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Bridge Street, Benalla VIC 3672
Telephone: 03 5760 2619
gallery@benalla.vic.gov.au
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Benalla Art Gallery Public Programs

Free Art School - Winter Yarns

A Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Join us in the gallery for this special Winter event – our ‘Yarn’ Workshop. This workshop is focused on developing your knitting and crochet skills. With local needlework artist Annie Longmuir as your expert guide, this class is suitable for beginning to intermediate levels. Bring your own project or start something new. Whether you are a prolific maker of craft items or have never knitted or crocheted before, this session will inspire you.
All materials are provided for this workshop however please feel free to bring along a project that you have already begun.
COST: Gallery Members Free, Non-members $10
Bookings essential


When: Saturday 23rd June 2018 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery - Education Space
Price: Free

Benalla Music - Michael Johnson Ensemble

Michael is returning to Benalla Art Gallery after a very enjoyable concert in 2016. The ensemble performs new works composed for them in relaxed and melodic styles featuring harp, cello, piano and guitar. Michael’s warm connection with his audiences both explains and enhances the music played.

COST: $35 and $30 concession (under 18 yrs free)

For bookings contact:
Benalla Art Gallery (03)57602619
Online booking: trybooking.com


When: Sunday 24th June 2018 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery - Ledger Gallery
Price: 35.00

Winter School Holiday Workshops

Winter school holidays are not far away so it’s a good time to plan some activities for the kids!
We will be running 5 workshops over the holidays catering for a range of age-groups. The first of these is a stencil art activity with ‘Benalla Wall to Wall’ street artist Jess Kease (aka 23rdkey) on Monday 2 July. Learn how to create amazing stencil prints guided by an expert.
Jess will lead two workshops designed for different age-groups and skill levels.
Morning Workshop for younger children 5 - 12 years: 10 - 11.30AM
Afternoon Workshop for teenagers/young adults 12+ years: 1 - 3PM
COST: $15 Gallery Members $20 Non-members

For information and bookings contact:
Benalla Art Gallery (03) 57602619
Email: meredith.paez@benalla.vic.gov.au

Image: 23rdkey, Deer Shadow Puppet, Benalla Wall to Wall Street Art Festival 2015


When: Monday 2nd July 2018
Where: Benalla Art Gallery - Education Space
Price: 20.00

Little Artists

Our ‘Little Artists’ program is developed especially for pre-school children from 2 years of age. We use games, storytelling and creating/making activities to encourage young children, along with their parents and carers, to have fun while learning about art.
Sessions are free and are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month (through to November).
Capacity is limited so bookings are essential.

For more information and bookings please contact:
Benalla Art Gallery Phone 57602619
Email meredith.paez@benalla.vic.gov.au


When: Wednesday 4th July 2018 10:00AM - 10:40AM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery - Ledger Gallery
Price: Free

Winter School Holidays Tie-dye Workshop

Explore the magical technique of tie-dyeing in this morning workshop designed for children (and their families) aged up to 12 years. Children will create beautiful banners to celebrate the U.N. International Peace Day later in the year (21 September).
Cate Geard and Jacqui Coupe will guide you through the tie-dye and stencil printing process in this 2 hour session.
COST: $15 Art Gallery Members $20 Non-members

For information and bookings contact:
Benalla Art Gallery (03) 57602619
Email: meredith.paez@benalla.vic.gov.au


When: Wednesday 4th July 2018 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery - Education Space
Price: 20.00

Winter School Holidays Making a Mobile Workshop

Create an amazing mobile made from natural and ‘found’ objects. You will be able to paint colourful patterns on to leaves, use wire and string to wrap and hang objects, add wooden beads and other shapes to make a beautiful, moving sculpture.
Meredith Paez will guide you through this session. Feel free to bring along natural objects that you have collected.
Suitable for children 5 - 12 years and their carers.

COST: $12 Art Gallery Members $15 Non- members

For more information contact:
Benalla Art Gallery (03 57602619
Email: meredith.paez@benalla.vic.gov.au


When: Wednesday 11th July 2018 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery - Education Space
Price: 15.00

Winter School Holidays Portrait Workshop

Inspired by Yvette Coppersmith (2018 Archibald Prize winner) and her portraits of family members now showing at the gallery, this workshop is for young artists interested in the human form.
Portrait artist Janet Leith will take you through the process of painting either a self-portrait or a portrait of someone you know using acrylic paints and other media.
Suitable for teenagers/young adults 12 - 18 years.
COST: $15 Benalla Gallery Members $20 Non-members

For more information and bookings contact:
Benalla Art Gallery (03) 57602619
Email: meredith.paez@benalla.vic.gov.au

Image: Yvette Coppersmith, ‘The Koperszmidt Collection’ 2002, oil on canvas (detail of one of 7 portraits). Benalla Art Gallery Collection.


When: Thursday 12th July 2018 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery - Education Space
Price: 20.00