Culture Guide: Lockdown Edition

September 20th 2021
Art Exhibition

Time Pass Exhibition

“As we experience lockdown we have become even more aware of the present – the day to day. Time Pass explores the experience of ‘passing time’. This exhibition offers us an opportunity to pause, slow down and pay attention to the moments that offer us joy and wonder, at the little things that we might take for granted in our everyday lives.

Through the lens of two artists Mylyn Nguyen and Garry Trinh, Time Pass explores experiences of place, history and the passing of time in Bankstown and its surrounds.”

Enjoy the experience here, free!

Art Therapy with Kimberly

Art Therapy for Self-love

“Every Tuesday evening in September we will be using creative art therapy techniques and meditation exercises to work towards building a stronger sense of self.”

Join the journey with the link here!

Kids & Families

IT’S WHO TIME

“Emily who? Emily WHO! She’s a new Australian children’s singer who just released her second album, It’s Who Time alongside her debut album A Day for Adventure. She is also the creator of the Kids Couch Concert Series and Musical Pirate Adventures, on which she collaborated with Arcadia Winds. When she’s not singing her Emily Who songs, Emily writes and presents the Kur-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra Kids’ Proms performances, children’s shows for the Acacia Quartet and children’s activities at Sydney Symphony family concerts. In 2017, she toured with Poetry in Action to schools across Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong, performing poetry. She volunteers for Storyville and Books In Homes –regularly reading stories for young children. She is also an actor and regularly performs in Australian television and theatre. She received the Emerging Artist award at the 2019 Fringe Festival.”

Click the link here for more information on dates for each event! $20-$60 ticket prices.

Film Fest

Queer Screen Film Festival

“Passes are available for the 9th Queer Screen Film Fest in online packs of 3 or 5 and the ever-popular ALL IN pass. Festival Passes for Queer Screen Film Fest are valid for all on demand films from the 16th-26th September 2021.”

Click here for ticket info!

Artist Talks

Saltwater Freshwater Arts 2021 Artist Talks #2

“Saltwater Freshwater Arts – Aboriginal Art Award and Contemporary Cultural Objects touring exhibition is online now at Boomalli! Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance and Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative are proud to present a series of artist talks online in September. Join exhibiting artists, Nancy Pattison, Laurel Swan and Brentyn Lugnan on Thursday 23rd September from 5-6pm for a panel discussion highlighting the artists’ stories and giving an insight into this beautiful exhibition. This project is supported by the Australian Government through the Indigenous Languages and Arts program.”

Click here for more information!

Art Well

Mindful art-making online

“Take a deep breath and relax with some mindful art making including drawing, embroidery, paper sculpture and 3D figure sculpting. Roomies Arts has teamed up with Sydney artists Holly-Jane Cohle, Michelle Connolly, Jeff McCann and Anne Kwasner to produce this Art Well series. Supported by City of Sydney Covid Resilience Grant program.”

Click here for more information!

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