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

Watercolour painting workshop BOOKED OUT

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

Location: Entrance court
Free

Drop in and make: Polychrome sculptures

Free artmaking activity for kids

Monday-Friday, 29 June - 3 July 2015
Sundays 5, 19 July
11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
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

Still-life drawing workshop

Learn to draw objects in place

Image: Mirra Whale Rialto Market catch sardines (detail) 2015. Courtesy the artist

Saturday 29 August 2015, 1.30pm

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

Studio visit: artists and designers

Go behind the scenes

Image: Louis Pratt Whatever 2012 (detail). Courtesy the artist

Saturday 5 September 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
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

Lightfold workshop

Create a mathematically folded lamp

Image: courtesy Melissa Silk

Saturday 19 September 2015, 1pm

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

Cocktails and curators: Matisse and the moderns

Cocktail class and curator-led tour

Wednesday 23 September 2015, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Drawing with thread workshop

Experiment with stitching to draw

Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

Sunday 27 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