Art in the park: MGA community festival.

Take a journey with family and friends through nature and the arts at MGA this coming Sunday 24 November 12–4pm.

Art Exhibition previously on at Monash Gallery of Art in Victoria, Australia.
From Sunday 24 November 2013 to Sunday 24 November 2013

Art in the park: MGA community festival. image

Published by Monash Gallery of Art on Friday 22 November 2013.
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The headline act on the music stage will be Mystic Trio doing a set from 1.45 to 2.45pm. If you have followed the independence movement in East Timor you will will know the group’s passionate songs of freedom for the people of Timor-Leste. Also on the bill will be the acclaimed Avila College Choir – directed by Mrs Kate Gould from 12.00pm to 12.40pm and some fun African drumming and Scottish highland dancing workshops and performances. Something for everyone!

Art in the Park is the Friends of MGA’s annual community art day when visitors can learn more about the gallery and enjoy a range of free art activities for the whole family. Adults can participate in their favourite art workshops, including life drawing, photography, pastel drawing and Chinese brush painting. Children can explore their creative potential in drop-in art classes, chalk drawing, face painting and lots more.

The music stage will feature the popular Mystic Trio. Visitors who have followed the independence movement in East Timor will know the groups passionate songs of freedom for the people of Timor-Leste. Also on the bill is the acclaimed Avila College Choir – directed by Mrs Kate Gould.

African drumming devotees will know of Simone Lang, founder & director of Drummergirl who will be demonstrating and running a FREE workshop for adults and teenagers.

Art lovers and those wanting to participate have the chance to learn directly from local tutors in pastel drawing, life drawing, digital photography, Chinese brush painting and glass mosaic workshops. For those looking for other forms of colour and excitement try Scottish country dancing, African drumming demonstration and workshop–it’s all FREE!