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Holiday Workshops

These school holidays all our art workshops are inspired by our two current exhibitions. One exhibition is all about fashion and the other is focused on contemporary Australian drawing. Workshops are for children aged 4 to 14 years.

September 2016 brochure


Holiday Workshops

20 – 29 September

Bookings are essential for all workshops and payment must be made at time of booking by calling 03 5435 6088. Workshop dates may be swapped but unfortunately no refunds are available.


4 – 7 YEARS

Cost $8.00 per child per session. Accompanying adults free! All students participating in these workshops must be accompanied by an adult.

Shapes and Shadows – Drawing and photography

We will begin this workshop by looking at the our current drawing exhibition the Paul Guest Prize. Participants will then move to the Gallery art space and, using found objects, create some interesting temporary sculptures. These constructions along with light will then be used as a basis for shadow drawings and photography using ipads and image software.

11:00am – 12:00pm Tuesday 20 and 27 September

1:15 – 2:15pm Wednesday 21 and 28 September

Designer Bags – Fabric collage

Australian fashion designer Toni Maticevski works with lots of fabulous fabrics. Participants in this workshop will first visit Toni’s exhibition in the Gallery and then move to the Gallery art space to make some collaged bags using fabric direct from Toni’s workshop. These bags will be as individual as each participant and will feature cut, collaged and sewn fabric along with an assortment of other great textile items.

1:15 – 2:15pm Tuesday 20 and 27 September

11:00am – 12:00pm Wednesday 21 and 28 September


8 – 14 YEARS

Cost $11.00 per child per session.

Look at me – Selfies with props, pens and ipads

This workshop is inspired by the fantastic drawing exhibition the Paul Guest Prize now on at the Gallery. In the exhibition we will look together at the different way artists have approached drawing the face and the figure. Participants will then have the chance to use some props to dress them-selves up, and take some ipad selfies. Using these images participants will experiment with different drawing materials and ways of drawing a self-portrait.

11:00am – 12:30pm and 1:30 – 3:00pm Thursday 22 and 29 September

Bookings for all workshops essential – 03 5434 6088

Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View St Bendigo VIC 3550
T 03 5434 6088


Event details

Date & Time:
Cost $8 - $11
Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View Street Bendigo 3550
Bookings essential 03 5434 6088