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Kid-Friendly Art Galleries in Sydney

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Art Spaces That Welcome Kids.

Taking children to an art gallery can be nerve racking! What happens if they touch a piece of art (worth more than your house) and break it? Or have a major melt down and destroy the peaceful ambience in the gallery?

Well lucky for us, there are quite a few art galleries in Sydney that welcome kids with open arms. They not only offer activities and classes to keep kids occupied, but they also provide an on site cafe where we can retreat to when the going gets tough and you need a caffeine fix.

Art Gallery of NSW

Free admission except for major exhibitions (then kids under 5yrs are free)
Free activities for tots to teenagers throughout the year, including school holidays
Art workshops in school holidays (paid)
Free kids Art Trail booklet
Kids audio tours
On site family friendly cafe with excellent kids menu

Kid Friendly Art Galleries in Sydney AGNSW
Image Credit: Yaya Stempler at AGNSW

Address: Art Gallery Rd, Sydney NSW
Open: 10am - 5pm daily (Wed to 10pm)
More Info: www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au

Museum of Contemporary Art

Free entry
Young Creatives program for youth
Free family activity trail
Sunday Family Fundays each week
Regular Art Baby, Art Safari & Art Play mornings
Child friendly roof top cafe with fabulous views

Kid Friendly Art Galleries in Sydney MoCA
Image Credit: MCA

Address: 140 George St, The Rocks
Open: 10am - 5pm every day (Wed to 9pm)
More Info: www.mca.com.au

Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre

Free admission
Monthly Tiny Tours, Little Looks & Preschool Programs
School holiday art classes (paid)
Excellent family friendly cafe on site near a playground

Kid Friendly Art Galleries in Sydney - Hazelhurst Art Gallery
Image Credit: Hazelhurst Art Gallery

Address: 782 Kingsway, Gymea NSW
Open: 9am - 5pm daily
More Info: www.sutherlandshire.nsw.gov.au

Campbelltown Arts Centre

Free entry
School holiday workshops - some free, some paid
Toddler time (paid)
After school drawing workshops (paid)
Lovely family friendly cafe on site called the Arts Centre Cafe

Campbelltown Arts Centre

Address: 1 Art Gallery Rd, Campbelltown NSW
Open: 10am - 4pm
More Info: www.c-a-c.com.au

Penrith Regional Gallery

Free entry
Paid holiday workshops for kids
Art Block for Tots held on last Friday of every month - a paid ($12/child) gallery tour and art class for little people
Family friendly cafe on site called Cafe at Lewers

Address: 86 River Rd, Emu Plains NSW
Open: 9am - 5pm daily
More Info: www.penrithregionalgallery.org

Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery

Free entry
Art After School progarm (paid)
Paid school holiday workshops

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
Image Credit: Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery

Address: 300 George St, Windsor NSW
Open: 10am - 4pm (Mon - Fri); 10am - 3pm (Sat - Sun)
More Info: www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

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