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Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre

This superb centre comprises the Performing Arts Theatre Auditorium, the Performing Arts Teaching Area, the Kalamunda Agricultural Hall and Lesser Hall.

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  • Arts:Performing Arts,Music

Description

This superb centre comprises the Performing Arts Theatre Auditorium, the Performing Arts Teaching Area, the Kalamunda Agricultural Hall and Lesser Hall.

The proscenium arch theatre has attractive décor, raked seating for 257, a large sprung stage (thrust can be added), an orchestra pit, a well equipped Bio Box, ample dressing rooms, a green room and male and female toilet and shower facilities. The theatre has reverse-cycle air conditioning for year round comfort.

The theatre is complimented by its large foyer with a ticket box, bar area and comfortable seating. A hangtrac system enables this area to also be used for small exhibitions

A smaller teaching area with an audience capacity of 60 can be used as an intimate black box theatre, rehearsal space, or meeting room

The theatre is adjacent to the Shire’s “grand old dame”, the Agricultural Hall, which boasts a capacity of up to 230 people and includes a large kitchen making it the perfect venue for all occasions – from dance classes to weddings and even concerts and cabaret nights.

The hall also contains the Lesser Hall (the original Agricultural Hall building) which is perfect for meetings, smaller functions or exhibitions. 

KSP Writers' Centre

The Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre is the oldest writers' centre of its kind in Australia.

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  • Arts:Literature,Writers Centre

Description

The Centre is located in Greenmount, in the former home of Katharine Susannah Prichard, author of Coonardoo, Working Bullocks and The Goldfields Trilogy.

The Centre encourages and facilitates writers' readings, workshops, writers in residence and other services, all designed to help and encourage writers at all levels of the craft.  A unique feature is its location in the nationally heritage listed home of Katharine Susannah Prichard, one of Australia's most gifted writers, and of Hugo Throssell a VC from the Australian Light Horse at Gallipoli.

At KSP, we offer an exciting Young Writers' program, Skills Workshops, Literary Dinners and Author Talks for the public, Open Days, book sales at Shire festivals and Historical tours.  KSP has a sound recording program and runs the national Write-a-Book-in-a-Day for teams writing books and raising money for children's hospitals.  Everyone is welcome to join our activities.

The ambience of the Centre is excellent for creativity and inspiration.  20-60,000 words are frequently achieved by our Writers in Residence in a four week stay, in between enjoying the interaction with local writers.

Madjitil Moorna

Madjitil Moorna is a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who sing in language to build understanding, hope and joy.

  • Type:Aboriginal
  • Other:Aboriginal,Music

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  • Arts:Aboriginal,Music
  • Established:2011

Description

<p> Award-winning Aboriginal songwriters and performers lead the group. People love to listen to the mix of soulful and joyous contemporary and more traditional songs. Madjitil Moorna practices on Monday nights in Forrestfield at the Anderson Rd Community Centre, with visits to other centres. 6.30pm cuppa, 7.00pm - 8.30pm sing. All voices, all backgrounds welcome!</p> <p> We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Whadjuk Noongar people of this land by singing together in harmony, listening and sharing stories.</p> <p> Aims and Objectives as described in our constitution include the promotion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music  by the following:</p> <p> - To sing  and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait language songs and compositions by Indigenous artists  from around Australia;<br /> - To acknowledge and embrace the stolen generations and their journey of Healing;<br /> - To generate healing within the community through the vibrations of our harmonious songs;<br /> - To increase  Aboriginal and Torres Strait membership at every opportunity;<br /> - To create a warm and sensitive safe environment to encourage members to express the joy and beauty of    music;<br /> - To promote and embrace reconciliation through the multicultural blend of our members;<br /> - To share the joy of singing  with Aboriginal communities and country towns; and<br /> - To encourage Aboriginal communities and people from remote regions to form similar singing groups to  enhance the healing process.</p>

Mundaring Arts Centre

The hub of the arts scene in Perth Hills, MAC is committed to bringing the community the best of art, through exhibitions, festivals and workshops.

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  • Arts:Visual Arts

Description

Mundaring Arts Centre

Located in the heart of Mundaring, the Mundaring Arts Centre (MAC) is a not-for-profit, community-based arts centre which has been helping the local and broader community to participate in and enjoy art projects and activities since 1979.  Working with the community, MAC develops, coordinates and provides art works; exhibitions; festivals; community projects (including workshops); arts consultancy and public art projects.

The Gallery Gift Shop

Come in and discover a wide range of beautifully crafted and designed pieces, many of which are locally made and exclusive to MAC.  Pick up a vibrant scarf, a funky platter, or some elegant jewellery.  Admire the craft in a turned or carved timber piece, or take in the enchanting work of our region’s painters and glass artist’s.

Exhibitions

MAC’s annual program of exhibitions is designed to celebrate the talented artists and inspiring organisations who are integral to the Perth art scene.  The program provides exhibition opportunities for emerging, as well as professional West Australian artists.

Pick up a program and join us to celebrate this wealth of artistic talent.

Festivals

MAC works with community partners and artists to present a variety of Festivals throughout the year, including the Mundaring Truffle Festival; Trek the Trail and the Darlington Arts Festival.  A great way to get inspired, celebrate community and get involved!

Community Projects

MAC has a long established relationship with local schools, artists and community groups, working together to deliver recurring Arts projects and developing new projects each year.  Find out more about our exciting Arts program and take part in:

School Holiday Workshops
Fine Art workshops
Free Artist Talks
Artist residencies
Worn Out Wearable Art (WOWA) project
Trek the Trail sculpture workshops
Plus much more…

Public Art Projects and Arts Consultancy

MAC assists the Shire of Mundaring to manage public artwork commissions; to engage and liaise with artists for site-specific public artworks, and coordinate maintenance for the existing sculptures in the Shire’s Sculpture Park.  MAC can provide management of existing or new art collections, either through advice on purchasing or through leasing agreements.  If you have a specific project in mind, contact MAC to discuss it.

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