Creative Learning

Kids' Art Adventures Creative Workshops: Sundays fortnightly, 10:30 - 12:00 noon

Launched in September 2006, Kids’ Art Adventures is an ever changing program of artistic workshops for children aged 5-10. These workshops give children the opportunity to have fun as they learn about art through hands-on classes in the environment of the Manly Art Gallery & Museum. 

  • Cost: $20 (per child)
  • Location: Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade (next to Manly Sea Life Sanctuary)
  • Bookings: Contact the Gallery on 9976 1421 or email  

Kids’ Art Adventures are a great way for children to:

  • See and engage with a range of exciting artists and artworks 
  • Learn about different art forms and mediums
  • Create a unique artwork to take home

Workshop Dates for February - June 2015

  • Painting/Drawing: 3 May, 17 May
  • Painting: 7 June, 21 June


Life Drawing Studio: Tuesdays fortnightly, 7:15 - 9:15pm

The Manly Art Gallery & Museum Society runs regular life drawing studios in the delightful and inspiring surrounds of the Gallery. The studio is open to all - at any level of drawing skill. Refreshments are served during the half time break which is an ideal time to socialise and mingle in a relaxed atmosphere. Please note a fee applies, contact the Gallery for details.

  • Time:   7.15pm - 9.15pm (doors open at 6.45pm for start at 7.15pm sharp)
  • Location:   Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade (next to Oceanworld)
  • Equipment:   Materials available from MAG&M Design Shop or you may bring your own. Tables are provided but bring an easel if desired.
  • Queries: Contact the Gallery on 9976 1421 or email   

Studio Dates for January - June 2015

2015 January – June Dates

  • Tuesday 6 January
  • Tuesday 20 January
  • Tuesday 3 February
  • Tuesday 17 February
  • Tuesday 3 March
  • Tuesday 17 March
  • Tuesday 31 March
  • Tuesday 14 April
  • Tuesday 28 April
  • Tuesday 12 May
  • Tuesday 26 May
  • Tuesday 9 June
  • Tuesday 23 June