Maker Residency #3, 2-16 July

Maker Residency #3, 2-16 July

Wrapped in the Land. Lara Stone will work with naturally dyed clothing, sewing it into fashion garments. A photographic study of her at work will demonstrate the dying process and fabric and garments will be for sale. The local Association of Natural Dyers will exhibit with her. See www.larastone.com.au and contact Lara by email studio@larastone.com.au or phone 0428 989...
Maker Residency #2, 11-25 June

Maker Residency #2, 11-25 June

An Itch to Etch? Judith Rosenberg will demonstrate the making of small prints on a portable press. Come and scratch it at a fun, non-toxic Print Workshop. Take home beautiful and useful fine art items. Handmade journals, cards and mounted prints will be for sale alongside an exhibition of her work. Come in any day to check out the process or join a full day workshop Saturday 17th June 10am-4pm for $50 to design and etch your own greeting cards. Limit of 8. Book with Judith by email two.roses@bigpond.com or phone 07...

Maker Residences, April-July 2017

This year the Ambo is trialling a series of residencies to build a Maker Program that embraces creatives across the arts sector. The Maker Program is a key part of the Ambo’s social enterprise, encouraging people to connect and share resources, collaborate, network, trial, test and build up their skill base and their business. The first Maker Residency Recycling for Beginners in April made products from discards and maker Lucy Yule of Trashy Artisan said she ‘found it very productive as it allowed us to refine our products and services and meet new partners, customers and collaborators. Our conversations with the general public enabled us to highlight new avenues for progress and opened opportunities for expansion....
What really happens at a Long Table Dinner…

What really happens at a Long Table Dinner…

The last Old Ambo Long Table Dinner had not only the usual one to one conversation exchanges over the great food we shared, but a number of announcements and entertaining contributions are shared across the long table.   Surrounded by the colours of the Loud and Clear exhibition (on the walls of the Old  Ambo for a whole month and introduced to us by John) people shared their various creations Matt presented his mum’s cook book. Matt’s enthusiasm was appreciated by Robyn, the author and by a number of us who purchased some copies. Glenda, the beautiful host of the evening gifted us with her great singing and Jenny added to it with quite a bit of involvement from the audience. Judith presenting her brooches.  Come and join us on the 16th of every month, you might have a song, a brooch, a painting, a book or something altogether different to share as well. If not, just come and add some JOY. Remember to rsvp to Ludmila -...