Free children’s activities these school holidays at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
Published: 03 Oct 2023 3:11pm
Children and families are invited to the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery during the second week of the school holidays for Creation Station – a series of free pop-up art activities relating to the current exhibitions.
The free pop-up art activities will be held between Tuesday 3 and Friday 6 October between 10am – 12pm and are perfect for families and primary-school-aged children.
Across the four days, Creation Station will include four different activities connecting to the current exhibitions; Hand Me Down, Style Me up, Hayden Fowler’s Turtle Island, and Capturing Nature from the Australian Museum,all of which will engage kids and families to connect with art making practices.
The free activities include:
Animal skeletons – Wednesday 4 October, 10am - 12pm
Come and see the exhibition Capturing Nature, featuring the earliest natural history photographs from the Australian Museum.
Primary-school-aged children and their parents or caregivers will learn about the skeletons of different animals in the early collection of the Australian Museum.
Inspired by what you see, choose a skeleton colouring page and draw and colour-in your own animal body around it.
Welcome the turtles! – Thursday 5 October, 10am - 12pm
Artist Hayden Fowler's exhibition Turtle Island is an actual island on the Wollundry Lagoon!
Have a look at the island and video footage of the animals who are visiting it, then create a poster to welcome the Murray and Eastern Long Neck turtles back to the lagoon.
Your posters will be displayed in the window of the E3 workshop space. Suitable for children and their parents or caregivers.
Paper Dolls – Friday 6 October, 10am - 12pm
Inspired by the community exhibition, Hand Me Down, Style Me Up, children and their caregivers will make a paper doll with a variety of colourful outfits, hats and hairstyles!
An ideal activity for families to have fun and spark conversation about where we get our clothes and where they go after we are done with them.
Creative Station will be held at the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery from Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 October.
Free to attend and no bookings required, call in to the Gallery this second week of the school holidays to explore the exhibitions and get your creative juices flowing.
Creative Station - school holiday craft activities.
Who: Primary-school- aged children and their parents or caregivers
Date + Time: Tuesday 3 October – Friday 6 October | 10am – 12pm
Cost: Free. No bookings required.
Where: Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Morrow Street, Wagga Wagga