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Teenage workshop: Dish it up

For 13-17 year olds

Image: Detail of a large plate Routing of an infidel army c1655-65

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 10.30am

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

Drop in and make: Moving colours

Free artmaking activity for kids

Monday 6 - Friday 10 July 2015
11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Clay building workshop BOOKED OUT

Create and decorate clay vessels

Image: courtesy Alexandra Standen

Saturday 18 July 2015, 1pm

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

Discover drawing: Matisse and the moderns

With Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Image: Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 July 2015, 10am

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

Drop in and make: Polychrome sculptures

Free artmaking activity for kids

Monday-Friday, 29 June - 3 July 2015
Sundays 5, 19 July
11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Soft sculpture workshop

Stuff and stitch your own sculpture

Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

Sunday 19 July 2015, 1pm

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

Drawing for expression: Working from a photograph

With Juliet Holmes a Court

Image courtesy Juliet Holmes a Court

Sunday 26 July 2015, 10am

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

Tours for tots 2015: Birds

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Painting the Kaldor Collection

Contemporary painting workshop

Image: Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, Petrified Petrol Pump 2010. Courtesy the artists

Saturday 8 August 2015, 1pm

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

Portrait printing workshop

Learn how to linocut portraits

Image: courtesy Libby Lloyd

Saturday 15 August 2015, 1pm

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

The melodies of colour

Drawing workshop with Celia Gullet

Image: Godfrey Miller Still life with lute c1954-c56 (detail)

Sunday 16 August 2015, 10am

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

17-20 August 2015, 9am - 5.30pm
21 August 2015, 9am - 12.30pm
Registration from 8.24am Monday

Charges apply

Printmaking

Workshop with Andrew Totman

Image: Andrew Totman Cloak 2014 (detail). Courtesy the artist

Sunday 23 August 2015, 10.15am

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

Drop in and make: Matisse and all that jazz

Free artmaking activity for kids

Sunday 2, 16, 23 August 2015
11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Cross-stitching workshop

Use needle and thread to create

Image: courtesy Amanda Picman

Sunday 23 August 2015, 1pm

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

Tours for tots 2015: Shapes

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 25 and Thursday 27 August 2015
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Drawing for expression: Shifting the mood

With Juliet Holmes à Court

Image courtesy Juliet Holmes à Court

Saturday 29 August 2015, 10am

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

Still-life drawing workshop

Learn to draw objects in place

Image: Mirra Whale Rialto Market catch sardines (detail) 2015. Courtesy the artist

Saturday 29 August 2015, 1.30pm

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

Dynamic drawing

Workshop with Andrew Antoniou

Image courtesy Andrew Antoniou

Sunday 30 August 2015, 10.30am

Duration 5 hours, 20 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Make a scene workshop

Construct a diorama

Image: courtesy Linden Braye

Sunday 30 August 2015, 1pm

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

Digital selfie snaps

Portrait photography workshop

Image: Emma Thomson Rebecca, Take Your Best Shot 2014 (detail)

Saturday 12 September 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
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 16 August 2015, 1pm
Sunday 13 September 2015, 1pm

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

Lightfold workshop

Create a mathematically folded lamp

Image: courtesy Melissa Silk

Saturday 19 September 2015, 1pm

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

Graphic design printing workshop

Be inspired by mid-century shapes and colour

Image: courtesy Annette Mauer

Sunday 20 September 2015, 1pm

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

Creative clay workshop

Hand-build and decorate vessels

Image: courtesy Alexandra Standen

Saturday 26 September 2015, 1pm

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

Drawing with thread workshop

Experiment with stitching to draw

Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

Sunday 27 September 2015, 1pm

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

Discover drawing: The fundamentals of drawing volume and form

With Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Image: Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October 2015, 10am

Duration 6 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

Tours for tots 2015: Contemporary art

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 27 and Thursday 29 October 2015
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
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 Studio with Whiteley’s Alchemy 1972-73 © 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

Tours for tots 2015: Australian art

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Art essentials 2015

With Brenda Tye

Image courtesy Brenda Tye

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

Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Art Club: June to November 2015

For children aged 9-12

Various Saturdays and Sundays in 2015
10.30am, 1pm and 3pm
See listing for details

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