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School Holidays at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Come along to the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery to see felt-tip superhero TextaQueen’s exhibition Between you and me, a colourful exploration of identity. Children can create their own texta drawing by decorating a superhero cape.

Also see Plan A / Plan B: The fanciful world of Stephen Mushin featuring the floating cowship powered by farting cows and designs for a polar bear habitat made of recycled refrigerators. Add your own futuristic design to the massive magnet wall.

TextaQueen – Reunion – fibre-tipped markers and coloured pencil on Stonehenge cotton paper
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria. Purchased, 2014

The gallery also has a range of school holiday programs:

LITTLE DESIGNERS WORKSHOP
Thursday 6 April, 10am–12pm, 5–8 year olds, adult co-creators required
Cost $12/student
Venue: MPRG

Join Jill Anderson, MPRG Educator, for a playful look at thinking and designing for a better future, as we design and create fantastical devices and contraptions that we wish existed in the world.

MINDS AT PLAY WORKSHOP
Friday 7 April, 10am–12pm, 8–14 year olds, adult co-creators welcome but not required
Cost $12/student
Venue: MPRG

This workshop introduces design thinking processes such as ideation, sketching, guesswork and basic engineering to explore finding solutions to ecological problems. MPRG educator Jill Anderson will help each participant develop design plans and simple models for their own ecological machine ideas.

Visit www.mprg.mornpen.vic.gov.au for more information about events and exhibitions.

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