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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

Art Club: Sweet and sour

For children aged 9–12

Image: Henri Fantin-Latour Flowers and fruit 1866 (detail)

Saturday 2, Sunday 3 May 2015
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

Kids Club: Awesome autumn

For children aged 5–8

Saturday 2, Sunday 3 May 2015
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
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 BOOKED OUT

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

Drop in and make: Decorative dioramas

Free artmaking activity for kids

Sunday 3, 17 & 24 May 2015, 11am – 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

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

Colour drawing workshop

With Annie Herron

Image courtesy Annie Herron

Sunday 24 May 2015, 10am
Wednesday 27 May 2015, 10am

Duration 6 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

Community access tour and workshop: Focus

Tour and artmaking activity for people of all ages and abilities

Image: Max Dupain Sunbaker 1937 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 37.9 × 42.8 cm, , Art Gallery of NSW, purchased 1976

Friday 29 May 2015, 11am

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

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

Discover drawing: The photograph and Australia

With Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Image: Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Sunday 31 May 2015, 10am

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

Drop in and make: Oriental peacocks

Free artmaking activity for kids

Sunday 7 & 21 June 2015, 11am – 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Stitching off the page workshop

Use needle and thread to draw

Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

Sunday 21 June 2015, 1pm

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

Colour wheel painting workshop

Explore colour relationships in your art

Saturday 27 June 2015, 1pm

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

The art of drawing from nature

Botanical illustration workshop

Image: courtesy Mirra Whale

Sunday 28 June 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

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

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

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

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

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