Chuck Close: Prints, Process, and Collaboration at the MCA

  • Sun Feb 22 2015
  • Preschoolers
    Family
    Kids
    Mums & Bubs
    Parents Only
    Teens
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Visit Chuck Close: Prints, Process, and Collaboration, an exhibition of extraordinary portraits by one of America’s best loved visual artists, opening on November 20 and running until March 15, 2015.

In addition to the exhibition, there are a number of ongoing activities taking place which have been specially tailored for kids and families.

FAMILY TICKETS* at mca.com.au/mcakids

Under 12’s free
Kid-friendly meals
Activity space
Activity booklet
Pram parking

 *Family tickets include 2 Adults and up to 3 Children. This ticket is for families with teenagers. Children 12 and under are FREE but must be registered with a CHILD ticket for exhibition entry.

PROGRAMS FOR KIDS & FAMILIES

NOVEMBER

Chuck Close Corner: Weekends from 22 November to 15 March, and every day of the School Holidays.
10am–4pm* (*closed 12.30–1pm)
FREE
Drop-in to create your own mini portrait, play with our 3D Chuck Close puzzle, chill out on a bean bag and respond the work of this great artist.

DECEMBER

Chuck Close Corner: Weekends from 22 November to 15 March, and every day of the School Holidays.
10am–4pm* (*closed 12.30–1pm)
FREE
Drop-in to create your own mini portrait, play with our 3D Chuck Close puzzle, chill out on a bean bag and respond the work of this great artist.

Art Baby – Chuck Close
Tues 2, 9 & 16 Dec, 10.30am and 12.30pm
$28/22 Members and Concessions
Enjoy switching gears in these special tours of Chuck Close just for parents and carers. Babies are hardwired to recognise faces so they will love the tour as much as you will!
Include coffee afterwards at the MCA Cafe. Prams, slings and babies up to one year old welcome. Meet in the MCA Foyer, Level 1.
Limited capacity, bookings essential

JANUARY

Chuck Close Corner: Weekends from 22 November to 15 March, and every day of the School Holidays.
10am–4pm* (*closed 12.30–1pm)
FREE
Drop-in to create your own mini portrait, play with our 3D Chuck Close puzzle, chill out on a bean bag and respond the work of this great artist.

FEBRUARY

Chuck Close Corner: Weekends from 22 November to 15 March, and every day of the School Holidays
10am–4pm* (*closed 12.30–1pm)
FREE
Drop-in to create your own mini portrait, play with our 3D Chuck Close puzzle, chill out on a bean bag and respond the work of this great artist.

Art Baby – Chuck Close
Wed 4 & 18 Feb, 10.30am and 12.30pm
$28/22 Members and Concessions
Enjoy switching gears in these special tours of Chuck Close just for parents and carers. Babies are hardwired to recognise faces so they will love the tour as much as you will!
Include coffee afterwards at the MCA Cafe. Prams, slings and babies up to one year old welcome. Meet in the MCA Foyer, Level 1.
Limited capacity, bookings essential

Art Safari – Fantastic Faces (3-5yrs)
Tue 10 & Fri 27 Feb, 10.30–11.30am and 1–2pm
$28 per Child/$20 MCA Members and Concessions (free for parents/carers)
National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3
Go on an art adventure with your 3–5 year old and meet some of Chuck Close’s fantastic faces. Explore the exhibition together and then make your own mini masterpiece in our Creative Studios.

Sunday Family Fun Day: Up Close – Chuck Close (4yrs+)
Sun 22 Feb, 10.30am–4pm
Creative Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning
Join us for this special Family Fun Day to celebrate the work of one of America’s greatest portrait painters. Discover amazing facts about the artist’s work and process and then get hands on and help create a giant collaborative portrait in the Creative Studios.

MARCH

Chuck Close Corner: Weekends from 22 November to 15 March, and every day of the School Holidays
10am–4pm* (*closed 12.30–1pm)
FREE
Drop-in to create your own mini portrait, play with our 3D Chuck Close puzzle, chill out on a bean bag and respond the work of this great artist.

Enquiries: 1300 762 545 or [email protected]. Or for more information visit: mca.com.au/mcakids

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