Penrith Regional Gallery School Holiday Workshops

Participants will have fun in workshops inspired by the current exhibition

Penrith Regional Gallery are excited to announce their much loved school holiday art workshops during the upcoming  school holidays based on the current exhibitions.

Ignite your imagination and get your creative juices flowing by experimenting with different art techniques and materials along with the guidance of skilled instructors. All skill levels are welcome and all materials are supplied too, so all you have to do is to wear old clothes and bring a snack. Bookings are essential via their website

Summer Community Day - Saturday 8 January 2022, 10am – 4pm

Family Friendly Open Day. Join PRG for a range of free activities across the galleries and garden in celebration of the the closing weekend of the Archibald Prize 2020 Regional Tour. The day will include drop-in kids art activities, a discussion with three artists from the exhibition, a live performance from local musician Jerrah Patston, and an engaging tour of the exhibition aimed at families with children in early childhood and primary age groups.

Nature Books For Ages 5 – 8 - Monday 10 January 2022, 10am – 11:30am

Summer School Holidays Workshop. Get creative in the garden as you draw from nature and collect plant materials to make sun prints, then head back to the art studio to bind the drawings and prints into a book.

Drawing In The Garden for Ages 9 – 12  - Wednesday 12 January 2022, 10am – 12pm

Summer School Holidays Workshop. Discover plein air drawing and be inspired by our artist designed garden whilst learning observational drawing techniques in this interactive workshop. Your drawings will then be combined and layered with prints created by using natural materials.

Botanical Sketches For Ages 13 – 16 - Thursday 13 January 2022, 10am – 12pm

Summer School Holidays Workshop. Take your drawing skills to the next level as you work in our garden to develop large scale drawings on easels. Disover the intricacies of plants and landscapes and let them inspire you to grow your own artistic style.

Drawing With Embroidery For Ages 13 – 16 - Monday 17 January 2022, 10am – 12pm

Summer School Holidays Workshop. Expand the way you draw in this workshop, where we take inspiration from our exhibition, A Tangled Bank and learn creative techniques to use fibres and textiles in artmaking.

Textured Weaving For Ages 5 – 8 - Wednesday 19 January, 10am – 11:30am

Summer School Holidays Workshop. Explore the colourful and textural world of fibre art in this fun and playful workshop where we’ll visit our exhibition, A Tangled Bank and create weaving from yarn, textiles, natural and recycled materials.

 Stitched Mobiles for Ages 9 – 12 - Thursday 20 January 2022, 10am – 12pm

Summer School Holidays Workshop. Create a beautiful hanging artwork from fibres, textiles and recycled materials as we learn simple weaving and stitching techniques inspired by the artists in our upcoming exhibition, A Tangled Bank.


Starts: 20 January 2022 - 10:00 AM
Ends: 20 January 2022 - 12:00 PM

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Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest
86 River Road
Emu Plains NSW 2750

02 4735 1100

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