All-day art a chance to get stuck in
CREATIVITY is set to flow thanks to an all-day art retreat at Harvey District Creative Arts Centre on February 16.
From 10am right through to 9pm, members of the centre and the wider community are invited to spend an entire day or just a few hours working on their projects at a No Sleep Retreat.
Centre president Lynne Harlond said the day was not just for members but those in the community who could be curious about activities at the centre.
“We’re hoping that it will allow other people to come in, see what we’re all about, enjoy the day, stay for as long or as little as they like and hopefully then if it works for them, they might come back,” she said.
Members were asked to bring their own craft supplies, which could be in any media including scrap-booking, patchwork, cardmaking, knitting, crochet, dressmaking, needlework or crossstitch.
Attendees are also asked to provide their own snacks, lunch or dinner.
Centre executive committee member Lorina Ferguson said the event would give people extra time to get started or to work on their projects.
“Having that extra time is a great opportunity to get those projects under way and sometimes that’s the boost you need,” she said.
“It also had a bit of a factor in that we were being cheeky in staying late.”
Ms Harlond said people could come at any time which was convenient for those who worked.
The event costs $2 for members or $5 for visitors, with free tea and coffee. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 0418 941 842 for more information.
Harvey District Creative Art Centre executive committee member Lorina Ferguson shows the quilt she made during last year’s No Sleep Retreat to centre president Lynne Harlond.