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Young Members events

Are you aged 18-40? Do you who want to connect with like-minded art lovers, flex your creative muscles and keep a finger on the pulse of Sydney’s art scene?

Come along to one of the Gallery’s Young Members events. Most are also open to non-members.

Collection stories: Nicole and Chico Monks

A sneak peek into a private collection

Image: Nicole Monks at home with Tony Tuckson artwork in background. Photo by Prue Aja.

Thursday 23 April 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
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

Studio tour: Sarah O’Sullivan

Go behind the scenes with a ceramic artist

Image: courtesy the artist

Saturday 2 May 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Collectors talks

Why collect art?

Image: Photo by Prue Aja

First Wednesday of the month, 6pm
March, April, May 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
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

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

Skin exhibition tour and talk

Visit Studio W and hear from the artists

Image: Siena White Skin 2014 (detail). Courtesy the artist

Tuesday 19 May 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Conservation tour: Caring for the art

Go behind the scenes at the Gallery

Image: Conservation treatment of WC Piguenit The flood in the Darling 1890 1895

Wednesday 20 May 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Ticketing and information desk
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

Collection visit: Laura Jones, Alexandra Standen and Mirra Whale

A sneak peek into a private collection

Image: courtesy Alexandra Standen

Thursday 28 May 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
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

Collection stories: Guy Maestri

A sneak peek into a private collection

Image: courtesy Guy Maestri

Thursday 11 June 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Studio visit: Abdul Abdullah

Go behind the scenes with a contemporary artist

Image: Abdul Abdullah Abdul-Hamid 2014 (detail). Courtesy the artist.

Saturday 13 June 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Colour on the concrete tour and talk

Visit the UTS art collection

Image: Ken Unsworth Interlock 1970. Photo: Katia Sanfilippo.

Tuesday 16 June 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

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

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