Really Heavy Family Activities at The Public 1st-4th September


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Image Courtesy of The Public

Family activities:
Thursday to Sunday: 11am – 3pm
Gallery opening times:
Thursday to Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 11am – 3pm

Bursting with fun-filled Heavy Metal themed workshops, live music and a preview of our Art of Noise exhibition featuring a fascinating collection of photographers from local rock photographer, Steve Gerrard, the Home of Metal weekender is guaranteed to be a great day out for the whole family.

‘Rock Out’ video art project
Open to all ages | 11am – 3pm

1, 2 and 3 September

Come along to our special drop in sessions, and help create a cool heavy metal themed video, inspired by our Home of Metal exhibition.

Using music, animations and video capture you will be able add your very own high energy performance to an ongoing video that will be shown throughout our celebratory event.

Interactive Metal Special
Open to all ages | 11am – 3pm

1 and 2 September

Help create, paint and build a Heavy Metal themed interactive sculpture with lights, sounds and some digital surprises.

Public Photo Studio: ‘Capture the action’
Open to all ages | 11am – 3pm

1, 2, 3 and 4 September

Using a high speed photoshoot, create action packed, explosive images! Rock, jump, twirl and bang your head to your favourite heavy metal classic, and capture the raw energy of a true heavy metal performance!

The images captured in our fun-filled workshop will go directly on display over our weekend of celebrations. Prints of your images can be purchased and even made into some of our very special ‘Make’ products including mugs, coasters, t-shirts and cool dog tags.

Saturday Art Club: Heavy Metal Madness
For ages 3-11 | 10am – 1pm

3 September

Join our themed Saturday Art Club and makes some metal inspired art including sculptures, paintings and a giant collage.

The Art of Noise – Exhibition Preview:
1-4 September 2011

A preview of The Public’s Home of Metal exhibition will take place from 1 – 4 September and will feature a collection of photographs of heavy metal fans by local rock photographer Steve Gerrard.

The full exhibition forms part of The Public’s Art of Noise programme running from 21 October to 8 January.