New Wave Teens
Teens taking part in a hands-on workshop
Production still from Where the Wild Things Are 2009 / Director: Spike Jonze / Image courtesy: Roadshow Entertainment
Programs at the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art for young people
Are you 13–18 years and into art & design? Come along to the Queensland Art Gallery's free program of events for teens!
To register your interest in New Wave Teens programs and to receive updates on upcoming programs and events for young people at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gallery also develops a range of programs and events for tertiary students and emerging artists, writers and curators – New Wave Emerging.
Summer holiday – film screening: 'WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE’
1.30pm – 3.30pm Saturday 18 January, Cinema B GOMA
During the summer holidays, teens are invited to escape the heat and attend this exclusive teens-only cinema screening of Where the Wild Things Are 2009 as part of the ‘Fairytales and Fables’ program at the Australian Cinémathèque.
The screening will also include special prizes, treats and more! You are welcome to dress up as your favourite fairytale character and put yourself in the story. Bookings are essential as this is a teens-only event. See below for further information.
Where the Wild Things Are 2009 (PG)
35MM, COLOUR, DOLBY DIGITAL, 101 MINUTES, USA/AUSTRALIA/GERMANY, ENGLISH, DIRECTOR: SPIKE JONZE
‘This contemporary fantasy film based on the classic children’s book by Maurice Sendak follows the misunderstood, young Max as he boards a mysterious boat to a land of enormous monsters. Befriended by these wild things and made their king. Max does his best to govern the unruly creatures and learns a few lessons about cooperation and friendship before he is restored to his own world.’ UCLA Film and Television Archive
Please email email@example.com or call (07) 3840 7144 to make a booking. Please include the attendee’s name, age and school name.
Here's Looking At You Kid: Stitchery Collective workshop
In conjunction with ‘Quilts 1700–1945’, young people were invited to enjoy the opportunity to work with members of The Stitchery Collective (Queensland University of Technology) in a hands-on stitching workshop designed especially for teens.
NAIDOC Week : Teens workshop
In conjunction with the ‘My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia’ exhibition, artist Dale Harding presented a hands-on workshop during NAIDOC Week, introducing teens to the themes, ideas and art-making processes in his work.
National Youth Week Artist Workshops
Presented during National Youth Week 2013, New Wave Teens enjoyed the opportunity to work one-on-one with local contemporary artists including sculptor David Spooner, installation artist Elizabeth Willing and performance artist duo Catherine or Kate (Kate Woodcroft and Catherine Sagin).
'Contemporary Australia: Women' artist workshop
During the winter school holidays, teens worked with Kirsty Bruce, participating artist in 'Contemporary Australia: Women', in a hands-on drawing workshop.
Animator Joe Brumm, Director of local Studio JoHo developed led an animation workshop called 'Seeing Sound', which explored the relationship between the visual and the audio in animation and film making. Participants worked with Joe and a team of animator-volunteers to create their own animations responding to original pieces of music. Watch their creation...
Young people had the fantastic opportunity to work one-on-one with contemporary artist Alick Tipoti in a hands-on workshop during the school holidays. Tipoti's works were on display in the 'Land, Sea, Sky' exhibition.
Painting & Screen Test Workshop
During the Scott Redford: Introducing Reinhardt Dammn exhibition, Scott Redford conducted workshops where local high school students created their own surf sticker designs, made monochromatic paintings and featured in a screen test film.
Free fashion workshops with 'the stitchery' fashion collective from QUT were conducted to celebrate 'Valentino Retrospective: Past/Present/Future' at the Gallery of Modern Art. Workshops included a focus on 'Grunge vs. Glamour' and 'Cuffs and Collars.
New Zealand artist Gavin Hipkins presented a workshop relating to his photography, exploring narrative and photo-montage. Gavin's work was in Unnerved: The New Zealand Project at the Gallery of Modern Art.
Unless otherwise stated all New Wave Teens programs are free.