Dot Painting Workshop - 1.5 Hours

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Highlights & inclusions

Fun and organic Anangu dot painting workshop
Guided by a local Anangu artist and interpreter
Learn about ancient symbols used in Anangu art
1.5 hour introduction to the unique desert art form
Create an artwork that illustrates your unique life story
Discover traditional stories and storytelling through art

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Sat, Jun 22, 2024

What you can expect

Join this interactive 1.5 hour dot painting workshop to learn all about the traditional art form of dot painting with local Anangu artists. Discover the importance of storytelling through art in the Indigenous culture with local elders and interpreters that share a piece of their customs and culture with you.

During this dot painting workshop, participants will learn about ancient art symbols, painting styles and traditional tools that are used to create the one-of-a-kind artworks that depict the Creation time (Tjukurpa) stories. You’ll also get to create your own work of art illustrating your own unique life story to take home with you as a memento of this experience.

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • 1.5 hour dot painting workshop
  • Guided by a local Anangu artist and interpreter
  • All equipment
Time
  • This experience is 1.5 hours in duration
  • Available twice daily at 11.30am and 2pm
What To Bring
  • Dress code: Please wear comfortable clothing you don't mind getting dirty. Acrylic paints are used which can be hard to come out if accidents occur.
Additional Information
  • The provider reserves the right to change the venue due to weather.
  • Accessible for all.
Terms And Conditions
  • Please be aware that Maruku Anangu employees are traditional Aboriginal people with strong cultural obligations. In the event of ceremonial duties or unforeseen circumstances Maruku may not be able to provide the specified product as advertised. Maruku reserves the right to alter its product due to weather, unforeseen circumstances and/or cultural obligations. Product durations may vary from advertised times.
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Cancellation Policy
  • Over 28 days written notice - the deposit will be refunded in full.
  • 28 - 14 days written notice - the cancellation fee will be equivalent to 10% of the estimated total value of the tour.
  • 13 - 3 days written notice - the cancellation fee will be equivalent to 25% of the estimated total value of the tour.
  • Within 72 hours written notice - 50% of the estimated total value of the tour will be charged.
  • Within 24 hours written notice - 100% of the estimated total value of the tour will be charged.
  • No refunds will be issued for “no shows”.
  • if there is no documentation (email) from the booking agent/ representative then you will be charged in full.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking 
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience 
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction 
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control 
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher 
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements 

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  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
From
$79.00AUD
or 4 payments of $19.75 with more info
Free cancellation up to 60 days prior to experience
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