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Tours for tots: Whatever the weather

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 26 and Tuesday 31 May 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Drop in and draw

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturdays 11am - 1pm
2 April, 7 May, 4 June 2016

Duration 2 hours
Free

Go with the flow BOOKED OUT

Mixed-media workshop with Nikki Donald

Image: courtesy Nikki Donald

Sunday 12 June 2016, 10.30am

Duration 5 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Luscious landscapes

Free artmaking activity for families

Sundays 11am - 4pm
5, 19 June 2016

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Community access tour and workshop: Tang

For adults with specific needs

Image: Foreign warrior c648 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

Wednesday 23 June 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Slippery prints workshop

Gyotaku-inspired printmaking with Andrew Totman

image: Andrew Totman Memories 2014

Sunday 26 June 2016, 10.15am

Duration 5 hours, 45 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Tours for tots: Around the world

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 28 and Thursday 30 June 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Clay Club: inspired by Tang

School holiday activity for teenagers

Image: Tomb guardian 618–50s (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

Wednesday 6 July 2016, 10.30am

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

Family workshop: Bags of colour

School holiday activity for children aged 5-8

Image: courtesy Trixi Symonds

Friday 8 July 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Living country

Free artmaking activity for families

Sunday 3 – Friday 8 July 2016
11am – 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Community access workshop: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

For adults with specific needs

Image: Juan Guzman Frida and Diego by mural 'The nightmare of war and the dream of peace’, the Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico 1952 (detail). Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc

Wednesday 13 July 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Frida’s flowers

Make Mexican paper blooms and fill the Gallery with colour

Image: Frida Kahlo Diego on my mind (Self portrait as Tehuana) 1943 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Wednesdays 5.30-8.30pm
29 June - 13 July 2016

Duration 3 hours
Free

Children's access workshop: Frida's flair and style

Artmaking for kids with specific needs, their families and carers

Image: Juan Guzman Frida with two birds c1940s (detail). Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc

Thursday 14 July 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Family workshop: Mexican fiesta

School holiday activity for children aged 5-8

Image: courtesy Michelle Lackenby

Friday 15 July 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Feeling fruity

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Frida Kahlo The bride who becomes frightened when she sees life opened 1943 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Monday 11 – Friday 15 July 2016
Sunday 17 July 2016
11am – 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Tours for tots: Distortion

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 July 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Funky felting workshop

With Denise Lithgow

Image: courtesy Denise Lithgow

Sunday 19 June, 21 August 2016, 10.30am

Duration 5 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Community access tour and workshop: Archibald Prize 2016

For adults with specific needs

Image: Jeremy Kibel The portrait of Doctor Dick Quan (detail), Archibald Prize 2015 finalist

Wednesday 25 August 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Tours for tots: Tea time

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 25 and Tuesday 30 August 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Peter Griffen workshops 2016

Weekend painting workshops at the artist's studio

Various Fridays-Sundays in 2016
See listing for details

Charges apply

Face off

Portrait drawing with Mike Barnard

Image: courtesy Mike Barnard

Sunday 24 July 2016, 1pm
Sunday 25 September 2016, 1pm

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

Tours for tots: Zoom in on nature

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 25 and Thursday 27 October 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Drawing the collection 2016

With Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Image: Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Various weekends in 2016, 10am - 4pm
See listing for dates

Duration 6 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Workshops: Keeping it contemporary

With Karen O’Connor

Various Saturdays in 2016, 10.30am
See listing for details

Duration 5 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Absolute beginners 2016

Monthly classes with Brenda Tye

Various Fridays and Saturdays in 2016, 1pm
See listing for dates

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

Art essentials 2016

With Brenda Tye

Various Fridays in 2016, 10.30am
See listing for details

Duration 5 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Life drawing 2016

Classes at the Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Saturdays 10.30am - 12.30pm
Term 1: 13 February - 19 March 2016 (booked out)
Term 2: 7 May - 11 June 2016 (booked out)
Term 3: 6 August - 10 September 2016
Term 4:: 22 October - 26 November 2016

Duration 2 hours
Location: Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
Charges apply

Follow the curve 2016

Six-week drawing course at the Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Image: Brett Whiteley Studio with Whiteley’s Alchemy 1972-73 © Wendy Whiteley

Saturdays 1.30 - 3.30pm
Course 1: 13 February - 19 March 2016 (booked out)
Course 2: 7 May - 11 June 2016 (booked out)
Course 3: 6 August - 10 September 2016 (booked out)
Course 4: 22 October - 26 November 2016

Duration 2 hours
Location: Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
Charges apply

Tours for tots: Found, collected and assembled

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 24 and Tuesday 29 November 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Art Club 2016

For children aged 9-13

Various Saturdays and Sundays in 2016
10.30am, 1pm and 3pm
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Kids Club 2016

For children aged 5–8

Various Saturdays and Sundays in 2016
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply