The Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre will be running a monthly arts program for individuals living with mild to moderate intellectual and physical disabilities.
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The program will provide community members with mild to moderate disabilities, regular access to a creative and safe environment. The classes will offer participants the opportunity to engage with a variety of visual arts media including pencils, crayons, paint and other craft supplies in hands on classes that encourage active participation and mobility.
The classes have a capacity of 510 participants and will run on the first and third Mondays of every month. They will be headed by Rebecca Gentz, a local artist specialising in Fine Art, Art Therapy and disability work.
For groups of more than 5 who are interested in booking for the year, additional classes can be scheduled.
Dates: First Monday of the month - classes at 10am-11.30am and 12pm1.30pm
2th January 2012, 6th February 2012, 5th March 2012, 2nd April 2012, 7th May 2012, 4th June 2012
Third Monday of the month - class at 10am-11.30am 16th January 2012, 20th February 2012, 19th March 2012, 16th April 2012, 21st May 2012, 18th Jun 2012
The Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is located on the banks on the Georges River, within the City of Liverpool. The arts centre embraces a philosophy of both heritage and contemporary design.
The Centre houses an international standard exhibition space, multiple flexible exhibition areas and a 326 seat state of the art theatre.
The Centre also boasts a multi-purpose performance space, artists' studios and artists' residency spaces. It is easily accessible by rail, as it is located only 100 metres from Casula train station, or there is lots of free parking on site.
Visitors with restricted mobility can enjoy all public areas of the Casula Powerhouse. The theatre is fitted with hearing loop, and has provision for restricted mobility access. Guide and hearing dogs are welcome.