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Penrith Regional Gallery Winter Workshops

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When:
Every day until Fri 19 Jul 2019
Details:
These Winter School Holidays, Penrith Regional Gallery will run a program of two hour workshops for children aged up to 12 themed around houses and architecture inspired by the Gallery’s winter exhibition suite The Housing Question. All materials are supplied, all skill levels are welcome, and kids need to wear old clothes and bring a snack. It’s a great opportunity to get creative during the school holidays; book in with a friend or come on your own and have fun.

Costs is $30 per child; adults don’t pay but can stay. The Family Workshop at the end of the month has a price of $12 per child; this is so parents are able to bring multiple children at a discounted price.

We are hoping to have online bookings available in 2019, but in the meantime, you’ll need to pay by credit card over the phone in order to book. These workshops often book out, so our advice is to get in quickly.

Bookings are essential for all workshops.

All Transparent Buildings
Monday 15 July 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
Learn about scale and composition as you create your own tiny town or cityscape. Use a range of translucent and transparent paper to make your tiny scenes and then finish them with a frame. Artworks are best hung on a window as light will filter through.
Suitable for ages 5 – 8
Cost: $30


Perspective Drawing
Tuesday 16 July 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
Learn the secrets of perspective drawing and use water colour pencils to design and draw the internal details of your own fantasy dwelling.
Suitable for ages 8 – 12
Cost: $30


Bright Bird Houses
Wednesday 17 July
10:00am – 12.00pm
Spend the morning carefully constructing a colourful home for nature’s singing friend, then decorate the exterior using a range of materials. The bird houses are then ready to take home and be displayed in your favourite sheltered spot in the garden.
Suitable for ages 5 – 8
Cost: $30


LEGOMATION
Wednesday 17 July 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
Calling all mini architects and designers to create a building site out of Lego blocks. Participants animate the construction and destruction of their Lego creations using the Gallery iPads.
Suitable for ages 8 – 12
Cost: $30


Crazy Clay Homes
Thursday 18 July 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
Use refined mud to sculpt and construct your own quirky house. The tiny houses are then sprayed in a fabulous fluro colour of your choosing. How crazy will yours be?
Suitable for ages 7 – 11
Cost: $30


Colourful Cardboard Castles - FAMILY WORKSHOP
Friday 19 July 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
Have fun with your little ones as you collate, collage and construct your own mini castle using cardboard and textured paper. Adults don’t pay but do stay.
Suitable for ages 3+
Cost: $12 per child

Location:
Penrith Regional Gallery, 86 River Rd Emu Plains
Contact:
Penrith Regional Gallery, Home of the Lewers Bequest on
  4735 1100

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