School Holidays


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Subject Bookings Required Day Date StartTime EndTime Location Description
Chinese Lanterns  yes Tuesday 29/3/2016 2.30pm 4.30pm Library Outreach Warrenheip Use a variety of materials to create a simple, yet effective, Chinese Lantern.

Suitable for primary aged children.
yes Wednesday 30/3/2016 10am 12pm Library Outreach Learmonth
yes Thursday 31/3/2016 10am 1pm Library Outreach MADE
yes Friday 1/4/2016 10am 12pm Library Outreach Delacombe
Dove Nametags  yes Wednesday 30/3/2016 2.30pm 3.30pm Ballarat Library Use a variety of materials to create a unique design for your bedroom door. Suitable for primary aged children
Fingerprint Art   Monday 4/4/2016 2.30pm 4.30pm Library Outreach Miners Rest Use a variety of materials to create a very friendly art work.
Bookings not required
  Tuesday 5/4/2016 2.30pm 4.30pm Library Outreach Warrenheip
  Wednesday 6/4/2016 10am 12pm Library Outreach Learmonth
  Thursday 7/4/2016 10am 1pm Library Outreach MADE
  Friday 8/4/2016 10am 12pm Library Outreach Delacombe
Friendship Bracelet  yes Wednesday 6/4/2016 2.30pm 3.30pm Ballarat Library Use a variety of materials to create a unique friendship band with a special message. Suitable for primary aged children.
Giant Dollhouse  yes Wednesday 30/3/2016 10.30am 11.30am Wendouree Library Bring along your imagination, ready to create an amazing, one-of- a- kind dollhouse.
Harmony Necklace  yes Thursday 7/4/2016 10am 11am Ballarat Library Use a variety of materials to create a unique necklace with a special message. Suitable for primary aged children.
Little Languages   Tuesday 29/3/2016 10.30am 11.30am Sebastopol Library Little languages is here - join in with songs and stories from around the world with a fun craft session.

Suitable for 3 - 5 year olds.
  Wednesday 6/4/2016 10.30am 11.30am Wendouree Library
Make Your Own Videogame  yes Friday 8/4/2016 3pm 4.30pm Ballarat Library Book Now

At this session we will introduce kids and young people to some easy- to- use programs for videogame design.
Minecraft PixelArt yes Wednesday 30/3/2016 3pm 5pm Sebastopol Library Get Crafty with Minecraft:  Learn how to use Minecraft to “build” pixel pictures in the theme of Harmony, Peace, Friendship and Diversity.  Go in the running to win a prize for the best Minecraft “Pixel Art”.
Paper dolls from around the world  yes Tuesday 29/3/2016 10am 11am Ballarat Library Learn about different countries around the world before creating a paper doll to display at the library (and one to take home too!)

Suitable for primary aged children
TechnoFun   Monday 4/4/2016 3pm 5pm Sebastopol Library TechnoFun is back – Minecraft, Lego Robotics, MaKeyMaKey, LittleBits, Arduino, Google Cardboard / Virtual Reality Goggles.  Bookings Not Required.
  Thursday 7/4/2016 3pm 5pm Wendouree Library
The Big Story House  yes Thursday 31/3/2016 10am 11am Ballarat Library Use your imagination to create an amazing, multi-roomed, multi-storied house. Suitable for primary aged children.
Wooden Birdhouses  yes Monday 4/4/2016 1pm 2.15pm Ballarat Library Come along to use a variety of real tools to create a masterpiece, which you can then decorate at home.

Suitable for ages Prep – Year 6
yes Monday 4/4/2016 10am 11.15am Ballarat Library

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The Art Gallery of Ballarat’s School Holiday Program offers a great program of art activities and workshops with local artists. There are one day and two-hour workshops for school children with their parents and carers.

The program is an opportunity for children aged five and over to work with Ballarat region professional artists and have fun expanding their art knowledge and skills. Classes are supervised and artists have Working with Children Checks.

Fabergé Eggs with Melinda Muscat
Tuesday 29 March, 10am - 12pm or 1pm - 3pm
Carl Fabergé created beautifully decorated Easter eggs for the Russian Tsars. Make your own stunning Fabergé-inspired egg covered with tissue paper or painted, and achieve your own unique designs using beads, sparkles, sequins, pins, trims and more. Finish it off with a stand so you can display it during Easter festivities or give to someone special.
Ages: 6 -10 years
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Do You See What I Hear? with Carmen Chan
Wednesday 30 March, 10am - 12pm or 1- 3pm
These workshops are a light-hearted exploration into the imaginations of visual art and music. Bring your own musical instrument if you have one, or use the traditional and found object instruments provided. At the end of the session take part in a performance for friends and family. No experience necessary.
Ages: 4 - 7 years
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Woven Birds Nest with Carla Maxwell
Thursday 31 March, 10am - 12pm or 1- 3pm
It can be tough to be a small bird in a typical backyard. In this workshop create a suspended nest to hang in your backyard and see what little native friends decide to move in!
All ages
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Flying Safari - Journal of a Voyage with Mark Maxwell
Friday 1 April, 10am - 3pm
Build a sea plane for your safari of the Art Gallery. Keep a journal during your travels of some of your favourite works. If you want, you can bring an iPad or iPhone to use during this all day workshop.
Note: please let us know if you would like to book an iPad (limited number available).
Ages: 7 - 12 years
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Screen-printing with Karl Woodward
Monday 4 April, 1 - 3pm [MORNING SESSION BOOKED OUT]
Screen-printing is a great way to make your own design on bags, t-shirts, you name it. Tour the Gallery for inspiration, then head back to the studio to create your design for a canvas bag (supplied) or bring along a white t-shirt so you can wear your art around town.
Ages: 8 - 13 years
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Mirror, Mirror… with Alison Parkinson
Tuesday 5 April, 10am - 12pm or 1 - 3pm
Artists have been portraying themselves in particular ways for centuries. Explore the secret language of the self-portrait, while having some fun dressing up to create your own images using mirrors.
Ages: 6 - 12 years
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The Art of Bookbinding with Maggie Dannatt
Wednesday 6 April, 10am - 12pm or 1 - 3pm
Diaries and journals keep a record of our thoughts, drawings and writing. Create your own personal journal using the ancient art of bookbinding. Learn paper marbling to create your own designs for the cover - how it looks is up to you.
Ages: 8 - 13 years
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African Animal Adventure with Carla Maxwell
Thursday 7 April: 10am - 3pm
Tour the William Kentridge exhibitionDrawn from Africa, then head back to the studio to check out the Mali puppet tradition as practised by the Sogolon Theatrical Company. Create your own puppet or mask using colours and symbols to convey your ideas.
Ages: 5 - 10 years
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Exploring with William Kentridge with Christine Ellis
Friday 8 April, 10am - 12pm or 1pm - 3pm
Explore the exhibition of artist South African William Kentridge then use everything from chalk to scratch techniques to explore human rights and environmental issues that concern you, like endangered animals, or bullying.
Ages: 8 - 12 years
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Two-hour session
$15 or AGB Members $10

Five-hour session BYO lunch - no nuts please
$35 or AGB Members $25

Age limits are recommendations only - please discuss with us if your child is not within the specified age range.

 

For more information visit the Art Gallery of Ballarat website.

To book, call the Art Gallery of Ballarat at 5320 5858 or email artgal@ballarat.vic.gov.au

 

 

 

 

 

 


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