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Colour popping BOOKED OUT

Paint and stencil your own pop artwork

Image: Martin Sharp Jimi Hendrix c1971 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Jim Sharman, 1984 © Estate of Martin Sharp. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 28 February 2015, 1pm

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

Art Club: Crazy canines

For children aged 9–12

Saturday 7, Sunday 8 March 2015
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

Kids Club: Eat your art out

For members’ children aged 5–8

Saturday 7, Sunday 8 March 2015
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

Learn to chine-collé

Printing and collage workshop

Image: courtesy Libby Lloyd

Saturday 14 March 2015, 1pm

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

A conversation in paint

Contemporary painting workshop

Image: Krishna serenading Radha c1820 (detail), Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

Sunday 15 March 2015, 1pm

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

Investigating colour workshop

Celebrating Seniors Week 2015

Wednesday 18 March 2015, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Drawing in the Grand Courts

Celebrating Seniors Week 2015

Friday 20 March 2015, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Mystery model drawing sessions

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Thursday 12 & 19 March 2015, 5.30-7.30pm
Saturday 14 & 21 March 2015, 2-4pm

Duration 2 hours
Free

Printmaking with Andrew Totman

Dry point and mono-print

Image: Andrew Totman Untitled (detail)

Sunday 22 March 2015, 10.15am

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

Drop in and make: Marine mobiles

Free artmaking activity for kids

Sunday 1, 15 & 22 March 2015, 11am – 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Tours for tots 2015: Pattern

Fun artmaking tour for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 24 and Thursday 26 March 2015
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Creative drawing workshop

Compositions and visual dynamics

Image courtesy Andrew Antoniou

Sunday 29 March 2015, 10.30am

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

Dark to light drawing workshop

Discover the drama of line and tone

Image: Mike Barnard After Septimus Power (detail)

Sunday 26 April 2015, 1pm

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

Tours for tots 2015: Dress ups

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 28 and Thursday 30 April 2015
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Make a scene workshop

Construct a diorama

Image: courtesy Linden Braye

Saturday 9 May 2015, 1pm

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

Hand-building clay workshop

Create shapes with your hands

Image: courtesy Alex Standen

Sunday 10 May 2015, 1pm

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

Printing and collage workshop

Be inspired by the vivid colour of Henri Matisse

Image: Libby Lloyd Green and gold leaves 2014 (detail). Courtesy the artist.

Saturday 16 May 2015, 1pm

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

Sculpture in a day

Workshop in the Tom Bass Sculpture School

Maitreya (Buddha of the future) (detail. 14th Century, Gilt bronze, AGNSW collection.

Sunday 17 May 2015, 10am - 4pm
Friday 15 May 2015, 11am - 12pm (optional)

Charges apply

Drawing with thread workshop

Experiment with stitching to draw

Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

Sunday 17 May 2015, 1pm

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

Geometric design workshop

Learn how to customise wooden tableware

Image: courtesy Amanda Picman

Sunday 24 May 2015, 1pm

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

Tours for tots 2015: Myths and legends

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 May 2015
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Capturing 'the real'

Creating images from photographs

Image: Mike Barnard IKR! 2015 (detail)

Saturday 30 May 2015, 1pm

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

Tours for tots 2015: Colour

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 25 and Tuesday 30 June 2015
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Facing off drawing workshop

Use fun and games to learn to draw

Image: Mike Barnard Ian 2009

Sunday 1 March 2015, 1pm
Sunday 26 July 2015, 1pm
Sunday 16 August 2015, 1pm
Sunday 13 September 2015, 1pm

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

Peter Griffen workshops 2015

Weekend painting workshops at the artist's studio

Image: Peter Griffen workshop

Various Fridays-Sundays in 2015
See listing for details

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

Life drawing 2015

Classes at the Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Saturdays 10.30am - 12.30pm
Term 1: 21 February - 28 March 2015
Term 2: 2 May - 6 June 2015
Term 3: 1 August - 5 September 2015
Term 4:: 17 October - 21 November 2015

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

Absolute Beginners 2015

Monthly classes with Brenda Tye

Various Fridays and Saturdays in 2015, 1pm
See listing for dates

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

Follow the curve 2015

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

Image: Brett Whiteley Hand with brush © Wendy Whiteley

Saturdays 1.30 - 3.30pm
Course 1: 21 February - 28 March 2015
Course 2: 2 May - 6 June 2015
Course 3: 1 August - 5 September 2015
Course 4: 17 October - 21 November 2015

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

Art essentials 2015

With Brenda Tye

Image: Brenda Tye

Various Fridays in 2015, 10.30am–3.30pm
See listing for details

Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply