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NGV Kids on Tour


Tue 19 Jan 2016, 11:00am–1:00pm
Wed 20 Jan 2016, 11:00am–1:00pm
Thu 21 Jan 2016, 11:00am–1:00pm

Where: Linden New Art, 26 Acland Street, St Kilda, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: jo16thn

Recommended for children aged 4-12

In conjunction with NGV Kids on Tour, Linden New Art will be hosting free ‘drop in’ hands-on creative activities for kids from Tuesday 19 January through to Thursday 21 January. Children and families will have the opportunity to engage with art and the NGV’s Summer Program of exhibitions including Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei in a range of drawing and making activities. Recommended for ages 4-12.

Kat Chadwick: Draw a Cat with Kat - Taking inspiration from Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei’s love of cats, children will be able to learn illustration techniques to draw their own cat by following steps provided by Melbourne-based illustrator Kat Chadwick.

Bottle Brush and Possum - Create your own bottle brush and possum sculpture from colourful polypropylene, the same material used for the hundreds of small blooms that adorn the 2015 Summer Architecture Commission at NGV International, designed by John Wardle Architects.
Andy Warhol / Ai Weiwei: An Art Book for Kids - Take part in drawing and making activities drawn from the NGV Kids publication Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei: An Art Book for Kids.

Image: Andy Warhol, American 1928–87 / Julia Warhola, American 1892–1972, So Happy 1950s ink, graphite and aniline dye on paper, 24.8 x 31.8 cm, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh Founding Collection, Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. (1998.1.1404) © 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./ARS, New York. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.

Acknowledgments: The NGV wishes to acknowledge The Dewhurst Family for their generous support of Our Land is Alive: Hermannsburg Potters for Kids. The NGV Kids program is supported by a grant from the Truby & Florence Williams Charitable Trust. This grant provides crucial encouragement to the corporate and philanthropic community to support children’s programming at the NGV.