Cultural Precinct

WINTERarts at The University of Western Australia

Magic Ball: Learn to knit and crochet

Over two Saturdays, learn to knit, crochet and relax like a pro. Cost includes all materials and equipment.

Led by acclaimed practitioner Lynn Jones, each student will be expertly guided through the intricacies of knitting or crocheting, in the process learning the deft skills required.

This course is aimed at individuals who have basic skills in knitting and wish to enhance their knowledge and skill.

Sat 2 & 9 July, 2 - 5pm at Love House

Weave a Bird's Nest

Join Nyoongar artist Sharyn Egan and learn how to weave a bird's nest from natural fibres in a fun, hands-on workshop suitable for children aged 10-14.

Friday July 8 , 11am - 12.30pm at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Poetry as Painting
Workshop with Paul Hetherington

Poetry and painting have been compared since antiquity. John Hollander (echoing Simonides) has said that ‘Works of art are silent; poetry speaks its mind’.

In this workshop presented by UWA Publishing, critically acclaimed poet Paul Hetherington will demonstrate how visual imagery activates and energises poetry.

Friday July 29th, 10:00am - 1.30pm at Love House

UWA WINTERarts 2016

Escape the winter gloom and experience the best in art, literature, music and ideas during the 2016 UWA WINTERarts season.

There are exhibitions, concerts, literary events, skills workshops, tours and a dedicated children’s program for the school holidays.

Check out the full program!