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Artwork by Anney Bounpraseuth, 'Alien Nation' (detail), Acrylic on canvas, 2011
Join Cultural Cartography artist Anney Bounpraseuth in this all day art workshop, based on her paintings in the exhibition. Students will work together to design their own present day paradise in the form of a large, floor-based drawing and collage. Their group paradise will then be divided into sections for children to re-draw and expand on to create their own paradise artwork in their unique style.
When: Tuesday 18 January, 10am-3pm
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $20 (Use your Discover Voucher and get in free!)
All materials supplied. BYO lunch or visit one of the Bankstown local eateries!
Opening on 13 January at NEXUS Sydney Festival, don't miss this exhibition with an exciting line-up of Asian-Australian artists! 'Cultural Cartography' features NC Qin, Chris Yee, Cindy Yuen-Zhe Chen, Christina Huynh and Anney Bounpraseuth. Curated by Guan Wei in partnership with Western Sydney University Institute for Australian and Chinese Art and Culture.
Great news, Bankstown Arts Centre can accept Discover Vouchers for classes and events! This means you can use your voucher on you ticket, to reduce the price by $25! Enter your Discover Voucher number at the Sydney Festival checkout.
Don't have Dine and Discover Vouchers? See if you're eligible today by visiting Services NSW.
Because our school holiday performances are public events, adult supervision is required for audience 15 years and under. Please book enough tickets for you and your child/children.
Our school holiday program is extremely popular, we kindly ask that you only register if you are confident you can attend. We understand that at times, circumstances change unexpectedly. If you cannot attend and need to cancel your ticket(s), please inform us at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible so that we can offer your spot to someone on the waiting list.
Limited AT THE DOOR tickets will be released subject to availabilities.
Wear comfortable clothes and enclosed shoes
Bring a bottle of water; snack is optional (no nut products)
For parents/guardians - drop off your child in the workshop classroom five mins before the commencement of class and pick up your child at the end of the workshop. We do not provide childminding after the class.
We do not allow adults present at the workshop apart from our facilitator for WHS safety reasons. You are welcome to wait outside the classroom until the conclusion of the workshop
Bankstown Arts Centre advises parents that the students will be working with clay and paint that is difficult to remove from clothes, please wear suitable clothing for painting activities.
Students attending classes will follow the rules of the Centre and the instructions of the teacher or other staff.
Students will not interfere with the work of others and will not behave in ways that present risks to the safety of themselves or others.
Students who present a risk to others or themselves through repeated inappropriate behaviour may be refused enrolment.
If children do not follow the rules or repeated requests from teachers or other staff to behave in an appropriate manner, parents will be contacted to collect their child from the Centre.
Entry to Bankstown Arts Centre is via the front of the building at Dale Parade. Visitors with restricted mobility can use all public spaces at the Arts Centre. Disabled parking is also available at the Olympic Parade car park.
Incubate Artists Studios is within one minute walking-distance from Bankstown Station and Bus Interchange and features a wheelchair ramp and lifts.
Bankstown Arts Centre is within five minutes walking distance from Bankstown Train Station and Bus Interchange! It is by far the easiest and most advisable way to get to the Arts Centre. We recommend that you plan your trip in advance if taking public transportation. Visit
transportnsw.info for information on train and bus schedules.
Parking is very limited at the Arts Centre precinct. Participants are suggested to use public transport wherever possible. Limited free 4-hours (4P) parking and accessible parking is available at the community carpark located on Olympic Parade. Contact us on 9707 5400 if you require accessibility arrangements.
Bookings for specific events and activities will be available approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of the school holidays. Please book online at
Fees are non-refundable, and there are no transfers or refunds if you miss the workshop.
5 Olympic ParadeBankstown NSW 2200
80 North TerraceBankstown NSW 2200