Education, Public Programs and Just for Kids

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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.

 


 

School Holiday Workshops 

We run school holiday workshops throughout the year at minimal cost to participants.
Please contact the gallery for more information, we also promote these education workshops on our social media platforms.

 


April School Holiday drawing and painting workshop

  

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NGV Kids on Tour summer activities in Maryborough

Kids on tour activities 2022

Making paper jewellery

 

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We are mermaids diorama

Board game

 

Making and playing board games

 


Paper mache workshops where the children made their own creatures, presented by local artists Tenar Dwyer and Judy Meldrum.

 

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Batik artist Akhila Fernando, introducing students to the materials and methods for making batik artwork.

 

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Creating colourful Batik artworks at our recent school holiday workshop.

 

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Aunty Marilyn Nicholls teaching her weaving techniques at one of our school holiday programs.

 


 

2021 National Reconciliation Week Colouring Activity Sheet

Click here to download(PDF, 1MB) the colouring in activity sheet and learn about the symbols Jessica Johnson uses in the artwork, Action.

  

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CREATIVE CHALLENGES

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

 

Creative Challenges

 

 


 

JUST FOR KIDS

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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