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Free Introductory Art Class at South Bank

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by Roy Chambers (subscribe)
Lover of all things interesting and new
Unleash your inner artist with this free introductory class
Robert Henderson and the recently opened Henderson Gallery is offering art classes. As an introductory offer, there is a opportunity for a free introductory class on Sunday July 31.

Photo courtesy of the Henderson Gallery
Photo courtesy of the Henderson Gallery

About the Henderson Gallery

The newly opened Henderson Gallery has a philosophy of creating an inclusive environment to display artworks be people who would not normally have even considered art. They have regularly changing exhibitions featuring a range of artists from a variety of backgrounds. The gallery also has a lovely cafe and several learning spaces.

The Henderson Gallery
The Henderson Gallery

About the teachers Robert Henderson and Wayne Weaver

Robert Henderson Wiradjuri is a Wiradyuri Koori and started with a background in community services. Since taking up art 10 years ago he has used art as an empowering process to help the people that he works with to express themselves and develop. As a great community builder he creates diverse communities of those interested in art.

Robert Henderson
Robert Henderson

Wayne Weaver is a practicing artist and art educator and will be a regular exhibitor at the Henderson Gallery.

About the introductory classes

The introductory afternoon will involve a lot of interaction as well as insights into being an artist. The two artists, Robert Henderson and Wayne Weaver will also discuss their own motivations, inspirations and techniques.

One of the learning & meeting spaces at the Henderson Gallery
One of the learning & meeting spaces at the Henderson Gallery

Other than being over the age of 16, there is no restriction on who can attend the class.It is suitable for absolute beginners who have no experience in art.

About the art classes

The art classes are an example of the philosophy behind the Henderson gallery. We all have something to say and art is an opportunity to express our views, opinions and feelings. If you attend the introductory class you will have the opportunity to sign up for the full course. The courses will be tailored around the needs and interests of the group.

Birrang Coffee

Downstairs at the gallery, Birrang Coffee has drinks and food for sale.

Birrang Coffee at the Henderson Gallery
Birrang Coffee at the Henderson Gallery

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Why? Art is for everyone
When: 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Phone: (07) 3844 2610
Where: The Henderson Gallery, 92 Ernest Street, South Brisbane, 4101
Cost: Free
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