From Saturday 8 September to Saturday 29 September 2018,  Cast Net Productions is working on a short animation film and developing the Bike Town Multi-Media Exhibition for 2019.  As part of the project's community engagement we’d love you to come and tell us your cycling stories!  Film interviews will be part of the multi-media exhibition 2019.   
- riding as a child - cycling in Grafton - track cycling at McKittrick Park, Bring your memorabilia - bikes, photos, accessories  
Drop into the Gallery Studio - Thursday - Saturday from 10am to 2pm
Tues & Wed 10am - 2pm High Schools/ TAFE
This is an opportunity for you to discuss the animation process with the creator and/or tell us your bike stories!


Paper Diamond Kite Making Workshop

Wednesday 3 October 10.30am - 1.00pm for 8 - 14 year olds
Just in time for spring, make your own paper kite to take home and enjoy during the warmer months.
Cost is $20 per child with all materials included.
BOOK NOW  as limited places are available (NB Fees annd charges may be included)

Tie Dye T Shirts 

Wednesday 10 October 10.30am - 1.00pm for 8 - 14 year olds 
Explore the endless possibilities of dye dying techniques and take home your own tie dye T Shirt.
Cost is $20 per child with all materials included.
BOOK NOW   as limited places are available (NB Fees annd charges may be included)

YOUNG UPSTARTS - Art After School Term 4, 2018

Commences Wednesday 17 October 2018 4pm - 5.30pm for 9 weeks duration for 7 - 12 year olds.
Join art educator Lorina Dufty for an exciting term of art exploration in the Gallery Studio.The aim of program is to develop awareness, knowledge, and gain an understanding of the fundamental components of art making.
Students will use the Elements and Principles of Art to develop their own artworks.
Wednesday dates as follows;
17 Oct - 24 Oct - 31 Oct - 7 Nov - 14 Nov - 21 Nov - 28 Nov - 5 Dec - 12 Dec
Cost - $130 per student with all materials included  BOOK NOW

ABOUT THE TEACHER - Growing up in a creative teaching family Lorina has had a lifetime of experiences in the Visual and Performing Arts. After achieving 13th placement in the state in Art for her HSC Lorina went on to study Art and Art Education at tertiary level. Having gained a four-year Diploma of Art (Education) from Newcastle College of Advanced Education, and after completing an additional Honours year, Lorina pursued a career teaching Visual Arts in high schools with the NSW Department of Education.
As an art educator, teaching for more than 20 years in many regional high schools and educational institutions throughout NSW and Victoria, Lorina gained numerous awards for her creative pursuits and received high commendation for her commitment to art education. She also continued to broaden her educational experience and knowledge by further completing a Diploma in Ceramics (Studio), a Diploma in Design Methods and Principles, and more recently a Diploma in Yogic Studies.Although now officially retired from her school teaching career Lorina remains committed to the visual arts through her ongoing engagement as a participant or presenter at various visual arts events in the north coast region, as well as through her home studio practices.


Saturday 3 November from 9.00am

Join us for a tour of some of the Clarence Valley’s best galleries and exhibitions. Enjoy a viewing of the prestigious Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award exhibition with Grafton Regional Gallery Director Niomi Sands and the ever popular Jacaranda Art Exhibition presented by the Grafton Art Club. From Yamba to Grafton and back again this special Jacaranda edition of the Art Crawl is presented by the Clarence Valley Cultural Committee and hosted by Marea Buist, president of the Port of Yamba Historical Society. Get ready for a day packed with laughs, art and adventure. The bus departs 9am from Yamba Museum, River St Yamba and returns at 5pm.
Your Jacaranda Art Crawl Itinerary includes: Yamba Museum, Jabiru Aboriginal Art Gallery, Lawrence Museum, Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton Art Club @ The Barn, Grafton Showground, Harwood Hotel Gallery.
For information see the Clarence Valley Culture Facebook page or contact the Grafton regional Gallery on 02 66423177 or email  
Cost is $28  
BOOK NOW  or purchase from Treelands Drive Community Centre, Yamba. (NB: fees and charges may be included)