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School Holiday Workshops; 6-8 year olds

School Holiday Workshops; 6-8 year olds

Wednesday 18 July, 11am - 1pm

These workshops will be based upon themes and ideas from the Gallery's current exhibition 'For Country, for Nation' - a touring exhibition from Australian War Memorial, Canberra. In each session students will engage in two art activities use drawing painting and collage techniques commemorating the diversity in Australia's service personal.

Life Drawing Term 3

Life Drawing Term 3

Tuesday 31 July, 6pm - 8pm. McWilliam's Wines Cellar Door Barrel

Sessions are for everyone from absolute beginners, occasional dabblers, teachers and professionals itching to get out the charcoal, paint, pencils, clay, textas & sticky bits of electrical tape again. Please join our face book page 'LifeDrawing @ GRAG' for regular updates.

McWilliam Sundowner Collections Floor Talk

McWilliam Sundowner Collections Floor Talk

Thursday 2 August 5.30pm

In 2018, in partnership with McWilliams Family Wines, we are inviting our patrons to engage with our exhibition program, to meet and mingle and indulge in some stimulating ‘art talk’, and to enjoy a glass of fine McWilliams wine and complimentary nibbles.

Relax with Art

Relax with Art

Saturday 4 August 10am - 2pm (Lakehouse)

This class aims to introduce art as a way to relax, through a series of different drawing mediums and methods designed for the beginner to the experienced artist of any age.

Life Drawing Term 3

Life Drawing Term 3

Tuesday 7 August, 6pm - 8pm. McWilliam's Wines Cellar Door Barrel

Sessions are for everyone from absolute beginners, occasional dabblers, teachers and professionals itching to get out the charcoal, paint, pencils, clay, textas & sticky bits of electrical tape again. Please join our face book page 'LifeDrawing @ GRAG' for regular updates.

NCJA McWilliam's Wines Black Tie Soirée

NCJA McWilliam's Wines Black Tie Soirée

Friday 10 August, 6pm

This year will be the National Contemporary Jewellery Award's 30th anniversary so we are celebrating with a McWilliam's Wines Black Tie Soirée on Friday 10 August at 6pm. This event will be catered by In Bocca and drinks will be by McWilliam’s Wines. There will be a fashion show to display the National Contemporary Jewellery Collection that the Griffith Regional Art Gallery has acquired over the past 30 years.

Life Drawing Term 3

Life Drawing Term 3

Tuesday 14 August, 6pm - 8pm. McWilliam's Wines Cellar Door Barrel

Sessions are for everyone from absolute beginners, occasional dabblers, teachers and professionals itching to get out the charcoal, paint, pencils, clay, textas & sticky bits of electrical tape again. Please join our face book page 'LifeDrawing @ GRAG' for regular updates.

Polymer Clay Workshops

Polymer Clay Workshops

Saturday 18 August AND/OR Sunday 19 August, 10am - 4pm

Deb Crothers has been teaching with polymer clay for the last 8 years and teaches workshops throughout Australia and overseas. These workshops are exciting and informative and Debbie’s teaching style is enthusiastic and thorough.

Life Drawing Term 3

Life Drawing Term 3

Tuesday 21 August, 6pm - 8pm. McWilliam's Wines Cellar Door Barrel

Sessions are for everyone from absolute beginners, occasional dabblers, teachers and professionals itching to get out the charcoal, paint, pencils, clay, textas & sticky bits of electrical tape again. Please join our face book page 'LifeDrawing @ GRAG' for regular updates.

Wax Jewellery Workshop

Wax Jewellery Workshop

Saturday 25 August & Saturday 8 September (over 2 weekends) 10am - 4pm

OBJECT ART FORUM: With Hape Kiddle. In this comprehensive workshop students will sculpt from jewellers wax a ring or pendant of their own design using material and techniques learned throughout the course.

Sculpt, Mould & Cast  Resin Workshop

Sculpt, Mould & Cast Resin Workshop

Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 September, 10am - 4pm

OBJECT ART FORUM: With Nadine Sharpe. In this comprehensive workshop students will learn to sculpt a simple piece of jewellery from scratch in order to create their own bangle, pendant or earrings.

Life Drawing Term 3

Life Drawing Term 3

Tuesday 11 September, 6pm - 8pm. Gallery

Sessions are for everyone from absolute beginners, occasional dabblers, teachers and professionals itching to get out the charcoal, paint, pencils, clay, textas & sticky bits of electrical tape again. Please join our face book page 'LifeDrawing @ GRAG' for regular updates.

Printmaking: Contemporary Assemblage & Wearable Art

Printmaking: Contemporary Assemblage & Wearable Art

Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 September. 10am - 4pm

OBJECT ART FORUM: Participants will learn basic drypoint and mono-printing skills, experimenting with various tools and methods, including the use of etching needles, sandpaper and a Dremel. Participants will create a range of mark-making exploring tone, line, colour and texture.

Life Drawing Term 3

Life Drawing Term 3

Tuesday 18 September, 6pm - 8pm. Gallery

Sessions are for everyone from absolute beginners, occasional dabblers, teachers and professionals itching to get out the charcoal, paint, pencils, clay, textas & sticky bits of electrical tape again. Please join our face book page 'LifeDrawing @ GRAG' for regular updates.

Coloured Jewellery Making for Kids

Coloured Jewellery Making for Kids

Thursday 20 September, 4pm - 6pm

OBJECT ART FORUM: With Kristy-Lee. Explore shape, colour and form to create wearable jewellery pieces. This workshop is designed for 8 - 12 year olds who are wanting to have some fun!

3 Stack Wire Ring Workshop

3 Stack Wire Ring Workshop

Saturday 22 September, 10am - 2pm

OBJECT ART FORUM: With Kristy-Lee Agresta. In this one day workshop for beginners, students will learn tthe fundamental process used to create a set of 3 stack rings in sterling silver. A variety of both traditional and contemporary jewellery finishing techniques will be demonstrated allowing students to experiment and personalise their very own set of stack rings.

Life Drawing Term 3

Life Drawing Term 3

Tuesday 25 September, 6pm - 8pm. Gallery

Sessions are for everyone from absolute beginners, occasional dabblers, teachers and professionals itching to get out the charcoal, paint, pencils, clay, textas & sticky bits of electrical tape again. Please join our face book page 'LifeDrawing @ GRAG' for regular updates.

Drawing the Figure - Denis O'Connor

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Drawing the Figure - Denis O'Connor

Saturday 13 October, 10am - 4pm

Denis will offer insight into approaches and conventions of drawing the human body that have evolved since the Renaissance. Referencing the undraped model, students will explore at their own pace, experience and understanding, the shift from form to line, and touch upon the continuum of ‘forms of representation.'

McWilliam Sundowner Elsewhere Floor Talk

McWilliam Sundowner Elsewhere Floor Talk

Thursday 18 October 5.30pm

In 2018, in partnership with McWilliams Family Wines, we are inviting our patrons to engage with our exhibition program, to meet and mingle and indulge in some stimulating ‘art talk’, and to enjoy a glass of fine McWilliams wine and complimentary nibbles.

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