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Tours for tots: Eye spy

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 23, Tuesday 28 February 2017, 10.30am
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Drop in and draw: March

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturday 4 March 2017, 11am - 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Grand Courts
Free

Teenage workshop: Abstract painting

For 13-16 year olds with Karen O'Connor

Sunday 12 March 2017, 10.30am

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

Drop in and make: Every cloud has a silver lining

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: WC Piguenit The flood in the Darling 1890 1895 (detail)

Sundays 11am – 4pm
19 February, 5 & 19 March 2017

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Creative drawing workshop: Focus

With Catherine Hickson

Charles Meere Australian beach pattern 1940 (detail) © Charles Meere Estate. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.

Sunday 26 March 2017, 10.30am

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

Tours for tots: Shape, structure and space

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 28, Thursday 30 March 2017, 10.30am
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Drop in and draw: April

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturday 1 April 2017, 11am - 1pm

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

Bookbinding workshop: Leather-wrap journals

With Michelle Lackenby

Image: courtesy Michelle Lackenby

Sunday 9 April 2017, 10.30am

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

Drop in and make: Tangled lines and lyrical landscapes

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: John Olsen Entrance to the seaport of desire 1964 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Sunday 2 April 2017
Monday 10 - Thursday 13 April 2017
11am – 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Children’s access workshop: The National 2017

Artmaking for children with specific needs, their families and carers

Image: Creating art in a children’s access workshop at the Gallery

Saturday 8, Wednesday 19 April 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Workshop: Invented languages

For 9-12 year olds with artist Emily Floyd

Image: Emily Floyd Kesh Alphabet 2017 (visualisation detail), digital collage including 1977 photo by Max Dupain of the Art Gallery of NSW, visualisation produced by Phillip Moloughney Architecture. Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery © the artist

Tuesday-Thursday 2pm
18-20 April 2017

Duration 2 hours
Location: Function space
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Material world

Free artmaking activity for families

Daily 11am - 4pm
16-21 April 2017

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Workshop: Working in watercolour

With Andrew Antoniou

Image: courtesy Andrew Antoniou

Sunday 23 April 2017, 10.30am

Duration 5 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Tours for tots: Lights, camera, action!

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 27 April 2017
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Make your own origami boat

Free activity for all ages during Gallery opening hours

Image: Origami paper with detail from Utagawa Toyokuni II Woman with cherry blossoms early 1830s, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Daily during Gallery opening hours

Duration 7 hours
Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free

Drop in and draw: May

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturday 6 May 2017, 11am - 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Workshop: Blotted line

Learn about Andy Warhol’s illustration technique

Image: Still from the video Blotted line lesson from The Andy Warhol Museum

Saturdays 11am
22 April - 6 May 2017

Duration 2 hours
Location: Function space
Charges apply

Sketching the magic line

With Mike Barnard

Image: courtesy Mike Barnard

Saturdays 1pm
8 April, 13 May 2017

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

Drop in and make: Illustrative ads and fancy footwear

Free artmaking activity for families

Sundays 11am – 4pm
7, 21 May 2017

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Tours for tots: Out of the ordinary

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 25, Tuesday 30 May 2017
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Community access tour and workshop: The National 2017

For adults with specific needs

Image: Creating art in a community access workshop at the Gallery

Tuesday 2 May 2017, 11am
Wednesday 7 June 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Drop in and make: Forms, structures, space and paper

Free artmaking activity for families

Sundays 11am - 4pm
4, 18 June 2017

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Social sounds

Come make some noise with Junkyard Beats and The Human Sound Project

Wednesdays 7pm
14-28 June 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Tours for tots: All creatures great and small

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 27, Thursday 29 June 2017
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Printmaking workshop: Print it

With Andrew Totman

Image: courtesy Andrew Totman

Sundays 10.15am
19 March, 16 July 2017

Duration 5 hours, 45 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Drawing the collection 2017

With Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Image: Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Various weekends in 2017, 10am - 4pm
See listing for dates

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

Peter Griffen workshops 2017

Weekend painting workshops at the artist's studio

Various Fridays-Sundays in 2017
See listing for details

Charges apply

Absolute beginners 2017

Monthly classes with Brenda Tye

Various Fridays and Saturdays in 2017, 1pm
See listing for dates

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

Art essentials 2017

Monthly classes with Brenda Tye

Various Saturdays in 2017, 10.30am
See listing for details

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

Life drawing 2017

Six-week workshop at the Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Saturdays 10.30am - 12.30pm
Term 1: 11 February - 18 March 2017 (booked out)
Term 2: 6 May - 10 June 2017 (booked out)
Term 3: 5 August - 9 September 2017
Term 4: 21 October - 25 November 2017

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

Follow the curve 2017

Six-week drawing workshop at the Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Image: Brett Whiteley Studio with Whiteley’s Alchemy 1972-73 © Wendy Whiteley

Saturdays 1.30-3.30pm
Term 1: 11 February - 18 March 2017 (booked out)
Term 2: 6 May - 10 June 2017 (booked out)
Term 3: 5 August - 9 September 2017
Term 4: 21 October - 25 November 2017

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

Art Club 2017

For children aged 9-13

Various Saturdays and Sundays in 2017
10.30am, 1pm and 3pm
See listing for details

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

Kids Club 2017

For children aged 5–8

Various Saturdays and Sundays in 2017
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm
See listing for details

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