COVID 19 Statement

Individuals may attend their allied health appointments during stage 3 restrictions.

We continue to offer in-person art therapy to those who are unable to effectively participate in Art Therapy via Telehealth until further notice.

Anyone over the age of 12 must wear a mask if they are to enter the studio.

Pelican arts will always follow government advice related to the implementation of in-person and telehealth service. 

These are some of the things we are doing to help keep visitors safe During the COVID 19 Pandemic.

  • We are keeping up to date with government regulations and advice in Victoria and NSW 
  • We have hand sanitiser at the entry of the building, as well as inside the studio, and of course soap and water. All visitors must clean their hands when they enter.
  • We have increased our routine cleaning regime based on advice from Worksafe, in addition to this we and will be cleaning frequently used surfaces and equipment after each use.
  • We will have fewer art materials out on our shelves to make cleaning easier, we have also purchased extra art supplies to accommodate for items that need to be temporarily removed. If there is something you can’t see that you would normally use just ask, we can get it from the cupboard for you.
  • We have configured furniture in a way that makes it easy to stay 1.5 meters away from each other.
  • We have put signs on the door and walls to remind everyone of what they need to do to help stop the spread.

Please pay attention to these signs.

  • If we are sick we will cancel our appointments at no charge to you.Please don’t come if you feel sick, if you have had contact with a person with COVID 19, or if you have travelled to a COVID 19 Hotspot in the past 14 days.

If you have any COVID 19 Symptoms please get tested and stay home, we will be happy to reschedule your appointment when you are feeling better. If you have very minor symptoms and would still like art therapy we can organise an appointment via telehealth.

What if local numbers Increase?

We are keeping an eye on the number of active cases in the local area, both Victoria and NSW

If active case numbers in the Sunraysia area increase to a level that risk of person to person infection is unable to be reasonably managed through measures already in place, Pelican Arts may offer services entirely via Telehealth.

Pelican Arts will take reasonable measures to provide continuity of service during a pandemic while maintaining client and staff safety. We recognise that some clients may be especially vulnerable to infection during the pandemic and that some clients may be unable to engage in Telehealth.

Clients may express a preference for one service over another, Pelican Arts will consider transition to-from Telehealth on a case by case basis. Fees for Telehealth services will be the same as their in-person equivalent.

1015 Express Art Group Term 3. Two groups at the Mildura Studio!

COVID 19 Restrictions have eased so the 1015 EXPRESS art group is back in the studio!

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In this art group for young people aged 10 –15, participants will be supported to use art to explore and share their ideas about themselves and the world.  Young people will be given the freedom they need to create artwork and experiences that really mean something to them with the support of Kate Cotching, local artist and art therapist.

Sessions run in our Mildura Studio.

Due to physical distancing regulations, groups will be shorter and smaller but still on a Thursday afternoon.  Read Pelican Arts COVID 19 Statement Here

Dates are 16th July – 3rd September.

Group 1, 4pm – 5pm.

Group 2, 5:30pm – 6:30pm.

The cost is $200 for the eight weeks.

To book a place e-mail kate@pelicanarts.com.au or call 0410 772 058.

Pelican Arts is a registered NDIS service provider.

1015 Express Art Group Online

In Term 2 Pelican Arts will be running the 1015 Express Art Group online.

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In this art group for young people aged 10 –15, participants will be supported to use art to explore and share their ideas about themselves and the world.  Young people will be given the freedom they need to create artwork and experiences that really mean something to them with the support of Kate Cotching, local artist.

As usual, it’s the art-making process, the sharing and the company that is most important. The online groups will remain small and personal, so each person can be supported to make the most of the materials they have on hand and develop their own ideas. We won’t be expecting people to follow a set of instructions or use specific art materials, there are already millions of great instructional videos on the web that people can use for that.

Cost is $150 total for the eight-week program, this includes an art sample pack which will be delivered to participants in the Sunraysia area.

Sessions run weekly 4pm-5:30 pm Thursdays. From 30th April to 18th June 2020.

To book a place e-mail kate@pelicanarts.com.au or call 0410 772 058. Please fill in an enrolment form to secure your place.

PDF Pelican Arts 1015 express enrolment form T220

If you are unsure about the online platform we are happy to arrange a 10 min online meeting prior to registration so you can decide if this is for you.

 

Pelican Arts is a registered NDIS service provider.

Creative Arts Therapy and Clinical Practice in the NDIS Space

Monday 24th February 2020 6-7.30pm

Mildura Ecovillage Education Centre

Hosted by Pelican Arts – Art Therapy and Projects and Sunraysia Arts and Learning

 This free workshop will help people working with the NDIS understand the diversity of Creative Arts participation and how to ensure clients have the opportunity to engage in the best way possible. You will also learn about the clinical applications of Creative Arts Therapy as an allied health profession enabling you to make the most of having a Creative Arts Therapist on your client’s care team. The event will be presented by Catherine Threlfall a leading educator and music therapist from Sunraysia Arts and Learning and Kate Cotching MFA, BSW, MMH (Art Therapy), (AThR) from Pelican Arts. There will be an opportunity for hands-on experience facilitated by the presenters. RSVP by email to catherine@sunraysiaartsandlearning.com.au for catering purposes or contact Kate 0410 772 058 or Catherine 0420 939 229 for more details

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1015 EXPRESS Art Group is Back in Term 1 2020!

In this art group for young people aged 10 –15, participants will be supported to use art to explore and share their ideas about themselves and the world.  Young people will be given the freedom they need to create artwork and experiences that really mean something to them with the support of Kate Cotching, local artist and art therapist.

Cost is $220 total for the eight-week program. Sessions run weekly 4pm-5:30 pm Thursdays. From 6th February to 26th March 2020.

Sessions run in our Mildura Studio.

To book a place e-mail kate@pelicanarts.com.au or call 0410 772 058.

Pelican Arts is a registered NDIS service provider.

Art group for 10-15 year olds starts 18th July

In this art group for young people aged 10 –15, participants will be supported to use art to explore and share their ideas about themselves and the world.  Young people will be given the freedom they need to create artwork and experiences that really mean something to them with the support of Kate Cotching, local artist and art therapist.

Cost is $220 total for the eight-week program. Sessions run weekly 4pm-5: 30 pm Thursdays. From 18th July to 5th September.

Sessions run in our Mildura Studio.

To book a place e-mail kate@pelicanarts.com.au or call 0410 772 058.

Pelican Arts is a registered NDIS service provider.

Paper Sculpture Workshop At Mildura Arts Centre

Make a paper sculpture that’s as simple or as complex as you like with Pelican Arts artist Kate Cotching. This drop in workshop is suitable for people of all ages and abilities.

Kate Cotching’s exhibition Untitled Community (everything out of place and looking wonderful) is on display at Mildura Arts Centre from Thursday 30 May – Sunday 4 August.

Date: Sunday 30 June 
Location: Mildura Arts Centre, 199 Cureton Avenue Mildura VIC 3500
Time: 1pm
Duration: 120 minutes
Free Entry

Kids Art Club term 2 at Sunraysia Arts and Learning

In this art club, kids aged 5-10 will use art as a way of communicating and connecting with others with the support and guidance of artist and facilitator Kate Cotching.
Sessions start Friday, May 10th and run for 8 Fridays through to Friday 28th June from 4-5pm at the beautiful Sunraysia Arts and Learning Merbein studio at 198 Third St Merbein.

Cost is $220 for 8 sessions.

Contact Sunraysia Catherine Threlfall at Arts and Learning to make a booking 0420 939 229 or enquiries@sunraysiaartsandlearning.com.au or enrol online e https://www.sunraysiaartsandlearning.com.au/ebrolments/registration/

Scribbles and Giggles at Sunraysia Arts and Learning

Kate will be running Scribbles and Giggles at Sunraysia Arts and Learning, a six-week program for pre-preschoolers and their grown-ups.
Children learn by watching and interacting with their parents and caregivers. In this program, we will explore ways in which you can connect with your own inner artist while enjoying making art with your child.
These sessions will be run in Merbein at Sunraysia Arts and Learning, 198 Third St Merbein.

Friday 17th May till Friday 28th June at 9.30-10.15 am.
Cost $165 for the six weeks.
Contact Sunraysia Catherine Threlfall at Arts and Learning to make a booking 0420 939 229 or enquiries@sunraysiaartsandlearning.com.au or enrol online e https://www.sunraysiaartsandlearning.com.au/ebrolments/registration/

KEEP CALM and MAKE ART!

Four weeks of Art and Mindfulness for Adults in May.
There are many ways art can bring you into the present moment and help calm the mind and body. Each week you will learn a new and creative way of keeping a lid on your stress levels through drawing, painting and clay modelling.

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Cost is $110 total for the four week program.
Sessions run weekly on Thursdays from 2nd – 23rd May, from 6pm – 7pm.
To book a place e-mail kate@pelicanarts.com.au or call 0410 772 058.

Pelican Arts is a registered NDIS service provider.