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Posted on Feb 9, 2010 in Archive | 0 comments

Kids @ mrag

Kids are well catered for at Maitland Regional Art Gallery, with weekly workshop programs, exhibition activity booklets and special children’s tours:

Maitland Regional Art Gallery

230 High Street, Maitland NSW 2320
Tel: 02 4934 9859
Fax: 02 4933 1657
Email: artgallery@maitland.nsw.gov.au
Website: www.mrag.org.au


Kids Program

FREE art sundays (children of all ages)

Every Sunday, MRAG hosts art events and activities just for children. Activities change with every exhibition and are free to the public. No need to book, just pop into the gallery between the hours of 11am – 1pm.


art tuesdays for kids aged 6 – 12

term one 2010

time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm tuesdays

cost: $96 members / $144 non-members all materials supplied

8 weeks of classes commencing 2 february and concluding 23 march 2010


Pipsqueak Tours (children 2-6 and their carers)

In this special program for little ones, children aged 2-6 and their carers can come and learn about selected artworks on exhibition across the gallery. Inspired by the artworks children and their carers then sit together and create their own little masterpiece.

Bookings are required.


FREE exhibition activity booklets

(early childhood and early primary school age children)

MRAG provides fun, activity booklets with selected exhibitions, designed for the use of parents, caregivers, and educators to assist children interpreting and observing artworks.



Teen Classes

Beginners & intermediate classes for teenagers aged 13 – 18 high school students only.

Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm wednesdays

Cost: $110 members / $160 non members

All materials supplied
8 weeks of classes commencing Wednesday 10 February and concluding Wednesday 31 March 2010

This is a studio art group designed for teens. each term, students are introduced to a range of mediums and processes showcased across the exhibitions on display, with a strong focus on drawing skills. Teen classes are facilitated by local emerging artists and are an effective way to develop the skills learnt at high school.

For more information, contact:
Lauren Van Katwyk | Education Coordinator
P: 02 4934 9858
E: laurenv@maitland.nsw.gov.au

For bookings call 02 4934 9859


Art Wednesdays

Art Wednesdays is a studio art group designed for teens. each term, the students are introduced to a range of mediums and processes showcased across the exhibitions on display, and there will also be a focus on building drawing skills.

In the media lounge, a range of books, journals and education resources are available so that students can use the studio session as study for secondary school creative subjects. the art wednesdays sessions are facilitated by a trained secondary visual arts teacher.

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