PUBLIC PROGRAM

The exciting Public Program for the 2018 Cossack Art Awards has been announced! 

Cossack Family Day
Presented by Atco Power
Sunday 22 July from 10am to 3pm at Cossack
​FREE EVENT
This is the first day that the Cossack Art Awards exhibition will be opened to the public and to celebrate we are holding a fun filled day for the whole family with a range of stalls and activities. We will also have a variety of food and entertainment throughout the day; so come along and help us celebrate!

Art n Play – Children’s Activities
Monday 23 July  from 9am to 11am in the Cossack Courtyard
FREE EVENT
A morning for parents and kids to explore the Cossack galleries. Come and enjoy a fun, interactive space where children can create and discover textures and shapes. Suitable for 1-5 year olds.

Youth Workshop
Friday 27 July from 4pm to 6pm at The Base, Wickham
FREE EVENT
A great opportunity for young people to discover their creative sides and develop new skills. Students will draw first with candle wax then with sticks dipped into ink. The monochrome drawings will be enhanced by limited addition of colour using watercolour wash, coloured pencils or coloured tissue. All materials supplied.

Painting with Paper
Saturday 28 July from 9am to 1pm at the Galbraith Store, Cossack
Cost: $30 per head - click here to purchase tickets
Create paintings using dyed and textured tissue paper and the resulting work will look like an oil or watercolour painting. The paper provided is hand dyed with light-fast acrylic inks to produce different colours and textures. This paper is then used as a 'paint palette' and the images are built up through layering. All materials are supplied.

Desert and Dessert
Sunday 29 July from 4pm to 7pm at the Galbraith Store, Cossack
Cost: $35 per head - click here to purchase tickets
Using desert as the subject, you’ll learn new sketching and painting techniques and to then create your own mini mono printed masterpiece to take home. All materials including imagery will be supplied.

Seniors Morning Tea and Artist Talk
Wednesday 1 August from 10am to 1pm on the verandah at Cossack
Free Event - reservations are essential to assist with catering. Please contact cossack.art@karratha.wa.gov.au or call 9186 8581 to book your place.
Bus transportation available limited places , please email cossack.art@karratha.wa.gov.au for more information and to reserve your place.
Join us for an informative gallery tour followed by a delicious morning tea.

Seniors Art Workshop
Wednesday 1 August from 11.30am to 1pm at the Galbraith Store, Cossack
Cost: $10 per head - click here to purchase tickets
Enjoy this creative hands-on workshop conducted by our Artist in Residence. You will learn to identify low key (shadow) areas to then evaluate, develop and apply colour to reflect the radiant light of the Pilbara sun. All materials supplied.

Indigenous Artist Showcase
Sponsored by the Pilbara Development Commission
Saturday 11 August from 10am to 2pm in the Cossack Courtyard
FREE EVENT
Celebrate our local indigenous artists and culture with unique art demonstrations, interactive activities and live music performances.

Art Therapy
Sunday 5 August from 8am to 1pm at Settlers Beach, then Galbraith Store, Cossack
Cost: $30 per head - click here to purchase tickets
Begin your day with a guided meditation on Settlers Beach, enjoying the beauty of the coastline! Morning tea will follow before a step-by-step class through the creation of your very own Lotus design artwork. All materials supplied.

Colours and Cocktails
Saturday 11 August from 3pm to 6pm at the Galbraith Store, Cossack
Cost: $35 per head - click here to purchase tickets
Learn how to use a variety of acrylic mediums to create a texturized surface. All materials supplied.

Cossack Up Late
Presented by City of Karratha, Rio Tinto and Pilbara Ports Authority
Saturday 11 August from 6pm to 10pm at the Cossack Courtyard
FREE EVENT
Bus transportation available limited places , please email cossack.art@karratha.wa.gov.au for more information and to reserve your place.
Come and celebrate the end of the 2018 Cossack Art Awards with live entertainment. Enjoy music and ‘late night’ access through the gallery for some last minute purchases. BYO picnic rug or deck chair. 

Desert Expressions
Sunday 12 August from 10.30am to 1pm at the Galbraith Store
Cost: $30 per head - click here to purchase tickets 
Create a series of charcoal sketches on paper and complete a mixed media work. All materials will be provided.

For more information please call 08 9186 8581 or email cossack.art@karratha.wa.gov.au