School's Out Art Mash-Up: Pottery Dragons for 8 to 14-year-olds

Next date: Tuesday, 24 September 2019 | 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM


Children are naturally creative, but as they get older and more focused on schoolwork and exams, they have less opportunity to get messy, get inventive, or express themselves through art.

Our two-hour School's Out Art Mash-Ups will give them the perfect break from homework and allow them to have fun by experimenting with painting on canvas and letting their imaginations run wild. There is something to suit every inquisitive and creative mind.

Young artists and fans of dragons and other mythical creatures will delight in creating their own pottery dragon. Let your imaginations run wild - will you create a three-headed hydra, a scaly serpent or a friendly and loveable dragon to take home and keep as a pet?

As well as using a range of clay tools to mould, pattern, shape and form the clay, participants will learn how to attach different pieces of clay together to build up their incredible dragon.

The pieces will be fired with a clear glaze by the artist educator and returned for collection after firing, ensuring that they last a lifetime.

Who: 8 to 14-year-olds

Price: $25 | $22 Friends of the Gallery [includes materials and qualified arts educator]

Where: Rockhampton Art Gallery, Beatrice Hutton Room (entry via the front of the Gallery, directly off Victoria Parade)

Parking: Victoria Parade or Bolsover Car Park behind the Gallery 

About the Tutor 

Tricia is a secondary school teacher who swapped the classroom for the potter's wheel over 20 years ago. She is known locally for her custom-made and decorated pottery wares.

 Tricia is experienced as a teacher of clay to all ages and abilities. She teaches tiny tots at daycare centres, children at primary and secondary schools, and Arts in the Park. Tricia finds teaching children especially enjoyable as their raw creativity is so refreshing and unique.


  • Tuesday, 24 September 2019 | 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM


Rockhampton Art Gallery, 62 Victoria Parade, Rockhampton City 4700  View Map

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