Clay Workshop with Karen Gaskell
Cheeky Chooks
Saturday 8 June, 10.30am-12.30pm
For school aged children 5+
$5 per child

Explore clay building techniques through the construction of a cheeky clay chook on a pinch pot foundation. Finish off your chook with clay slip paint. Firing included in fee.

Bookings essential.

Alcohol Ink Workshop with Jean Dwyer
Colour Your World
Saturday 15 June, 9am-4pm
For teens and adults
$30 per person

Alcohol inks are an acid-free, highly-pigmented, and fast drying medium, which are specially formulated to create colourful polished stone effects.  In this workshop you will be inspired by this increasingly popular medium, and the beautiful artworks you can create. No previous art skills required!

Bookings essential.

Lego Workshop with Claire Healy + Sean Cordiero
‘Monster’ Lego
Saturday 10 August, 2.30pm-5.30pm
For school aged children 5+
$5 per child

Create your own LEGO ‘monster’ sculpture with exhibiting artists Claire + Sean. Bookings essential.

Image caption: Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro, Hallway / Rear Entrance – Snake, 2014. Lego, IKEA shelf with drawers and plant, 147 × 115 × 30 cm.
Photograph by Ivan Bulijan. Image courtesy of the artists and Roslyn Oxley.

Mixed Media Workshop with Ruby Purple
Loving Layers
Saturday 24 August, 12pm-3pm
For teens and adults
$10 per person

Explore exhibiting artist Ruby Purple’s ‘tell a story’ creative process to plan a mixed media
artwork and use layering to add depth and interest to your work.

Bookings essential. Snacks provided.

Image: Ruby Purple

Paint Along with Anna Barlett
Colourful Peacock
Saturday 16 November, 12pm-3pm
For teens and adults
$10 per person

Anna’s superpower is making art simple. Paint along with Anna of Happy Shiny Art as she
demystifies the process of creating an acrylic on canvas artwork, taking home your own
‘Colourful Peacock’ ready to hang.
Bookings essential. Snacks provided.

Image caption: Anna Bartlett | Colourful Peacock

Mosaic Paver Workshop with Kylie Bourne
Pieces of the world
Saturday 1 February 2020, 10am – 3pm
For teens and adults.
$10 per person

Dip your toe into the world of mosaics! Selecting from a range of colourful bits and bobs Kylie will teach you the skills needed to create a small mosaic paver, perfect for a spot in your garden.
All materials supplied.

Image caption: Mosaic workshop with Kylie Bourne at Roma

Dogwood Crossing, Miles is delighted to present ‘Island Fashion on Tour’, a Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) regional touring project for children and families.

‘Island Fashion on Tour’ features a range of free, hands-on art making activities created by QAGOMA in collaboration with Australian and Pacific artists Grace Lillian Lee, Maryann Talia Pau and Ranu James and Letila Mitchell.

Try your hand at grasshopper-weaving, textile design and creating a piece of wearable art. A trip down the cat-walk will complete the experience.

WHERE: Dogwood Crossing, Miles
WHEN: Saturday 22 August

This is a ticketed timed event, click on the link to register

Image Credit: ‘Island Fashion’ at the Children’s Art Centre, gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.
Photograph: Josef Ruckli, QAGOMA

Arts Dinners ONLINE
The event will be live streamed so people can participate from the comfort of their own home. Click here for more information on the live streamed event and to register.

On Tuesday 9 February at Dogwood Crossing, Miles will host this newly funded touring program, focusing on the topic: Public Programming: How to get the community engaged with your space

Tuesday 9 February 2021, Dogwood Crossing, Miles
6pm Meet and Greet, Dogwood Crossing Foyer
6.30pm – 7.30pm Online Arts Dinner Talks, Murilla Room

For more info and to register click here

Guest Speakers
Councillor Kylie Bourne
Chinchilla artist, Helen Dennis

The Scenic Rim Regional Council is partnering with the Regional Arts Service Network for South -West Queensland, to deliver the newly named Arts Dinners Live & ONLINE South West Queensland program. This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.