Arts organisation teams up with Melbourne’s NGV for the school holidays

SHAPING STYLE... Over the school holidays, fashion-forward teens can learn about what it takes to style celebrities from stylist, Aurie Indianna. Photo: Supplied.

LOCAL arts organisation, Kaiela Arts has joined the National Gallery of Victoria’s ‘Kids on Tour’ program. Coinciding with the NGV’s Kids Summer Festival, a range of hands-on art activities will be delivered around the state beginning this Saturday, January 15 until January 23.

The festival theme is ‘Art for the Whole Family,’ which invites young people and their families’ to join in daily art activities happening in Kaiela Art’s gallery, located on the ground floor of the Shepparton Art Museum, and around the SAM-Victoria Lake precinct.

For young children, there are classes on Maree Clark’s art and possum-skin cloaks, as well as the opportunity to create paper jewels or mythical mermaid dioramas. Teens will have a ball learning fashion styling from stylist, Aurie Indianna, or photography from Tom Blanchford.

Activities are free and all materials will be supplied. One-hour sessions permit daily walk-ins from 11am until 1pm, except NGV Teens happening Tuesday, January 18 at 10am and 11.15am. Bookings are required from NGV Teens.
Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult and all participants must prove vaccination status and follow COVID-safe requirements.

For all enquiries and bookings, please contact [email protected] or give them a call on 5821 9842. To learn about the NGV’s Kids on Tour program, please see