Convent Kids – Your Story Garden

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

22 Jan 2019 to 25 Jan 2019

Children are invited to let their imaginations run wild at the Convent this summer, as the stunning gardens are brought to life with art and book making workshops with some of your favourite picture book artists.

Published writers and illustrators will be inspired by the gardens and share their storytelling secrets—children will then create artwork to create their very own book to take home. Renowned workshop leaders, Bern Emmerichs, Beci Orpin, Tai Snaith and Maxine Beneba Clarke are multi-talented storytellers and artists who can’t wait to celebrate the creation of books by kids for kids at the Convent.

Taking inspiration from a magical meander through the gardens, children will create their very own book inside ‘The Grand Imaginarium’—a bamboo pavilion on the c3 gallery forecourt. ‘The Grand Imaginarium: Your Story Garden’ sessions are recommended for children aged five –10 years old. Children under eight must be accompanied by an adult. Adults can attend for free.


Disabled access available

Event Times

22 Jan 2019 to 25 Jan 2019

Once Only Event


Abbotsford Convent

1 Saint Heliers Street, Abbotsford, 3067

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