Hands On Learning

A variety of art and science based opportunities for your students - a fun and meaningful excursion with hands on application in the arts, science and technology.

Hands-On Learning @ the Gallery & Library

An opportunity for primary school age students to engage in two hands on workshops and a guided tour of the art gallery.

A fun and meaningful excursion, we can tailor the workshops to suit your class requirements or interest from a broad spectrum of subjects from the creative arts, to science and technology, 

Please register you interest via our website booking form or by calling the Education Officer Emma Stilts on 6767 5230 (Monday, Thursdays or Fridays) to arrange your visit. 

Excursion Overview.  2 hours in total. 

  • Whole class: 20/30 minute tour of the art gallery
  • Session 1 : Half class: 45 minute art workshop
  • Toilet break.
  • Session 2 : Half class: 45 minute innovation workshop
  • Maximum class size - 30 students.

Cost: $5 per student (to be paid on the day) 


Art Gallery Exhibition & Workshops

As Far as the Eye can See. Blue Mountains Cultural Centre. Landscape painting / Printmaking

Catherine Truman Jewellery. Diverse artmaking that combines artistic process & scientific process. Digital, sculptural and installation.
 Colour theory.

The view from 1919. Celebrating a century of the Tamworth Regional Gallery Collection - A virtual excursion to the National Portrait Gallery

Textile Icons from the Collection. National Fibre arts  –Weaving

Innovation Studio Workshops

  • Digital Portraiture. (using tablet device)

  • Green screen experimenting

  • Sphero bridge building

  • Sphero Chariot construction/race

  • Sphero maze programming

  • Robot construction/ sumo battles

  • 3D modelling + printing

  • T-Shirt bag upcycling

Time frames

This program will be available to be accessed on Mondays, Thursday & Fridays of term 2.

Morning or Afternoon - 10.00- 12.-00 or 12.30-2.30


If you would like to access this workshop – please call Emma Stilts, Education Officer at the Art Gallery

Emma works part-time and is in the office on Monday, Thursday & Fridays.

Email; e[dot]stilts[at]tamworth[dot]nsw[dot]gov[dot]au

Phone; 67 67 5230.

You can also book via our our website booking form


Tamworth Regional Gallery

466 Peel Street Tamworth

08 May - 01 July 2019

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM