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Coming State Street Learning for Life events (view Calendar)

Experience art and the Gallery’s collection through a range of scheduled events and activities for all ages and abilities – part of the State Street Learning for Life initiative, which includes Third Sundays at the Gallery, Tours for Tots and Gallery Kids Sunday performances.

Carnevale masks

Free drop-in artmaking activity for children

Image: Agostino Carracci Portrait of Giovanni Gabrielli, called 'Il Sivello’ c1599 (detail)

Monday 29 September - Friday 3 October 2014
11am-4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Function space
Free

Commedia dell’Arte

School holiday performance

Monday 29 September - Friday 3 October 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

Aditi and her rickshaw

Image: Bronwyn Vaughan

Sunday 12 October 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Drop in and draw: Australian masters

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Sunday 19 October 2014, 11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Ground level
Free

Drop in and make: Exotic elephants

Free artmaking activity for kids

Image: Baggage elephant, late 1700s (detail), Mewar, Rajasthan, India

Sunday 19 October 2014, 11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Spotlight: Conserving works on paper

Find out how conservators care for fragile, old works

Image: Michael Wolgemut or Wilhelm Pleydenwurff Pope Pius II and the Emperor Frederick III seated on one throne 1493 (detail)

Sunday 19 October 2014, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Artwork of the month talk: October 2014

Hendrick Goltzius’ ‘Pluto’ and ‘Prosperine’ (1588- 90)

Image: Hendrick Goltzius Pluto 1588-90 (detail)

Sunday 19 October 2014, 2pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Tours for tots 2014: Secret treasures

Fun art-making tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 28 and Thursday 30 October 2014
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

On a far, far away mountain

Image: Bronwyn Vaughan

Sunday 9 November 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Tours for tots 2014: Water

Fun art-making tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 25 and Thursday 27 November 2014
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Sunday 14 September & 30 November 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Sunday 31 August, 26 October, 14 December 2014, 2.30pm
31 August, 26 October are Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

Commedia dell'Arte

Image: Dennis Murphy

Sunday 28 December 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free