The inspiring designs exhibition showcases three local artists, Claire Primrose, Geoff Farqhuar-Still and GW Bot whose works will be used in a wide rang of ways across the Ginninderry development.
There is compelling research to suggest children exposed to music at a young age may have better learning potential than those who aren’t. Findings such as these are the inspiration behind Ginninderry’s decision to partner with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra (CSO) for their Education Program, Music in MY School.
What do you get when you put an artist, a historian, an Aboriginal Elder and some high school students together? You get a beautiful mosaic which tells the story of Ginninderra Creek, a natural waterway on the boundary of the Ginninderry project which holds important memories for the local people, the rural families who farmed both sides of the creek and the Ngunnawal people.
On Monday I had the opportunity to meet with many local artist representatives to capture their thoughts on a potential project to pilot an Artist Catalogue at Ginninderry.
“Who am I and who is my mob?” was the question asked by a group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who participated in the aptly named joint Ginninderry and Rotary sponsored project.
Ever wanted to make a macramé plant hanger but didn’t know how? What about honing your photography skills or developing an appreciation for poetry, visual arts or music? Thanks to the ‘Crafternoons’ initiative, part of Ginninderry’s CREATE Arts and Cultural Program, now’s your chance! We’ve even got something for the mini-crafters with our Children’s Art and Photography Workshops.
Mary Hutchison is a public historian and writer, specialising in collaborative and creative interpretation of history and place. As part of the Ginninderry arts and cultural program CREATE she is currently conducting a local history study of Ginninderry that encompasses nature, culture, people and places.
Deputy Chief Minister and local member for Ginninderra, Yvette Berry, will tonight launch the Ginninderry CREATE Program – an initiative designed to inspire culture and community by connecting residents through the pursuit of art.
Friday 21 April signaled a special occasion in time for the Ginninderry project, with the installation by ACT Steelworks of two perforated, powder coated steel screens completing the current entrance way to the project office and multi-purpose community centre, The Link.
Ginninderry will be a place where everybody feels welcome, comfortable and included. My role as Community and Cultural Planning Manager is finding out what it is that people do, what their values are and how they want to live at Ginninderry.