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An introduction to Aboriginal Art

the artist posing

IN PERSON WORKSHOP WITH GARRY PURCHASE

In this relaxed workshop learn how contemporary Aboriginal Art came to be and how it is more than just dots.
Learn about the events that led to Aboriginal Artists painting in acrylics, ochres and other mediums to share their stories and culture.

Whats included:
All materials
Light refreshments
A gift from the artist

Duration:
2.5 hours

Location:
Kariong, Central Coast, NSW

Cost:
$80 per person 

Dates:

Saturday 23rd April | Saturday 21st May | Saturday 11th June

Dates are available upon application for a minimum of 4 participants.
Maximum 6 participants per workshop
(Minimum Participant Age 16 years)

Places limited. Hurry to secure your spot!

Please contact us via email to be inform about future dates and bookings: education@garrypurchase.com.au

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PRESCHOOL AND PRIMARY SCHOOL WORKSHOPS
These workshops are specially designed for Preschool & Primary School for
children and educators. Our workshops are tailored to be age appropriate
depending on the group we are working with. Art experiences can vary based on
the current interests of the children, the facilitator attending and the time of year
booked. We offer the following workshops:
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● An Introduction to Aboriginal Art Workshop

In workshop children and educators will learn how contemporary Aboriginal Art came to be and how it is more than just dots.

This workshop is suitable for ages 4yrs to primary. Unfortunately we cannot cater
for younger age groups.
We recommend groups of 20 - 30 max to get maximum enjoyment from the
session.
Price for 1 hour session:
$245 plus GST

● Dance and Movement Workshop

In this workshop children and educators will learn the importance of traditional and ceremonial Aboriginal Dance and how dances and movements played an important role in the spirituality of our culture.

This workshop is suitable for ages 4yrs to primary. Unfortunately we cannot cater
for younger age groups.
We recommend groups of 20 - 30 max to get maximum enjoyment from the
session.
Price for 1 hour session:
$245 plus GST
● Bush Tucker Workshop

In this workshop children and educators will learn about native Australian plants through Art. Through Art they will get to explore the plants and their uses in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander context.

This workshop is suitable for ages 4yrs to primary. Unfortunately we cannot cater
for younger age groups.
We recommend groups of 20 - 30 max to get maximum enjoyment from the
session.
Price for 1 hour session:
$350 plus GST

● An Evening with the Artist Session 

This ADULTS ONLY session is a chance for educators to spend time with esteemed artist, Garry Purchase.

Garry will share his story and life’s journey that led him to a career in art.
Participants will then have the opportunity to ask Garry questions and seek his
opinion around Aboriginal Art & Culture in the education setting.

Price for 1.5 hour session:
$300 plus GST

Additional art experience for educators available,
please allow extra half hour for this.
Price: $55 plus GST 

Please contact us via email to be inform about future dates and bookings: education@garrypurchase.com.au

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VIRTUAL WORKSHOP WITH GARRY PURCHASE

In this interactive virtual workshop learn how contemporary Aboriginal Art came to be and how it is more than just dots.

Art Packs will be mailed to participants ahead of the workshop which includes a A4 Canvas, acrylic paints and brushes.

Various Dates Available
Duration: 1 hour

● Minimum Participant Age 16 years ● $77 p.person ● $660 per group ●