End Date: 5 May 2019 17:00:00
Be inspired by the bright colours and patterns from Linda Jackson: Tropical Designs and Fashioning Black Identity: Africa and the African Diaspora exhibitions to create your own designs in the Niche Gallery space. All ages welcome, no booking required, supervision by an accompanying adult is required for children.
*Design space open during Cairns Art Gallery trading hours
Start Date: 16 Feb 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 21 Apr 2019 17:00:00
Visit the Gallery between February and April to enjoy free, hands-on, drop-in art activities thanks to QAGOMA’s APT9 KIDS ON TOUR program, which is presented as part of The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art exhibition at QAGOMA. No bookings required, supervision by an accompanying adult is required.
Start Date: 18 Feb 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 18 Feb 2019 18:30:00
Conducted in the peaceful setting of the Gallery, participants will be guided through various yoga techniques, including learning postures, meditation and breathing techniques to improve core strength, mind and body. Our qualified and experienced yoga instructor Jeany Schall will guide the class, offering the highest and latest standards of modern yoga practise.
Purchase a 5-class pass, which is valid for 2 months from the date of your first class. Once we receive your booking, our programs co-ordinator will email you regarding your chosen starting date. Single class pass also available.
Cost: $76 non-members ($50 members)
Available dates until June 2019: 4, 11, 18, 25 Feb, 4, 11, 18, 25 March, 1, 8, 15, 29 April, 13,20, 27 May, 3, 10, 17, 24 June.
Start Date: 19 Feb 2019 10:00:00
End Date: 19 Feb 2019 10:45:00
Looking for a fun activity to do with your little one? This six-week program provides an early introduction to the arts and the Gallery for the very young. In a fun environment creative little ones will improve their fine motor skills and let their imaginations run wild in a variety of creative activities relating to the Gallery exhibits.
Start Date: 2 Mar 2019 10:00:00
End Date: 2 Mar 2019 12:00:00
A special club for children all about creative experiences and activities with ART as the focus. Kids will enjoy a program designed by artist Hayley Gillespie that will be full of fun and a way for kids to make new creative friends.
Start Date: 4 Mar 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 4 Mar 2019 19:30:00
Dates: 4, 11 March
Cost: $80 ($70 members)
During this 2-week art course adult participants will learn techniques for developing a creative compositional study in acrylic paint on canvas board.
Start Date: 18 Mar 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 18 Mar 2019 19:30:00
Dates: 18, 25 March, 1, 8, April
Cost: $140 ($120 members)
Julie McEnerny lives in Cairns and finds inspiration for her work from the lush tropical vegetation of the Botanic Gardens. In this four week course Julie will share her master skills as a botanical painter to develop participants’ ability to represent botanical specimens artistically using watercolour pencils.
Start Date: 23 Mar 2019 13:00:00
End Date: 23 Mar 2019 17:00:00
Time & dates: Saturday 23 March 1.00 - 5.00pm & Sunday 24 March 10.00am - 2.00pm
Cost: $110 ($95 members)
Led by Estelle Brides from Megan Print Studio & Gallery Canberra, participants will be guided through the processes of creating a design that is screen printed using photo-sensitive emulsion. Suitable for beginners and those wanting to explore new techniques. This is a two-day workshop.
Start Date: 30 Mar 2019 10:00:00
End Date: 30 Mar 2019 16:00:00
Dates: Saturday 30 March
Cost: $85 ($75 members)
Using a DVD of images and reference points from 1974 - 2007, Linda Jackson will discuss ideas, concepts, and inspirations for her textile works and demonstrate different techniques to take concepts through to collaged works on paper.
Image: Linda JACKSON, Paper Cutout Heliconia for Club Tropical 1988. Courtesy of the artist