Creative Learning

Kids’ Art Adventures School Holiday Creative Workshop: Tuesday 22 September, 10am – 12noon

Led by artist Angela van Boxtel, children will respond creatively to the exhibitions on display at Manly Art Gallery & Museum involving all elements of re-use, re-cycle and re-design and using eco materials. Angela is an experienced educator with a dynamic eco-arts practice. 20pp maximum. Bookings are essential.

View the poster:  pdf format Kids Art Adventures school holiday workshop September 2015 (617.85 KB)

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: $23 (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 July - Dec 2015

  • 5 July Drawing
  • 19 July Drawing
  • 2 August Drawing
  • 15 August Soft Sculpture
  • 30 August Soft Sculpture
  • 13 September Soft Sculpture
  • 27 September Painting
  • 11 October Painting
  • 25 October Painting
  • 8 November Mixed Media
  • 22 November Mixed Media

View the poster: pdf format Kids Art Adventures flyer July Dec 2015 (986.34 KB)



 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)
  • Cost:   $10 Members, $17 Non-Members
  • 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 July - December 2015

  • 7 July
  • 21 July
  • 4 August
  • 18 August
  • 1 September
  • 15 September
  • 29 September
  • 13 October
  • 27 October
  • 10 November
  • 24 November
  • 8 December

View the poster: pdf format Life Drawing flyer July - Dec 2015 (139.47 KB)