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…

Join the kids and embrace your creative side

APT9 Kids Extended Visit APT9 Kids Extended at the Children’s Art Centre, Gallery of Modern Art until 16 June 2019 to 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…

Jacarandas bloom in Purple Reign

‘Purple Reign’ is an immersive secret garden populated with images of jacarandas and interactive experiences by Australian artist Gary Carsley. ‘Purple Reign’ coincides with the jacarandas coming into bloom in Brisbane, and is one of a series of eight artist-led projects to be presented as part of ‘The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT9) until 28…

‘We Can Be Heroes’ explores how we can empower ourselves

Tony Albert, one of the most exciting young Indigenous Australian artists working today, presents his interactive exhibition ‘We Can Be Heroes’ at the Children’s Art Centre, GOMA. Starring the children of Warakurna – an Aboriginal community in Western Australia, near the border shared with the Northern Territory – he explores how we can empower ourselves by…

Me, Myselfie and I, the art of self-portraiture

In the age of the selfie, self-portraiture continues to be a meaningful form of artistic expression. The Children’s Art Centre exhibition ‘Me, Myselfie and I’ explores how artists have used digital media to experiment with self-representation. For hundreds of years, artists have created self-portraits as an intimate form of self affirmation, as a public statement…