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Drop in and make: A Dutch Christmas

Free artmaking activity for kids of all ages

Image: Jan Abrahamsz Beerstraten View of the church of Sloten in winter c1660 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of SE Dribbel, Amsterdam

Sundays 11am – 4pm
3, 17 December 2017
Wednesdays 4.30–6.30pm
6, 13 December 2017

Location: Entrance court
Free

Drawing workshop: Sketch it

School holiday activity for children aged 8 and older

Tuesday 16 January 2018, 10.30am

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

Children’s access workshop: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

Free artmaking for children with specific needs, their families and carers

Image: Pieter de Ring Still life with golden goblet 1650–60 (detail), Rijksmuseum

Wednesday 17 January 2018, 11am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Art in mind: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

A peaceful, mindfulness session with Dutch art

Image: Jan Davidsz de Heem Still life with books c1628 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of the heirs of C Hoogendijk, The Hague

Fridays 8.30am
12, 19 January 2018

Duration 2 hours
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Charges apply

Family workshop: Fun with paper

School holiday activity for children aged 5-8

Wednesday 17 & Friday 19 January, 10.30am

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

Sunday 21 January 2018, 10.30am

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

Drop in and make: Collars, cuffs and caps

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Karel Dujardin Self-portrait 1662 (detail), Rijksmuseum

Mondays-Fridays 11am – 4pm
8-26 January 2018

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Access workshop: The art of still life

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Image: Laurens Craen Still life with imaginary view c1645-c1650 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Friday 9 February 2018, 11am

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

Pattern play

Free activity for all ages during Gallery opening hours

Image: Sara Hughes Torpedo 2008 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Sara Hughes

Daily during Gallery opening hours
from 26 August 2017

Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Drawing the collection: Make your mark

With Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Sunday 18 February 2018, 10am

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

The travel sketchbook

With Sheila Posner

Image: Detail from Sheila Posner sketchbook

Sunday 25 February 2018, 10.30am, 2pm

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Paper pups

Free artmaking activity for families

Sundays 11am-3.30pm
4, 18 February and 4 March 2018

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Drawing from sculpture

With Siena White

Wednesdays 6.30pm
17 January, 14 February, 11 April 2018

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

Drawing from a life model

With Siena White

Wednesdays 6.30pm
14 March, 16 May, 13 June 2018

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

Absolute beginners 2018

Monthly classes with Brenda Ty

Various Fridays and Saturdays in 2018, 1pm
See listing for dates

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

Art essentials 2018

Monthly classes with Brenda Tye

Various Saturdays in 2018, 10.30am
See listing for details

Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Life drawing 2018

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

Saturdays 10.30am - 12.30pm
Term 1: 10 February - 17 March 2018
Term 2: 12 May - 16 June 2018
Term 3: 4 August - 8 September 2018
Term 4: 27 October - 1 December 2018

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

Follow the curve 2018

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: 10 February - 17 March 2018
Term 2: 12 May - 16 June 2018
Term 3: 4 August - 8 September 2018
Term 4: 27 October - 1 December 2018

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

Lightbox flowers

Free activity for all ages during Gallery opening hours

Image: Bundi School Vasant ragini c1770 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Daily during Gallery opening hours
from 19 December 2017

Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free