Professional Development Providers

Tue, Jul 8, 2008

PD Providers

These centres and organisations have workshops which can be accessed by teachers:

Access Asia

Specifically focussed on encouraging and enabling teachers to incorporate the Studies of Asia into their curriculum, the Access Asia program aims to increase empathy, knowledge and understanding about the peoples and countries of Asia amongst teachers and students. The Access Asia Program aims to provide quality professional development and advice to assist teachers with the design of exemplary studies of Asia learning sequences.

Art on the Move

Art on the Move provides opportunities to meet artists and talk about their new work both in the regional country centres and the city. Art on the Move showcases new and emerging Western Australian arts practices.


Artist Workshops that can enhance your skill base as a teacher

Blend(er) Art Gallery

Our Gallery & Workshop space was inspired by the commitment to mixing interaction (workshops) with experiences (exhibitions). It blends in the best and broadest range of artists and arts practices in order to create new experiences for the community.

4/48 Central Walk, Joondalup, WA 6027
Contact: blend(er) gallery & workshop
Phone: 08 93003088
Fax: 08 93003088

Bunbury Regional Art Galleries


Runs one day workshops in the Melville Guide’s Hall for the textile enthusiast.

Claremont School of Art

Offers a program with expertly trained, experienced practising artists who are willing to share their expertise in a warm and friendly environment. Suited to both the interested amateur and experienced student. Each class provides an opportunity to introduce you to new mediums, formats, materials and other art experiences.

Kidogo Arthouse

Offers a wide range of short-term art courses for beginners and professional artists. They cover topics such as anatomy for artists, charcoal drawing, black and white photography, figure drawing, art glass techniques, graphic design, mixed media, watercolours, pastels, sculpture and much, much more.

PO Box 998, Fremantle WA 6160
PH: (08) 9335 9636 FX: (08) 9335 9073

Mundaring Arts Centre

All workshops are held in the community room at the Mundaring Arts Centre unless otherwise specified. The classes are structured to appeal to both beginners as well as accomplished artists with a breadth of activities throughout the year.


Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts

Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge WA

GPO Box P1221 WA 6844


Telephone: +61 8 9228 6316 <>

Preston Street artSPACE

Preston Street artSPACE offers workshops in drawing, painting, 3D construction and textiles production for adults and students during term and school holidays. Adult workshops are programmed to translate effortlessly into classroom practice and print resources are provided to assist where possible.

Located in the Como business precinct, Preston Street artSPACE has a wonderful gallery space for hire and there is a workroom which is highly suitable for small group activities.

Thelma Cluning also offers student tutoring, teacher mentoring and relief teaching in addition to providing an artSPACE where interested people meet for forums and artist’s talks.

Contact: Thelma Cluning or 9474 2244

Preston Street artSPACE, 12 Preston Street, COMO  6152

REmida Creative Reuse Centre

1 Prospect Place, West Perth (Cnr Charles / Newcastle – in the grounds of  West One Services)
Tel: 9227 5576
Our opening times are now Tuesdays 2 – 6pm. Thursdays 2 – 5pm &
Saturdays 1 – 4pm

ReMida will:

  • Operate as a not-for-profit collaborative venture between local community members including schools, industry, existing waste management companies, local governments, artists, environmentalists, designers, scientists etc.
  • Organise and promote cultural events, seminars, professional development courses, public conferences, and other activities aimed at getting as many people as possible involved, with a particular focus on younger generations.

School of Creative Arts

Anne Errey
Head of School of Visual Arts
School of Creative Arts
tel: (08)9467 2306

 The CLAY HOUSE (formerly SODA)

The Clay House in North Fremantle is home to the Wet Clay Centre  (WCC)- a workshop facility where teachers can enrol in professional development courses specifically to innovate with clay. Join Internationally renowned ceramist Fleur Schell and a team of tutors who have been invited from around the world to share in their innovative ways of exploring clay in the class room.

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre

Professional Development for teachers throughout the year
Puppet Ed with Primary and Secondary Options

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2 Comments For This Post

  1. Malcolm Craig Says:

    Malcolm Craig conducts pastel painting art workshops for groups of up to ten adults at his gallery – Mal’s Art Studio, Whiteman Park, WA.

  2. Pauline Says:

    ARTspace 4 KIDS & ADULTS

    Preston Street Artspace has been operating since January 2008. Both Thelma Cluning and Janet Hummerston are experienced Art teachers dedicated to the promotion of quality Visual Arts education and Art practice. Located at 12 Preston Street, COMO, the business is near the Cygnet Theatre and close to the South Terrace Freeway exit.
    Workshops are conducted in the mornings and evenings for adults and after school for kids.
    For a copy of the latest 2009 Feb/March Workshop program, contact 9474 2244 or