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Art fair & hands-on workshops at The Hyde Park Barracks

Macquarie St
Sydney NSW 2000
Hyde Park Barracks, Queen Square

Saturday 4 February 2023 from 6pm to Sunday 5 February 2023 6pm

Meet some of Sydney’s best artists and connect with art through creative hands-on workshops! 

22 artists who defy creative boundaries will be showcasing their creations for you to contemplate and purchase their art. Expect to find a variety of exciting design pieces from paintings, perfumes, candles, leather, to jewelry.   

You will take part in unique activities that showcase the Sydney artists’ “savoir-faire”. The range of workshops available is broad with activities from guided leather specialists or pottery makers, to creating alongside glow in the dark painters and sculptors.  

Our vision is to make art accessible for all, to stimulate imagination and encourage artistic expression. Uncover your artsy side and come release all that creative energy through unmissable workshops and experiences: 

UV workshop by Chelsey Foskett: Abstract fluid UV art class guided by an experienced multi-mixed media art teacher. Learn all the tips and tricks! 

Duration 1hrs | Price $130 | Max 25 pp. 

Glow-in-the-dark by Paint and Mingle: Black lights and glowing nights. Prepare to experience painting as you've never experienced it before - in the dark! 

Duration 2hrs | Price $80-$100 | Max 25 pp. 

Leather by Mario Sanchez from The Leather Shop: Learn about the fundamental tools and techniques of leathercraft. Make leather bracelets or leather bookmarks!  

Duration 1.5hrs | Price $95 | Max 25 pp. 

Pottery by Crockd: Get out of your head but into your hands and plunge into creative mindfulness. Enjoy a ceramic session that will have you learning how to pinch, pot and paint. 

Duration 1.5hrs | Price $65 | Max 25 pp. 

Coil Weaving by Peta-Joy from Wiradjuri Wave: Learn how to do an art piece with Wiradjuri woman Peta-Joy, who transforms traditional coil weaving skills into many forms of art. Learn to do it from the best! 

Duration 1.5hrs | Price $160-$190 | Max 25 pp. 

Sculpture by Irina Perbos: In this fine arts experience, you will be guided on how to sculpt a miniature bronze human torso. 

Duration 2hrs | Price $99 | Max 15 pp.  

Handmade candles by Lucian Candles: This class covers the basics of fragrance design and how to work with fragrance oils and soy candle wax to craft high-quality candles. You will leave wanting to make more.  

Duration 2hrs | Price $90 | Max 25 pp. 

This arts fair is dedicated to sharing, learning and shopping! This day and night event is a bustling playground for all. There is only one question you need to ask yourself: Do you have an adventurous mind and unsatiable curiosity?  


What: Art & design fair with creative workshops. 

When: The festival is from 6pm, February 4th, 2023, to 6pm February 5th, 2023, inclusive. This activation is from Sat 4th Feb 6pm to Midnight and Sunday 5th Feb 9am to 6pm 

Where: Hyde Park Barracks, Queen Square, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000 

Free entry to the art & design fair. 

Workshop tickets will go on sale on the 18th of January

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