Looking for fun activities to do with kids, friends and family when the weather cools down? Penrith Regional Gallery has something for everyone this May
through till June – a variety of education workshops by day, art and music by night and a whole range of things to see and do as we settle into our
knits and approach the cooling months head on!
Penrith Regional Gallery’s Education Workshops and Programs offer outstanding opportunities for children of all ages to engage with the Gallery’s changing
exhibition program and heritage site, through a number of hands-on studio-based workshops and site visits.
Autumn Tots Club
5 April – 27 May
There are still a couple of weeks left to attend special weekly tot-sized art experiences for you and your little one. Running each week until 17
May, children will learn about art through stories, exhibition tours and hands-on art making in the studio. Adults don’t pay but must stay. Costs range
from $12 (per week)–$60 (term).
See. Think. Make
6 - 27 May
A new visual arts program for home schoolers aged 5 – 12 years, designed to ignite the curiosity and support the creativity of home- schooled children
and their parents.See. Think. Makeis an engaging four-week program that includes four art appreciation and art making sessions inspired by figurative
forms in the current Autumn Exhibition Suite.
Workshops for home schooled children aged for 5 - 8 will include an introduction to mixed media, hand-built clay sculpture and drawing, and workshops for
those children aged 9 -12 will include an introduction to animation.
$120 per child - Creative Kids Vouchers are accepted for this program and all art materials supplied.
Bookings essential, please call 4735 1100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Attack Saturdays
11 May – 29 June
10am – 12pm
In Mixed Media, students aged 5 – 9 will explore a range of mixed media techniques from 2D painting, drawing and printmaking to 3D sculpting and constructing.
Tuesday Art Club
14 May– 18 June
10.30am – 12.30pm. A two-hour studio based workshop program across six weeks that consists of drawing, painting, printmaking and clay sculpture for
adults who identify as having disability, and for whom art is an important part of how they express themselves.
Tuesday Art Club will have a focus on encouraging participants to approach art materials in new and experimental ways as well as exploring the creative
process with an emphasis on individual creative discovery.
Wednesday Drawing School
15 May – 3 July
Students aged 8 – 12 years can have fun developing observational drawing skills while exploring a variety of drawing media, including graphite, charcoal
and oil pastel. Workshop participants will learn an array of skills and techniques while developing their creative confidence inspired by a series
of selected artworks from the three main Gallery spaces and heritage garden. Cost is $180 for the term for weekly Wednesday classes from 4 – 5.30pm.
Penrith Regional Gallery, Home of The Lewers Bequest. Bookings for the Gallery Education Workshops are essential, please call 02 4735 1100 or email