Public Programs

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NGV Kids on Tour

Tuesday 14th - Monday 27th January 2020

Ararat Gallery TAMA (Textile Art Museum Australia) is excited to be hosting NGV Kids on Tour from 14 – 27 January! This program encourages children to engage with contemporary art and design through hands-on activities. Drop …

Artist talk with Paul Yore

Saturday 8th February 2020

Join Paul Yore for an artist talk within his solo exhibition Let The World Burn, which is currently showing at Ararat Gallery TAMA (Textile Art Museum Australia). Yore will take participants through the work on show, …

Mini Mythical Creatures drop-in craft activity for kids

Tuesday 26th November 2019 - Sunday 12th January 2020

Children of all ages are invited to the Ararat Gallery TAMA (Textile Art Museum Australia) foyer to take part in our free drop-in craft activity, running until January 12. Stop by any time during the Gallery’s …

Mini Makers Art Club

Tuesday 7th May - Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Ararat Gallery TAMA’s monthly Mini Makers Art Club is held on the first Tuesday of the month, and we invite all pre-school artists to join us!   Mini Makers is designed especially for pre-schoolers with a …

Artist in Residence | Siying Zhou

Friday 1st - Saturday 30th November 2019

Ararat Gallery TAMA (Textile Art Museum Australia) is pleased to be hosting Siying Zhou, our Artist in Residence throughout November. Born in China, Zhou is a Melbourne-based artist whose installation works utilise various media such as …

Free dumpling workshop with Siying Zhou

Saturday 30th November 2019

Through the support of Ararat Rural City Council and Creative Victoria’s Full House Program, Ararat Gallery TAMA (Textile Art Museum Australia) invites you to participate in a free dumpling workshop with our Artist in Residence, Siying …

Make a drawstring backpack from a recycled t-shirt

Saturday 24th August 2019

Through the support of Ararat Rural City Council and Creative Victoria’s Full House Program, Ararat Gallery TAMA invites you to participate in a free Upcycled Fashion Workshop with artist Hannah Gartside. You will learn practical, hand-sewing …

Going Round in Squares

Saturday 9th March - Sunday 30th June 2019

Ararat Gallery TAMA is excited to announce textile artist Sera Waters’ Going Round in Squares will open on March 9 and be on show until June 30. As part of this exhibition, Sera will also present a blackwork …

Ararat Gallery TAMA digitisation project – public program session 1

Thursday 2nd - Saturday 4th May 2019

Ararat Gallery is inviting the community to take part in a pilot project that is currently digitising its permanent collection. Community members are invited to attend two public sessions – an opportunity to have an object …

Ararat Gallery TAMA digitisation project – public program session 2

Saturday 4th May 2019

Ararat Gallery is inviting the community to take part in a pilot project that is currently digitising its permanent collection. Community members are invited to attend two public sessions – an opportunity to have an object …

Bowerbird Blue

Tuesday 16th April 2019

This free arts workshop for children aged 5 and over is a response leading into the Ararat Town Hall‘s performance of A Little Bit of Blue, a puppet show being held at the Pomonal Community Hall …

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