAM and Gallery Kaiela
Cost:  Free
Bookings: Click here

Painting Stories: Aboriginal Signs and Symbols
Through this painting workshop children will learn the different meanings of signs and symbol in Aboriginal paintings.
Date: Friday 23 September
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Audience: 9 to 13 years
Venue: SAM workshop room
Cost: $15 (Friends $13)
Tutor:  Tammy-Lee Atkinson
Bookings: Click here