Art & Design Alley

20TH OCT 10am-5pm | Marrickville Festival 

Come and experience the Art & Design Alley curated by Hypmotive hub during this year’s Marrickville Festival!

Hypmotive hub 155 Marrickville Road, Marrickville

Step inside the creative world of contemporary and traditional visual arts and craft making on the high street, curated by Hypmotive hub with some of Marrickville’s thriving independent artists and makers taking part.

> Creative Kids Corner
> Potter With The Potters
> Screen Print Station
> VR Immersive Art Space
> Meet the Makers
 
Explore and participate in super fun and colourful art making activities in the creative kids corner, potter with the potters by personalising your very own reusable ceramic keep cup, catch a live demo of the ancient art form of ceramic wheel throwing, enjoy a step by step screen printing interactive demo and be transported to another world by stepping inside your very own imagination to create an artwork in virtual reality!
 
Plus MEET THE MAKERS in store at Hypmotive hub and shop unique ART & DESIGN across art prints, ceramics, cards, jewellery and more! 
 
*Itinerary and times may be subject to change. Please keep up to date via this link.

 


CREATIVE KIDS CORNER

MINIATURE CANVAS PAINTING ACTIVITY
Great for Kids! 3yrs+
On & off throughout the day 10am-5pm
 
Join us in this FREE creative kids activity with local visual artist Nathalie Pastro. Using a variety of colourful poster paints, paint brushes your hands or fingers, have fun making a miniature canvas artwork to take home with you! All materials and aprons provided. No bookings required, just show up on the day to participate!
 
KIDS COLOUR MOSAIC TILE FRAME WORKSHOP $10pp
All Ages, Great for Kids! 8yrs+
10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
 
Join in this fun mosaic tile decorative art activity working with colourful porcelain tiles from Mino, Japan with designer & maker Yoko from Yoko Kawada Design. Start by selecting our tile shapes and colours to design a pattern on a small photo frame. We will then use craft glue to fasten each tile in place for the finishing touch ready for you to take home!
 
You may like book your spot for this one! For more information, head to link here:
 

 


POTTER WITH THE POTTERS

FREE CLAY HAND BUILDING ACTIVITY
On & off throughout the day 10am-5pm
 
Have some fun clay hand building with Australian award winning ceramicist Nathalie Pastro and chat about all things ceramics, from designing to throwing to glazing and firing! Free Activity.
 
FREE WHEEL THROWING DEMONSTRATION
10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm.
 
Check out the ancient art form of ceramic wheel throwing with Jem from Potter Panks, who mixes this ancient art form with her contemporary signature designs that are carefully wheel thrown and hand painted before firing for the finishing touch. Free Demo.
 
PERSONAL YOUR OWN HANDMADE CERAMIC KEEP CUP
FROM $39
10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm.
 
Having a reusable keep cup is a great way to contribute contribution for us live in a more sustainable and eco-friendly way and in this workshop you can personalise your own Hayden Youlley Design signature “egg” shaped ceramic 350ml keep cup! You will be guided through the whole process, from selecting your ready made ceramic keep cup, deciding on your design and painting direct onto the cup with a selection of colours available. The cup will then be taken off to Hayden’s Marrickville studio for firing! From $39.00.
 
You may like book your spot for this one! For more information, head to this link here https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/hypmotive-hub-15325361810
 
 

 

SCREEN PRINT STATION

 
FREE SCREEN PRINTING DEMONSTRATION
11am, 1pm, 3pm
All Ages. Great for the whole family
Learn how the screen printing process works and talk all things making with Em Hatton from Oomami!
Throughout the day, Em will be showing us all how to screen print, with demonstrations throughout the day. Em will be printing a custom design onto products and talking through the process as she goes – from illustration, to screen to fabric – and you will be encouraged to participate (if you want to) throughout the demonstrations!

VR IMMERSIVE ART SPACE

10am-5pm
 
FREE VIRTUAL REALITY TILT BRUSH ART EXPERIENCE, ages 13yrs+
 
Step inside your imagination and create your own multi dimensional artwork virtual reality experience with Google Tilt Brush!
 
This mesmerising virtual reality experience is a must-experience for anyone who is interested in exploring their creativity in a completely new medium. No artistic skill required.
 
Book your time on the festival day!
 
For more information, head to this link here
 

MEET THE MAKERS

10:30am-5pm
 
Meet some of your local independent makers in store at Hypmotive hub and shop unique ART & DESIGN across art prints, ceramics, cards, jewellery and more!
 
> Maraca Eco Fashion Brand
> The Pickards
> Maddy Rowley Jewellery
> Freckled Wednesday
> Quentin Dron Art
> Helen Nehill Art
> Seema Stamou Ceramics
> Graffiti Ore
 
Stay up to date on all things happening at the Art & Design Alley via this page!
 
For all updates for Marrickville Festival head to the Inner West Council’s website: https://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/explore/whats-on/events-in-detail/marrickville-festival