Penrith Regional Gallery School Holiday Workshops

Participants will have fun in workshops inspired by the "Colours of Autumn"

Book your favourite workshop now and join in the fun at the Gallery during the school holidays!

All art materials supplied. Pay by credit card over the phone. All skill levels welcome. Wear old clothes and bring a snack. Bookings Essential.

Abstracting Autumn - Painting Workshop
16 April | 10am | Ages 5-8 | $30.
Theme: Colours of Autumn. Explore the garden and collect organic materials to take back to the studios. This sensory experience will stimulate the imagination as participants create an abstract landscape painting using the finds of the morning. Artworks will be framed and ready to hang at home.

Leap Into the World of Animation
18 April | 10am | Ages 9 - 12 | $30.
Develop your animations skills in our specially designed animation workshop using our gallery iPads. Participants will learn skills about speed, stretching and bouncing as we construct a short animation about a bouncing bunny leaping through the seasons.

Teeny Tiny Clay Leaves
18 April | 10am | Ages 5 - 8 | $30.
Get messy, these school holidays. Discover the textures and colours of the garden then head to the studios to sculpt, carve and mould clay into teeny tiny leaf bowls. Participants will then add a layer of paint celebrating the colours of autumn.

Reveal, Discover and Draw
23 April | 10am | Ages 7 - 11 | $30.
Reveal pops of rainbow colour, shapes and textures whilst developing your drawing skills. Using bamboo sticks and pencils, participants will create their own scratch art drawing inspired by the drawing techniques from artist Roy Dalgarno on exhibition in Ancher House.

Cool Cardboard Sculptures
24 April | 10am | Ages 6 - 9 | $30.
Discover the lines, shapes and textures in artist Lyndon Dadswell’s Construction. Participants will then test out their balancing skills by constructing a 3 dimensional sculpture using just cardboard and glue.

Family Workshop
26 April | 10am | Ages 3+ | $12.
Join in a special tot-sized experience for you and your little one. Go on a discovery trail to find Aboriginal rock carvings hidden in the garden. Participants will then head to the studios to engrave a garden creature in clay.