Check out Heide Museum's Summer Holiday Art Programs for Kids

  • Preschoolers
    Kids
    Teens

As always, Heide Museum of Modern Art have knocked it out of the park with their 2018 summer school holiday program, with artsy workshops aplenty to keep the youngsters entertained. Save your walls and have the kids pick up a paintbrush at any one of these fantastic events - but do book as soon as you can, as they're super-popular!

Life Size Me

Drawing inspiration from Jenny Watson’s large format portrait paintings of her friends, create a full scale selfie in this unique portraiture workshop.

Drop-off workshops designed for primary children. All materials supplied.

What you need to know

  • When: 10am - noon, 
  • Where: Sidney Myer Education Centre
  • Price: Adult $38 / Concession $35 / Members: $33 

The Adventures of You

Create a fold-out book using collage, drawing and printing techniques to illustrate, write and map out an adventure you have always wanted to take. Like Jenny Watson, you might have a favourite animal or friend to accompany you on your intrepid journey.

Drop-off workshops designed for primary children. All materials supplied.

What you need to know

  • When: 10am - noon, 
  • Where: Sidney Myer Education Centre
  • Price: Adult $38 / Concession $35 / Members: $33 
Image Credit: Museum of Modern Art Heide

A Bag of Dreams

What do you dream to be? Create an artwork on a canvas bag to take home, taking inspiration from Jenny Watson’s exhibition The Fabric of Fantasy.

Drop-off workshops designed for primary children. All materials supplied.

What you need to know

  • When: 10am - noon, 
  • Where: Sidney Myer Education Centre
  • Price: Adult $38 / Concession $35 / Members: $33 

Fantasy Menagerie

Artist Jenny Watson loves horses. What animals do you like? Create your own collection of animals–imaginary or real–which you can paint and display in your hand-made diorama.

Drop-off workshops designed for primary children. All materials supplied.

What you need to know

  • When: 10am - noon, 
  • Where: Sidney Myer Education Centre
  • Price: Adult $38 / Concession $35 / Members: $33 

Heide Teens: Move, Make and Connect

A two day workshop designed to combine movement disciplines, together with the process of making art, to unfold and explore creative expression.

Jessica Gabrielli is a Movement practitioner, a facilitator and an artist working with a spectrum of methods to research and develop human performance, including physical movement and holistic health.

Cost includes museum admission and materials

What you need to know

  • When: 11am - 1pm, 
  • Where: Sidney Myer Education Centre
  • Price: Teen $90 / Member $85 

Rock Your Smock

An artist's smock has to stand up to a lot of punishment—but this doesn't mean it can't look fantastic and unique! In this fun, fashion-inspired workshop, we explore textiles and create a personalised art smock to wear in future art-making endeavours.

Drop-off workshops designed for primary children. All materials supplied.

What you need to know

  • When: 10am - noon, 
  • Where: Sidney Myer Education Centre
  • Price: Adult $38 / Concession $35 / Members: $33 
Image Credit: Museum of Modern Art Heide

Mini Architect: Mini Designs

If you could design and build your own home, what would it look like? Visit the maze-like gallery, Heide II, to help inspire your creation in this fun construction-based workshop.

Drop-off workshops designed for primary children. All materials supplied.

What you need to know

  • When: 10am - noon, 
  • Where: Sidney Myer Education Centre
  • Price: Adult $38 / Concession $35 / Members: $33 

Punk Puppetry

Jenny Watson's work is an explosion of Punk ideals and alter-egos. In this exciting mixed media workshop we get hands-on and bring our secret identities to life with puppetry, performance and a bit of sneaky punkness!

Drop-off workshops designed for primary children. All materials supplied.

What you need to know

  • When: 10am - noon, 
  • Where: Sidney Myer Education Centre
  • Price: Adult $38 / Concession $35 / Members: $33 

Heide Art Babies: The Fabric of Fantasy

This art program is dedicated to babies, crawlers and their carers and focuses on the important role art plays in infant development. Join one of Heide’s artist educators on the Moonboy baby rug for 30 minutes of sensory play in the gallery, looking, thinking and talking about art.

Limited places, bookings essential.

Cost includes museum admission.

What you need to know

  • When: 10am - 10.30am, 
  • Where: Assemble Heide III Information Desk
  • Price: Adult $18 / Concession $14 / Members: $12
Image Credit: Museum of Modern Art Heide

Heide Art Kinder: Sculpture Park

This guided tour and workshop for parents and carers with pre-primary school aged children and toddlers is followed by morning tea from Café Heide.

Cost includes museum admission & morning tea.

BYO smock.

What you need to know

  • When: 10am - 11.30am, 
  • Where: Assemble Heide III Information Desk
  • Price: Adult $38 / Concession $32 / Members: $30

Main image credit: Museum of Modern Art Heide

 

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