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Coming events related to the Contemporary art collection area (view Calendar)

Collection visit: Laura Jones, Alexandra Standen and Mirra Whale BOOKED OUT

A sneak peek into a private collection

Image: courtesy Alexandra Standen

Thursday 28 May 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Capturing 'the real'

Creating images from photographs

Image: Mike Barnard IKR! 2015 (detail)

Saturday 30 May 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

The politics and persuasions of colour in art BOOKED OUT

A conversation about colour

Image: Robert Klippel No. 1043 from Nos. 1037-1126 Eighty-seven small polychromed tin sculptures 1995 © Robert Klippel Estate

Sunday 7 June 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Exhibition talk: See you at the barricades

Hear from the curator

Image: Marco Fusinato Double infinitive 5 2009 (detail) © Marco Fusinato. Image courtesy of the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery

Wednesday 10 June 2015, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Collection stories: Guy Maestri

A sneak peek into a private collection

Image: courtesy Guy Maestri

Thursday 11 June 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Studio visit: Abdul Abdullah

Go behind the scenes with a contemporary artist

Image: Abdul Abdullah Abdul-Hamid 2014 (detail). Courtesy the artist.

Saturday 13 June 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Colour on the concrete tour and talk

Visit the UTS art collection

Image: Ken Unsworth Interlock 1970. Photo: Katia Sanfilippo.

Tuesday 16 June 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Colour wheel painting workshop

Explore colour relationships in your art

Saturday 27 June 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Watercolour painting workshop

Fall in love with the magic of watercolour

Image: courtesy Amanda Picman

Saturday 4 July 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Exhibition talk: Seven artists from the John Kaldor Family Collection

Hear from the curator

Image: Wilhelm Sasnal Untitled 2009 (detail) John Kaldor Collection © Wilhelm Sasnal

Wednesday 15 July 2015, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Celebrity talk: Quiet riot

A series exploring art, protest and change

Image: Ben Quilty

Wednesdays 6.30pm
3 June - 15 July 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Soft sculpture workshop

Stuff and stitch your own sculpture

Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

Sunday 19 July 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Facing off drawing workshop

Use fun and games to learn to draw

Image: Mike Barnard Ian 2009

Sunday 1 March 2015, 1pm
Sunday 16 August 2015, 1pm
Sunday 13 September 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Studio tour: Sarah O’Sullivan

Go behind the scenes with a ceramic artist

Image: courtesy the artist

Saturday 10 October 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Art and dementia tour: Breaking conventions

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Ugo Rondinone SIEBTERJULIZWEITAUSENDUNDNULL 2000 © Ugo Rondinone

Thursday 19 November 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Contemporary art guided tour

An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery

Image: Fiona Hall Fools gold 2012 © Fiona Hall

1pm daily
7.15pm Wednesdays
from 1 June 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free