Spring 2018 School Holiday Activities at Penrith Regional Gallery

  • Wed Oct 03 - Sun Oct 14 2018
  • Kids
    Teens
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Visit the Penrith Regional Gallery, just at the foot of the Blue Mountains, this October school holidays for some great art fun.

Drawing Plein Air (7-9yrs)
Have fun exploring the garden before learning about perspective in our plein air (outdoors) drawing workshop. Using simple drawing tools, participants will experiment with line, tone and composition. The finished drawing will be framed and ready to hang at home.
Where:   Penrith Regional Gallery, 86 River Road, Emu Plains
When:    Monday 8 October; 10am-12pm
Cost:      $30

Claymation (9-12yrs)
Look at two very different but equally special Gerald Lewers sculptures in the garden. Participants will then head to the studio to create a short animation inspired by the sculptures using the wonderfully malleable material of playdough. Animations will be emailed to participants.
Where:   Penrith Regional Gallery, 86 River Road, Emu Plains
When:    Tuesday 9 October; 10am-12pm
Cost:      $30

Print and Paste (6-8yrs)
Spend the morning creating your own series of super special prints, inspired by the colours and textures in the garden. Students will then head to the studios to use a range of materials like clay, foam, ink and paint to create a colourful, layered concertina book.
Where:   Penrith Regional Gallery, 86 River Road, Emu Plains
When:    Tuesday 9 October; 10am-12pm
Cost:      $30

Funky Spunky Sculptures (5-8yrs)
Funky Spunky Sculptures Using acetate, contact paper, wood, glue and a series of colourful translucent papers, students will create a funky sculpture inspired by artist Paul Hopmeier.
Where:   Penrith Regional Gallery, 86 River Road, Emu Plains
When:    Wednesday 10 October; 10am-12pm
Cost:      $30

Legomation (9-12yrs)
Have fun exploring Construction, a geometric sculpture by artist Lyndon Dadswell, located in the Gallery’s garden. Inspired by the shapes and forms used by Dadswell, participants will create their own funky Lego sculpture and then animate it sing the Gallery’s iPads. Animations will be emailed to participants.
Where:   Penrith Regional Gallery, 86 River Road, Emu Plains
When:    Thursday 11 October; 10am-12pm
Cost:      $30

Clay Gnomes (5-8yrs)
Get messy these school holidays creating your own magical mini-world, fit for a teeny, tiny gnome made out of clay. In this workshop participants will learn about the wonderful properties of clay and how to sculpt, build and manipulate clay to create a gnome and a magical world to matc
Where:   Penrith Regional Gallery, 86 River Road, Emu Plains
When:    Thursday 11 October; 10am-12pm
Cost:      $30

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