THINGS TO DO: Get creative at Imaginate 2018!

30 May 2018

The amazing Imaginate Festival is on at Noosa Gallery from 23 June to 15 July and there's STACKS of great activities on offer for kids!


Event Launch

Saturday 23 June, 10am-2pm

There will be free face painting, sausage sizzle, workshops and you can win some great prizes in our lucky door prize including a Family Pass to Australia Zoo or Aussie World. 

Free; all ages


Storytelling with author Emma Middleton

Saturday 23 June and Wednesday 4 July from 10.30-11.30am


Engage your children in story and reading with puppetry, music, song and dance. Will the lion join in and play, will bear help us read the story? Find out, with Author and Illustrator Emma Middleton.

Free; no bookings required


Sunday Funday - Bats, bees and botanicals

Sunday 24 June, 11am -1pm


Celebrate some of the more unusual origami organisms out there. Everyone knows the origami crane, but what about the origami bat, beetle, squid, or tomato?  Come along, there’s simple guides and step-by steps for every age and skill level.

Create your own to take home or attach some to a group sculpture for everyone to admire.

Free; no bookings required


Words and Pictures

Monday 25 June and Monday 9 July, 10am-11am


Join award winning author/illustrator Peter Carnavas for a session of storytelling fun. Using both words and pictures, children will learn how to dream up wonderful ideas and how to let their pictures do the talking.

Free; no bookings required


Sunday Funday - Sensory Spice Painting

Sunday 1 July, 11am-2pm


Enjoy a multi-sensory experience with a spiced up paint palette. Cinnamon, turmeric, paprika and cardamom, we have spices to suit all tastes.

Your work will smell delicious!

Free, no bookings required


Art in the Park

Monday 2 July, 9.30-11.30am


Join the team from Noosa Art Gallery at Gympie Terrace in Noosaville for some creative fun by the river!

Free; no bookings required



Tuesday 2 July, 10-11am
; Tuesday 10 July 10-11am


Join the Gallery team for a special story time. We will sings songs, read stories and get creative with an art activity.

Free; no bookings required


Crayola Colour Alive™

Wednesday 4 July and Friday 13 July, 10.30am-2.30pm


Crayola Color Alive™ comes with 16 interactive colouring pages and 6 crayons, with 1 special edition crayon for kids to create vibrant art in the physical world. And once the colouring page is filled, kids can use the special Color Alive™ app to watch their heroes come alive through augmented reality.

Free; no bookings required 

ArtPlay Sunday

Sunday 8 July, 11am-2pm


Free creative activities for the whole family. Design your own emoji. Create water colour illustrations inspired by the work of Peter Carnavas. Discover simple book making methods. Enjoy a story with the library book bike.

Free; no bookings required


Gubbi Gubbi Dancers at Noosa Regional Gallery

Tuesday 10 July, 1-3pm


Celebrate NAIDOC week and participate in a wonderful afternoon of local history and storytimes.

Free; no bookings required


Fantastical Creatures with Kim Schoenberger

Wednesday 11 July, 10am-12pm


Bring your favourite adult and work together to create a 3D masterpice. Let your imagination go wild by creating a fantastical creature using clay!

Finish your masterpiece with twigs, leaves and pods. 

For ages 6+ years.

Cost $10; bookings and pre-payment essential

As well as the Imaginate program, Noosa Gallery has a fab school holiday workshop program. Click HERE for the full holiday program guide. All workshops are $10 per child per session, bookings and pre-payments essential.


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Kids on the Coast/Kids in the City
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