SECONDARY & TERTIARY

SECONDARY & TERTIARY 

 

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Art Spark

Devonport Regional Gallery’s after-school art program shines a bright light on creativity!

Set in the Gallery, Art Spark offers a unique experience for Primary and Secondary students wishing to further their creative thinking, and develop an appreciation of the visual arts. The workshops are presented by a practising artist who is able to bring out each participant’s unique style and interests.

No prior skill or knowledge is required, just a healthy sense of curiosity and desire to create. With only ten places available, Jessie offers a focused, individual and tailored approach for participants to explore their ideas and artistic practice.

NEW DATES!
When:
Tuesdays, 9 May – 4 July (excluding 30 May), 4.30–5.30 pm
Who: Primary & Secondary
Full term rate: $100 per student / $85 Gallery members
Casual rate: $14 / $12 Gallery members
Bookings essential: artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au or (03) 6424 8296

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Human Nature

With every passing second we age; and with every second we become more knowledgeable. Each new generation learns from the past to help us advance in the future. Can you think of something that you’re more knowledgeable about than your parents?

Discover the works in Head Over Head by Australian artist Tony Ameneiro as he captures the human connections with life and death in his drawings and prints, and ‘capture a moment in time’ with classmates through a series of fast-paced drawing activities.

Themes
Drawing, portraiture, print making, life and death, regeneration

Plan your visit
Who: 7 – 10
When: Term 2 2017, Weeks 6 – 10
Exhibition: Tony Ameneiro: Head Over Head
Duration:
45mins
Cost: Free
Bookings essential: 6424 8296 or artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au

Image: Tony Ameneiro, L & S (janus version), 2015, multiplate colour drypoint. Courtesy of the artist.

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In Conversation with the Artist: Ashley Bird

Drawing on the sentiment of the ‘toy box’ Launceston artist Ashley Bird creates objects cast from his collection of small toys, as a way of revealing the relationship between memory and objects, and their capacity to become objects of nostalgia and meaning over time. The Nostalgic Toybox works will be displayed in The Little Gallery Project Space. Listen to Ashley speak about his work and the construction of each piece.

Who: recommended for 9 – 12, tertiary
When: Thursday 15 June, 1.30 pm
Duration: 30mins
Cost: Free
Bookings essential: 6424 8296 or artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au

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