The Dax Centre has a vibrant program of activities. Many of the programs devised by The Dax Centre explore ideas raised by The Dax Centre’s exhibitions.
The Dax Centre’s mounts four exhibitions per year including a semi-permanent exhibition of highlights from the Cunningham Dax Collection, as well as three temporary exhibitions that showcase solo artists, important themes and new acquisitions.
The Dax Centre has a successful touring exhibition program with at least three regional venues visited each year in Victoria. The Dax Centre’s international recognition has led to invitations to send exhibitions overseas, including France, Japan and, more recently, the Australian Embassy in Washington, DC.
Art making in therapeutic environments
Date: Thursday 27 March 2014, 4–7pm, The Dax Centre
Duration: 3 hours
Audience: Students and professional Arts Therapists, as well as people with an interest in art therapy and art making in therapeutic settings.
Facilitators: Nicole Shaw and Kate Richards
This workshop will explore roles and contexts that inform understandings of how art making can be supported to promote wellbeing. It will draw upon various degrees of art therapy, art psychotherapy and art making in therapeutic environments.
The outsider poet: voice, place and culture featuring poets Philip Salom and Justin Clemens
Date: Thursday 3 April, 6-8pm, The Dax Centre
Duration: 2 hours
Justin Clemens is an Australian author, whose poetry books include The Mundiad (Hunter Publishers 2013). Philip Salom is a prize-winning poet and novelist of poetry and fiction exploring oddity, imagination and the nature of being.