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Botanical Gardens
Bridge Street, Benalla VIC 3672
Telephone: 03 5760 2619
gallery@benalla.vic.gov.au
Open 10 - 5pm Closed Tuesdays


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Benalla Art Gallery Public Programs

Life Drawing with artist Cornelia Selover

Join us for a series of life drawing classes at the Benalla Art Gallery. Develop your observation and drawing skills under the guidance of local professional artist Cornelia Selover. All materials are provided.

Saturday 13 August, 1-4pm
Saturday 20 August, 1-4pm
Saturday 27 August, 1-4pm

Single session: $35 members, $40 non-members.
Three sessions: $95 members, $110 non-members

For adults 16 and over.
Limited places. Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619

Image: Cornelia Selover, Life drawing 2015. Courtesy of the artist.


When: Saturday 13th August 2016 - Saturday 27th August 2016 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: Free

Drawing with artist Sally Simpson

Join Canberra-based artist Sally Simpson for a workshop that will explore elements of the natural world through drawing.
$20 members, $25 non members
Limited places. Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619

Image: Sally Simpson, Mummified Fish 2014, charcoal, mud, gold paint.


When: Sunday 11th September 2016 1:00PM - 3:30PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 25.00

Sally Simpson: Artist Talk

In conjunction with her exhibition Natural History: Lake Mokoan, Sally Simpson will speak about the processes and inspiration behind her unusual ‘artefacts’ and ‘specimens’, and her experience of making art about Lake Mokoan. 

Refreshments provided.

Free.
Please RSVP by Thursday 8 September: 03 5760 2619

Image: Sally Simpson, Venerated Remains 2012, lace, fish bones & scales, mud, gold leaf on mirrored aluminium and steel table


When: Sunday 11th September 2016 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Simpson Gallery
Price: Free

School Holiday Workshop: Garden Creatures

Creatively transform rocks into bugs, beetles, birds and other garden creatures. This workshop is designed for families with children aged 5 and under and includes storytelling and hands-on collaborative making for parents and children.

For families with children aged 5 and under.

$7 members, $10 non members (per child).

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Monday 19th September 2016 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 10.00

School Holiday Workshop: Garden Creatures

Creatively transform rocks into bugs, beetles, birds and other garden creatures.

For ages 5 and over.

$7 members, $10 non-members.

Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Monday 19th September 2016 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 10.00

School Holiday Workshop: Leaf Prints and Artist Books

Create colourful monoprints using a variety of leaves and create a unique artist’s book of your printed artworks.
With Catherine Bennetts-Cash.

For ages 6-12

$10 members, $12 non-members

Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Wednesday 21st September 2016 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 12.00

School Holiday Workshop: Paper Plants

Join Mel from The Papered Tree to create beautiful trees, leaves, flowers and other plants from paper and create your own garden on canvas.

For ages 6-12

$10 members, $12 non-members

Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Thursday 22nd September 2016 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 12.00

School Holiday Workshop: Stick Monsters

Turn sticks into crazy characters with coloured paints and craft materials, inspired by the work of sculptor Sally Simpson on display in the exhibition Natural History: Lake Mokoan.

For ages 6-12.

$10 members, $12 non-members

Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Friday 23rd September 2016 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 12.00

School Holiday Workshop: Movable Paper Collages

With artist Jacqui Stockdale.

Join renowned artist Jacqui for an exciting workshop creating cut-out characters with movable parts.

For ages 6-12.

$10 members, $12 non-members

Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Friday 23rd September 2016 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 12.00

School Holiday Workshop: Movable Paper Collages

With artist Jacqui Stockdale.

Join renowned artist Jacqui for an exciting workshop creating cut-out characters with movable parts.

For ages 6-12.

$10 members, $12 non-members

Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Friday 23rd September 2016 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery, Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 12.00