Betta Milk Burnie Wearable Paper Art Competition - 15th June

Burnie Arts Council Inc, in partnership with the Burnie Regional Art Gallery, presents the 'paper on skin' Gala Parade and Award Evening. June 15th. Don't miss out on seeing wondrous, inspiring, wearable paper creations bought to life on the catwalk. Limited number of Premium (front row) tickets available $40. All remaining tickets $30, but the sooner you buy, the closer you will be seated to the catwalk. Call or buy tickets in person at the Burnie Arts and Function Centre Box Office. 03 6430 5850. Modelling by En Vogue Modelling Academy. Sound design by Telen Rodwell. 


International Jazz Day with Saxophonist Brad Child - April 30th

Celebrate UNESCO's International Jazz Day with an impressive line-up at the Burnie Arts and Function Centre. April 30th, 7.30pm. Bradford Child, saxophone and clarinet, Sophie Leslie on vocals, Kelly Ottaway on vibraphone, Viktor Zappner on piano, Hamish Houston on bass, Bruce Innocent on percussion and Beau Thomas on drums. Bookings: Burnie Arts and Function Centre Box Office 6430 5850. $25 or $20 for BAFC subscribers.


Paper Secrets in Tasmania - A Hanji Making Weekend with Aimee Lee

16th and 17th June (weekend following the 2018 paper on skin). Presented by Burnie Arts Council Inc, in conjunction with Creative Paper Tasmania. THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. Please contact us if you would like to be placed on the wait list. Pam Thorne +61 429 029 671   Email:

Learn the secrets of the ancient Korean paper-making craft of hanji with world-leading scholar and practitioner, Aimee Lee. The hands-on workshop will unlock the secrets of Asian paper making techniques and Korean paper manipulation methods. The hanji technique will also be tested on native plants of Tasmania – opening the potential for new paper discoveries with a unique local element. Register now via the 'Aimee Lee Workshop' tab


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