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Celebration of Islamic Culture at Logan Art Gallery

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by Lynne Cargill (subscribe)
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Free Fun Day
'A Celebration of Islamic Culture Through the Arts' is a free family fun day, proudly hosted by Logan Art Gallery.

The event will take place on Saturday 29 March from 12noon - 4pm.

There will be something for everyone.

Enjoy family activities, contemporary and traditional art and crafts, demonstrations and henna painting and displays.

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Mehndi or Henna Painting is a highly decorative, traditional temporary tattoo.

AND that's not all......

Leading up to the Family Day there are is an exhibition and a series of workshops to choose from.

Three Exhibitions of Art from Islamic Women showing in March

No Added Sugar: Australian Muslim Women's Arts Project.
The artists engage with complex, often confronting ideas through a diversity of media and concepts that reflect the rich complexity of the Australian Muslim experience.

Mana Nowbar: Longing
This installation by Iranian born artist, Mana Nowbar is a series of charcoal and ink works on paper and canvas covering the outside walls of a wooden structure in the shape of a house.

Journey through myself: art by local Muslim women

The exhibition will be opened by Alissar Chidiac, on Friday 21 February 6pm for 6.30pm.

At 5.30pm prior to the opening you can join a guided walk through the exhibition.

RSVP (acceptances only) byWednesday 19 February 2014
Logan Art Gallery - Ph: (07) 3412 5519 or email
Entertainment and light refreshments will be provided

WORKSHOPS Booking essential. Limited places.

Bead making with recycled materials with artist Fatima Ismail. Saturday 1 March, 10am - 2pm

Decorative tile painting with artist Shamime Mustapha
Tuesday 4 March, 11am - 1pm

Paper art extravaganza with artist Rukayya Abdoola. 6-12 years Friday 7 March, 3.30pm - 4.45pm

Self reflection through mirrored mosaic with artist Shamime Mustapha. Tuesday 11 March, 11am - 2pm

Access to the printing press for experienced printmakers. Wednesday 12 March, 10am - 4pm

Paper art: create cards or small scale works with artist Rukayya Abdoola. Friday 14 March, 10am - 12noon

Concrete poetry with artist Shamime Mustapha.8 -14 years. Saturday 22 March, 10am - 12noon

Writing workshop with the editor of the Australian Muslim Times Rehana Bibi. Wednesday 19 March, 10am - 12noon.

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Logan Art Gallery - small but innovative.

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Why? Free art workshops and exhibition
When: March - various dates
Phone: (07) 3412 5519
Where: Logan Art Gallery
Cost: FREE
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