The Art Gallery of Western Australia
Business Address: Perth Cultural Centre WA 6000
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Kids are you feeling creative? Be a Mini Modernist!
Event price: Free
Age group accepted: 0-3 year olds, 3-5 year olds, 5-8 year olds, 8-10 year olds, 10-12 year olds, 12-15 year olds, 15-18 year olds
Parental Supervision: Required
Our State Art Collection display Your Collection 1920 – 1960 features a drawing table for both children and adults. When you visit this display you can draw a colourful still life using the objects in the exhibition as inspiration, and then either take your work home or display it within the space for everyone to admire.
A still life is an art work that shows a group of objects together, often on a table.
Draw a still life by following these instructions:
• Search for colourful examples of still life around this room for inspiration.
• Look closely at the objects in these display cases; what shapes make up the teapots and plates?
• Plan your drawing so that the shapes make a pleasing composition.
• Try different colours and bold patterns to complete your still life.
Have fun and get creative!
April Art Workshops for Kids
Event price: $50+
Price details: $60 per person per workshop (includes entry into the Picturing New York exhibition at the Art Gallery of WA)
Age group accepted: 8-10 year olds
Parental Supervision: None
Art Workshops for Kids in collaboration with the Central Institute of Technology
Calling all kids! Get creative with these fun, hands-on art workshops.
iPad Comics with Chris Schnell.
Suitable for 7-16 year olds.
iPads provided with apps. Basic iPad skills required.
Explore apps to create comics on the iPad. Develop your own comic story and images using the latest iPad apps, working with an expert graphic designer to develop unique skills.
Build your own Skyscraper
Suitable for 7-12 year olds.
Make a ceramic skyscraper or cityscape, using handbuilding techniques and drawing through coloured slips. Your artwork will later be fired when dry. Bring your lunch and an apron/overalls. If you like, bring in your photos or drawings of the city.
Suitable for 7-12 year olds. Bring your lunch.
Compose unique images on photographic paper inspired by the city. Draw onto glass or perspex, and use found objects to create designs - and use the sun to create photographs.
$60 per person per workshop (includes entry into the Picturing New York exhibition at the Art Gallery of WA)
Date: 24 April 2013
Time: 10am – 1.15pm
Price: $60 per person, per workshop (includes entry into Picturing New York)
10.00am Registration at AGWA reception
10.15am Guided tour
10.45am Escorted to Central by Gallery staff
11.00am Snack time*
11.15am Art activity
1.15pm Close. Parents to collect from Central.
*Parents, please provide a snack of your choice for your children.
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