Arts Alive Visual Arts Workshops

Region: Metropolitan North | Avalon I Gosford
Year 5 and 6
Local arts program Public schools Visual arts

Arts Alive Visual Arts Workshops provide an opportunity for NSW public school students in Years 5 and 6 to be involved in an engaging, challenging and stimulating visual arts program.

The two-day non-residential workshops focus on developing knowledge, understanding and skills in the making of artworks and the exploration of a variety of media, techniques and tools in painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture and printmaking. Tuition is provided by professional artists and school teachers with specialised skills. 

Schools are invited to nominate up to four Year 5 and 6 students to attend the workshops.  These students are identified by teachers as high potential and talented with a keen interest in visual arts.

2022 dates

  • Workshop 1: Avalon Recreation Centre
    This workshop was held with great success on Wednesday 29 June and Thursday 30 June 2022 (Term 2 Week 10)
  • Workshop 2: Gosford Regional Gallery
    Wednesday 21 September and Thursday 22 September 2022 (Term 3 Week 10)

How to apply

Applications for Workshop 2 at Gosford Regional Gallery have opened. 
Please contact the program coordinator if you would like further information.

Participation fee

$320.00 per student. 
This cost covers visual arts materials and equipment, tuition fees, administration and venue hire.

  • Schools will be responsible for collecting the participation fee from their students.
  • Schools will be automatically debited for their students' participation in the workshop via SAP journal entry.

COVID-19 notice

The operation of this program is contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health. All activities will adhere to the DoE COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.

Visit the COVID-19 and public schools in NSW web page for more information.


Pip King
Peter Hayward
Arts Coordination Officer


Gosford Regional Gallery
36 Webb St
East Gosford NSW 2250

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