Featured artist: Shannon Crees


Featured artist: Shannon Crees

Out and about


MOST workshopsFuturing Picnic – skill shares at Frontyard

  • When: Saturday 4 March and Sunday 5 March, 11am–5pm  
  • Where: 228 Illawarra Road, Marrickville

Marrickville's newest residents are rolling out the welcome mat for MOST visitors, with an all-day picnic planned to refresh before or after hitting the trail. There'll be food and drinks, all-day permaculture activities, open workshops by artists-in-residence and a manifesto-writing session that will culminate in an exhibition on the day. Feel free to get hands on here, or just pop in and pick up a MOST map and hang out in a hammock for a while.

Festival of Making! – at MakerSpace & Company

  • When: Saturday 4 March and Sunday 5 March, 11am–5pm
  • Where: 1/17 Barclay Street, Marrickville

Celebrate Making with us! Watch people at work, see demos, get your hands dirty in the ceramics, metal or wood workshops. We will also be asking our community to help build a project with us.


Workshops and Skill Shares – at Monster Mouse Studios

  • When: Saturday 4 March and Sunday 5 March, 11am–5pm
  • Where: 21 Maud Lane, Marrickville   

Various creative workshops and skill shares i.e. screen-printing, music, life drawing.


Bookbinding workshop in French – at Ateliers Orsini

  • When: Sunday 6 March, 9am–12pm
  • Where: 205 Old Canterbury Rd (entrance via Fairmount St), Dulwich Hill

Create your own hand-stitched booklet while practising your French. This bookbinding workshop is designed for adult learners of French (intermediate to advanced levels) who wish to learn by creating, and enjoy a practical and social experience of the language.

The workshop will be conducted entirely in French. No previous bookbinding experience needed. All materials and instructions provided. Bookings are essential as numbers are limited.

Bookings and enquiries: http://ritaorsini.studio205.net.au/wordpress/?page_id=49

Ceramic hand building activities – at The Bakehouse Studio

  • When: Friday 4 March, 6–9pm
  • Where: 54 Renwick Street, Marrickville

An exhibition of recent works together with some ceramic hand building activities.


Bamboo Basics with Mark Swartz – at Mess With It

  • When: Sunday 6 March 2pm
  • Where: 6 Sloane St, Marrickville

Sculptor Mark Swartz will present an introductory 2-hour workshop – preparing and working with bamboo to create 3D sculptural shapes.