appetising selection of arts activities are on offer as part of the Food
for Thought program at Mundaring Arts Centre until 1 August.
Art lovers can join the
conversation about the Food for Thought program at
an Artist Talk, and view a multi-artform exhibit showcasing
outcomes from the project.
Shire President John Daw
said the community is invited to explore and celebrate
the many outcomes of this multifaceted project.
collaborative project, presented by Shire of Mundaring and Mundaring
Arts Centre, brought together local cultural groups and renowned WA
artists," said Cr Daw.
“A unique component of
the project was this mentorship by established artists sharing their skills
while delivering art and writing workshops to people of all ages.”
Participants enjoyed over
sixty workshops and events which explored food culture through art.”
As part of the wrap-up
for the program, local artists Bernard Kerr and Josephine Clarke will
discuss food culture with artist Jenny Kerr at a free Artist Talk
on Saturday 24 July from 11.30am at the Mundaring Arts Centre.
will be followed by a reading of six poems produced during the
workshops by writers from the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre
in Greenmount. Visitors are also invited to wander through the
exhibit over afternoon tea.
“The Hills are alive with talented local
artists. Public events such as these are a vibrant part of our cultural
fabric. This collaborative project between artists and the community celebrates
why we love to live in the hills,” said Cr Daw.
To book a seat for
the Artist Talk visit www.mundaringartscentre.com.au.
The Food for Thought Project was made possible by funding from
the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries’ Outer Metro