APT8 Kids

With the generous support of the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation, the Children’s Art Centre through APT8 Kids introduces children to ideas, stories, places and histories from across Australia, Asia and the Pacific. APT8 Kids presents 12 artist projects and a publication, featuring artists from Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, Georgia, Mongolia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, South Korea,…

Draw, Make, Create at APT8

The Children’s Art Centre has collaborated with 10 artists featured in ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8)  to develop our Draw, Make, Create book which introduces kids to artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific who have created activities with a focus on drawing. The artists share their ideas about what inspires them to…

APT8 Kids on Tour

Since its inception in 1999 Kids’ APT has become a key component of the Gallery’s programming for children and families. The program continues to engage young visitors with the ideas and work of contemporary artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific through active participation in interactive installations, hands-on and multimedia activities. These projects enrich young…

Swags and Swamp Rats

‘Swags and Swamp Rats’ is the seventh Children’s Art Centre exhibition developed in collaboration with a contemporary Australian artist. It takes children on a journey with Robert MacPherson and introduces them to the people, places and objects that inspire him. Need some inspiration for these school holidays? We are thrilled to have had the opportunity…

Wander under the stars and meet some iconic Australian drovers

Young gallery visitors can journey into outback Australia, experiencing life under the Southern Cross when the Gallery opens its new exhibition for children in time for the school holidays. Developed in close collaboration with one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, ‘Robert MacPherson: Swags and Swamp Rats’will run from 27 June – 5 October 2015. Robert MacPherson’s…