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Traditional Polish "Wycinanka" paper art class

When

Wednesday 10 July from 11am to 12pm Wednesday 17 July from 11am to 12pm

Traditional Polish "Wycinanka" paper craft class

Wednesday 10 & 17 July 2024, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Workshop for children aged 5–12-year-old, hosted by Renata Brak. 

Let your children learn about and create a traditional-inspired Polish Folk craft Wycinanka artwork. This class will give your child the opportunity to discover and develop intricate paper cuttings skills; explore design elements and composition; provide knowledge of Polish Craft history; and most importantly have fun.

All children will be presented with an array of coloured card and shapes, glue, and scissors. They will have to opportunity to compose their own unique design and will be able to take home their creation.

About Renata | Workshop Facilitator:

Renata has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Tasmania, with a major in Graphic Design, and a Masters in Art Curatorship from the University of Sydney. Over the past 15 years, she has facilitated over 100 exhibitions nationally and internationally, and worked for a variety of commercial galleries, artist run initiatives, art festivals, auction houses, private collections, and major art institutions, most notably the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.

In 2022, she was the Visual Arts Coordinator for the largest Polish Visual and Performing Arts festival outside Poland, PolArt Sydney 2022; where she facilitated over 11 workshops about Polish art and crafts, curated three exhibitions showcasing Polish-Australian artists work, organised a children’s drawing competition, and launched an online arts store. Her aim is to inspire and promote Polish Art and Culture to the greater Australian audience.

PLEASE NOTE

  • 1 ticket = 1 CHILD and 1 SUPERVISING ADULT

  • This activity will run for approximately 1 hour and will be held indoors, with a maximum of 30 children in each session.

  • This class is suitable for children aged between 5 and 12 years. This is an approximation and we understand that every child has different levels of ability. You are the best judge of whether this activity is appropriate for your child.

  • Please plan to arrive at least 10-minutes before class and check in at reception. Adults need a valid Drivers Licence or ID to sign in. 

  • This is not a drop off service. All parents & guardians are required to stay within the building at all times while their child is in class.

  • Tea, coffee and treats can be purchased from Polka Cafe & Deli on the day. Please consider making a Sto Lat Restaurant lunch reservation online before you visit to avoid waiting.

  • In the event that a child does not arrive for their workshop session, this will be considered a last-minute cancellation.

  • Session presented English, with some Polish words

Book your register your child’s attendance via link below: https://polishclub.au/wycinanka-card-making-class/

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