Ochre Painting

ACMI presents

Ochre Painting Workshop


Decorate gum leaves, paper bark and paper using natural materials collected from Country in this creative art experience led by Yarn Strong Sista.

About Yarn Strong Sista

Yarn Strong Sista is an Indigenous owned and run organisation offering a range of services, including visits to Early Childhood environments to facilitate storytelling and arts workshops with children, hosting Professional Development training for Educators, facilitating arts experiences and face-painting at festivals and events, and providing First Nations designed resources and educational tools on their website.

Beyond Early Years education, Yarn Strong Sista customise their programs to meet the curriculum needs of Primary and Secondary students, and work in community contexts supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Their Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Resources include Artefacts, Dolls, Children’s Music, Children’s Books, Games, Felt Hand and Finger Puppets, Felt Mats for Storytelling, Puzzles and Teachers Resource Guides.

They have expanded into three additional projects: Foregrounding Anti Bias Perspectives, Yarn Strong Brutha and Enterprise for Empowerment.


Sat 2 & Sun 3 Sept 2023

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