Creative Learning

Kids' Art Adventures Creative Workshops

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. 

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
  • Creative something unique to take home

When: Kids’ Art Adventures workshops are held every fortnight, from 10:30am - 12:00noon (check dates below). 

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  

Workshop Dates for Jan- June 2014

  • Sculpture Feb 9
  • Mixed Media  Feb 16, March 9
  • Drawing & Painting March 23, April 6, April 20
  • Sculpture May 4, May 18, June 1

pdf format Kids Art Adventure Workshops (1.08 MB)

Life Drawing Studio

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.

Time:   7.15pm - 9.15pm (doors open at 6.45pm for start at 7.15pm sharp)

Cost:   $10 (gallery Society members),  $15 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 Jan- June 2014

Tuesday 4 Feb & 18 Feb

Tuesday 4 March & 18 March

Tuesday 1 April , 15 April & 29 April

Tuesday 6 May & 20 May

Tuesday 3 June & 17 June







artist Peter Johnson - male nude