Family art tours
School holiday fun with Jonathan Cooper
Do you love art? Want to learn more about art and enjoy the Gallery, but aren’t quite sure where to begin? Join us for this wonderful new series of special guided tours led by art educator Jonathan Cooper.
Jonathan’s fun and unique insight to art and art making will have you exploring the Gallery with fresh eyes. Fun and interactive, the tours are designed to be a shared experience for families. So come along with your child, grandchild, niece, nephew or a special young person, and together you will begin to explore art in new and different ways. Impress your friends with your newly gained art knowledge.
A great school holiday activity. Suitable for children aged eight years and over.
Image: Yinka Shonibare, MBE Alien toy painting (detail) 2011 © Yinka Shonibare, MBE
Wednesday 24 September, 1 October
Saturday 25 October 2014, 2.30pm
Price per tour
Includes one adult and one child
Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1878
Three full working days (Mon–Fri) notice is required to qualify for a refund. All refunds attract an administration charge of 25% of the ticket price(s) with a minimum charge of $5.
Duration 1 hour
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Having fun with art
Explore the Gallery’s collection, learn various looking and interpreting skills and appreciate art in a more fulfilling and enriching way. Exercise your imagination to make artworks come to life. Warning: tour may involve time travel!
Wednesday 24 September 2014 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Lost in space
Explore the Gallery’s collection and learn the tricks artists use to create the illusion of three dimensions on a flat surface, and how some artists treat space in surprising ways.
Wednesday 1 October 2014 2:30pm – 3:30pm
What makes art 'art'?
Can anything be art? Or is it something special that artists do? Explore the Gallery’s collection and get ready for some fun and surprising answers.
Saturday 25 October 2014 2:30pm – 3:30pm