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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

Drop in and draw: August

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturday 6 August 2016, 11am – 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Grand Courts
Free

Melodies of colour workshop

With Celia Gullett

Image: Frank Hinder In the tram (Study for Tram kaleidoscope) 1939 (detail) © Estate of Frank Hinder

Sunday 14 August 2016, 10am

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

Drawn to life

Workshop with Siena White

Image: John Gibson RA Venus 1850 (detail)

Wednesday 17 August 2016, 6.30pm

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

Drop in and make: Cities and skylines

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Roland Wakelin The yellow house 1918 (detail) © Roland Wakelin Estate

Sundays, 11am – 4pm
7, 21 August 2016

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Community access tour and workshop: Archibald Prize 2016

For adults with specific needs

Image: Nick Stathopoulos Deng (detail), Archibald Prize 201 finalist

Wednesday 25 August 2016, 11am

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

Drawing for expression: Drawing from news

With Juliet Holmes a Court

Image: courtesy Juliet Holmes a Court

Sunday 28 August 2016, 10am

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

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

Drop in and draw: September

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi The moon glimmers like bright snow… (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Saturday 3 September 2016, 11am – 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free

Workshop: Creative calligraphy

With Liwanna Chan

Image: Zhu Nan Calligraphy 18th century

Sunday 11 September 2016, 1pm

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

Weekend workshop: Cityscapes

With Celia Gullett

Image: Roland Wakelin Down the hills to Berry’s Bay 1916 (detail) © Roland Wakelin Estate

Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 September 2016
10am - 4pm

Duration 12 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
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 BOOKED OUT

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

Drop in and draw: October

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Image: Nyapanyapa Yunupingu Larrani 2014 © Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala

Saturday 1 October 2016, 11am – 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Lower level 2
Free

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

Drop in and draw: November

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturday 5 November 2016, 11am – 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: 20th & 21st c Australian art
Free

Workshops: Keeping it contemporary

With Karen O’Connor

Image: courtesy 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

Printing under the sun

Solar-plate printmaking with Andrew Totman

Image: courtesy Andrew Totman

Sunday 20 November 2016, 10.15am

Duration 5 hours, 45 minutes
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 BOOKED OUT

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 (booked out)
Term 4: 22 October - 26 November 2016 (booked out)

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

Follow the curve 2016 BOOKED OUT

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 (booked out)

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

Drop in and draw: December

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Image: Gilbert Bayes The offerings of war 1923 (detail)

Saturday 3 December 2016, 11am – 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Free

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