These hands-on art classes will expand your child’s knowledge of modern and contemporary art and introduce them to new materials and techniques.
In each session we will be inspired by an artist’s work or museum object to produce our own original pieces to take home.
Ages 7-13 years
$40 per session
Here's the Art Explorers schedule for the October school holidays 2022:
10.30am - 3.30pm Monday 3 October
Explore the amazing art of sculpture and discover that paper can create amazing sculptural shapes as you create your own 3D artwork.
10.30am - 3.30pm Wednesday 5 October
Explore expression in this abstract painting series. Taking inspiration from modern and contemporary paint, we will examine different techniques for creating form and colour, including painting to music, marbling, masking, and chance.
Playing with Pastel
10.30am - 3.30pm Friday 7 October
Soft, hard and oil pastels will be our medium today, with nature being our theme. These bright, colourful materials will create our take-home artwork.
10.30am - 3.30pm Monday 10 October
Felt, fur, and stuffing will fly as we create out own soft karetao (puppets) as collaged stuffies. Drawing inspiration from contemporary textile artists Lissy and Rudy Robinson-Cole these tactile creatures are designed to bring joy and delight.
10.30am - 3.30pm Wednesday 12 October
Old wallpaper books are our inspiration, as we recycle old papers into an art/craft work.
10.30am - 3.30pm Friday 14 October
Investigate mark making and repetition through technologies of printing, inking and presses. Create bold a memorable artwork in high contrast colours.