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Tours for tots: Out of the ordinary

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Drop in and draw: June

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturday 3 June 2017, 11am - 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Lower level 2
Free

Community access tour and workshop: The National 2017

For adults with specific needs

Image: Creating art in an 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

The travel sketchbook BOOKED OUT

With Sheila Posner

Image: Detail from Sheila Posner sketchbook

Sunday 18 June 2017, 10.30am & 2pm

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

Teenage drawing workshop

For ages 13 and over

Image: courtesy Rocco Fazzari

Sunday 25 June 2017, 10.30am

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

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

Drop in and draw: July

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturday 1 July 2017, 11am - 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free

Teenage workshop: Victorian watercolours

For ages 12 to 16 years

Image: Dante Gabriel Rossetti The wedding of St George 1884 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Wednesday 5 July 2017, 10.30am

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

Children’s access workshop: Sentient lands

Artmaking for children with specific needs, their families and carers

Thursday 6 July 2017, 11am

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

Crochet workshop: Flourishing flowers

With Margaret Daszkiewicz

Saturday 8 July 2017, 1pm

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

Japanese bookbinding workshop

With Michelle Lackenby

Image: courtesy Michelle Lackenby

Saturday 15 July 2017, 10.30am

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

Access tour and workshop: Passion and procession

For adults with specific needs

Image: Creating art in an access workshop at the Gallery

Friday 21 July 2017, 11am

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

Painting workshop: Lines and meditations

With Celia Gullett

Image: Ian Fairweather Anak Bayan 1957 (detail) © Ian Fairweather/DACS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sunday 30 July 2017, 10am

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

Drop in and draw: August

Free artmaking activity for families

Saturday 5 August 2017, 11am - 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Grand Courts
Free

Wednesdays 6.30pm
14 June, 16 August 2017

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

Funky felting workshop

With Denise Lithgow

Image: courtesy Denise Lithgow

Sunday 9 July, 20 August 2017, 10.30am

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

Drop in and make: Nolan and Ned

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Sidney Nolan The camp 1946 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © the Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust. Bridgeman Art Library

11am - 4pm
Saturday 22 April 2017
Sundays 6, 20 August 2017

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Workshop: Working in watercolour

With Andrew Antoniou

Image: courtesy Andrew Antoniou

Sunday 23 April, 10 September 2017, 10.30am

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

Wednesdays 6.30pm
17 May, 19 July, 13 September 2017

Duration 2 hours
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 (booked out)
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

Make your own poetic blossom

Free activity for all ages during Gallery opening hours

Daily during Gallery opening hours
from 27 May 2017

Duration 7 hours
Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free