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Art and dementia: Sketch and pose

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Image: Jean-Marc Nattier Madame de La Porte 1754 (detail)
Gift of William Bowmore OBE 1992

Thursday 16 August 2018, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Funky felting workshop

With Denise Lithgow

Image: courtesy Denise Lithgow

Saturday 12 May, Sunday 19 August 2018, 10.30am

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

Introduction to the art of Chinese calligraphy

With Xueyi Bai

Image: courtesy Xueyi Bai

Thursdays 2, 9, 16, 23 August 2018, 10am

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

Art and dementia: The Archibald Prize 2018

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Image: Marc Etherington Me and Granny (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Thursday 23 August 2018, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

FOMArt: August

Presented by the Youth Collective

Image: TRU’

Saturday 25 August 2018, 1- 3.30pm

Free

Tours for Tots: Make it shake

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Tuesday 28, Thursday 30 August 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Drop in and draw: September

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturday 1 September 2018, 11am-1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Bookbinding workshop

Custom leather-bound artist’s journal

Image: courtesy Jean Kropper

Saturday 8 September 2018, 10.30am

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

Drawing workshop: The portrait

With Margaret Ackland

Sundays 22 July, 9 September 2018, 10.30am

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

Peter Griffen weekend painting workshop

At the artists studio

Image: Peter Griffen’s studio

Friday 14 September 2018, 11am - 1pm
Saturday 15 - Sunday 16 September 2018, 9.30am - 4pm

Charges apply

Drop in and make: Out of the blue

Free artmaking activity for families

11am-3.30pm
Sundays 5,19 August
and 2,16 September 2018

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art and dementia: Spacemakers and roomshakers

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Thursday 20 September 2018, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Art in mind

A mindful art-viewing experience

Various Fridays in 2018, 9am
See listing for details

Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Drawing fundamentals

With Christine Simpson

Wednesdays 5 to 26 September 2018, 1pm

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

Tours for Tots: Splish splash

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Tuesday 25, Thursday 27 September 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

FOMArt: September

Presented by the Youth Collective

Photograph: Diego Esquivel

Saturday 29 September 2018, 1- 4pm

Duration 3 hours
Free

En plein air painting

Workshop with artist Luke Sciberras

Image: John Russell Madame Sisley on the banks of the Loing at Moret 1887 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Sunday 30 September 2018, 9.30am

Duration 6 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Workshop: Introduction to Calligraphy for beginners

With Xueyi Bai

Image: courtesy Xueyi Bai

Sunday 30 September 2018, 2pm

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

Drop in and make: Marvellous mementos

Free artmaking activity for families

Kathy Temin My monument: black garden 2010–11 (detail)
AGNSW, Contemporary Collection Benefactors 2011, © Kathy Temin

11am-3.30pm
Monday-Friday 1-5 October 2018

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Family workshop: Origami

School holiday activity for children aged 6+

Monday 8 & Tuesday 9 October 2018, 10.30am

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

Teenage holiday workshop: Funky Faces

Cartooning and concertinas

Friday 5 & Wednesday 10 October 2018, 10.30am

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

Children's access workshop: Shake it up

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

Yinka Shonibare Alien toy painting 2011(detail)
AGNSW, Tony Gilbert Bequest Fund 2012, © Yinka Shonibare, MBE

Wednesday 10 October 2018, 11am

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

Workshop: Creative origami

With Michael Clonaris and Midori Furze

Saturday 13 October 2018, 1pm

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

Workshop: Floral embroidery - 3D rose

With Margaret Daszkiewicz

Image: courtesy Margaret Daszkiewicz

Sunday 14 October 2018, 10.30am

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

Drawing from the figure

With Siena White

Various Wednesdays 6.30pm
14 March - 17 October 2018
See listing for details

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

Art and dementia: Modernist design

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Anne Dangar Plate c1934, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 18 October 2018, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Drop in and make: Shake it up

Free artmaking activity for families

Yinka Shonibare Alien toy painting 2011(detail)
AGNSW, Tony Gilbert Bequest Fund 2012, © Yinka Shonibare, MBE

11am-3.30pm
Monday-Friday 8-12 October 2018
Sundays 7, 21 October 2018

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Access workshop: Sensory worlds

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Kathy Temin My Monument: Black Garden 2010-11 (detail)
Contemporary Collection Benefactors 2011 © Kathy Temin

Thursday 13 September 2018, 11am
Wednesday 24 October 2018, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

FOMArt: October

Presented by the Youth Collective

Photograph: Diego Esquivel

Saturday 27 October 2018, 1-4pm

Duration 3 hours
Free

Teenage Art Club

For ages 13+

Various Sundays in 2018
10.30am

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

Tours for Tots: Paper play

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Thursday 25, Tuesday 30 October 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Peter Griffen weekend painting workshop

At the artists studio

Image: Peter Griffen’s studio

Friday 9 November 2018, 11am - 1pm
Saturday 10 - Sunday 11 November 2018, 9.30am - 4pm

Charges apply

Drawing from sculpture

With Siena White

Various Wednesdays 6.30pm
17 January - 14 November 2018
See listing for details

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

Absolute beginners 2018

Monthly classes with Brenda Tye

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

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

FOMArt: November

Presented by the Youth Collective

Photograph: Diego Esquivel

Saturday 24 November 2018, 1-4pm

Duration 3 hours
Free

Tours for Tots: Colour it

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Tuesday 27, Thursday 29 November 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Life drawing 2018 BOOKED OUT

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

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

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

Follow the curve 2018 BOOKED OUT

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