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Summer at the Art Gallery

Art Gallery events

The Wangaratta Art Gallery has a number of exciting workshops that are sure to keep your children entertained over the 2018/19 summer school holidays.

NGV Kids on Tour | Jan 8 & 16

Make Believe

When: Tuesday 8 January and Wednesday 16 January 2019

Time: 10am - 12noon

Venue: Wangaratta Art Gallery

Ages: 4yrs+ (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Cost: Free

Do you like to play make believe? Close your eyes and imagine – transform into a creature, fly through the sky, or travel through infinite worlds. Your creativity can take you anywhere with the upcoming National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Kids on Tour 2019. Entering its sixth year, NGV Kids on Tour is a National Gallery of Victoria initiative celebrating major summer exhibitions Julian Opie, William Wegman: Being Human, and Escher x nendo.

Children throughout Victoria have the opportunity to engage with art through a range of free hands-on activities and workshops. Inspired by three imaginative exhibitions, participating children will experience creative new ways to Make Believe.

Paper Alive School Holiday Workshop | Jan 10 & 11

When: Thursday 10 - Friday 11 January 2019

Time: 10am - 3:30pm

Venue: King George V Gardens*

Ages: 8+

Cost: General - $20 / Gallery friends or concessions - $18

Come and join local artists Kirrily Anderson and Taro Iiyama for this exciting two day paper sculpture workshop under the shady trees in King George Gardens. Participants will have the opportunity to explore a variety of paper manipulation and decoration techniques including cutting, drawing, construction, paste and the intricate traditional Japanese skill of origami. The result will be the creation of collaborative large scale sculptures inspired by the local natural environment.

*If the weather is inclement the workshop will take place in the Gallery

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