News – Bring your kids to BIFB in the school holidays

BIFB 2023 has some fantastic activities planned for your kids this year.

The BIFB Kids’ Hub is a dedicated space for people of all ages to learn about photography. Drop into the Mining Exchange during our opening hours for self-guided activities to share with your kids. The Hub is pram accessible, and you are welcome to take your pram into the exhibition.

BIFB is also offering a range of experiences for your kids to learn about photography and art creation throughout the school holidays. With various artists and workshops available your kids will flourish with their creative minds.

Tongpop Fiasco Interactive Studio in the Mining Exchange is a great place to snap fun family photos among the bright colourful backdrops.

Have a film camera at home gathering dust? In the ‘How to Shoot with Film’ workshop, you’ll work with BIFB Events Producer and Oculi Collective member Meg Hewitt who will show you how to use it and offer tips and tricks for getting your best shots. $110 | Bookings essential. Wednesday 20 September 10am–1pm. Suitable for: Ages 12+. Duration: 3 hours

Youth Photobook Workshop with Chris Bowes from Kindred Cameras – across two days, participants will work with Chris Bowes from Kindred Cameras to make a photobook featuring a series of photographs they’ve taken. $150 (for both sessions) | Bookings essential. Thursday 21 & 28 September, 10am–1pm each day. Suitable for: Ages 8+. Duration: 3 hours per session

Join mother and artist Kate Golding for workshops suitable for all ages: cyanotypes, collaborative collage, painting on photographs and a pinhole projector workshop. Materials provided. $22 per session. Tuesday 26 September and Wednesday 27 September, 10am–2pm each day. Suitable for: All ages. Duration: 1–1.5 hours