Programs for Children

Introduce your children to art and creativity with a workshop at the Incinerator Gallery.

Workshops are artist-led and designed for specific age groups to provide an experience tailored to their needs.

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School Holiday Workshops

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Spring School Holiday Workshops: 25 to 27 September, 2018

Unleash your child’s creative energy during the school holidays through a series of fun and interactive arts workshops.

Children will work alongside professional artists and educators to imagine, make, create and express themselves. The workshops are inspired by the Incinerator Gallery exhibitions, architecture and natural environment.

Bookings for our spring school holiday workshops will open midnight Saturday, 1 September - Book here!

Workshop Date  Session Bookings 
Art Adventures

Tuesday, 25 September

10.30am (4 - 7 years) 

1.00pm (7 - 14 years)

Book here!
Buzzy Bees: Life is a Hive Wednesday, 26 September

10.30am (4 - 7 years)

1.00pm (7 - 14 years)

Book here!
Printmaking our World Thursday, 27 September

10.30am (4 - 7 years)

1.00pm (7 - 14 years)

Book here!

Art Adventures

Led by artist Carly Richardson, children will explore a variety of media and drawing techniques to create images of real or fantasy holidays to faraway places, people and animals.

Tuesday, 25 September

• 10.30am to 12pm for 4 to 7 year olds (with an adult carer, free)
• 1pm to 3pm for 7 to 14 year olds (parents must complete an enrolment form when leaving)
• Dress for mess: wear an apron or smock

Book here!

Buzzy Bees: Life is a Hive

In this fun and interactive workshops, children will get up close with an apiarist from Backyard Honey and some real bees to learn about their life cycle and positive impact on the environment. Do a bee inspired activity and taste some really fresh honey. 

Wednesday, 26 September

• 10.30am to 12pm for 4 to 7 year olds (with an adult carer, free)
• 1pm to 3pm for 7 to 14 year olds (parents must complete an enrolment form when leaving) 

Book here!

Printmaking our World

Artist Belinda Pringle will guide children through the Gallery seeking inspiration to create their own prints. Children will be shown printing techniques to incorporate their findings into their own interpretation of the environment.

4 to 7 year olds will explore the Gallery garden to find natural objects to use as printmaking stencils to create repeating patterns. 7 to 14 year olds will make drawings suitable to be transformed into prints using the gallery press.

Thursday, 27 September

• 10.30am to 12pm for 4 to 7 year olds (with an adult carer, free)
• 1pm to 3pm for 7 to 14 year olds (parents must complete an enrolment form when leaving)

Book here!

This program is $17.50 per child and free for accompanying carer.

Bookings essential as class size is limited.

Please check age groups when booking sessions.

Arty Tales - Early Learning

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Introduce your pre-schooler to art with our early learning program Arty Tales.

Storyteller artist Emily Paterson leads children through the Gallery in awe and wonder to view the exhibitions on display.

The art inspires stories, songs and an age-appropriate (caregiver assisted) activity. Children and their carers gain confidence to enjoy looking at art together in a gallery setting.

Recommended for children aged 3 to 5 years.

The next Arty Tales will run from 10am to 11.30am on Thursday, 18 October. Book here!

Arty Tales will run on the following other Thursdays in 2018:

 
      

Light refreshments served.

Tickets $5.50 per child and accompanying carer free.

Bookings essential as class size is limited to small groups

Incy Wincy Babies - Early Learning

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Join Barking Spider Visual Theatre artists who guide carers and their babies through a visual art experience at the Gallery.

Research is proving that positive health and developmental outcomes for babies depends on interactions with caregivers that are responsive, warm and consistent. These relationships play an integral role in shaping a child’s future health and life outcomes.

It is in the spirit of supporting caregivers to develop these bonds through engagement with art that we offer this new program.

The next Incy Wincy Babies session will run from 10am to 11.30am on Friday, 19 October.This session is currently full. Click here to join the waiting list.

Incy Wincy Babies will run on the following Fridays in 2018:

Light refreshments served.

This program is recommended for babies aged 0 to 24 months and their carer.

This program is $5.50 per child and free for accompanying carer.

Bookings essential as class size is limited

Last updated: Monday, 24 September 2018, 6:08 AM