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Art Gallery of NSW - Easter School Holidays 2019 , 15th April - 19th May, Age: All

Art Gallery of NSW - Easter School Holidays 2019 , 15th April - 19th May, Age: All

School holiday workshop: Decorative dishes

We will explore the Gallery Collection looking for patterns within the artworks. Find inspiration in many different places and then we’ll design a pattern of our own on a terracotta platter to take home and enjoy.

All children must be accompanied by an adult (included in ticket price).

When: Monday 15 & Tuesday 16 April 2019, 10.30am
Age: 5 - 8 years old
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Price: $45 non-member
$35 member
per workshop

Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1878. Book online here

Children's access workshop: Contemporary creations

Free artmaking activity for children with specific needs and their families and carers

Curious about contemporary art? Explore The National 2019: new Australian artexhibition to unlock your creativity and inspire your own contemporary creation.

This is an opportunity for children with specific needs to connect with the sensory materials to express their own creativity in a fun and encouraging way.

We welcome visitors of all abilities to contribute and encourage those who need assisted access to contact the Gallery, including those with limited mobility, vision or hearing impairment or intellectual disabilities, and community groups working with children with specific needs.

All materials and instructions are provided.

When: Wednesday 17 April 2019, 11am
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes 
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Age: 5 - 8 years old
Price: Free, bookings required. Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1740. Or email pp@ag.nsw.gov.au

Drop in and make: Contemporary creations

Free artmaking activity for families

Curious about contemporary art? Explore The National 2019: New Australian Artexhibition to unlock your creativity and inspire your own contemporary creation.

Join us any time between 11am and 3.30pm. For children with their parents or carers. All materials and instructions provided

When: Monday-Thursday 15-18 April 2019
11am-3.30pm
Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes 
Location: Entrance court
Age: All ages
Price: Free, no bookings required

Drop in and make: Heavenly treasures

Free artmaking activity for families

Be inspired by the treasures on display in the exhibition Heaven and earth in Chinese art: treasures from the National Palace, Taipei and join us for some heavenly artmaking.

Join us any time between 11am and 3.30pm. For children with their parents or carers. All materials and instructions provided.

When: Sunday 21 April 2019, 11am-3.30pm
Monday-Friday 22–26 April 2019, 11am–3.30pm
Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes 
Location: Entrance court
Price: Free, no bookings required

Drop in and make: Ready, steady, go

Free artmaking activity for families

Duchamp questioned what art should be and looked for different ways of expressing his ideas beyond painting. He became well-known for his ‘readymades’, art made by combining real, mass-produced objects. Use images of everyday objects to make your own ‘readymade’ collages taking your cue from Duchamp.

Join us any time between 11am and 3.30pm. For children with their parents or carers. All materials and instructions are provided.

When: Sundays 5, 19 May 2019
11am-3.30pm
Duration: 4 hours, 30mins
Location: Entrance court
Age: All ages
Price: Free no bookings required

Where: Art Gallery of NSW
Art Gallery Rd, Sydney NSW 2000

Parking: Meter parking: on Art Gallery Road, Mrs Macquaries Road and other streets around the Gallery.
Parking stations: there are several parking stations near the Gallery, the closest is the Domain Car Park

Nearest Food and coffee: CHISWICK at the Gallery

Sydney MCA - Contemporary Kids Easter School Holiday 2019, 14th April - 18th April, Age: 4+

Sydney MCA - Contemporary Kids Easter School Holiday 2019, 14th April - 18th April, Age: 4+

The Royal Botanic Garden - Easter School Holidays 2019, 13th April - 28th April, Age: All

The Royal Botanic Garden - Easter School Holidays 2019, 13th April - 28th April, Age: All