mrag spring school holiday events for children, families & teenagers

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					      monday                                  tuesday                             wednesday                        thursday                                   friday                               saturday                                       sunday

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                                     mrag spring school                                                                                                                                      FREE
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    2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        mrag art sundays
                                                                                                                                                                                             explore the NGA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        for children all ages
                                     holiday events for                                                                                                                                      travelling suitcases
                                                                                                                                                                                             for children all ages
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and their families
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1pm – 2pm
                                                                                                                                                                                             and their families
     october                         children, families                                                                                                                                                                                 FREE TOUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        of the art factory
     calendar                        & teenagers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        with jon pryer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        for children all ages
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and their families



                          5           10am – 2pm                 6          come visit the art          7    10am – 1pm               8             10am – 1pm                  9           11am – 1pm
                                                                                                                                                                                            FREE explore the NGA           10           11am – 1pm                      11
                                      SPECIAL WORKSHOP 1                    gallery and make                 KIDS WORKSHOP                          TEENS WORKSHOP                                                                      FREE
                                                                                                                                                                                            travelling suitcases
                                      dog head with jon pryer               your own fun! we                 wearable paper                         mixed bag                                                                           mrag art sundays
                                                                                                                                                                                            for children all ages
                                      for kids aged 9-14                    have 5 different                 jewellery and objects                  a life drawing class                                                                for children all ages
                                                                                                                                                                                            and their families
                                      cost:                                 exhibitions on                   for kids aged 6-12                     with a difference for                                                               and their families
                                                                                                                                                                                            1pm – 2pm
     gallery closed                   $30 members                           display including                cost:                                  teenagers 13-18
                                                                                                                                                                                            FREE TALK
                                      $35 non members                       our dedicated                    $20 members                            cost:
                                                                                                                                                                                            les elvin local
                                                                            children’s space,                $25 non members                        $15 members
                                                                                                                                                                                            aboriginal stories
                                                                            the art factory.                                                        $20 non members
                                                                                                                                                                                            and art. for children
                                                                                                                                                                                            all ages and their families.



                        12            10am – 2pm
                                      SPECIAL WORKSHOP 2
                                                                13          come visit the art         14    10am – 1pm
                                                                                                             KIDS WORKSHOP
                                                                                                                                      15            1pm – 2pm
                                                                                                                                                    FREE
                                                                                                                                                                              16             11am – 1pm
                                                                                                                                                                                             FREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           17           11am – 1pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        FREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       18
                                                                            gallery and make
                                      dog head with jon pryer               your own fun! we                 noses, ears and                        PERFORMANCE                              explore the NGA                            mrag art sundays
                                      for kids aged 9-14                    have 5 different                 puppy dogs tails                       circus avalon                            travelling suitcases                       for children all ages
                                      cost:                                 exhibitions on                   for kids aged 5-10                     two doggies performance                  for children all ages                      and their families
     gallery closed                   $30 members                           display including                cost:                                  for kids of                              and their families
                                      $35 non members                       our dedicated                    $20 members                            all ages
                                                                            children’s space,                $25 non members                        and their
                                                                            the art factory.                                                        families.




more information about mrag workshops and events
      explore the national gallery of australia travelling suitcases                                           mixed bag - a life drawing class with a difference.                                                     notes
      every saturday during these holidays. touch, experience and learn from objects in two of                 mixed bag is a life drawing class for teens (without the nude bits!) and is designed to help            •	  payment must be made at time of booking. all art
      the NGA’s travelling suitcases; the NGA’s travelling suitcases allow children to respond to the          student’s develop their own style and skills. as for the subject matter – well, it’s a mixed                materials are supplied.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	  some workshops require minimum numbers for
      natural impulse to touch and experience the full measure of artworks.                                    bag, so you never know what you’re going to get. marilyn monroe? marilyn manson? who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           workshops to run. mrag will notify you by phone in
                                                                                                               knows…?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the event that we must cancel a class. a full refund or
      mrag free art sundays.                                                                                                                                                                                               transfer to another class will be provided.
      our art sundays program is a fun, easy art experience for creative kids presented every sunday           gallery talk and storytime with les elvin.                                                              •	  parents can send their kids along with a drink or
      for kids of all ages. each week, the program is inspired by different artworks around the gallery.       les elvin, local aboriginal artist and naidoc week artist of the year 2008, will present an                 snack. children are advised to wear clothing they can
                                                                                                               remarkable talk for children and families, showing the meaning in some of his own recent                    get a bit messy in.
      gallery tour: the art factory with jon pryer.                                                            works and telling stories that are relevant to our local area.                                          •	  parents or caregivers must supervise their children at
      this entertaining gallery tour is presented especially for kids. come and listen to jon explain lots                                                                                                                 any of mrag’s free events or at pipsqueak!
      of wonderful facts about his art and how it is made.                                                     noses, ears and puppy dogs tails.                                                                       •	  free events do not require bookings, while all non free
                                                                                                               that’s	what	little	boys	and	girls	are	made	of!	in	this	fun	filled	class,	young	children	will	have	          events must be pre booked and paid for at time of
      dog head with jon pryer.                                                                                 the opportunity to create their own wearable dog snouts, ears and tails. using various                      booking.
      in two special workshops across these school holidays, jon will introduce children to his work           materials and techniques. suitable for boys and girls.
      the dog, and lead them through the process of creating their very own furry dog mask based
      on this design.                                                                                          circus avalon two doggies performance.                                                                          for general enquiries and bookings
                                                                                                               be prepared for a howling good time! come and see some canine tricks and tumbles                                (02) 4934 9859.
      wearable paper jewellery and objects.                                                                    presented by circus avalon. two doggie performers will amaze the crowd, plus teach
      inspired by artworks on exhibition, children will learn how to make their own wearable jewellery         some new tricks to all you young and old doggies out there.                                                     to enquire about any of our children’s
      and other objects using paper. a range of techniques will be used to create necklaces, bracelets/                                                                                                                        programs email lauren van katwyk,
      anklets, earrings, rings and wherever else the imagination takes us. suitable for boys and girls.        plus!! more offsite events over the page....                                                                    education coordinator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               laurenv@maitland.nsw.gov.au
                                                                                                                                                            maitland regional art gallery
                                                                                                                                                          mrag
     teenagers
                                                                                                            play space for kids in the hunter region
                                                                                                            the art factory | the only exhibition and

                                                                                                                                         children’s art space
     families &
     children,
     events for
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term 4 art events for kids and teens                                                                   more term 4 art events for kids and teens...
   To book any of these classes: call the art gallery on (02) 4934 9859
   payment must be made at time of booking                                                             art tuesdays
                                                                                                       for kids aged 6-12
                                                                                                                                                                                            2009
pipsqueak! a special program for little ones and their parents or carers.                              cost: $96 members / $144 non-members
for toddlers aged 2-6 cost: $5 per class.                                                              all materials supplied.
multiple bookings discount: 6 visits for $20 (purchased as a stamp card which can be
used across many sessions, and for multiple children if necessary.)                                    about: art tuesdays pairs creative kids with professional materials and
all materials supplied.                                                                                techniques. what we teach is inspired by the exhibitions around the gallery
                                                                                                       so children learn to investigate and respond to artworks individually, as well
about: pipsqueak is an early childhood creative program that aims to encourage                         as make their own unique artworks. art tuesdays is a welcoming, social and
parents and caregivers to work together with their child creating cute and quirky                      educational get together for young kids.
art projects inspired by artworks from the mrag collection or artworks in current
exhibitions.                                                                                           location: mrag workshop rooms

location: mrag workshop rooms                                                                          term 4 dates and times.
                                                                                                       art tuesdays runs from 4:00-5:30pm on tuesday afternoons and runs for 8
term 4 dates and times: pipsqueak! runs fortnightly on wednesdays during school                        weeks each school term.
term, 11:00am -12:00am                                                                                 first	class:	27th october
class dates: 21st october, 4th november, 18th november, 2nd december, 16th december.                   last class: 15th december

                                                                                                       art wednesdays
                                                                                                       for students aged 13-18
                                                                                                       cost: $110 gallery members / $160 non members
more school holiday programs with mrag offsite!.....                                                   all materials supplied
mrag, maitland library and the heritage mall have come together to present a fantastic program
of events across the city. enjoy live music and other events in the mall or pop into any library for   about: art wednesdays is a studio art group designed for teens. each
a fantastic range of kids events.
                                                                                                       term, the students are introduced to a range of mediums and processes
               pipsqueak!
                                                                                                       showcased across the exhibitions on display, with a strong focus on drawing
               for kids aged 2 - 6. cost: $5 per child, parents and caregivers free.                   skills. each term the art wednesday’s sessions are facilitated by practicing
               wednesday 7 october                                                                     fine	arts	teachers.
               11am – 12pm pipsqueak! at east maitland library. (bookings call 4933 7122)
               1pm – 2pm pipsqueak! at rutherford library. (bookings call 4932 8730)                   location: mrag workshop rooms
               thursday 8 october
               11am – 12pm pipsqueak! at thornton library. (bookings call 4964 4468)                   term 4 dates and times: art wednesdays runs from 4:00 – 5:30pm
               1pm – 2pm pipsqueak! at maitland city library. (bookings call 4933 6952)                on wednesday afternoons and run for 8 weeks each school term.
                                                                                                       first	class:	28th october                                                            look!!
               friday 9 october                                                                        last class: 16th december
               11am – 1pm fantasy art activities in the heritage mall. for kids of all ages.
                                                                                                                                                                                            overleaf
               (enquiries call 4934 1981) cost: free. no bookings required.
               friday 16 october
               11am – 1pm fantasy art activities in the heritage mall. for kids of all ages.            fold out for a calendar of holiday events at mrag
               (enquiries call 4934 1981) cost: free. no bookings required.

				
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