Past Programs 2012

Scissors paper rock

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to play! Following some
art-inspired fun and games in the gallery, children will playfully
experiment with elements of design using scissors, paper and clay.

$20 (ACT M&G Members $15), payment due by Thu 27 September.
Please bring your own snacks, lunch and a drink.

Thu 4 October 2012: 10.00am–2.00pm (5 to 8 years)
Fri 5 October 2012: 10.00am–2.00pm (9 to 12 years)

Who’s nesting at Lanyon?

Watch and listen in the Lanyon gardens as the birds make their Spring time nests. Search for birds inside the homestead, then weave a nest using raffia, wool and other natural materials.

5 to 8 years $10 (ACT M&G Members $7), and 9 to 12 years $20 (ACT M&G Members $15)
Payment by Fri 5 October. Please bring your own snacks and lunch.

Thu 11 October 2012: 10.00am–12.00pm (5 to 8 years)
Fri 12 October 2012: 10.00am–2.00pm (9 to 12 years)

CMAG on Sunday


Family Event 12.00 – 4.00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of structured workshops led by local artists
Hanna Hoyne and Jacqueline Bradley for children aged 4 to 8 years.
Gold coin donation, bookings are strongly recommended (bookings
open three weeks before each workshop).

Gold coin donation, bookings are strongly recommended.

Bookings for workshops can only be made three weeks prior
to the workshop date.


Sun 2 September 2012, Tippity Tap-Tap-Tap
Sun 7 October 2012, Big Draw: 2012 In Lines
Sun 4 November 2012, Landscape Layers

Find out more

For: Families with 4-8 year olds
Cost: free
Bookings: cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968

T IS FOR TODDLER: Portrait play

Inspired by Australian Portraits 1880 – 1960, children aged 2 to 3
years and their carers will playfully explore the art of the portrait
through guided, hands-on activities in the CMAG studio. Bookings
are essential.

$5 per child (members and eligible concession card holders free),
bookings open Sun 16 September

Wed 17, Thu 18, Fri 19 October 2012: 9.30–10.45am and 11.45am–1.00pm



Wed 18 July 2012: 10.00am-3.00pm (5 to 8 years)
Thu 19 July 2012: 10.00am-3.00pm (9 to 12 years)

Driven by colours and shapes in the Word of mouth exhibition,
children will make their own voice heard as they explore a range
of printmaking techniques to create artworks through which to express themselves - loud and clear!

$25 (members $20), payment due by Fri 13 July,
please bring your own snacks, lunch and a drink.



Tue 10 July (Calthorpes’ House) 2012: 10.00am-12.00pm or 1.00-3.00pm
Thu 12 July (CMAG) 2012: 10.00am-12.00pm or 1.00-3.00pm

Visit Calthorpes’ House and see the family’s treasures from
around the world, then create some garden-inspired origami.
On the second day, in the CMAG Studio, extend your origami
skills using the exciting material porcelain paper: it folds like
paper and then, once fired, becomes a beautiful porcelain ornament.

$25 (members $20), payment due by Fri 6 July, for 8 to 12 year olds.

Calthorpes House
24 Mugga Way, Red Hill, ACT

Information, bookings and RSVP:
(02) 6235 5677 or historicplacesbookings@act.gov.au

CMAG on Monday


T is for TODDLER: Where’s Ned?

Family Event: Wednesday 13, Thursday 14, Friday 15 June 2012:
9.30–10.45am and 11.45am–1.00pm

Children aged 2 to 3 years and their carer will take a peek into artist
Sidney Nolan’s Australian landscape and discover where Ned Kelly is
hiding and more, through some cheeky, sneaky art-making activities in
the CMAG Studio. Bookings for workshops are strongly recommended.

For: Children aged 2 to 3 years with their parent/carer
Workshops times: 10.00am and 11.45am

Workshop bookings from Sunday 20 may:
cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968
Cost: $5 per child

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