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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.

Film: Fantasia

Free film screening for kids

Image: Still from Fantasia (1940). Courtesy Walt Disney Company (Aust).

Sunday 21 September 2014, 10.30am

Duration 2 hours, 15 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Drop in and draw: Grand Courts

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Sunday 21 September 2014, 11am-4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: 19th c Australian art
Free

Drop in and make: Treasures, jewels and secrets

Free artmaking activity for kids

Image: Sir Edward John Poynter The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon (detail) 1890

Sunday 21 September 2014, 11am-4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Spotlight: Art and your child

A special panel conversation

Sunday 21 September 2014, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Performance: Interactive art

Free performance for kids

Sunday 21 September 2014, 11am & 1.30pm
Note: 11am performance Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Artwork of the month: September 2014

Sir Edward Poynter 'The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon' (1890)

Sunday 21 September 2014, 2pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: 19th c European art
Free

Performance: Face 2 Face

Free performance for kids

Sunday 21 September 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Sydney students speak: portraits

Explore a different portrait each week

Image: Sidney Nolan Self portrait (detail) 1943, purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1997 © The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Art Library

Wednesdays 7.15pm
20 August - 24 September 2014

Location: Ground level
Free

Treasures, jewels and secrets

School holiday workshop

Image: Sir Edward John Poynter The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon (detail) 1890

Monday 22 - Friday 26 September 2014
11am-4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Function space
Free

Face 2 Face

School holiday performance

Monday 22 - Friday 26 September 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Sunday 28 September 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Carnevale masks

School holiday workshop

Agostino Carracci Portrait of Giovanni Gabrielli, called 'Il Sivello’ (detail) circa 1599, gift of Margaret Delmer 1985

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

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