Penrith Regional Gallery School Holiday Workshops

Participants will have fun in workshops inspired by the current exhibition

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

Theme: Houses and architecture inspired by the Gallery’s winter exhibition suite The Housing Question. 

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

Tall Transparent Buildings
Monday 15 July | 10am – 12pm | Ages 5 – 8 | $30
Learn about scale and composition as you create your own tiny town or cityscape. Use a range of translucent and transparent paper to make your tiny scenes and then finish them with a frame. Artworks are best hung on a window as light will filter through.

Perspective Drawing
Tuesday 16 July  | 10am – 12pm | Ages 8 – 12 | $30
Learn the secrets of perspective drawing and use water colour pencils to design and draw the internal details of your own fantasy dwelling.

Wednesday 17 July | 10am – 12pm | Age 8 – 12 | $30 
Calling all mini architects and designers to create a building site out of Lego blocks. Participants animate the construction and destruction of their Lego creations using the Gallery iPads.

Bright Bird Houses
Wednesday 17 July | 10am – 12pm | Ages 5 – 8 | $30 
Spend the morning carefully constructing a colourful home for nature’s singing friend, then decorate the exterior using a range of materials. The bird houses are then ready to take home and be displayed in your favourite sheltered spot in the garden.

Crazy Clay Homes
Thursday 18 July| 10am – 12m |  Ages 7 – 11 | $30
Join us for our special tot-sized experience for you and your little one.
We will 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.

Colourful Cardboard Castles Family Workshop
Friday 19 July | 10am – 11am | Ages 3+ | $12 
Have fun with your little ones as you collate, collage and construct your own mini castle using cardboard and textured paper. Adults don’t pay but do stay.




No upcoming occurrences.