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Activities for Kids, Classes For Kids, What's On, Workshops
Visual Art for Children
Visual Art for Children

In this short series of workshops children will be challenged with a creative prompt or an inspiration to make their artwork based on a painting, song, colour, video or nature element.

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Kids Do Art School Holiday Workshops
Classes For Adults, What's On, Workshops
Art for Everyone
Art for Everyone

This Community Paint Along Workshop provides a social and easygoing way to get into painting or improve your skills.

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Classes For Kids, What's On, Workshops
Saturday Studio – Term 3 2021
Saturday Studio – Term 3 2021

Providing children with opportunities to develop their skills, expand creativity, and make new friends.

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Activities for Adults, Classes For Adults, What's On, Workshops
The Happiness Project
The Happiness Project

Get creative through painting, craft, sewing, weaving and playing with love mud (clay).

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Classes For Kids, Kids Do Art, What's On
Saturday Studio – Term 2 2021
Saturday Studio – Term 2 2021

From Monet to Matisse via Klimt and Frida Kahlo, each week we consider a different artist and the mediums they loved.

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Classes For Kids, Kids Do Art, What's On
Kids Do Art – Visual Art Term 2 2021
Kids Do Art – Visual Art Term 2 2021

Develop an understanding of colour and different mediums with acrylics, pastels and water colours.

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Classes For Kids, Kids Do Art, What's On
Kids Do Art – Make an Art Book
Kids Do Art – Make an Art Book

Create work that will become part of your very own beautiful handmade artist book.

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Corporate Takeover
Corporate Takeover

Hands on Art is bringing art making to the CBD. It’s a corporate takeover

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Activities for Adults, Activities for Kids, All Events and Activities
Incubator 2021
Incubator 2021

A project offering senior students and young artists the chance to gain experience in exhibiting their artwork in a public art space.

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Activities for Adults, Activities for Kids, All Events and Activities
Art On Fences 2020
Art On Fences 2020

Wander through the iconic streets of Paddington and spot some great urban art pieces and notable buildings

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Activities for Kids, All Events and Activities
Shine a Light for Children – Lantern Project 2020
All Artists, Drawing and Illustration, Painting, Sculpture
Matthew Cheyne
All Artists, Costume Design, Environmental Art, Festivals and Community Projects, Mosaics, Public Art
Claudia Williams
Claudia Williams

Pushing the boundaries when it comes to unusual materials is what I love to do.

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All Artists, Jewellery Making
Evanthea Pengelly
Evanthea Pengelly

Evanthea’s dream project is a community jeweller’s studio for and emerging local jewellers

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All Artists, Clay, Collage, Handcrafts, Mixed Media, Public Art
Ana Maria Duque
Ana Maria Duque

I enjoy working with different materials and mediums: paper, cardboard, magazines, acrylics, ink and clay.

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Paddington Substation, Cnr Enoggera & Latrobe Tce, Paddington Qld 4064

This heritage-listed decommissioned tramways station has tall red barn doors, towering ceilings, and creative features throughout. 

A supportive space for arts activities and workers. It is a perfect space for any creative activity including art and photographic exhibitions, workshops, training and more. Hands on Art is committed to sharing the space with groups and creative activities which fit within their mission.

Available for hire to approved hirers only; prior to booking this space, please contact Pam at pamb@communify.org.au or 0407 168 998 to discuss how you wish to use the space.

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Visit Communify’s Venue Booking Website here

Paddington Substation Venue for hire

We are based in Brisbane, at the old Paddington Substation