The Pinnaroo Project has well and truly kicked off with a few massively successful workshops! Introducing the community to our program was silk scarves with Helen Moon and Ceramics with Tania Kunze. The response from the community has been fantastic and we can’t wait to add even more projects to our showcase!

ANZAC Poppies

The Pinnaroo Project with the help of Melinda Oster from Our Little Shed, created a stunning display of metal poppies for the local ANZAC parade.Melinda, a Pinnaroo local and amazing metal artist, taught the community how to create these gorgeous poppies from pieces of scrap metal. On the lead up to ANZAC day, the HUBContinue reading “ANZAC Poppies”

Metal Clay Jewellery

How does spending your Saturday morning making yourself a unique piece of metal clay jewellery sound? Well, that’s what a big bunch of Pinnaroo ladies did today in the hub!Tania Kunze once again ran a fantastic workshop, this time using metal clay to hand-make gorgeous jewellery pieces. Designing, creating and firing was all done onContinue reading “Metal Clay Jewellery”


Tania Kunze brought another one of her skills to Pinnaroo with a fantastic leather workshop…and, it was just her and the blokes! A great group of guys enjoyed making leather key rings, tags and belt buckles while enjoying a few beers. It was a successful night which has proven that the crafts aren’t just aContinue reading “Leatherwork”

Aboriginal Basket Weaving

Boandik artists Sonya, Sarah & Suzy Smith shared their culture with us over relaxed, informative conversations.It was a pleasure to learn some of these traditional aboriginal weaving techniques and some lovely woven articles were created.

The Pinnaroo Show

The Pinnaroo Project was delighted to have the opportunity to take part in the biggest event of the year in the community – The Pinnaroo Show! With displays, workshops and parades, we definitely made our mark!


After the success of Tony Hannan’s last visit, he joined us again for another fantastic lantern making workshop. Participants of all ages came with bold new (and large!) ideas with the hopes of displaying them at the upcoming Pinnaroo Show.

Pinnaroo Stories Podcasts

Pinnaroo Stories gave the people of Pinnaroo the chance to tell their stories, stories about local people, local places and past events.

The Beautiful Bogan

It was a pleasure to welcome Marc Ryan (The Beautiful Bogan) to Pinnaroo! It was a great evening of laughter that was enjoyed by a great group of community members.
Marc entertained us with the madness of life; humour that was sprinkled with a poignant message.

Lego and Lanterns

On Sunday 29th August the Pinnaroo Institute was full of gluey fingers and printed pictures. We successfully welcomed our third workshop experience with a jam-packed arts and crafts day featuring Lego printing and Lantern making.

Silk Scarves with Helen Moon

studio and wearable art was created. This workshop introduced participants to silk painting and the delight of working with colour.

Ceramics with Tania Kunze

A fantastic ceramics event with complete creative control. We saw mugs, statues, plates and even fairy doors being created.

Don’t miss out on upcoming workshops!

Murals, oil painting, leatherwork and more…there’s something for everyone!