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Shuffle! Explore Found Objects | School Holidays Workshop

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Explore found objects and drawing techniques to develop a unique and playful character. If you found a random object what would you do with it? If it could talk, what would it say? Find out in this creative and fun workshop that uses a variety of drawing and painting techniques to explore random objects and transform them into curious and quirky creatures.

Taking inspiration from the current exhibition your child will experiment with abstract painting and drawing materials to explore shapes, angles, perspectives, and environments. They will then use these drawings to develop creature with personalities and stories to tell!



It is important that children booked fall within the advertised age category.

This allows the facilitator to properly plan and share attention and teaching time properly across all attendees.

Date: Tue, 6th October 2020

Time: 2 – 4pm

Venue: Packsaddle Studio. External access only. Please go behind the NERAM building. The Studio is located toward the West end of the building.

Cost: $19 Friends of NERAM, $22 General

Materials: Children should wear old clothes, or bring a paint smock. All other art materials are supplied.

Min. 8 attendees required to run – max. 15 spots!




Artist Bio:

Trish Donald is a published illustrator/author and artist who has a passion for character and story. Trish has run many workshops at schools and in our local community and delights in developing story telling skills in students of all ages through visual art experimentation. Trish has a fine arts degree, has exhibited landscape paintings and illustrations locally and is currently a Learning Media Producer at the University of New England.

Please be advised that this workshop is subject to cancellation and changes in accordance with the NSW Government requirements and the New England Regional Art Museum COVID-19 response protocols and Visitor GuidelinesOn booking, parents/guardians are agreeing to adhere to COVID-19 hygiene protocols required at the time of the workshop. All children must be registered on arrival, and are expected to follow physical distancing and hand hygiene instructions. Parents/guardians are asked to not send their children if they are at all sick in anyway – even a simple cold. 


October 6
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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