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Storytelling through Art! School Holiday Workshop

September 29, 2020 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm


Every mark on a painting tells a story. So, what does an elegant or scruffy mark have to say? What kinds of marks capture silliness and delight, or sombre broodiness? Find out in this playful and engaging creative workshop!

Taking inspiration from the current exhibition your child will experiment with abstract painting and drawing materials to express all kinds of emotions and mark making. These expressive art works will then be expanded into unique and eccentric characters and developed into a story they can share and be proud of.


FOR AGES: 6 – 10 years old

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, 29th September 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. 


September 29, 2020
2:00 am - 4:00 pm
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