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	Image: Yinka Shonibare, MBE Alien toy painting (detail) 2011 © Yinka Shonibare, MBE

Family art tours

School holiday fun with Jonathan Cooper

Do you love art? Want to learn more about art and enjoy the Gallery, but aren’t quite sure where to begin? Join us for this wonderful new series of special guided tours led by art educator Jonathan Cooper.

Jonathan’s fun and unique insight to art and art making will have you exploring the Gallery with fresh eyes. Fun and interactive, the tours are designed to be a shared experience for families. So come along with your child, grandchild, niece, nephew or a special young person, and together you will begin to explore art in new and different ways. Impress your friends with your newly gained art knowledge.

A great school holiday activity. Suitable for children aged eight years and over.

Image: Yinka Shonibare, MBE Alien toy painting (detail) 2011 © Yinka Shonibare, MBE

Wednesday 24 September, 1 October
Saturday 25 October 2014, 2.15pm

Price per tour
$15 member
$20 non-member
Includes one adult and one child

Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1878

Become a member

Three full working days (Mon–Fri) notice is required to qualify for a refund. All refunds attract an administration charge of 25% of the ticket price(s) with a minimum charge of $5.

Duration 1 hour
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)

Having fun with art

Explore the Gallery’s collection, learn various looking and interpreting skills and appreciate art in a more fulfilling and enriching way. Exercise your imagination to make artworks come to life. Warning: tour may involve time travel!



Wednesday 24 September 2014 2:15pm – 3:15pm

Lost in space

Explore the Gallery’s collection and learn the tricks artists use to create the illusion of three dimensions on a flat surface, and how some artists treat space in surprising ways.



Wednesday 1 October 2014 2:15pm – 3:15pm

What makes art 'art'?

Can anything be art? Or is it something special that artists do? Explore the Gallery’s collection and get ready for some fun and surprising answers.



Saturday 25 October 2014 2:15pm – 3:15pm