Abbotsford Convent – Sensory Art Lab

Calling all children! Come to the Convent this summer and discover new sights and sounds as you create hands-on art in our Sensory Art Lab – all for free! From discovering new things to see, hear and touch in the Glow in the Dark Sensory Space, to creating a giant woven installation full of vibrant colours, children are invited to enjoy new experiences in a stimulating and fun ‘DIY’ atmosphere. Children aged 1 – 12 years old are invited to ignite their imaginations in our: Archoloom Weaving Room – Creating a large-scale woven installation on bamboo scaffolding, made from mixed materials including recycled wool Corridor of Auditable Touch – Creating new sounds as they wander through this creative sensory-enabled space Sonic Archery Room – Using soft archery arrows to target drum sets, creating great sounds and beats Slam Dunk Space – Creating soft balls for slam dunking Glow in the Dark Sensory Space – Hearing and touching as they wander through a space specially designed for younger children aged 1 – 2 years. The free Sensory Art Lab will be held each day from 10am – 2pm, 8 – 21 January 2018 – no bookings required. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  

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