Planet Protectors kids tour

What is something that all living creatures need to survive, you can drink it, and even swim in it? Yes, it’s water. Find out why water is so important and use your superpowers to care for it. The power to save the planet is ours! Gaze at Peter Fischli and David Weiss’s snowman frozen in…

Below the tide line: Ghost net art

Be surrounded by sculptural ocean creatures created from ghost net, the result of a collaborative project between artists on the Torres Strait Island community of Erub (Darnley Island) for the Children’s Art Centre. Lynnette Griffiths talks about marine conservation, bringing together Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities and making beautiful objects from repurposed materials. Ghost net art…

Island fashion: Wearable art

Traditional cultural influences, contemporary art and fashion design come together in ‘Island Fashion’. Bursting with colour and pattern, the project features interactive displays plus items of jewellery, body adornment and clothing created by four women artists whose work preserves cultural knowledge and strengthens ties within their communities. ‘Island Fashion’ at the Children’s Art Centre, GOMA…

Ben Quilty reflects on his studio practice

Ben Quilty reflects on his work, art practice and career at the opening of his exhibition ‘Quilty’ at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). Quilty is in conversation with friend and exhibition curator Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, Art Gallery of South Australia. Ben Quilty in conversation Subscribe to QAGOMA YouTube to be the…

Ben Quilty: Family portrait

To coincide with the ‘Quilty’ exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), the Children’s Art Centre worked with Ben Quilty to recreate the world of his studio. Bring the kids and family to GOMA to experience ‘Ben Quilty: Family Portrait’. You are encouraged to explore the art of portraiture in an artist studio setting,…

Fun art activities to do with kids

Experience and enjoy four artist projects for children and families, including drawing, hands-on and multimedia activities and large-scale installations. The projects highlight the preciousness of life and natural resources, the importance of community and storytelling while engaging with the dynamic art, culture and life of the Asia Pacific region. 1. Joyce Ho UN-Covered Library Do…