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CREATING AND CELEBRATING ART, DESIGN & COMMUNITY

GOING STRONG

SINCE 1953

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Respecting the past.
Creating a bright future for BAG.
 

Construction is now underway for the $4.6m refurbishment and additions to our original modernist studio. It has been co-designed in consultation with the Beaumaris Arts Group Committee, architects, heritage and accessibility advisors and arborists.  Works are scheduled for completion by early 2025, with classes and workshops continuing in 3 separate locations

Term 2
School Holiday
Workshops
1-11 July

  • DEEP SEA JELLYFISH | Ages 8-12 years
    DEEP SEA JELLYFISH | Ages 8-12 years
    Membership Offer
    Mon, 01 July
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room
    01 July 2024, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room, 96 Reserve Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193, Australia
    This mixed medium work of oil pastels and paints will have the children learn different techniques and colour combinations while having lots of fun. Accents will be applied to make it more illuminating.
  • OODLES OF NOODLES | Ages 8-12 years
    OODLES OF NOODLES | Ages 8-12 years
    Membership Offer
    Tue, 02 July
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room
    02 July 2024, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room, 96 Reserve Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193, Australia
    This work will look at recreating a fun and popular dish using in mixed media. The children will learn about pattern making, painting and applying different materials to make a fun and yummy looking work of art.
  • MINI BOOK-MAKING + COLLAGE - Ages 5+
    MINI BOOK-MAKING + COLLAGE - Ages 5+
    Membership Offer
    Thu, 04 July
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room
    04 July 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room, 96 Reserve Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193, Australia
    Come along and create your own mini book. Using a range of materials including collaging cut paper, drawing and writing we will learn to fold an 8 page zine created to a theme of your choice.
  • WATERCOLOUR NATURE PAINTING - Ages 8+
    WATERCOLOUR NATURE PAINTING - Ages 8+
    Membership Offer
    Thu, 04 July
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room
    04 July 2024, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room, 96 Reserve Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193, Australia
    Explore watercolour painting inspired by nature. In this workshop we will look at reference images of flowers and plants, as well as a selection of natural objects from life.
  • WATERCOLOUR BUGS, BEETLES & BUTTERFLIES  (recommended age 7-12)
    WATERCOLOUR BUGS, BEETLES & BUTTERFLIES  (recommended age 7-12)
    Membership Offer
    Tue, 09 July
    Beaumaris Library - Multi-Function Room
    09 July 2024, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Beaumaris Library - Multi-Function Room, 96 Reserve Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193, Australia
    Come and explore the fascinating world of insects in this fun workshop, while learning about symmetry in the natural world and blending colours.
  • ALIEN - Paper Modelling | Ages 5+
    ALIEN - Paper Modelling | Ages 5+
    Membership Offer
    Thu, 11 July
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room
    11 July 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room, 96 Reserve Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193, Australia
    “We come in peace!” Join us for an engaging and valuable workshop where kids can let their imaginations soar and bring their own alien creations to life.
  • EXPLORING SURREALISM - Melting Watches (inspired by Dali)  | Ages 8+
    EXPLORING SURREALISM - Melting Watches (inspired by Dali)  | Ages 8+
    Membership Offer
    Thu, 11 July
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room
    11 July 2024, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Beaumaris Library - Multi Function Room, 96 Reserve Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193, Australia
    Embark on a journey into the captivating world of Surrealism with our workshop inspired by Salvador Dali’s iconic melting watches! Designed for artists aged 8 and above, this session invites you to dive deep into the surreal and bend the boundaries of reality.

New opportunity for painters! Winter Painting Sessions
Hampton Sailing Club
Fridays 9:30-11:30am
Starts 24 May

We're excited to announce that Hampton Sailing Club have kindly offered Beaumaris Arts Group Adult Members exclusive use of their facility for painting sessions on Fridays from 9:30-11:30am. The space offers panoramic views of the water, nearby boats and the city skyline to the right (not shown in the photo). Floor to ceiling windows offer wonderful natural light.

There is a single staircase with balustrade up to the first floor level. Tea and coffee making facilities. Heating and cooling. It's quite cosy and of course, out of the winter weather. A small fee of $10 per person per session will apply to cover the cost of hiring the space each week.  Please note that participants will need to bring all their own materials and these sessions will be untutored. Escape the cold this winter and join us!  Sessions start on Friday 24 May. Book via the link below. 

Sign up for BAG membership and enjoy a range of benefits. 

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BAG MEMBERSHIPS

JOIN US

The Beaumaris Art Group has a modest fee covering membership benefits for a 12 month period from the date you sign up. 

Membership gives you eligibility to:

  • Enrol in BAG classes, as well as book into workshops, events and untutored groups at a reduced cost.

  • Attend Open Studios for drawing, painting and ceramics

  • Attend En Plein Air sessions (subject to availability)

  • Enter the annual Members Exhibition

  • Discounts with selected local businesses and art supplies stores

We have a range of membership options available. Please read our Code of Conduct.

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