Express Yourself! An Activity Book for Kids by Romance Was Born
A special ‘On Tour’ version of the Express Yourself! An Activity Book for Kids by Romance Was Born introduces Luke Sales and Anna Plunkett from Romance Was Born and includes images of their collections along with a range of drawing activities.
Romance Was Born: Make & Do
Children and families can collaborate with Luke and Anna to create their very own Romance Was Born accessory. Decorate a beard or necklace template with sparkly jewels, pompoms and googly eyes.
Image: Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales of Romance Was Born
10:30am – 12:30pm, Thursday 22 January
Kate Rohde: Pasta Bling on a String
Children and families are invited to make a piece of jewellery using familiar and readily available foodstuffs and items from the supermarket and hardware store.
Paper engineer Benja Harney created an amazing bush canopy in Express Yourself: Romance Was Born for Kids, and now he has designed a new paper cut-out of an Australian animal for children to fold and keep.
Suitable for ages 5 and up. Parental supervision/participation required. Bookings essential, limited to 15 participants only.
10:30am – 11am, Wednesday 21 January 2015
Mildura Revisited Kids Activity Book Adventure Trail
Led by the Mildura Arts Centre gallery team, children and families will be led on a fun adventure through the Mildura Revisited: sculptures exhibited 1961–1978 exhibition using the Mildura Revisited Kids Activity Book as a guide.
Suitable for children and families. Parental participation encouraged.
Treat yourself and better still, share the love, and buy it as a Christmas gift for your friends and family, and they too can have a great night out!
Do not miss a beautiful evening of music and food at Mildura Arts Centre.
Buy tickets now to see the acclaimed Italian soprano Stefania Bellamio and guitarist Massimo Scattolin. Tickets include a 3 course meal prepared by Stefano De Pieri from Mildura Brewery.
Described by the critics as one of the best guitarists of our times, Scattolin began his concert career as a soloist, and has since developed his chamber music and orchestral activities to include some of the best-known concertos for guitar and orchestra. He has performed in Europe, Asia, Australia and America, with the likes of Astor Piazzolla and Violet Archer composing music specifically for him.
Italian soprano Stefania Bellamio graduated from the prestigious Italian Conservatory of Rovigo and has won several national and international singing competitions. Bellamio has sung in operas such as: Il barbiere di Siviglia, Nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte, Don Giovanni, Traviata, Die Zauberflöte, Il matrimonio segreto, Gianni Schicchi, Incoronazione di Poppea and Rigoletto.
This event is brought to you by Mildura Arts Centre and Mildura Brewery.
6.30pm, Saturday 21 February
Mildura Arts Centre Foyer.
Presented by Mildura Arts Centre and Mildura Brewery.
Enjoy an evening of opera and a delicious meal prepared by Stefano de Pieri.
On wings of song is a beautiful anthology of songs written by famous, lesser known or even anonymous composers but whose works are all equally part of traditional Italian music.
A mesmerising recital, featuring works of Italian greats such Mayr, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini and Wolf-Ferrari.
You will also hear traditional Italian chamber music in songs composed by Giordani, Gastaldon and De Curtis, and a song written especially for the dramatic soprano, Stefania Bellamio by Massimo Scattolin.
On wings of song will take you on an intimate journey, telling the story of Italy, its traditions, great history and way of life through the dramatic voice of Stefania and exquisite guitar playing of Massimo.
Tickets $50 (includes three course meal)
*Drinks at Bar prices
Australia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World War (1914-1919)
Shrine of Remembrance Touring Exhibition
Opening: 6pm, Thursday 19 February 2015
Exhibition: Thursday 19 February to Sunday 10 May 2015
Exhibition: Thursday 5 February to Sunday 3 May 2015
WWI: artists and aftremath
MAC collection works and selected artefacts
Exhibition: Thursday 12 February to Sunday 3 May 2015