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Join us for a workshop or peruse the visual art displays!

Workshops and Visual Art Exhibitions presented by Tanks Arts Centre are considered a strong element of the Tanks' overall public program. From hands on learning and displays to children's activities and circus lessons plus more, they are all part of the Tanks family.

If you want to run a workshop series of your own and be part of the cultural life at the Tanks, please complete this form. Your application will be assessed by Tanks Arts Centre's programming team for availability of time and space and against our vision for the program: affordable and healthy - social and cultural - learning and exchange.

For further details please contact:

P - 4032 6600
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or see our FAQs.

Want more? View our community workshops and activities

Pete Marshall, BVSc, SAA, AFC, AGRA - Birds of Cattana

Sun 19 Aug - Sun 30 Sep

Visual Arts Residency Program
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Recycled Bird Sculpture Workshop with Kylie Burke

Sat 22 Sep
Adult $15 / Student & Concession $10

Be guided to utilise salvaged timber and found natural materials to create recycled bird sculptures.
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Art workshops with Residential Artist Pete Marshall

Sun 30 Sep

Art Workshops with Pete Marshall.
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A Story of Vanilla with Russell and Mary Spanton

Wed 10 Oct
$5 members / $10 non-members (includes a light refreshment)

Russell and Mary Spanton will share what is involved in production of their vanilla essence and vanilla beans.
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Cairns Chocolate School Workshop

Sat 20 Oct
$55 per person

Cairns Chocolate School teaches students how to make chocolate simply and easily from scratch using Australian cocoa and equipment found in most home kitchens.
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Masque Expressif - Workshop for Actors

Sat 17 Nov - Sun 18 Nov
$230 (Early Bird - before 26/10/18) and $270 (after Early Bird)

In these workshops the mask is used as a powerful tool for the actor.
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