The Magic Tent is a beautiful arts and crafts space which has been temporarily constructed in The Atrium located in Federation Square. In this workshop and exhibition space, which is presented by The Social Studio, a series of Super Maker Workshops are currently running until Wednesday 24th of August. Forthcoming workshops include Fabric Dyeing, Draping and Traditional Tailoring Techniques. To attend these workshops, bookings are required and the workshops will cost $50 to attend. These workshops are run by talented artists and designers from Sudan, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, Samoa and Sri Lanka. For bookings and further information please see Craft Victoria.
In addition to the creative arts and crafts workshops, The Magic Tent is bustling with activity, as the talented artists are preparing to present The Social Studio TSS4 Spring / Summer Collection to the public on Thursday 8th of September from 6.30pm to10pm. This special fashion event is part of the Melbourne Spring Fashion Week festival program. The Social Studio Spring Fashion Gala will take place at the BMW Edge theatre, located in Federation Square. This is a ticketed event and is priced at $55. For more information, please see The Social Studio.
In addition to the fashion, arts and crafts events, The Magic Tent will also play host to the forthcoming RISE Performance event on Saturday 20th of August from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. RISE Performance will be a night of culture, dance and music presented by RISE - Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees, a unique not for profit organisation. This event will see the launch of The Cipher Hip Hop Workshops and performers on the night will include Pataphysics, Candice Monique, Mr. Monk, Rasta Poet, Victor, DJ. Pavel Sraj and many more. This is a free event, however bookings are required. For more information on this event please see RISE.
For further information on the various upcoming events taking place in The Magic Tent, please see the Federation Square website and the Facebook event page.