Sculpture Garden Sunday 2007


Sunday 4 March 2007
10.30 am - 1.30 pm



playing in the fog sculpture

Children taking part in Sculpture Garden Sunday 2005

Welcome to a day of creative community fun in the Sculpture Garden of the National Gallery of Australia.
Drop-in workshops are designed for children and their families, are free of charge and take place in the Sculpture Garden. Activities are facilitated by local artists and Gallery voluntary guides, art conservators and education and public programs staff. Parents are asked to supervise their children at all times.

Art materials used on the day are kindly supplied by The Art Store.

Visit the event information desk in the grassed area for assistance and information.
This event is subject to weather conditions


10.30 am - 12.30 pm Art workshops


10.30 am – 1.30 pm Contribute to site installations with local artists


Sculpture Garden Children’s trail:

Collect a pencil and activity booklet from the event information desk and have fun exploring the Sculpture Garden for the remainder of the day. The fog sculpture will be functioning from 11 am – 12 pm and 12.30 – 2 pm .



Actors barb barnett from Serious Theatre and Mem Bossard will engage audiences with a theatrical response to sculpture during the morning.






Safety in the Sculpture Garden:

To keep your family and the works of art safe, please:



Photography is permitted in the Sculpture Garden (but without using a flash or tripod).

Your child may be photographed during the course of this event by an official Gallery or press photographer who will request your permission. Photographs are used in Gallery publications and promotional material without the insertion of the child’s full name.



We need your feedback to help us learn more about events for families and children. Please complete an evaluation form from the Sculpture Garden Sunday information desk.

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Currently on exhibition in the Children’s Gallery: ‘Creeping through the Jungle’ until 1 April 2007


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This event is proudly supported by

the art store


For more information about the Sculpture garden go to

For more information contact the Education Office
phone: +61 2 6240 6519, fax: +61 2 6240 6560

Education Section
National Gallery of Australia
GPO Box 1150
Canberra ACT 2601