Skip to content

Gallery Kids Sunday performances 2011

Free, fun performances for children and adults

Exploring art through drama, storytelling, music and mime.

Sundays and public holidays, 2.30pm

Free


Location: Entrance court

When camels could fly, with Bronwyn Vaughan

Travellers’ tales from the Silk Road told through theatrical storytelling, song and music.

 

Sunday 20 March 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 6 November 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Commedia dell’ Arte, with Dennis Murphy

Meet a cast of carnival characters in a lively puppetry performance with lots of laughter and mischievous action.
Performance on 27 March interpreted into Auslan
sign language

 

Sunday 27 March 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 3 April 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 19 June 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 20 November 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Didgeridoo dance

Share songs, stories, dance and music with the Aboriginal performer Matthew Doyle.
Performance on 27 November interpreted into Auslan
sign language

 

Sunday 10 April 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 12 June 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 21 August 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 11 September 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 27 November 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Interactive art

Interactive, imaginative, explorative, improvisational storytelling with Open Stage Productions.

 

Sunday 17 April 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 7 August 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 30 October 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 13 November 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Floating on a sea of stories, with Bronwyn Vaughan

A delightful mix of contemporary and traditional stories from Japan, blending beautiful costumes, puppets, props and music.
Performance on 24 April interpreted into Auslan

 

Sunday 24 April 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 16 October 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 23 October 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Adamriginal, with Adam Hill

Dhungatti descendant Adam Hill blends Indigenous music, song, story, information, humour and art into an energetic extravaganza.

 

Sunday 1 May 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Get in tune with art

Songs and dance with acoustic trio My Sauce Good, playing French folksongs and Bohemian tunes for children and the young at heart, inspired by the Gallery’s collection of French art.

 

Sunday 8 May 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

On a far away mountain, with Bronwyn Vaughan

Theatrical storytelling.

 

Sunday 15 May 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 18 September 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Open Weekend special events

Sunday 22 May 2011 11am – 1pm

Ms Kandinsky and contemporary art

Join the colourful Ms Kandinsky as she weaves her tales of artistic discovery through contemporary art. Performed by Alex Norman. Interpreted into Auslan
sign language

 

Sunday 29 May 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 26 June 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

People and portraits, with David Legge

Be inspired by well-known children’s illustrator David Legge and learn how to draw your own portraits.

 

Sunday 5 June 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Look at me: what do you see?

Join the Gallery’s new character, Pertinos from the planet Boomdiddy Vostock, for an entertaining, interactive tour through the new contemporary galleries, featuring the John Kaldor Family Gallery. Suitable for ages 3 and up.
Written by Geoffrey McSkimming. Directed by Robina Beard OAM. Performed by Tara O’Sullivan. Designed by Virginia Naylor.
Performances on 31 July, 28 August & 30 October interpreted into Auslan
sign language

 

Sunday 3 July 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 10 July 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 17 July 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 24 July 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 31 July 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 28 August 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 4 December 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 11 December 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 18 December 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Aditi and her rickshaw

Theatrical storytelling, song and music with Bronwyn Vaughan

 

Sunday 14 August 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

The art of drawing

Be inspired by well known children’s illustrator David Legge and learn how to draw faces and characters.

 

Sunday 4 September 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

New, next, now

Encounter contemporary art as you’ve never seen it before in a new performance filled with magic, mime and illusion. Performed by the Etcetera Duo.

This performance is mostly non-verbal, so is suitable for deaf and hearing impaired people.

 

Sunday 25 September 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 2 October 2011 2:30pm – 3pm

Sunday 9 October 2011 2:30pm – 3pm