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Drawing Becomes Essential

Drawing Becomes Essential As part of the 2020 Big Draw Festival, Arts Narrogin is presenting a double whammy drawing workshop for budding artists on the weekend of 7th and 8th of November. Albany artist Merry Robertson will spend two full days focussing on the essential elements of drawing, with participants choosing what interests and excites them by attending just one or both days. On day one participants will study what all master artists study, that is, how to make something look realistic. On day two, they will be ‘let loose’ to explore their own style and play with different textures, ...
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Call for Entries! Drawing Together: Renewal exhibition

Call for Entries! Drawing Together: Renewal exhibition ...
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Arts Narrogin revives community spirit with a bowl of soup

The successful pitchers from the first Pitch N Plate, held in January 2020. Photo by Kellie Balaam, Narrogin Observer. Arts Narrogin revives community spirit with a bowl of soup The first crowdfunding event hosted by Arts Narrogin was held at the end of January with the promise of a follow up get-together later in the year. Happily, the second “Pitch ‘n’ Plate” has now been scheduled for Wednesday, 15 July and will be held in the Reception Centre at the Narrogin Town Hall. Those attending the evening will pay $20 for their ticket and enjoy a supper of soup and ...
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enRICH Scholarship: Helping hand for local artists

MEDIA RELEASE enRICH Scholarship: Helping hand for local artists Local Wheatbelt artists interested in taking their creative career to the next level are encouraged to apply for a scholarship opportunity offered by Arts Narrogin. The successful applicant will be supported by an established professional to develop, present and document a body of work during 2020. The scholarship package includes artist fees for the Mentor, professional development workshops, venue hire, administration and marketing support. The program has been developed locally off the success of a similar program offered in 2019. Casey Thornton, recipient of a mentorship in 2019, said "The mentorship ...
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Do your know one of Narrogin's Unsung Heroes?

Help us uncover Narrogin’s Unsung Heroes!

Help us uncover Narrogin's Unsung Heroes! CALLOUT FOR NOMINATIONS Do you know someone who's made an outstanding contribution to life in Narrogin, but not necessarily been recognised for it? Cuballing artist Graham Smith is calling for nominations from the public, for his project "Unsung Heroes: Revealing the Remarkable in Seemingly Ordinary People" which he presented at our inaugural Pitch n Plate live crowdfunding event, held at the Narrogin Bowling Club in January earlier this year. Graham intends to paint portraits of at least ten of these remarkable people and exhibit them at the next "Pitch n Plate" event, to be ...
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Arts Narrogin Covid-19 Update 24/03/2020

Arts Narrogin Covid-19 Update 24/03/2020 An update from the team at Arts Narrogin: In an announcement that won't come as much of a surprise, ARtS SPACE is temporarily closing its doors from today as part of our responsibility to the health of our community, in line with current government guidelines. Our team is preparing to start working from home. Emails will be monitored, but the landline phone will not, so we may not be quite as responsive as usual but we’ll do our best. The mobile number will still be active for urgent enquiries. If you have any questions or ...
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Arts Narrogin Covid-19 Update 18/03/2020

Arts Narrogin Covid-19 Update 18/03/2020 As part of our responsibility to the health of our community, Arts Narrogin are taking precautions to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. From this week, our program will be significantly reduced. Those events in which social distancing cannot be assured will be cancelled or postponed. This includes performances, exhibition openings, and workshops. We will contact people directly affected by these changes as soon as possible and process refunds as quickly as we can. We thank you for your patience whilst this happens. For the time being, ARtS SPACE is considered less at risk and ...
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Arts Narrogin supports bright ideas

Arts Narrogin supports bright ideas MEDIA RELEASE Narrogin will experience its first live crowdfunding event on Wednesday, 22 January thanks to an initiative by local cultural non-for-profit, Arts Narrogin. Using a fundraising model that has proved successful in a variety of locations from the USA to the UK to Kalgoorlie, Arts Narrogin has called upon community members and organisations to come forward with their ideas to enliven the town. A few of those ideas will be selected and the proposers invited to pitch them to an audience of locals who will vote for the idea they like the most. The ...
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Announcement of artists to feature in the 2020 Alternative Exhibition at the John Curtin Gallery

Announcement of artists to feature in the 2020 Alternative Exhibition at the John Curtin Gallery ...
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Pitch n Plate (Callout for Pitch Applications)

Pitch n Plate: A Live Crowdfunding Event Pitch Callout for our first event, to be held on Wednesday 22 Jan 2020. APPLICATION DEADLINE: MIDNIGHT FRIDAY 10TH JANUARY Do you love living in Narrogin and have a burning ambition or idea to improve or enliven the town? Are you inspired to get creative but need a kick-starter? We want to support your ideas, big and small. Arts Narrogin has been busy with community engagement projects during 2019 and would like to encourage more of your ideas. With this in mind, Narrogin’s first live crowdfunding event will be held at the Narrogin ...
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