CTRL + Waste Art Exhibition | Paint & Wine | Bamboo Cutlery Workshop | Cool Things To Do in Bali This Weekend (Jan 3-5)

Photos: Left, Bartega. Right, Bob Ross via Youtube.
Photos: Left, Bartega. Right, Bob Ross via Youtube.

CTRL + Waste Art Exhibition & Charity Auction 

Nine artists and art teams in Bali were challenged to create waste-free art using a unique medium – a coconut made from upcycled plastic bottle caps and local plaster. The final pieces have been on display in ZIN Cafe since Dec. 20, and will be auctioned off this Friday. The proceeds will go to Ecstatic Ocean Initiative, an organization working to save the ocean from plastic pollution, and the artists themselves. If you’re keen on starting off your 2020 supporting the arts and environment, this is one way to do it. 

Friday, Jan 3 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at ZIN Cafe. Free and open invite. For more information about the event, check out their Facebook event page. 


Paint & Wine – Summer Solstice 

Thinking of picking up a new hobby this year? Why not take part in a guided painting event, with wine within reach, as you try to create your own Bob Ross-inspired original painting? Don’t worry if you have zero experience in painting, as you will have an art teacher guiding you step-by-step. Invite a friend along, and make it part of your something new in 2020. 

Saturday, Jan 4 at Deus Ex Machina from 2pm to 5pm. Paint only package at IDR350k, paint and wine at IDR400k. Book your spot here. 


Make Your Own Bamboo Cutlery

Learn from the experts and bring home a set of handmade bamboo cutlery. Participants will get to sketch, cut and shape their own cutlery in this workshop, where the tools and bamboo pieces will be provided. The tutors are Jeny and Natalie, who are bringing a mix of their skills working with bamboo and passion in design and art to the 3-hour session. 

Saturday, Jan 4 at Bisamake Makerspace from 10am to 1pm. Workshop price is IDR450k. To book a spot, send your details via WhatsApp to +6281237787376. 


Trash Hero Canggu Cleanup 

Trash Hero’s weekly beach cleanup will be meeting in front of Warung Alus. Aside from the actual beach cleaning planned for the occasion, there will also be a small fruit party. Organizers are encouraging participants to contribute by bringing some fruit, and don’t forget to bring your own water bottles, which you can refill for free! 

Sunday, Jan 5 at Munggu Beach from 4.30pm. Check out their Facebook event page for more information.


Samadi Sunday Market

On their weekly Sunday Market, Samadi brings local organic farmers and artisans together to offer market-goers with fresh food and unique goods. It’s a great place to support the local community, where you can get fresh produce and homemade natural cosmetics. And yes, it’s kids-friendly for those of you looking to make this a family outing! 

Sunday, Jan 5 at Samadi Bali from 9am to 2pm. For more information, click here.


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