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Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 March 2014

MOST: Marrickville Open Studio Trail

Studios, galleries, and artist-run initiatives throw open their doors to the public on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 March 11am – 4pm for the Marrickville Open Studio Trail (MOST).

MOST, part of Art Month Sydney, is an opportunity to engage with Marrickville's thriving independent arts scene, view art in progress, and purchase art at studio prices.

MOST 2014 is an official event of Art Month Sydney.

Download the MOST 2014 map | Interactive MOST 2014 map on Google Maps

MOST events

Art on the Streets – Walking Tours

When: Saturday 1 March and Sunday 2 March, 11am
Where: Meet at the Newtown Art Seat in Newtown Square, corner of Australia Street and King Street Newtown

Join Melinda Vassallo, author of Street Art of the Inner West, and street artist Dallas Clark as they walk you through the back lanes of Newtown and Enmore seeking out some of Sydney’s best street art. Bookings essential.

MOST ARTcycle Bike Tour (Day 1)

When: Saturday 1 March, 10.45am – 5pm
Where: Meet at Alpha House, 226 Union St Erskineville

Take a peek into many creative spaces in Erskineville, St Peters, Sydenham, Marrickville and Arncliffe. Bookings essential.

BYO: Bike, repair kit, helmet, pump, mobile phone and loose change.

MOST ARTcycle Bike Tour (Day 2)

When: Sunday 1 March, 10.45am – 5pm
Where: Meet at the Newtown Art Seat in Newtown Square, corner of Australia Street and King Street Newtown

Visit galleries and studios in Newtown, Camperdown, Enmore, Marrickville, Dulwich Hill, Summer Hill, Petersham and Stanmore. Bookings essential.

BYO: Bike, repair kit, helmet, pump, mobile phone and loose change.

Go Inner West – Art Month Bus Tour

When: Saturday 1 March, 1pm–5pm
Where: Meet at the Newtown Art Seat in Newtown Square, corner of Australia Street and King Street Newtown

Local artist Rebecca Gallo leads an informal bus tour that will reveal the rich depth of galleries and hidden studios in Marrickville. Presented by Art Month in conjunction with MOST.  Bookings essential.

Marrickville’s In-House Art Spaces – Bus Tour

When: Sunday 2 March, 1pm–4pm
Where: Meet at the Newtown Art Seat in Newtown Square, corner of Australia Street and King Street Newtown

Council’s Acting Manager of Culture and Recreation, Caroline McLeod, takes you behind the scenes of Marrickville’s public art and creative spaces, including the Newtown Art Seat and the Chrissie Cotter Gallery. Local artists meet you along the way to describe their art, including Nigel Sense at the Newtown Art Seat and George Shaw at the Chrissie Cotter Gallery. Bookings essential.

Rue de la Rocket Mystery Bus Tours

When: Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 March, 10.30am–12.30pm
Where: Meeting points revealed closer to the day, check Council’s website

The Rue de la Rocket Mystery Tours take you on a magical 2 hours of discovery through the smaller, hidden art studios and galleries of the inner west. You'll get a chance to meet the artists and ask questions about their work. Release your curious and creative spirit as you unlock clues about our secret locations and you may just walk away having created a masterpiece!

Street Art Masterclass

When: Sunday 2 March, 2pm–5pm
Where: Meet at Art Camp, 24a Australia Street, behind the Portuguese Ethnographic Museum

Artist Scott Marsh delivers a masterclass for those who want to take their street art skills to the next level.  Focusing on lettering, this workshop will see participants work with Scott to create a collaborative wall work.

MOST Education

Where: Art Camp, 24a Australia Street, behind the Portuguese Ethnographic Museum
When: Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 March (times TBA)

Pop in to Art Camp at Camperdown Park where you'll find a range of art activities and workshops for both kids and adults. Discover this hub of creative studios in the leafy surrounds of the park.

Skateboard Making with Thomas Thorby-Lister (Ages, 14 and under)

Where: Art Camp, 24a Australia Street, Camperdown
When: Sunday 2 March, 11.30am – 2.30pm

Thomas Thorby-Lister is an illustrator, printmaker, muralist and designer. His murals can be seen across Sydney’s walls, with playful characters and a unique style. Thomas also makes limited edition, custom designed and painted skateboards.

Make your own skateboard at this FREE workshop. Spaces are limited and bookings are essential.

Weaving Workshops

Artist in residence, Michele Morcos, presents weaving and painting workshops throughout the year at her Art Camp studio. Set amidst the gorgeous leafy surrounds of Camperdown Park, these workshops are a great way to spend time with friends and meet new people.

Adult Workshop – Mixed Media Coil Weaving (Ages 16+)

When: Saturday 1 March, 11a.m – 1pm
Cost: $40. For information and bookings essential
Bookings essential: RSVP at tinytrappings@gmail.com

Children’s Workshop – Mixed Media Coil Weaving (Ages 8-15).

When: Sunday 2 March, 11am – 1.30pm
Cost: Free
Bookings essential: RSVP at tinytrappings@gmail.com

Children’s Mural (Ages 6 +)

When: Saturday 1 March, 11am – 4pm

Join in this enormous collaborative workshop to make your mark – large, small, bright, patterned and painted! Artist, Andrea Davies, will guide children through a spectacular symphony of texture and pattern (ages 6 +). Painting kicks off at 11am, however, pop by at any time.

  • Bookings and enquiries: victoria.johnstone@marrickville.nsw.gov.au

Street Art Masterclass

When: Sunday 2 March, 2pm–5pm
Where: Meet at Art Camp, 24a Australia Street, behind the Portuguese Ethnographic Museum

Artist Scott Marsh delivers a master class for those who want to take their street art skills to the next level. Focusing on lettering, this workshop will see participants work with Scott to create a collaborative wall work.

 

There are also a range of other workshops and special events taking place at various MOST studios and galleries.
 

Art Month Sydney

Each March Art Month celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of contemporary art in Sydney by throwing open the gallery doors and presenting over 200 free exhibitions and events.

Head to www.artmonthsydney.com.au to view the full calendar of events.