WESTERN PLAINS CULTURAL CENTRE

HANDS ON WORKSHOP (HOW) Designed for Schools & organised Groups

Be inspired by some up-front inspection of great art or great history! Using the works on display at the Dubbo Regional Gallery – The Armati Bequest or the Dubbo Regional Museum, students will explore issues, techniques and themes relevant to thier field of study. These workshops give students the chance to interpret what they see in a hands-on fashion that is creative, inspirational and meaningful. A two hour workshop at $12 per student - all age groups and stages catered for, includes a guided tour, professional instruction by a local artist or museum educators, and all supplies.

Syllabus Links: VA Stages 1-6

$12 per student - 2hr workshop

You be the Curator (Stage 6 Visual Arts) (2.5 hours)

Create your own exhibition from the WPCC collection! In this session senior students will explore the role of the curator in the development of an exhibition. In the new Education Resource Centre (see Museum Education for more information) students will review the gallery collection, devise a theme around which to develop their show, stage the layout of the works on a gallery floor plan, and develop written content in connection to the exhibition.

GUIDED GALLERY TOURS

Let the WPCC’s knowledgeable guides take your students through any of the exhibitions held at the WPCC.

Syllabus Links: All stages

Free programme

VIDEO CONFERENCES

The WPCC hosts a number of video conferences throughout the year. For up to date details, click into the Connections homepage at http://dart.det.nsw.edu.au/html/events.html. You can also contact the WPCC to arrange a private conference on an exhibition of your choice.

Syllabus Links: All stages

$50 per conference link

Please download Gallery Workshops here

 

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Top Left: Dubbo High School 1921 Collection Dubbo Regional Museum

Top Centre: Euan Heng, Boogie-Woogie 2002 Hard-ground etching in two colours, printed from one copper plate with colour roll-up on Magnani Aqueforti 310 gsm 70 x 50 cm Collection Dubbo Regional Gallery Image © Euan Heng

Top Right: Powers Cameragraph slide projector c1914. Collection Dubbo Regional Museum

 

 

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AUSTRALIA
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Fax: 02 6801 4449
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OPENING HOURS

Gallery & Museum

Wednesday – Monday
10am - 4pm

Open til 8pm on Friday

The Outlook Cafe


Tel: 02 6884 7977

Wednesday - Monday

9am - 5pm

Open til 9pm on Friday

Closed Tuesdays, Christmas & Boxing Day, New Years Day and Good Friday

General Admission Free

(Charges apply for some exhibitions)