Family Fun Day at GOMA

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The Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) is welcoming  families across Brisbane as it be transforms into an activity hub for kids and families on March 16, 2014 as part of Santos GLNG Sunday.

Visit the spectacular  ‘Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth’ exhibition, and enjoy a range of free kids activities including; hands-on art making in the Children’s Art Centre, live music performances, ice-cream giveaways, face painting and prizes.

Parents won’t be forgotten- they will have the opportunity to experience the free cold-pressed Tie Guan Yin tea available in the Tea Pavilion inside the exhibition.

It will be easy on the wallet too, with half price family tickets to ‘Falling Back to Earth’ – only $20.

WHAT                  Santos GLNG Sunday at GOMA

WHEN                  Sunday 16 March 2014, 10.00am-5.00pm WHERE                 Gallery of Modern Art, South Bank, Brisbane

COST                     $20 family passes (half price) to ‘Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth’ (Children 12 and under free) *Terms and conditions apply Free activities and access to the Children’s Art Centre

INFO                      For more information, visit http://www.santosglng.com/community/santos-glng-sunday-at-goma.aspx

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About ‘Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth’

One of the most dramatic exhibitions ever held at GOMA, ‘Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth’ features four installations, including two newly commissioned works directly inspired by the landscapes of southeast Queensland. Cai Guo-Qiang is a leading international artist renowned for his large-scale installations and explosion events.

About the free Children’s Art Centre activities

Cai Guo-Qiang uses symbols as a way to connect people and places, even those on opposite sides of the world.  Taking on the roles of artist and curator, children can create objects based on Cai Guo-Qiang’s work and build their own miniature exhibition by placing these paper objects in a display area within the Children’s Art Centre.

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Screenings of ‘Let’s Create an Exhibition with a Boy Named Cai’ animated film

Follow Cai’s journey around the world — to China, Japan, Germany, Australia and other places — and see the artworks he creates, all inspired by the people he meets and the amazing things he sees and learns along the way.

Parents activities- Gongfu tea ceremonies

Visitors to Santos GLNG Sunday at GOMA can enjoy free tastings of cold-pressed Tie Guan Yin tea, a variety of oolong tea, within the ‘Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth’ exhibition. The tea is sourced from Anxi in Fujian province, China, the hometown of leading international artist Cai Guo-Qiang.

Eucalyptus Drawing Activity

Set in the heart of ‘Falling Back to Earth’, Eucalyptus 2013 is a magnificent native eucalyptus. Visitors of all ages are invited to reflect on the peaceful installation, and using specially designed sheets, either draw or write a response to the tree (exhibition ticket required).

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