September holiday art workshops

The Cowra Regional Art Gallery is pleased to present an interesting range of Art Workshops available to school age children during the September School holidays from September 29 to September 30.

Previous workshops that have been held include an animal sculpture workshop hosted by Nic Mason.

Previous workshops that have been held include an animal sculpture workshop hosted by Nic Mason.

All materials for the workshops are provided by the Gallery, the following is an outline of the workshops and age groups who can participate.

Thursday 29 September 2016

Make Your Own Tic Tac Toe

Children will design and paint their own Tic Tac Toe game.

Each child will be provided with smooth pebbles to create two teams for the game using an insect theme. Backboards will also be provided to decorate.

Two sessions - 7 to 9 year olds - 10am to 12noon and 10 to 12 year olds - 1pm to 3pm. Cost $20 pp - limit 10.

Friday 30 September 2016

How to Make Sock Puppets

Children will design and create two sock puppets using a variety of materials.

From mythical creatures to cute, cuddly pets. Each child will be encouraged to individualise their creations.

One session - 7 to 9 year olds - 10am to 12noon. Cost $10 pp - limit 10.

Printmaking

Using inspiration from the works in Three Ways, the current exhibition at the Cowra Regional Art Gallery, students will use the theme of ‘landscape’ to create a series of prints by hand with quick drying clay as the printing plate and acrylic paint.

One session - 10 to 12 year olds - 1pm to 3pm. Cost $25 pp - limit 10.

Please bring your imagination and an old shirt or apron to wear as it will be messy.

Tutors for the workshops are Libby Murray and Kerry Patten.

Contact the Gallery on 6340 2190 for registration forms (one per child).

All classes are designed for the age groups mentioned and class sizes are restricted.

Please register early as all payments must be made no later than September 26, 2016 to secure a place.

The Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm and Sunday 2pm to 4pm.

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