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Art and dementia: Out of the ordinary

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia

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

Thursday 19 October 2017, 10.30am

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

Workshop: Shape, line and colour

With Celia Gullett

Image: Cressida Campbell Kitchen utensils (detail) 1993 © Cressida Campbell. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sunday 22 October 2017, 10am

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

Make your own effigy

Free artist-led workshop with Marikit Santiago

Image: Marikit Santiago

Wednesdays 6-7.30pm
18-25 October 2017

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Function space
Free

Tours for tots: Pattern, repeat, pattern, repeat

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 24, Thursday 26 October 2017
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Art in mind

Learn to look at art differently in this mindfulness program

Image: Peter Upward New Reality 1961 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © courtesy Julie Harris

Fridays 9am
6, 27 October 2017

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
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

Drawing workshop: Face and hands

With Juliet Holmes a Court

Image: courtesy Juliet Holmes a Court

Sunday 29 October 2017, 10am

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

Drop in and draw: November

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturday 4 November 2017, 11am - 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Ground level
Free

Crochet workshop: Flourishing flowers

With Margaret Daszkiewicz

Wednesday 8 November 2017, 6pm

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

Painting workshop: Looking at landscape BOOKED OUT

With Belynda Henry

Image: courtesy Belynda Henry

Sunday 1 October, 10.30am
Saturday 11 November, 10.30am
Sunday 12 November 2017, 10.30am

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

Art and dementia: Playful possibilities

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia

Image: Mikala Dwyer The letterbox Marys 2015-17, installation detail at the Art Gallery of New South Wales © Mikala Dwyer

Thursday 16 November 2017, 10.30am

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

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

Drop in and make: Things with wings

Free artmaking activity for families

Sundays 11am - 4pm
5, 19 November 2017

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Access tour and workshop: Art and experimentation

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Image: Laith McGregor Opal 2011 (detail) © Laith McGregor

Wednesday 22 November 2017, 11am

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

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 BOOKED OUT

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

Saturdays 10.30am - 12.30pm
Term 1: 11 February - 18 March 2017
Term 2: 6 May - 10 June 2017
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 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: 11 February - 18 March 2017
Term 2: 6 May - 10 June 2017
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

Printing under the sun

Solar-plate printmaking with Andrew Totman

Image: Andrew Totman Common ancestry 2017 (detail)

Sunday 26 November 2017, 10.15am

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

Drop in and draw: Stop, smell and sketch the roses

A free artmaking activity for all ages

Image: Rachel Ruysch Still life with flowers on a marble tabletop 1716, Rijksmuseum, purchased with the support of the Vereniging Rembrandt

Wednesdays 5.30-8.30pm
22, 29 November 2017

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Tours for tots: Magical masquerade

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Bookbinding workshop: Brilliant books

With Michelle Lackenby

Image: courtesy Michelle Lackenby

Sunday 3 December 2017, 10.30am

Duration 6 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
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

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

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

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