Silo String Quartet performing Mia Salsjo's composition 'Modes of Translation' at Latrobe Regional Gallery, February 2020.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

LRG’s Public Programs offer a variety of innovative workshops, artist talks, after hours classes, immersive experiences and special events. Deepen your experience of our exhibitions, try something unique and meet new people in your community.

We also offer tailored tours and workshops. Get in touch to discuss how we can help.

Phone: 03 5128 5700
Email: lrg@latrobe.vic.gov.au

 

EXHIBITION CELEBRATION

WINTER PROGRAM

Friday 28 May
6 pm

Artists, David Haines, Joyce Hinterding, Tricky Walsh, Trent Walter and Lauren Murphy will be in attendance.

LRG LIVE performance by DJ NonEntity
The exhibition celebration will include a special performance by DJ NonEntity. NonEntity is an electronic music producer and DJ/turntablist with releases on the Uncomfortable Beats label. NonEntity will be traversing through territories of spacey dub and off-kilter jazz, to jungle and hip hop and anywhere in between.

ARTIST WORKSHOPS

ARTIST WORKSHOP: Observation & Synthesis

Saturday 29 May
10am
Free

A workshop that invites adults and children into the art of observation and thinking. Through a series of hands-on experiences such as listening to the electromagnetic landscape and observing the sun, we will be discussing how the intuitive and the empirical come together in creative contexts. Synthesis provides the platform for composition, bringing together expertise and artistry with new perspectives and insights.
Bookings required as places are limited.

ARTIST WORKSHOP: Imagining Nationhood

Saturday 19 June
2pm to 5pm
Free

A Print and Drawing Workshop: Imagining Nationhood for From Australia: An Accumulation, considers notions of individual and collective identity. No prior skills required. Enclosed shoes and clothes prepared to get messy are recommended. Presented by master print maker Trent Walter, in association with the NETS Victoria.
Bookings essential as places are limited.

OPEN DAYS

OPEN DAY: Pattern Making

Saturday 22 May
1pm to 3pm

Artist Tricky Walsh often uses a repetition of geometry to create striking patterns in their work. Using a template, various tools and materials, participants will be encouraged to explore different uses of geometry to create their own patterns.
This activity is free for kids and will take place in the gallery.
Bookings are essential as spaces are limited.

OPEN DAY: Prism Boxes

Saturday 3 July
1pm to 3pm

Combining elements of mathematics and creativity, this activity will involve transforming a two-dimensional plane into a three-dimensional form through cutting and folding, differing materials and colours to decorate their shapes before putting together their own prism to take home! This free activity for kids will take place in the gallery workshop.
Bookings are essential as spaces are limited.

OPEN DAY: Make a Polylink

Saturday 5 June
1pm to 3pm

The way artist Tricky Walsh uses geometric patterns in their work often creates a surreal and playful sense of other dimensions. Participants will construct a three-dimensional shape called a polylink by connecting various colourful materials, and decorate using colours and patterns inspired by Tricky’s visually striking works.This activity is free for kids and will take place in the gallery workshop.
Bookings are essential as spaces are limited.

OPEN DAY: DIY Kaleidoscope

Saturday  17 July
1pm to 3pm

Some of the patterns in Tricky Walsh’s work could be described as kaleidoscopic. This engaging activity will allow kids to assemble their own kaleidoscopes using a kit of basic materials, exploring how different compositions of colour and shape can produce endless possibilities and visual effects.
This free activity for kids will take place in the gallery.
Bookings are essential as spaces are limited.

OPEN DAY: Mazes & Labyrinths

Saturday 19 June
1pm to 3pm

Using grid drawing papers as a guide, kids attending this session will design their own maze. At the end of the activity, participants will have the option to swap photocopies of their mazes with others in the group, test them out and explore them together.
This free activity for kids will take place in the gallery.
Bookings are essential as spaces are limited.

OPEN DAY: Spirograph Drawing

Saturday 31 July
1pm to 3pm

The Artist Tricky Walsh’s approach to image making incorporates mathematical methods and abstract geometric patterns, giving a playful and surreal nature to their work. This workshop will encourage kids to employ a similar approach to image making using a Spirograph. Participants will have the chance to explore different colours, materials and effects with the Spirograph while encountering Tricky Walsh’s work. This free activity for kids will take place in gallery.
Bookings are essential as places are limited.

SUNDAY LIFE DRAWING

SUNDAY LIFE DRAWING

11am to 1pm

Full Price: $25

Member Price: $20

Access Price: $15

Opal Staff Member Price: $15

Sunday Life Drawing will provide a weekend wind-down for those wishing to explore new techniques or skills. The artists in the session determine the poses collectively. Artists of all skill ranges welcome. For adult artists.
Bookings are essential as spaces are limited. Bookings can be made no more than 2 weeks in advance.

Latrobe Regional Gallery's Education and Public Programs are generously supported by Opal.