Hands On Holiday Intensive: Palimpsest Layers

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Museum of Brisbane says
Inspired by Australian Indigenous artist Robert Andrew's recent artwork, Ground Up, learn how to create a palimpsest artwork with layers of text and image

Join us at the Museum of Brisbane these school holidays for two weeks of hands-on art workshops for children aged 8-15 years. The day begins with an inspiration session touring an exhibition or exploring City Hall followed by a hands-on art activity to complement the focus for that day. Participants will be introduced to new artistic skills, encouraged to be extremely creative and develop an appreciation for existing artworks and architecture. Delivered and facilitated by our experienced art teachers your children will learn about each of our exhibitions and leave each day with a special artwork to display.

PALIMPSEST LAYERS
This workshop is inspired by Robert Andrew's newest exhibition, Our mutable histories. Robert Andrew is a Brisbane-based Indigenous artist and descendant of the Yawuru people of the Broome area in the Kimberley, Western Australia. Through his art practice and cultural duality he uncovers, reveals and re-presents aspects of Australian Indigenous history and his own family history which have previously been denied or hidden.

After receiving a guided tour of the exhibition, children will look specifically at his work Ground Up. Using this work as inspiration they will learn how to create a palimpsest artwork with layers of text and image. Children are asked to bring along old books, magazines and photographs to incorporate into their artwork.

Museum of Brisbane, Level 3 Brisbane City Hall
DATE: Mon 10 April 2017
TIME: 9:30am - 4pm
COST: $80
Bookings are essential to secure your spot, you can book individual days or a weekly package. For more information, visit http://www.museumofbrisbane.com.au/whats-on/hands-on-holiday-intensive/

Additional Information:
- Please drop your child off at 9.30am and be ready to pick up your child at 4pm.
- Each child is required to bring a packed lunch in a sealed container.
- The day will include two supervised 15 minutes breaks with fruit provided in the morning and afternoon as well as a supervised 45 minute break for lunch. Children will eat their lunch at 12.30pm if you wish to visit.
- Please advise of any dietary or medical requirements when booking.
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By: Museum of Brisbane