National Gallery of Australia - Autumn School Holiday Programs

  • Sat Apr 09 - Mon Apr 25 2022
  • All Ages
  • $0.00

Do you want your children to see the world in ways that expand their minds, provoke their ideas and ignite their imaginations?

The National Gallery has two amazing programs this school holidays.

Art Steps by Judy Watson & Helen Johnson

Join them this autumn holidays for a making activity created by artists Judy Watson and Helen Johnson.

Judy Watson, a Waanyi woman, based on Jagera/Yuggera and Turrbal Country of Meanjin/Brisbane and Helen Johnson, a second-generation immigrant of Anglo descent based in Wurundjeri Woiwurrung Country in Naarm/Melbourne, both use layers to create meaning in their work. Make your own layered picture and contribute to a collaborative mural.

Art Steps is a series of making activities created by artists for children to enjoy with their families. Art Steps by Judy Watson & Helen Johnson is part of the Judy Watson & Helen Johnson: the red thread of history, loose ends public program.

Note: All ages welcome, Children are to be accompanied by an adult.

Where:    Gallery 26, (at the entrance to Judy Watson & Helen Johnson: the red thread of history, loose ends), Parkes Place East, Parkes ACT 
When:     9 - 25 Apr 2022, 10am – 1pm
Cost:       Free

Art Together with Joel Bray

Join us for Art Together in the Sculpture Garden with Ceremony artist Joel Bray, Wiradjuri people.

Dancer and choreographer Joel Bray, will lead us through a series of movement exercises to create a performance together.

Joel Bray, Wiradjuri people, is featured in the National Gallery’s 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial Ceremony with his multi-channel video installation Giraaru Galing Gaanhagirri, 2022. His live performances are often participatory and rooted in exchange with audiences.

Art Together is a series of creative artist led programs that invites people of all ages to step into the world of an artist and make something through collaboration and participation.

Note: Children are to be accompanied by a participating adult.

Where:    Sculpture Garden, Parkes Place East, Parkes ACT
When:     10 Apr 2022, 10.15am – 12pm
Cost:       Free, bookings essential

For further information, visit the National Gallery of Australia.

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