School Holiday Activities
27 September to 12 October
Tristan's Monsters at AGWA
Tristan Goldsmith is a 9 year old boy with a passion for the arts. At age 2, Tristan was diagnosed with classic autism moderate severity. Through the unwavering support and love from his parents, his love of art has flourished and he has created stunning works of sharks, dinosaurs and other monsters!
These school holidays, bright young things and their families are invited to experience Tristan’s Monsters and come and create their own work of art at AGWA. Children can come and create their own origami animal to be displayed amongst Tristan’s artworks, or to take home.
Date: 4 – 13 October (closed Tuesday)
Time: 10am - 4pm
Animal Ark Activity Space
Enjoy the Animal Ark family activity space which is certain to capture the imagination of your young ones. Inspired by artists’ interpretations of nature’s creatures, budding artists can draw, read or write about their favourite animal. This interactive space will guide your family through some of the themes from the Animal Ark exhibition and include mythology, symbolism and the representations of animals through art works.
Family Friendly Tours
Pick up an exhibition sheet and make your way through Animal Ark exploring the works and learning a little more about the artists’ intentions. Answer the questions posed by our education team or quiz your family members!
Interactive Drawing Space
The State Art Collection display Your Collection 1920 – 1960 features a drawing table for both children and adults. Participants can draw a colourful still life using the objects in the exhibition as inspiration. You can then take your work home or display it within the space for everyone to admire.
City Playground Pass
Enjoy family fun with the City Playground Guide this school holidays! Pick up a FREE City Playground Pass from AGWA for your ticket to school holiday adventures in the City. See inside for details and don’t forget to keep this guide to help you explore everything on offer.
A helpful reminder, works of art are like Emus, they don’t like to be touched, and children under ten must be accompanied by an adult at all times when visiting the Gallery. We look forward to your visit!