COMMITTEE 2019:
 

Chairman:

Robert Lusby AM - 0411 214 478

Immediate-Past-Chairman:

                    Heather Wilson 0409 152 115

 

Secretary: Tracey Seath - 0417 489 635

M'ship Secretary: Judy Wearne - 0409 986 565

Treasurer: Liz Ewen - 0412 216 776


Committee Members:  

Michael Bennett, Catriona Custance, Lucy Griffiths,  Debra McGuigan, Dianne Nelson, Ian Veroni, Richard Chalmers

INFORMATION:

Annual Membership - $180.00 for all 8 lectures.

Visitors are welcome - $30.00 per lecture.
Visiting Members of other ADFAS societies - FREE
Students - FREE

Membership enquiries: Call Judy 0409 986 565
Email: members2@adfaspokolbin.org.au

OR      Secretary@adfaspokolbin.org.au

VENUE:

All lectures are held at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre, (CPAC) cnr. Vincent St and Aberdare Rd, Cessnock.

Evening lectures start promptly at 7:00 pm, please arrive by 6:45 pm

Lectures followed by supper and Hunter Valley wines.

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School Excursion to MCA

Students in the MCA planning their day

Arts-Based Excursions

 

Each year since 2008, ADFAS Pokolbin has funded a local school group to an arts based performance or exhibition, generally in Sydney, some 160 km away. Our funding includes coach transport and a picnic lunch which is always very much appreciated by the students and teachers. We have had very positive feedback from the students when they returned to school.

In 2016, 50 students from classes 5 and 6 at a local school attended the Electronic Arts Workshop at the Museum of Contemporary Art at Circular Quay, Sydney. These workshops are designed especially for young students to deliver art through technology, and are a special arts-based experience for the students who are currently exploring new technology at school. In particular, the workshops enable the students to ‘Explore how electronics can change an artwork, how an artwork is experienced and create new meanings’.

They all thoroughly enjoyed the experience of the MCA workshops which were stimulating and exciting.