Events

Winter School Holiday

A range of creative activities for your children to enjoy during the winter school holiday break.

Tamworth Regional Gallery

WINTER School Holiday Art Workshops @ The Gallery

Please see the full description of the holiday workshops for ages 5- 12+ below.

Tuesday 5 July - Weaving with Sophie Honess

Explore our the traditional craft of Weaving with local Gomeroi artist Sophie Honess. In this workshop, artist Sophie Honess will guide participants will learn to weave with recycled textiles on handmade reclaimed wooden looms, to create a woven wall hanging or table mat.

Cardboard looms will be supplied.

By the end of the workshop each participant will be able to take home a finished woven artwork.

Bring your own reclaimed textiles if you wish.

10.30-11.30am 5-8 years $10

12.00pm-1.30pm 8-12years $15

2.30pm- 4.30pm 10-16 years $20

 

Wednesday 6 July - Creative Map Making with Emma Stilts

This class is ideal for children who love to draw and use their imagination.

Join Education Officer, Emma Stilts to create a creative map, either based in the real world of a place special to the student, or an imaginary place. Everyone has the opportunity to talk, think and draw. The result will be a lovely map help us navigate the world and is also beautiful and useful.

This class provides a creative framework for your child to explore the world around them and learn graphic ways of representing their spatial ideas.

10.30-11.30am 5-8 year olds $10

12.00pm-1.30pm 8-12year olds $15

2.00pm-3.30pm 10-16 year olds $15

 

Thursday 7 July - Taking a Line for a Walk with Danny Stanley

Students will practice drawing images of objects with one continuous line, and use abstraction techniques to create interesting and surprising shapes and patterns to colour.

10.30-11.30am 5-8 year olds $10

12.00pm-1.30pm 8-12year olds $15

2.00pm-3.30pm 10-16 year olds $15

 

Tuesday 12 July - Still Life Painting with Danny Stanley

10.30-11.30am 5-8 year olds $10

12.00pm-1.30pm 8-12year olds $15

2.00pm-3.30pm 10-16 year olds $15

 

Wednesday 13 July -  Printmaking with Emma Stilts

An opportunity for students to explore printmaking. Art Education officer Emma Stilts will lead this class. Students will be encouraged to explore and experiment with the printmaking process, considering line, texture, and negative space.

Our class will take inspiration leading Australian modernist printmakers - Margaret Preston and Thea Proctor. 

Each student will take their own unique print/s from the workshop. 

10.30-11.30am 5-8 years $10

12.00pm-1.30pm 8-12years $15

2.30pm- 4.30pm 10-16 years $20

 

Thursday 14 July - Sculpture and Form with Danny Stanley

Explore your creativity in a fun, relaxed environment using Sculpty clay!

Each participant will be given pieces of clay and has free reign to explore their own creativity. The workshop will also provide project ideas for those who would like guidance.

Artist Danny Stanley will be on hand to give you tips and ideas but this is not an intense, instructional lesson packed with techniques. It is a relaxed time to enjoy exploring your own imagination.

The emphasis of the workshop is having fun and exploring your own creativity

All levels of experience welcome!

10.30-11.30am 5-8 years $10

12.00pm-1.30pm 8-12years $15

2.30pm- 4.30pm 10-16 years $20

 

All students must wear enclosed shoes to each class.

A last minute change of tutor may be necessary due to unforeseen circumstances. 

We are committed to our COVID safe plan at Tamworth Regional Gallery to keep our visitors safe. This includes strict social distancing protocols, students not sharing equipment and remaining seated/ in the work space throughout the duration of the workshop, no eating or drinking in the Studio (except water), and signing in procedures. For more details visit https://www.tamworthregionalgallery.com.au/keeping-our-visitors-safe-

Register

$10.00

Tamworth Regional Gallery

466 Peel Street Tamworth

05 - 07 July 2022

Daily for 3 dais

10:30 AM - 04:30 PM

12 - 14 July 2022

Daily for 3 dais

10:30 AM - 04:30 PM