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Botanical Gardens
Bridge Street, Benalla VIC 3672
Telephone: 03 5760 2619
gallery@benalla.vic.gov.au
Open 10 - 5pm Closed Tuesdays


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Masterpiece Monday

SPRING SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

If Mona Lisa and the Girl with the Pearl Earring were still alive what do you think they would look like today? How would they be dressed? What would their hair styles be like? Children will brainstorm and have freedom to create their own masterpieces using pencils, textas and collage.

Ages 5 – 14 YRS

Bookings: (03) 5760 2619
Email: gallery@benalla.vic.gov.au
Cost: $12 Members and $15 Non-members (Paid on booking please)


When: Monday 24th September 2018 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 15.00

Jewellery Making

SPRING SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

Make your own medallions, badges and other unique jewellery items and ornaments with ‘Shrink-Me’ plastic. Create your own designs, colour with textas or coloured pencils, cut them out and shrink with heat. A magical transformation from plastic into art!

Suitable for families.
 
Bookings: (03) 57602619
Email: gallery@benalla.vic.gov.au
Cost: $12 Members and $15 Non-members (Paid on booking please)


When: Wednesday 26th September 2018 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 15.00

Rock Art

SPRING SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

‘Rock your world’ with rock art. Find the perfect rock and bring it along to this workshop for a creative transformation. Give your rock character, colour, pattern and most importantly, personality.
Using paint, textas and other materials you will be able to explore the endless possibilities of ‘rock art’.

Ages 5 - 12

Bookings: (03) 57602619
Email: gallery@benalla.vic.gov.au
Cost: $12 Members and $15 Non-members (Paid on booking please)


When: Monday 1st October 2018 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 15.00

Little Artists - Art activities for preschoolers

A creative program for the very young at Benalla Art Gallery.

Benalla Art Gallery’s ‘Little Artists’ program is developed specifically for pre-school children.

We use games, storytelling as well as creating and making activities to encourage young children, along with their parents and carers, to have fun while learning about art.

Sessions are free and are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month.

The Little Artists October session will focus on jewellery making.

Capacity is limited and bookings are essential.

03 5760 2619


When: Wednesday 3rd October 2018 10:00AM - 10:45AM
Where: Benalla Art Gallery - Bennett Gallery
Price: Free

Create a Sculpture with Poly Blocks

SPRING SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

Inspired by artist Daniel Buren’s “Child’s Play” sculptures, this workshop gives children the chance to explore geometry and art. Using polystyrene, construct a mini city, make a 2-D frieze or just explore how colours and shapes can work together to create an interesting sculpture. This workshop is perfect for kids who are both builders and artists!

For Families

Bookings: (03) 57602619
Email: gallery@benalla.vic.gov.au
Cost: $12 Members and $15 Non-members (Paid on booking please)


When: Thursday 4th October 2018 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 15.00

Portraiture and the figure with Janet Leith

Beginners to Intermediate: Series of 4 Workshops

Saturday 6th October,  1 -  4pm  
Saturday 13th October, 1 – 4pm
Saturday 20th October, 1 – 4pm
Saturday 27th October, 1 – 4pm

Ages 14+

Janet Leith will guide workshop participants through the art of portraiture and drawing the human figure using a variety of drawing media to produce dynamic artworks. She will show you how to incorporate art elements and principles such as form, tone, contrast and proportion into your exploration of the figure.
Janet is passionate about sharing her knowledge on a wide range of techniques and mediums focusing on the development of individual styles and ideas.

Single session: $20 members $25 non-members
Four sessions: $70 members $85 non-members

Limited places. Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Saturday 6th October 2018 - Saturday 27th October 2018 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 25.00

Fundamentals of Drawing with Kate Jenvey: Finding Form

For beginners
Ages 14+

Students will discuss the effect of light on an object and how it defines form. They will evaluate the resulting light and shadow areas and relate this to a value scale. Along with value or tone, Kate will also discuss the importance of edges in rendering drawings to look realistic, while building knowledge of pencil application and techniques.

These elements are the foundation to drawing any subject matter whether it be animals, portraits, still life or landscapes. Participants will then use these elements to draw a subject from nature in a realistic style.

$20 members
$25 non-members

Limited places. Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Saturday 10th November 2018 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 25.00

2018 Tatong Art Show

2018 TATONG ART SHOW

Tatong Memorial Hall, Tatong

Opening night 2 November 7 - 9:30pm

Exhibition 3-4th & 9-11th November 10 - 4pm

Currently open to artists.

A Benalla Festival Event. 

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY GOULBURN MURRAY CREDIT UNION


When: Saturday 3rd November 2018 - Sunday 11th November 2018 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Where: Tatong Memorial Hall, Tatong - Education Space
Price: 3.00

Download the PDF for 2018 Tatong Art Show here

Pottery Workshop

Join our local Broken River Potters group for an exhibition tour and pottery workshop.  You will learn ancient pottery-making techniques that involve creating forms without a pottery wheel, using the hands, fingers and simple tools. 

FOR FAMILIES

$20 Members
$25 Non-members

Booking essential: 03 5760 2619
Payment required upon booking
All materials supplied


When: Saturday 17th November 2018 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 25.00

Christmas Gift Makers' Market

Our inaugural Maker’s Market is being held on Saturday 24th November, 9 - 1pm in the gardens outside the Gallery. Come and find beautiful and unique gifts by local artists, the Broken River Potters and Painters, the Papered Tree and many more. There’ll be paintings, ceramics, jewellery, scarves, tea towels, bags, cards, cushions and many other gifts by local artists and artisans.

If it’s raining, the market will be held inside the Gallery.


When: Saturday 24th November 2018 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: Free

Tantalising Textures with Kate Jenvey: Light and Shade

For beginners
Ages 14+

Students will discuss the effect of light on an object and how it defines form. They will evaluate the resulting light and shadow areas and relate this to a value scale. Along with value or tone, Kate will also discuss the importance of edges in rendering drawings to look realistic, while building knowledge of pencil application and techniques.

These elements are the foundation to drawing any subject matter whether it be animals, portraits, still life or landscapes. Participants will then use these elements to draw a subject from nature in a realistic style.

$20 members
$25 non-members

Limited places. Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Saturday 24th November 2018 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 25.00

Botanical Drawing with Margaret Zaal

Botanical Drawing
Beginners to Intermediate: Series of 3 Workshops

Saturday 1st December, 1- 4pm
Saturday 8th December, 1 – 4pm
Saturday 15th December, 1 – 4pm

Ages 14+

Join accomplished local artist Margaret Zaal for a series of botanical drawing workshops. Participants will develop their observation and rendering skills to create detailed drawings of live specimens including plants, flowers, leaves and fruit.

Single session: $20 members $25 non-members
Three sessions: $50 members $65 non-members

Limited places. Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619


When: Saturday 1st December 2018 - Saturday 15th December 2018 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Where: Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla - Education Space
Price: 25.00