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Kid's Weekly Art Classes

Make your own cards and wrapping paper!

Christmas Crafternoon

Saturday 14 December 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Make your own cards and wrapping paper using simple printmaking techniques just in time for Christmas.

  • Ages: All welcome
  • Cost: $5

Keep an eye out for our new program beginning in February.

Book online - Christmas Crafternoon

MAC Art Club Term 1

Children can enjoy exploring artmaking techniques in a structured but fun environment, with inspiration from the gallery exhibitions.

  • Ages: 6-10
  • Cost: $60 per 4 week block 
  • Closed shoes and bookings are required

Tuesdays 4.30-5.30pm, 4 Febuary 2020 - 25 Febuary 2020

Book online - MAC Art Club


Kid's Holiday Art Classes

Children can enjoy simple art activities guided by friendly gallery staff.

Young children and their carers can enjoy story-time and simple art activities together.

Express yourself through a large-scale mixed media artwork all about YOU.

MAC Holidays: Art Afternoon

Saturday 11 January 1 – 4pm

Saturday 18 January 1– 4pm

Children can enjoy simple art activities guided by friendly gallery staff. All who come along are welcome to engage with the exhibitions and enjoy creative exploration.

  • Drop in session
  • Gold coin donation
  • Ages: 6+

Book online - MAC Holidays: Art Afternoon

MAC Holidays: Constructable Cardboard

Tuesday 7 January 10.00am – 12pm

Young children can open the door to imaginary play through creative cardboard construction. Re-cycled boxes can be transformed into just about anything! A toy, a costume or a sculpture. All materials supplied.

  • Ages: 8+
  • Cost: $15
  • Closed shoes and bookings are required

Book online - Constructable Cardboard

MAC Holidays: Aboriginal Storytime and Craft

Wednesday 8 January 10.30am-11.30am

Young children and their carers can join local Aboriginal Artist Michelle Earle for some story-time and art activities.

  • Ages: 8+
  • Cost: $10
  • Closed shoes and bookings are required

Book online - Aboriginal Storytime and Craft

MAC Holidays: Become a Puppeteer

Thursday 9 January 10.00am – 12pm

Spark your imagination during this puppet making workshop where you can create your own character using re-cycled materials.

  • Ages: 8+
  • Cost: $15
  • Closed shoes and bookings are required

Book online - Become a Puppeteer


MAC Holidays: Paint a Mythical Creature of the Lake

Tuesday 14 January 10.00am – 12pm

Paint a Mythical Creature of the Lake to help protect the little critters living happily under the mysterious underwater world of Lake Macquarie. Investigate what the threats might be!

  • Ages: 8+
  • Cost: $15
  • Closed shoes and bookings are required

Book online - Paint a Mythical Creature


MAC Holidays: Storytime and Craft

Wednesday 15 January 10.30am – 11.30pm

Young children and their carers can enjoy story-time and simple art activities together, guided by experienced tutors.

  • Ages: 3–6 year olds
  • Cost: $10
  • Closed shoes and bookings are required

Book online - Storytime and Craft


MAC Holidays: What Makes Us

Thursday 16 January 10am – 12pm

Express yourself through a large-scale mixed media artwork all about YOU.

  • Ages: 7+
  • Cost: $15
  • Closed shoes and bookings are required

Book online - What Makes Us


FREE Stuff

Free Art Space fun!

Artspace

Sundays 10.30am – 12pm

Young children and their families can enjoy simple art activities guided by friendly gallery staff. All who come along are welcome to engage with the exhibitions and enjoy creative exploration.

  • Free drop-in sessions, no bookings required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Sculpture Park

Explore the Sculpture Park using the Discovery Trail activity sheet. Dogs are welcome in the Dog Exercise area near the lake.

Discovery Trail activity sheet