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Imaginary Leaps at AGWA 2012

Starting Nov 3rd 2012, special pop up puppet sessions at the Art Gallery of WA for early years. Great value unlimited exhibition pass and four workshop sessions! Get creative with your kids through a fun and engaging Imaginary Leaps workshop … Continue reading

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Rachel’s Early Arts Post from Australia

http://www.earlyarts.co.uk/news/newsflash/734-earlyarts-update-from-australia.html

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Imaginary Leaps Praised by Australian Minister for the Arts

In a letter addressed to Imaginary Leaps, John Day the Western Australian Minister for Planning, Culture & the Arts has praised Rachel Riggs and her recent work in Early Years development and engagement. I congratulate you on your commitment and … Continue reading

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meterâ„¢ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps in the Newspapers

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Imaginary Leaps @ AGWA ,Perth, WA – FACES

Already, we are at the last session of this pilot project of Imaginary Leaps at AGWA, reports Rachel. For the concusion of the project, we are looking at portraits in the Presence Gallery, a newly installed interpretation of Indigenous art. … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps at AGWA – Session 5 MAPPING

This week, the session engaged the early years family group in the Mapping Gallery. Everyone was given a map of the Art gallery, and explored where the areas we had previously visited were. The children pointed out the roof triangle … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps at AGWA – Material Gesture

This weeks session Material Gesture explored the fundamental roles of line in the physical creation of art. We explored the material presence of wool,ribbons & tissue paper inthe gallery with the stimulus of symbolic meaning in the paintings evoking natural … Continue reading

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Leaps and Bounds at AGWA, Perth

Rachel had another great session working with the early years family group at AGWA. Last week they looked at Indigenous artists work and played with pop sticks to make line patterns Then we painted all over the place, On bodies, … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps AGWA feeback

“We really enjoyed ourselves – in particular looking at the ‘nest’ and ‘triangles’ in the ceiling, and some of the bright artwork around. The drawing/shadow activity was great. Our main reason for coming along was to have a bit of … Continue reading

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