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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.

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

The art of drawing

Image: David Legge

Sunday 13 July, 10 August 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Drop in and make: Regal portraits

Free artmaking activity for kids

Image: Thomas Cooper Gotch My crown and sceptre 1891 (detail)

Sunday 17 August 2014, 11am-4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Spotlight: Unknown faces

Take a tour of some mysterious portraits

Image: Giovanni Battista Moroni Portrait of a young man 1565-70 (detail)

Sunday 17 August 2014, 12.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Artwork of the month talk: August 2014

Pierre Bonnard's Self portrait (c1938-40)

Image: Pierre Bonnard Self portrait c1938-40 (detail) © Pierre Bonnard/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sunday 17 August 2014, 2pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Modern gallery
Free

Tours for tots 2014: Colour

Fun art-making tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 August 2014
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Sydney students speak: portraits

Explore a different portrait each week

Image: Students from the 2013 Sydney Students Speak program

Wednesdays 7.15pm
20 August - 24 September 2014

Duration 20 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Sunday 14 and 28 September 2014, 2.30pm
28 September is Auslan interpreted

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 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