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by beth sorensen

WSAA – School Holidays Online Program

Organisations from across Western Sydney have come together to share creative experiences for primary and high school students. Follow the calendar, join a live session, or access this content at any time with your family.

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Connect – The Lockdown Series

Opnsrc.co and Blacktown Arts present connect, the lockdown series, in a time where distance and isolation is the norm and hopes of connection are abundant.

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Meet Yaw and Friends

Meet our friends – Yaw, Aba, Penny and Kaki. Do something different with the kids with some high engery drumming all the way from West Africa, Ghana.

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Eleni – Navigators of Polynesia virtual tour

Traditional painter, carver and designer Faraimo Paulo of Tokelau is on a mission to record his people’s history and culture.

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Kolour Me Kweer

Drape yourself in red, black and yellow… Swim in blue, white and green… Paint the town pink… And Kolour Me Kweer!

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Music sessions with local artists presented online alongside Opnsrc and Meik.

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Weaving workshops with Angela 

Join Angela Paikea to weave with materials found around the home.

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Drawing workshop with Kristone

Filipino-Australian artist, Kristone Capistrano, shows how to create expressive portraits with pencil and charcoal. 

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Dinner date with Mirko 

Join pianist Mirko Golub as he performs repertoire of world and popular music during dinner.

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Handy with Scissors

Create artworks inspired by artworks in the Blacktown City Art Collection with Handy with Scissors.

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Baaro by Shivanjani Lal

Shivanjani’s new film project is a meditation on the centenary of the abolition of indentured labour in the Pacific.

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Terra inFirma: Part 1 virtual tour

Presented during the 250th commemorative year of James Cook’s arrival in Botany Bay, Terra inFirma reveals knowledge about our region and wider cultural histories.

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Terra inFirma: Sovereignty and Memory virtual tour

First Nations and culturally diverse artists share their stories of history, heritage and identity with a focus on the experiences of communities represented in Blacktown.

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I am Blacktown

See incredible moments from Blacktown’s extensive history immortalised in tile as part of Blacktown Arts’ first online exhibition.

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Isolation selfie chain

We invited Blacktown locals to help us create a virtual wall of isolation portraits shared here on our website.

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