Take Part in Art at Customs House!
Venue: Customs House, Sydney
Address: 31 Alfred St, Sydney NSW 2000 (map)
All activities are FREE
- Sunday, 19 October to Friday 24 October, 10am – 7pm daily
Australia’s Champion Jenny McCracken and Leon Keer from the Netherlands will lead a team of Aussie artists to create a massive 3D chalk artwork on Customs House forecourt. Witness the creation and view the emerging 3D illusion as it’s broadcast from beneath the clock of the historic building onto a screen at street level. Find out more about the team here.
- Wednesday, 22 October, 6.30pm – 8pm
Screening of ‘Chalk: An Australian Perspective’ and Q&A session from 6.30pm–8pm at Customs House Library. View the trailer on YouTube.
Book online or call 02 9265 9333 (Bookings are suggested as places are limited).
- Saturday, 25 October & Sunday, 26 October, 12pm – 4pm
Join us! Make a gold coin donation and you can be photographed in the finished 3D artwork (images will be available on Facebook), join in the fun and pose for FREE photos on the 3D chalk art Home and Away wave and The Big Adventure pit, take part in art activities & workshops at City of Sydney’s mini lawn library and meet international artists.
Pictured: Luke Marcatili ‘Couch Cannibal’ CUAF 2011, Luke will be running a cartoon workshop on Saturday 25 October; Chill in the Lawn Library, join in the badge making and play giant Jenga; check out the wonderful Renaissance art demonstration by Bernardo von Hessberg from Italy and play on our chalkboard snake!