Pine Street Creative Arts Centre Term 3 2010 Program 19 July – 18 September 2010 Call 9245 1503 to book your place! PLEASE NOTE THAT CLASSES MISSED ARE THE STUDENT’S RESPONSIBILITY AND NOT ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND, CREDIT OR MAKE-UP CLASS. EVENT ALERT! MyPlace_MyFace Photo Competition and Exhibition Lord Mayor Clover Moore will officially launch the exhibition on Tuesday 17 August, 6:30pm at Pine Street Gallery. Exhibition dates: 17 – 28 August 2010. This community photo competition asked people to take a photo of themselves, their friends, family or pet, in a place that means something to them. Entries were encouraged from people experiencing homelessness as well as people with a secure place to live. For more information go to: www.pinestreet.com.au/myplacemyface Pine Street & Hope Street - Joint Outreach Exhibition Official Launch: Thursday 2 September, 3:00pm at Carriageworks. Exhibition dates: 2 September – 18 September 2010. Hope Street Urban Compassion and Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, in association with Carriageworks, present a joint exhibition of 2D & 3D artworks created in their 2010 outreach programs. Pine Street's Annual Student's Exhibition Official Launch: Friday 24 September, 6:30pm at Pine Street Gallery. Exhibition dates: 24 September – 2 October 2010. Come and help us celebrate the creative talents of the students who are part of the Pine Street community. Our 2010 exhibition will be featured in the City of Sydney's Art & About Festival! COURSES FOR ADULTS All course fees are listed at the end of the brochure. Short Courses Introduction to Porcelain Ware GROUND FLOOR PINE STREET STUDIO 1 x Saturday: 4 Sep 10:00am – 4:30pm Tutor: Vanessa Owens You will learn to make small porcelain objects, wheel thrown or hand built. Then use decorative techniques including inlay, sgraffito, painting and carving before your work is fired, to create a beautiful, translucent ceramic work of art. Some experience with ceramics is preferred. Class size: 10 Raku Firing Workshop GROUND FLOOR PINE STREET STUDIO 1 x Monday: 20 September 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutors: Di Turner and Rebecca Baird NB: Only students enrolled in a Term 3 ceramics class are eligible to enrol in this course. Only $25 in addition to the 9 week course fee! Fire! Colour! Revelation! Ever wondered what happens inside a kiln? This is a hands-on workshop where students can explore the wonderful world of Raku. This is a traditional Japanese glazing process where an outdoor kiln is used to dramatic effect, to show how heat and smoke can transform an object in often unpredictable ways! Work created in class is glazed and fired on this fun evening at the conclusion of your 9-week ceramics course. Class size: 7 Printmaking with Solarplate PRINT STUDIO ACROSS BASKETBALL COURT FROM MAIN BUILDING 2 x Saturdays: 4 and 11 September 10:00am – 1:00pm Tutor: Susan Baran Explore the versatile and safe way to make prints using solarplate – sunlight creates art! You will be introduced to a range of techniques using drawn, painted, photographic and computer generated images. Class size: 6 Digital Art Pine Street’s Digital Studio features 10 state of the art iMacs and latest version software! Basic Photography and Photoshop DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 9 x Thursdays: 22 Jul – 16 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Chris Tamm A simple guide to using your camera and Photoshop to produce better images. Eliminate common errors, and learn about basics of light and composition for portraits or landscapes. This course shows how modern photography and Photoshop developed from traditional chemical-based photo and print processes. We will cover some photographic theory as well as a wide variety of simple techniques to help you expand your creative choices. A working knowledge of Microsoft or Mac operating systems is a minimal requirement. Class size: 10 Painting, Drawing and Stencilling Stencil Art DARLINGTON STUDIO 9 x Tuesdays: 20 Jul – 14 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Chris Tamm Learn about different stencil materials, selecting and designing images and making art from coin size to gigantic. Learn how to convert your photos or images to stencil in Photoshop or by hand. Stencil onto any surface from t– shirts, to posters, stickers and canvas. Find out why stencils have taken the world by storm! Class size: 10 Painting in Watercolours DARLINGTON STUDIO 9 x Wednesdays: 21 Jul – 15 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Chris Retallack For beginners or those with a little previous experience, this introduction to painting with watercolours will explore the various techniques used in applying watercolour paint on prepared surfaces. Subjects of landscape, life, still life and abstract expression will be covered. Learn to create your own style by drawing upon your personal experiences or interpretations of the world around you. Class size: 10 Drawing and Painting: A Taste of Colour and Texture DARLINGTON STUDIO 9 x Thursdays: 22 Jul – 16 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Jane Caveney A wonderful introduction to a mix of mediums and techniques to get you started in painting and drawing. A great course for beginners, but also a fantastic opportunity for more experienced students to brush up on their formal skills. Gain an understanding of how to create perspective, and reflect on your use of colours, mixing and mediums to create works. Take a creative journey through a range of mediums including pencil, ink, charcoal and paint to make and develop drawings and paintings – still life compositions will be provided. Class size:10 Conceptual Painting: Journeys to Me 9 x Fridays: 23 Jul – 17 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Rhonda Balzan Bastow Throughout our lives, we go on many journeys – sometimes through countries, but also following people and events. Join this beginners to intermediate painting class and learn more about rich painting finishes, and use of light, warmth and dark to create depth and emotion. Learn to work with a theme – to explore your life through the people, events or places that mean so much to you. The program will include painting on canvases, art papers, using mixed media and 3D objects such as those that represent journeys to you as an artist – for example, the inside and outside surfaces of a suitcase! Or your subject could be a place or a special person you hold dear, which can be represented simply on canvas. Class size: 10 Ceramics GROUND FLOOR PINE STREET STUDIO Beginners 9 x Evenings: 6:30pm – 9:00pm Mondays: 19 Jul – 13 Sep Tutor: TBC Tuesdays: 20 Jul – 14 Sep Tutor: TBC Thursdays: 22 Jul – 16 Sep Tutor: Evan Wills Using wheel throwing and hand building techniques, students can investigate their own directions and create both functional and decorative objects. This course caters to all forms of clay modelling including pottery, hand building and mixed media. Students start with pottery/wheel forming techniques and progress at their own rate. Class size: 10 All Levels 9 x Mondays: 19 Jul – 13 Sep 9:30am – 12:00pm Tutor: Dianne Turner A program for beginners and ongoing students. The course content will include hand building and throwing techniques and how to choose and apply appropriate slips, glazes and other surface treatments to achieve the best results. Focus will be placed on fostering the creativity and technique of each student, in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Class size: 10 Intermediate and Advanced 9 x Wednesdays: 21 Jul – 15 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Dianne Turner This course aims to build on prior ceramics skills and knowledge and is a great opportunity to refine and develop your own skills and style. Advanced throwing and turning techniques are taught with an increased emphasis placed on good design and personal style. Hand builders are welcome. Important prerequisite: Some wheel experience necessary (i.e. students must be able to centre clay on a wheel and pull up into a simple pot). Class size: 10 Printmaking PRINT STUDIO ACROSS BASKETBALL COURT FROM MAIN BUILDING Students please note: basic materials are supplied for teaching purposes. For large works or multiple runs, students must supply their own materials. Beginners 9 x Mondays: 19 Jul – 13 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Susan Baran 9 x Thursdays: 22 Jul – 16 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: TBC Students will follow a program of traditional and contemporary plate-making and etching techniques. You will practise the use of a range of printmaking tools, mediums, materials and machinery in a fully equipped printmaking studio. Our classes are small, allowing our students to receive individual assistance with their work. You will create a folio of work, studio results and tests that you will be able to use for future printmaking. Class size: 6 Beginners to Intermediate 9 x Wednesdays: 21 Jul – 15 Sep 9:30am – 12:00pm Tutor: Rebecca Baird This course presents an opportunity for both novice and experienced printmakers to develop skills and professional practice in the print workshop. Novices will progress quickly through traditional practices initially, then explore contemporary mediums including photopolymer plate making. Experienced printmakers will be tutored and supported in the development of their individual print portfolios, with ‘editioning’ for exhibition purposes a particular focus. Class size: 8 Intermediate 9 x Wednesdays: 21 Jul – 15 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Rebecca Baird This program is for those students who want to take their printmaking skills from beginners to a more advanced stage. The course will extend the foundation skills and include methods and techniques such as etching, relief block print, collagraph, drypoint and photopolymer. Safer printmaking practices will be taught for making intaglio and relief work, ready for fine art printing. Some printmaking experience is required. Class size: 6 Intermediate/Advanced 9 x Tuesdays: 20 Jul – 14 Sep 9:30am – 12:00pm Tutor: Rebecca Baird 4 x Saturdays: 24 Jul – 14 Aug 10:00am – 4:30pm Tutor: Robert Ives Accessing a fully equipped printmaking studio, you will learn the techniques of relief and intaglio printmaking. Etch and engrave your own metal plates and experience the benefits of non–toxic processes. This class is designed for students who regard the printmaking process as a supportive element to the creative process. Having understood the principles and mastered some basic techniques, you can adapt a chosen method to suit your style of work. Class size: 6 Silver Jewellery OBJECTS STUDIO ACROSS BASKETBALL COURT FROM MAIN PINE STREET BUILDING. Beginners: Fundamentals 9 x Mondays: 19 Jul – 13 Sep 6.30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: TBC 9 x Wednesdays: 21 Jul – 15 Sep 6.30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Jessica McGowan 9 x Saturdays: 24 Jul – 18 Sep 10:30am – 1:00pm Tutor: Alida Cappelletta Gain an understanding of techniques such as sawing, filing, soldering, riveting and polishing. Learn how to manipulate silver with texture and form. Projects will include a pendant, ring band and another design if time permits. Please bring your own jewellery or images you admire. Class size: 7 Beginners to Intermediate 9 x Tuesdays: 20 Jul – 14 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Alida Cappelletta This course will include techniques such as roller printing, riveting, sweat soldering, metal inlay and forming. Projects will include a ring band, pendant or earrings. Depending on your skill level, we will choose two of these techniques to focus on. Bring your own jewellery or images you admire. Prerequisite: Completion of the Silver Jewellery Fundamentals course or presentation to the tutor of works you have made previously (photos can be sent via email prior to booking). Class size: 7 Intermediate/Advanced 9 x Thursdays: 22 Jul – 16 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Alida Cappelletta Using more advanced techniques such as basic stone setting, box ring, wax and cuttlefish casting, etching, chain making and reticulation, you can continue to work on your favourite process or choose one or two different techniques and incorporate them in your new projects. Prerequisite: Completion of the Fundamentals and Beginners to Intermediate courses, or presentation of works you have made previously (photos can be sent via email prior to booking). Class size: 7 COURSES FOR YOUTH 15 – 26 yrs All course fees are listed at the end of the brochure. Stencil Art DARLINGTON STUDIO 4 x Mondays: 19 Jul – 16 Aug OR 4 x Mondays: 23 Aug – 13 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Chris Tamm Find out why stencils have taken the world by storm! This is an awesome introduction to making stencils like a pro. Learn about different stencil materials, selecting and designing images and making art from coin size to gigantic. Learn how to convert your photos or images to stencil in Photoshop or by hand. Stencil onto any surface from t–shirts, to posters, stickers, canvas and more. Please note: this course teaches alternative methods of applying stencils without aerosol. Class size: 10 Digital Design Studio DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 4 x Wednesdays: 21 Jul – 11 Aug 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Chris Tamm A great course for young people interested in using Adobe CS4 Photoshop and InDesign for media graphics and publications for print or web. The tutor will show you all of those great tricks and shortcuts to create professional, quality presentations. Students are welcome to design or work on their own personal projects or with the tutor on class projects. Topics will include using fonts, creating designs and graphics, and document layouts. We will also look at preparing and retouching photos, making art ready for print or web and creating PDF files. Your experienced tutor will provide advice on planning the project from start to finish. Students are advised to bring some digital images and text files on a CD or USB stick for projects in class. Class size: 10 Bunkwaa’s Digital Animation Workshop DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 8 x Mondays: 19 Jul – 13 Aug 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Craig Bunker (aka Bunkwaa) Do you have an animated short film you want to make? Or even a character you’d like to bring to animated life? Bunkwaa is an animation wizard who will show you the animation process from script to screen. Explore traditional animation techniques and learn about digital production. You will create your short animated film using programs such as Photoshop, Flash and After Effects. Learn everything from storyboarding, animating motion, special effects and editing. You will need to bring a sketch or drawing to work from on the first lesson. Class size: 7 GOCCO Print Workshop DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 6 x Wednesdays: 18 Aug – 8 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Craig Bunker This course offers an exciting introduction to Gocco print – a cheap and easy way of producing photo silkscreens for use on paper or fabric. Derived from the Japanese word gokko, loosely translated as make-believe play, the Gocco is a self contained compact colour printing system invented in 1977. Do you have an image, design or words you’ve been longing to get into print? This is your chance to create an edition of A5 – A4 multi coloured postcards, CD covers or art prints. You can also use the Gocco to print onto fabric! This is the perfect course for anyone interested in taking their designs beyond the photocopier, or for those wishing to make high quality, photo silk screen prints onto fabric. You will need an A5 photocopy (or smaller) design or artwork ready for the first class. Class size: 7 Creative Pros: Professional Practice for Young Artists PINE STREET GALLERY 6 x Thursdays: 29 Jul – 2 Sep 6:30pm – 9:00pm Tutor: Various Are you an emerging artist, graduate or art student? Do you want to put together an exhibition but don’t know where to start? Then this ongoing course is for you! Each week an experienced artist will work with you to learn about professional practice for visual artists. You will learn about different types of galleries, art spaces, collectives and how to approach them. Discuss marketing for artists, web based promotion, approaching the media and how to get your work noticed. You will learn about how to put together a portfolio, write an artists statement and documenting your work. We will also cover important tips about hanging, preparing work for exhibitions and professional presentation of your own work. Each week an experienced practising artist will give you valuable tips and work with you to create a marketing plan and develop strategies for breaking into the industry. Please bring a USB thumb- drive with images of your work for the first lesson. Class size: 8 Ready, Steady, Craft! FREE! PINE STREET GALLERY 6.30pm – 9.00pm Thursday 22 Jul and Wednesday 15 Sep Join us in the Pine Street Gallery for a relaxed evening of art and craft. Like the old fashioned knitting circles of yesterday, we will work together as a group. You can bring your art and craft projects to work on and discuss. You will have access to craft materials, photocopying and kitchen facilities. A great night to get busy with crafts such as jewellery, felting, knitting, needle work, crochet and zine making. An experienced art tutor will be on hand to help you with your projects if needed. Ready, Steady, Craft is a great way to test out new products or creations and get feedback from other creative young people. A FREE evening filled with needle and paper crafts with a little tea, bikkies and a good old chat! Class size 10 (bookings essential) COURSES FOR KIDS 5 – 15 yrs All course fees are listed at the end of the brochure. Discovery of Clay 5 – 12 yrs GROUND FLOOR PINE STREET STUDIO 8 x Mondays: 26 Jul – 13 Sep 3:30pm – 5:00pm Tutor: Dianne Turner Join us in our calm, specialised studio and discover the magical art of ceramics. Experiment with hand-building techniques using moulds, slabs, coils and attachments. Learn to decorate using colourful, non toxic underglaze and experiment with design work using relief carving and sgraffito. With gentle instruction from a qualified tutor, you will complete small studies and a larger scale major work. Older students have the opportunity to progress to our advanced ceramics program for young teens. Class size: 10 A 3D Adventure! 5 – 12 yrs DARLINGTON STUDIO 8 x Mondays: 26 Jul – 13 Sep 3:30pm – 5:00pm Tutor: Chris Retallack With instruction from a qualified tutor you will explore a range of sculpture techniques and materials. You will build a beautiful shape with armature wire, make a cane frame and then weave or paper mache it. The tutor will help ensure your sculpture is structurally sound, while you express your wildest ideas. Make sculpture from stuff you would never have imagined possible, and come on an amazing 3D adventure with us! Class Size: 10 Painting and Drawing 5 – 12 yrs DARLINGTON STUDIO 8 x Tuesdays: 27 Jul – 14 Sep 3:30pm – 5:00pm Tutor Jane Caveney Focus your creative talents and explore different 2D media such as charcoal, ink, pencil and acrylic paint. Work on canvas and quality artist paper, using exercises such as still life, portrait, landscape and abstract studies. You will gain an understanding of formal concepts such as composition, colour theory and visual perspective, while you develop practical skills such as brush control and the care of your tools and materials. We will look at new and traditional styles to help you gain confidence and experiment with your creative imagination. Older students have the opportunity to progress to our advanced painting and drawing program for young teens. Class size: 10 Saturday Morning Art Club 5 – 8 yrs DARLINGTON STUDIO 9 – 12 yrs GROUND FLOOR PINE STREET STUDIO 8 x Saturdays: 31 Jul – 18 Sep 11:30am – 1:00pm Tutors: Various This is a great chance to experiment with a variety of art mediums and find out which one is for you – then you can join our weekday program and specialise! With instruction from professional tutors, students will create paintings and drawings using quality materials; design and build a sculpture with form and decoration; construct ceramics artworks decorated with underglaze; and create graphic images using print-making techniques. This program is two-streamed, allowing students to consider formal and experimental concepts as part of age-appropriate activities. Class size: 10 Saturday Morning Digital Art Club DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 9 – 12 yrs 8 x Saturdays: 31 Jul – 18 Sep 11:30am – 1:00pm Tutors: Various Join us in our brand new digital studio including 10 state-of-the-art iMacs, the latest Adobe Creative Suite software, drawing tablets, webcams and much more! With instruction from a professional tutor you will gain the skills and confidence to express yourself using digital media. Learn how to create images in layers using Photoshop, make short animated sequences using Stop–Pro, and create pictures with depth using the drawing tablet. A new and exciting program of activities is developed each term allowing for repeat enrolments. Class size: 10 Digital Drawing 9 – 12yrs DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 4 x Mondays: 26 Jul – 16 Aug 3:30pm – 5:00pm Tutor: Craig Bunker Be part of the multimedia Pop Art movement and learn to use a range of software and peripherals in our state-of-the-art Mac studio to make drawings on the computer. Make artworks for print and learn 3D modelling to develop characters and scenes for animations. The Animation Show 9 – 12yrs DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 4 x Mondays: 23 Aug – 13 Sep 3:30pm – 5:00pm Tutor: Craig Bunker Be part of Pine Street's fantastic Animation Show! Use Photoshop to create your own funny animated sequences, and iMovie to make sound effects. Your work will become part of an animated movie, then the class will then design and produce the DVD and poster. Class size: 10 Digital Illustration 11 – 15 yrs DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 4 x Wednesdays: 26 Jul – 18 Aug 4:00pm – 5:30pm Tutor: Craig Bunker Learn how to bring your illustrations to life using the latest in Photoshop software. This program covers all you need to know about digital illustration. You will learn advanced skills in imaging, digital drawing, 3D modelling, colouring and preparing documents for print. Class size: 10 Digital and Traditional Animation 11 – 15 yrs DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 4 x Wednesdays: 25 Aug – 15 Sep 4:00pm – 5:30pm Tutor: Craig Bunker Use traditional animation techniques to produce finished digital movies. From pencil sketched drawings to digital animation, this class will teach you a variety of foundation animation process including weight and balance, timing, acting and lip-sync, as you make cartoon characters walk and talk. Learn how to enhance your pencilled animations digitally in Photoshop. Class size: 10 Digital Stencil Art 11– 15 yrs DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 4 x Thursdays: 29 Jul – 19 Aug 4:00pm – 5:30pm Tutor: Chris Tamm Stencil art is a popular contemporary visual language for graphic design, advertising and fashion. It is seen on t–shirts, on TV and in magazines. Learn how to select and develop digital designs for stencil art using the latest in graphics software. Class size: 10 Stencil Art – Cut and Print 11– 15 yrs DARLINGTON DIGITAL STUDIO 4 x Thursdays: 26 Aug – 16 Sep 4:00pm – 5:30pm Tutor: Chris Tamm Learn basic stencil-making skills including developing a stencil design from an image, the safe use of cutting tools, using stencil materials, roller brushes and silk screen paint. Print your stencils onto a t–shirt, poster, cardboard and more. Class size: 10 Painting and Drawing Technical 12 – 15 yrs DARLINGTON STUDIO 8 x Wednesdays: 28 Jul – 15 Sep 4:00pm – 5:30pm Tutor: Jane Caveney For serious young artists looking to learn some tricks of the trade! A great course for beginners, but also a fantastic opportunity for more experienced students to enhance their skills. Gain an understanding of how to create perspective and form, reflect on your use of colour, and learn about mixing and mediums. Take a creative journey through a range of processes including pencil, ink, charcoal and acrylic paint. Develop stunning 2D artworks you can include in your portfolio or frame and hang proudly on a wall at home. Class size: 10 Advanced Ceramics GROUND FLOOR PINE STREET STUDIO 12 – 15 yrs 8 x Thursdays: 29 Jul – 16 Sep 4:00pm – 5:30pm Tutor: Dianne Turner Take ceramics a step further and see what you can really do! This class is designed for young teens who wish to further their skills in hand building and on the pottery wheel. You will explore various construction techniques and decorative treatments in a dedicated ceramics studio with professional instruction. Beginners are always welcome as activities can be adjusted according to skill level. Class size: 10 IMPORTANT INFORMATION PLEASE NOTE THAT CLASSES MISSED ARE THE STUDENT’S RESPONSIBILITY AND NOT ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND, CREDIT OR MAKE UP CLASSES. Payments, Bookings And Refund Policy Payments: Payment for courses must be received a minimum of one week before the class starting. If full fee not paid at least a week before class starting – booking will be cancelled and offered to someone on the wait list. Bookings: Only fully paid-up and booked students will be allowed into the studios. Refunds: The Centre makes every effort to ensure advertised courses run. However the Centre reserves the right to alter the program either before or during the course and to cancel any program if insufficient enrolments are received. If the Centre cancels a course, you will be offered an alternative course or a refund if your payment has been processed. Once classes have started, missed classes are the student's responsibility and not eligible for a refund. Make-Up Classes: It is the student's responsibility if they miss a class. We cannot accommodate an extra person in a class that they have not booked into. Studio Safety Pine Street Creative Arts Centre prides itself in its pursuit of ‘work safe’ practices and its presentation of user and environmentally friendly alternatives of mediums, without compromising quality and relevance. IMPORTANT: It is an OHandS requirement that students attending all courses at Pine Street must wear closed-toed shoes at all times. Students arriving with open-toed shoes will not be allowed entry to the studios. Students will be inducted at the start of term on studio safety. Course Fees Prices include materials unless otherwise stated (i.e. Children’s Term Programs) Term Programs Adult 9 Week Courses: $240 or $175 concession Adult Weekend Courses: $145 (1 x Saturdays – 6 hr session) Adult Weekend Courses: $145 (2 x Saturdays – 3 hr sessions) Adult Weekend Courses: $290 (4 x Saturdays) Adult Casual Weekday Fee: $25 (1 x weekday/night) Youth 8 weekday courses: $150 (+ $30 materials fee) Youth 6 weekday courses: $115 (+ $30 materials fee) Youth 4 weekday courses: $80 (+ $30 materials fee) Children’s weekday 8 week courses: $150 per child or $180 per family (+ $30 per child materials fee) Children’s Saturday 8 week courses: $170 per child or $195 per family (+ $30 per child materials fee) Children’s weekday 4 week courses: $80 per child or $130 per family (+ $30 per child materials fee). Gallery Hire: Pine Street Community Gallery is available for hire to individual artists, groups and organisations. Cost for two week hire is $280 (individual/NFP organisations) or $580 (groups/for profit organisations). If hirer wishes the gallery to be open on Saturday, there is an additional staffing cost of $40 per hour. Concessions City of Sydney residents who have a current benefit card are eligible to apply for concession. Proof of benefit must be provided when booking. Booking Details Payment methods accepted: cash, eftpos, cheque/money order (made out to City of Sydney), Visa and Mastercard. Phone: 9245 1503 (credit card only) Fax: 9245 1500 (credit card only) Mail: GPO Box 1591 Sydney 2001 (cheque or money order) In person: Weekdays 9.30am – 5.30pm (cash, eftpos, cheque/money order, Visa and Mastercard) Accessibility The office and gallery are on the first floor up a steep set of stairs. The ceramics, painting and drawing, stencil and digital classes are all in wheelchair accessible studios with wheelchair accessible toilets. Our other studios have limited accessibility. Where possible our studios have a flexible set up to help accommodate accessibility. Please contact us to discuss how we can make sure you can attend the courses that interest you. Transport By Bus: From CBD take any bus via Parramatta Road, alight at Buckland Street on Broadway. Walk down Buckland Street. Cross the park at the end onto Pine Street. The centre is located a few buildings down on the left. For buses to the CBD along City Road via Newtown, alight at Victoria Park and walk two blocks down Cleveland Street to Pine Street. The 352 bus goes along Cleveland Street, stopping near Pine Street (Note: does not run on weekends). By Train: 10 minute walk from either Central or Redfern Stations. By Car: Parking is limited at Pine Street. However, there are some unlimited all day parking spots in Beaumont Street, off Cleveland Street, as well as plenty of one–hour parking. Darlington Activity Centre The Centre is a five-minute walk from Pine Street located on the corner of Ivy and Shepherd Streets, Darlington (behind the Seymour Centre).