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Blacktown Arts is a recognised leader in the development of contemporary arts in Australia. We support artistic innovation and offers exciting, new experiences for audiences through an award-winning curated program of exhibitions, performances, workshops, residencies and events. Blacktown Arts is committed to exploring dynamic, culturally diverse work that reflects Blacktown, its history and its communities. We place Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and communities at the heart of our program to develop new work drawing on issues of local and global significance.

The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre is an innovative multi-arts hub located in the heart of Blacktown, a short walk from the railway station.

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March 2020

Terra inFirma

5 March | 10:00 am - 23 May | 5:00 pm
The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia
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Terra inFirma is a major three-part program of curated exhibitions and performances featuring works by some of our country's most exciting artists. 2020 marks the 250th year since Cook’s arrival…

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April 2020

Open studio workshop

8 April | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until 11/04/2020

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until 11/04/2020

The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia
$5

These sessions are suitable for beginners through to experienced practitioners. Artist Patrice Wills facilitates the space and provides support and access for artists to work on their own projects. The…

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Open studio workshop

8 April | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until 11/04/2020

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until 11/04/2020

The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia
$5

These sessions are suitable for beginners through to experienced practitioners. Artist Patrice Wills facilitates the space and provides support and access for artists to work on their own projects. The…

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Open studio workshop

11 April | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until 11/04/2020

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until 11/04/2020

The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia
$5

These sessions are suitable for beginners through to experienced practitioners. Artist Patrice Wills facilitates the space and provides support and access for artists to work on their own projects. The…

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Open studio workshop

11 April | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until 11/04/2020

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until 11/04/2020

The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia
$5

These sessions are suitable for beginners through to experienced practitioners. Artist Patrice Wills facilitates the space and provides support and access for artists to work on their own projects. The…

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May 2020

Terra inFirma: Painting miniatures with Fozia Zahid

9 May | 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia

Fozia Zahid by Jennifer Leahy Bring your attention to detail and a steady hand to this special Terra inFirma workshop led by featured Blacktown artist, Fozia Zahid. Fozia will teach…

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Terra inFirma: Shadow puppet workshop with Jumaadi

16 May | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia

Jumaadi by Jennifer Leahy Watch Terra inFirma's featured artist, Jumaadi, as he brings shadow puppets to life before learning to craft characters and scenes for yourself. This unique workshop will…

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Terra inFirma: Shadow puppet performance by Jumaadi

16 May | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia

Jumaadi's work by Jennifer Leahy Watch Terra inFirma's featured artist, Jumaadi, as he combines creative arts skills with theatre in a shadow puppet play. The short production will keep you…

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