Creative Learning

Kids' Art Adventures School Holiday Workshops: Wednesday 21 January, 10 - 12 noon & 2 - 4pm

Led by artist Ben Brown, children will be shown through his exhibition and then create a graphic work using drawing and painting. These workshops are for children aged 5 - 12 years old

  • Cost: $30 (per child, includes all materials and refreshments)
  • Location: Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade (next to Manly Sea Life Sanctuary)
  • Bookings: Contact the Gallery on 9976 1421 or email artgallery@manly.nsw.gov.au  


Teen Photography Workshop: Tuesday 20 January, 9am - 3pm

Be inspired to see the world differently and be introduced to the art and craft of photography. Young people aged 10-14 years will look at the elements of composition and design, light, viewpoints and much more. Shoot together and print out your best photos to take home. Presented by photographer and tutor Sally Mayman.

  • Cost: $60 (per teen, includes all materials and refreshments)
  • Location: Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade (next to Manly Sea Life Sanctuary)
  • Bookings: Contact the Gallery on 9976 1421 or email artgallery@manly.nsw.gov.au

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: $22 (per child)
  • Location: Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade (next to Manly Sea Life Sanctuary)
  • Bookings: Contact the Gallery on 9976 1421 or email artgallery@manly.nsw.gov.au  

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

  • Illustration: 8 February
  • Mixed Media: 22 February, 8 March, 22 March
  • Sculpture: 5 April, 19 April
  • 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 artgallery@manly.nsw.gov.au   

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