Cameron Robbins open studio: at Police Point
Cameron Robbins is an artist in residence during March/April 2019 and will open the studio doors for visitors. His work Solar Loggerheads is on display in the MPRG foyer in conjunction with the exhibition In the valley.
See Cameron’s iconic wind drawing machines and join a workshop where cylindrical marks will be manually drawn from a pen held by a long wire.**
Amy Yang, the Shire’s Waste & Litter Education Officer, will run a ‘wasted’ sea sculptures workshop and a local expert will discuss useful and edible weeds and plants native to the Mornington Peninsula. Visit the MPRG website for more details about the day.
Gatekeepers Cottage, 5 Franklands Drive in the Police Point Shire Park, Portsea. If you are planning to drive, please park in the carpark on the corner of Defence Rd and Franklands Dr, or you can take the bus # 788 and hop off at the turnaround entrance to Point Nepean National Park. The Gatekeepers cottage has the red roof and is a short walk from both the carpark and bus stop.
We will have two structured workshops with Cameron Robbins plus ongoing Art and Science activities with Gidja Walker, prominent Peninsula based ecologist and Amy Yang, the Shire’s Waste & Litter Education Officer.
** Cameron Robbins - remote drawing workshops
Cameron will facilitate two remote drawing workshops, each approx. 60 minutes. These are planned for 11.30am and 1.30pm. Numbers are limited so please email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your place in the workshop. All materials will be supplied.
Gidja Walker - studying the ecosystem
Join us for a meander with local ecologist Gidja Walker to explore the area around Police Point. Search for weeds and common local plants and hear about their everyday uses – food, medicine and fibre are all around us. Gidja will be looking for sharp eyes (so rock up kids!) to help look for insects, reptiles and other fauna or signs they are near. Discover the roles these animals play in their bushland homes.
Amy Yang, Waste & Litter Education Officer, Mornington Peninsula Shire - Operation Jellyfish - Every Little Bit Counts
Have fun making your own sea creature from recycled materials we use every day. Take it home or add it to our Jellyfish ecosystem. Become a recycling champion as you get creative and learn about how we can all make a difference by rethinking what we buy and how we can recycle to champion status!
Saturday, 04 May 2019 | 11:00 AM
- 03:00 PM
Park at Franklands Drive car park (near corner of Defence Rd) and walk to the cottage, approx. 150m.
The Gatekeepers Cottage, 5 Franklands Drive, Police Point Shire Park, Point Nepean, Portsea 3944 View Map