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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

Solar plate etching

Workshop with Serephina Martin

Image: Seraphina Martin Enchantment of the magnolia flower (detail)

Wednesday 3 September 2014, 6pm
Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 September 2014, 10.30am - 4pm

Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Art Club: Royal reflections

For members’ children aged 9–12

Image: Robert Peake the Elder Prince of Wales c1610, National Portrait Gallery, London

Saturday 13, Sunday 14 September 2014
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

Kids Club: Birds, bees and flying trees

For members’ children aged 5–8

Saturday 13, Sunday 14 September 2014
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

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

Portrait printmaking: stamp your face

Learn how to linocut your portrait

Image courtesy Libby Lloyd

Sunday 21 September 2014, 1pm

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

Paint and create children's holiday workshop

Sessions for ages 3-13

Image: Phillip Barnes Anna Meares, Archibald Prize 2014 finalist

Tuesday 23 - Friday 26 September 2014
See listing for details

Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

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 off

Portrait drawing with Mike Barnard

Image: Mike Barnard Ian 2009 (detail)

Sunday 27 July 2014, 1pm
Sunday 17 August 2014, 1pm
Saturday 27 September 2014, 1pm

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

Drawing workshop with Annie Herron

Back by popular demand!

Image courtesy Annie Herron

Sunday 28 September 2014, 10am

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

Teenage drawing workshop: Drawing from paintings

For 13-17 year olds

Image: William Henry Margetson The sea hath its pearls 1897

Monday 29 September 2014, 10.30am

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

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

Art Club: In the manner of the masters

For members’ children aged 9–12

Image: Samuel Palmer The lonely tower 1879 (detail)

Saturday 11, Sunday 12 October 2014
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

Kids Club: Colour my world

For members’ children aged 5–8

Saturday 11, Sunday 12 October 2014
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

Discover drawing 2014

With Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Image: Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Various weekends in 2014, 10am - 4pm
See listing for dates

Duration 6 hours
Location: Function space
Charges apply

Costumed figure drawing

Life model and drapery workshop

Image: istock image

Saturday 25 October 2014, 1pm

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

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

Pop printing workshop

Print like a pop artist

Image: courtesy Libby Lloyd.

Saturday 1 November 2014, 1pm

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

Creative drawing workshop

Dynamic drawing

Image courtesy Andrew Antoniou

Sunday 2 November 2014, 10.30am
3 August cancelled

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

Peter Griffen workshops 2014

Weekend painting workshops at the artist's studio

Image © Peter Griffen (detail)

Various Fridays-Sundays in 2014
See listing for details

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

Absolute beginners 2014

Monthly classes with Brenda Tye

Image: Absolute Beginners class in action

Various Fridays and Saturdays in 2014, 1pm
See listing for dates

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 16 November 2014, 1pm

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

Art essentials 2014

With Brenda Tye

Image: workshop tutor Brenda Tye

Various Fridays in 2014, 10.30am–3.30pm
See listing for details

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

Life drawing 2014

Classes at the Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Image: Brett Whiteley Woman under the shower 1976, gift of the Art Gallery Society of NSW 1994 © Wendy Whiteley

Saturdays 10.30am – 12.30pm
Term 1: 22 February – 29 March 2014
Term 2: 10 May – 14 June 2014
Term 3: 2 August – 6 September 2014
Term 4: 18 October – 22 November 2014

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

Pop painting workshop

Let Howard Arkley inspire you to paint

Image: Howard Arkley Triple fronted (detail) 1987 © The Estate of Howard Arkley, Courtesy Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art

Saturday 22 November 2014, 1pm

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

Follow the curve 2014

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: 22 February – 29 March 2014
Course 2: 10 May – 14 June 2014
Course 3: 2 August – 6 September 2014
Course 4: 18 October – 22 November 2014

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

Introduction to soft sculpture

Stitch your own pop inspired sculpture

Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

Sunday 23 November 2014, 1pm

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

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