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 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.

Recycled Weaving
Monday 21 January 2019 | 10am – 12 noon | Ages: 6-9 | $30
After a short tour of artist Blake Griffiths’ artworks, students will head to the studios to create a colourful woven creation using recycled plastics, string and fabric.

Kaleidoscope Home
Tuesday 22 January 2019 | 10am – 12 noon | Ages: 5-8 | $30
Explore the lounge room gallery, before heading back to the studios to create your own magical kaleidoscope ‘home’ using, paint, paper, and a few tricks (shh… it is a secret).
Artworks will be framed ready to display at home.

Animation Transformation
Tuesday 22 January 2019 | 10am – 12 noon | Ages: 9-12 | $30
Jump into the world of stop-motion animation these school holidays. In this workshop participants will work in pairs to create a short, fun animation that explores your Ideal Home inspired the Gallery’s summer exhibition.

Cool Clay Vases
Wednesday 23 January 2019 | 10am – 12 noon | Ages: 6- 9 | $30
Get messy these school holidays. After a quick tour of the Ideal Home, participants will have fun using their hands and imagination to sculpt, and mould clay into a quirky vase.

Watercolour Houses
Wednesday 23 January 2019 | 10am – 12 noon | Ages: 9-12| $30
Visit the gallery to learn about perspective and composition. Participants will then head to the studio to paint a modernist building inspired by Eliza Gosse’s art and Ancher House, using pencil, watercolour and paper. Artworks will be framed and ready to hang at home.

Comic Animation
Thursday 24 January 2019 | 10am – 12 noon | Ages: 7-10 | $30
Spend the morning animating your comic strip. Inspired by artist Cathy O’Donnell and the objects in Ideal Home students will use a range of materials like newspaper, textas, magazines and the gallery Ipads to tell a short story the comic book way.

Tiny Toy Tents
Friday 25 January | 10am – 11am | Tots+ Family | Ages: 3+ | $12
In this workshop, children and parents will work together to reinterpret Victoria Garcia’s Earthing Tent. Participants will use simple printmaking techniques to decorate their ideal tent for their tiny toys using cardboard, foam, paint and simple printmaking tools.


Starts: 21 January 2019 - 10:00 AM
Ends: 25 January 2019 - 12:00 PM

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86 River Road
Emu Plains NSW 2750

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