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NGV Kids on Tour at Linden New Arts

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by Fiona Anderson (subscribe)
A Melbourne based writer who is a travel junkie, dedicated foodie and emerging photographer.
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Kids unleash their inner fashion designer
Want something creative for the kids to do over the Christmas holidays? As part of the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Kids on Tour program, children and families can get arty at FREE hands-on art making activities and workshops taking place at Linden New Art each day from Tuesday 17th to Wednesday 25th January 2017 (except Monday 23rd January).

The activities on offer are designed to encourage children to explore contemporary art and design. The activities relate to a current exhibition at the NGV - Viktor&Rolf Fashion Artists. Amsterdam-based fashion artists Viktor&Rolf create designs that reflect an interest in fantasy and storytelling.

NGV Kids on Tour at Linden New Arts
Kids will use paper, raffia and other materials to make fashion accessories. (Image credit: Media preview for Atelier: Viktor&Rolf for Kids at the National Gallery of Victoria. Photo: Wayne Taylor)

Crafted especially for children is Atelier: Viktor&Rolf for Kids, an interactive space in which designers share an experimental approach to design through displays, multimedia experiences and hands-on activities. Inspired by Viktor&Rolf's use of structure and layering, children are invited to use a range of paper products, including white crepe paper and strands of raffia to make fancy fashion accessories.

NGV Kids on Tour at Linden New Arts
Little Swan, Illustration from Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists, A Drawing Book for Kids, NGV. Little Swan the dachshund will help kids create their own fashion designs

They will also have the opportunity to learn about Viktor&Rolf's creative vision and spectacular fashion collections, with the guidance of the designers' pet dachshund, Little Swan. Young readers will have fun filling Viktor&Rolf: A Drawing Book for Kids with their own creative fashion designs.

Children and their families are welcome to drop in anytime between 11.00am and 3.30pm. No bookings necessary.

Linden New Art is located at 26 Acland Street, St Kilda. While you're there, make sure you check out the Linden Postcard Show.
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Why? Interactive hands-on art and design for children
When: Drop in between 11am and 3.30pm from Tuesday 17th to Wednesday 25th January 2017 (closed Monday 23rd Jan)
Phone: (03) 9534 0099
Where: Linden New Art, 26 Acland Street, St Kilda
Cost: FREE
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