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The Paddington Substation, home to Hands on Art will be closed for renovations from October 2021 until late 2022 (yes, it is very exciting!). Some programs will be running in temporary locations during this time. Visit the Brisbane City Council project webpage here

Classes For Kids, What's On
Painting, Drawing and Craft for kids Term 3 2022
Painting, Drawing and Craft for kids Term 3 2022

Kids will create their story and the adventure about a princess, a dragon or about themselves

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Classes For Kids, What's On
Saturday Studio – ON HOLD
Saturday Studio – ON HOLD

Experiments with lines; contour line drawing/ continuous line drawing, drawing by feel

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All Events and Activities, Festivals and Community Projects
Shine a Light – Qld Child Protection Week 2022
Shine a Light – Qld Child Protection Week 2022

We’re lighting lanterns state-wide during Child Protection Week to raise child protection awareness.

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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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All Events and Activities
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
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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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 is currently closed for renovations. We will be back mid 2022. 

Paddington Substation Venue for hire

We are based in Brisbane, at the old Paddington Substation