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CMAG on Sunday

CMAG on Sunday Book Week celebrations

 

CMAG on Sunday Book Week celebrations

 

 

 


CMAG on Sunday:
Warp and Weft

Sun 2 August: 12.30–1.30 and 1.30–2.30
(4 to 8 years) and 2.30–3.30 (8 to 12 years)

Join us for an afternoon of structured workshops, led by local artist Jacqueline Bradley. View Bettina Hill’s installation of abstract sculptures and then warp and weft your own paper form in the CMAG studio.

$5 per child (ACT M&G Members and eligible concession card holders free); bookings via cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968.

View images from recent workshops.

 

CMAG on Sunday:
Book Week Special –
Books light up our world

Sun 23 August: 12.00-4.00pm

Join us for an afternoon of activities based on books shortlisted for the Picture Book and Early Childhood Book of the Year by the Children’s Book Council of Australia.


Workshop – Rivertime

Book week includes an afternoon of structured workshops, led by local artist Amelia Zaraftis. Read short-listed Rivertime by Trace Balla and discuss themes and illustrations; and then construct and decorate a boat of your own to explore an imaginary river. You’ll also contribute to a collaborative poster “On a river I would….”.

Free, workshop bookings via cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968.
12.30–1.30, 1.30–2.30 and 2.30–3.30
(4 to 12 years)


Children’s Art Activities

Explore the galleries and take part in the many art and play-based activities, from delicate watercolour painting to lantern inspired
paper sculpture.


Reading Nook & Activity Table

Grab a comfy cushion, enjoy reading a shortlisted book, and then write ‘review’ at our Activity Table or draw to your heart’s content!

Children’s snacks from the CMAG cafe
A range of delicious food and sweet treats will be available for purchase from the CMAG Cafe.

Face Painting
Free face painting in the CMAG courtyard,
which storybook character will you choose?

COOKING DEMONSTRATION: Anzac biscuits

Sat 15 August: 1–4pm

Commemorate the centenary of ANZAC
at Calthorpes’ house and try the Calthorpes family Anzac biscuit recipe. Enjoy the ambiance of this 1927 family home, the warmth of the wood stove, delicious smells of biscuits cooking, and then enjoy a cup of tea and a freshly baked Anzac on the front porch.

Normal admission, this program runs continually throughout the afternoon.


PAST WORKSHOPS

Book Week Special 2012

Book Week Special 2011

View images from past workshops

 

 



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