Autumn Glass School
From April 3 to 8, 2018, Canberra Glassworks will be abuzz for our inaugural Autumn Glass School. Every area of the building will be activated with the finest tuition available from some of the best in the world, right here in Canberra. Join us for masterclasses, workshops, tours, dinners and more, and immerse yourself in our creative community.
Bookings are available online.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (02) 6260 7005.
Finance for Artists
Peter Bayliss has been involved in the Australian music industry for over 20 years as well as working in accounting/business in varied roles including auditor, finance manager, financial controller, CFO, business manager, CEO in private enterprise, community/arts organisations and Government. Peter will provide financial information specific to artists for business setup, budgeting and taxes. Thursday 5 April (evening).
Wendy Dawes will provide a two-hour intensive class on marketing, providing students with tips on how to promote their practise effectively and efficiently in today’s environment. Discover how to use Facebook, Instagram, Google Business and Dropbox to maximise your exposure. Discover template-driven sites like Squarespace, WordPress and Weebly to develop your online presence. Wednesday 4 April (evening).
Learn the basics of welding in this one-day course with Jon Ely. Art, stick, mig and basic tig welding techniques will be covered is these one-day classes, as well as the basic fabrication of stands, armatures and framework. Tuesday 3 April, costs apply.
Our Exhibition Accommodation Partner, Doma Hotels, is offering students a 15% discount on the best available rate for accommodation at any Doma Hotel, all of which are within close proximity to the Canberra Glassworks. Use the code *GLASS* when booking at any of the following:
- Students will be provided with lunches on-site for each day of their classes.
- A casual dinner – the Friday Night Fry – will be held giving students the opportunity to meet artists from the local community. Friday 6 April (evening).
- Canberra Glassworks is also situated 200 metres walk from the Kingston Foreshore, which offers a plethora of dinner and/or drink options.
Home to some of Australia’s best cultural centres and a thriving community of artists, designers and makers, Canberra always has something to see – and April 2018 will be no exception.
- Studio Tour
Visit a number of local studios and meet some of Canberra’s finest artists working in glass. Tuesday 3 April (bookings coming soon)
- National Gallery of Australia – Cartier: The exhibition
An exhibition showcasing more than 300 spectacular diamonds, emeralds and other precious stones, with loans from royal families, celebrities and the astonishing Cartier collection itself. Costs apply.
- National Museum of Australia – The Art of Science
Faturing exquisite illustrations created by French artists during explorer Nicolas Baudin’s 1800–04 exploration of Australia. Costs apply.