Art Experiences for Young People News

Art Experiences for Young People

16 May 2018

The IMA is passionate about providing learning opportunities for both young people and adults through contemporary art.

We offer a tailored program for school, tertiary and community groups, alongside our regular programming of workshops, talks, tours, lectures and symposiums.

Loops and Knots: Weaving Workshops
Our free weaving workshop series Loops and Knots gives young people aged 15–18 years the opportunity to learn weaving techniques from a group of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, and Pacific artists. Participants will make a hand-made woven object and learn more about the cultural traditions and heritage behind the objects they create.

Workshop Dates & Facilitators:
1] Hannah Gutchen: Saturday 19 May, 11am–4pm
2] Sonja Carmichael: Saturday 26 May, 11am–4pm
3] Lisa Hilli: Saturday 7 July, 11am–4pm
4] Maryann Talia Pau: Saturday 21 July, 11am–4pm

Art Enquirer
See your writing in print in our Art Enquirer publication. Open to senior students in Years 11–12, Art Enquirer is an immersive art experience created with Flying Arts Alliance that takes participants on a tour of contemporary art galleries in Brisbane, followed by a critical arts-writing intensive. Hone your writing skills with special help from industry professionals and produce an essay to be published in print and online.

Find out more and apply online by 15 June via Flying Arts Alliance. Read last year’s edition of Art Enquirer here.

School, Tertiary and Community Group Tours
We welcome schools, universities and groups to the gallery and provide free guided tours and interpretive resources upon request. Please book via our booking page or by contacting the IMA’s Curator of Public Engagement, Sancintya Simpson. Download our education and learning brochure here.

Photo: Louis Lim

Related Events

01 December 2018

Loops and Knots:

A Festival of Weaving Across Waters

19 May 2018

Loops and Knots

Weaving Workshop with Hannah Gutchen

26 May 2018

Loops and Knots

Weaving Workshop with Sonja Carmichael

21 July 2018

Loops and Knots

Youth Weaving Workshop with Maryann Talia Pau

The Institute of Modern Art acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land upon which the IMA now stands, the Jagera, Yuggera, Yugarapul, and Turrbal people. We offer our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the first artists of this country. In the spirit of allyship, the IMA will continue to work with First Nations people to celebrate, support, and present their immense past, present, and future contribution to artistic practice and cultural expression.