Education, Public Programs and Just for Kids

Adult Printmaking Workshop Artwork

Education Programs  

The Central Goldfields Art Gallery offers education programs for kindergarten, school children and community groups.

The programs are linked to the Victorian Government Early Year’s Development and Education Framework for kindergarten children and our school based program is linked to school curriculum.

Public Programs  

Public programs, including artist talks, are also offered throughout the year. 

Guided tours are welcome.  Please contact the Gallery if you would like a tour outside of opening hours.

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The Gallery welcomes families, young people and play groups.  Please contact the Gallery to discuss a program for your group.




A family at Kids Summer Festival 2020. Photo: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.


NGV Kids on Tour
Art is for Everyone!

14 JANUARY – 24 JANUARY 2021

Free Summer Holiday Activities for Kids and Families
NGV Kids on Tour offers children and families throughout regional
and metropolitan Victoria the opportunity to engage with art
and creativity through free hands-on activities, virtual programs
and workshops.

Drop into Central Goldfields Art Gallery anytime during the summer
holidays and enjoy these free activities:
● Activity books – explore art and design and play art games
with the NGV’s Art is For Everyone! activity booklet for kids
and families
● Artist Activity Templates – create cheeky dog characters,
puppets and more
● Activities for teens – learn techniques for constructing
perfect still-life compositions.






Some activities to inspire your artmaking.
Take up the challenges here!


Creative Challenges





The Many Story Treehouse Exhibition Activity Sheets


Leaf printing at home

Here's a short video appropriate for kindergarten aged children.

All you need are leaves from the garden, some acrylic paint, paper (e.g.: old envelopes or printer paper).


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