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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information

Brett Whiteley Studio

The Brett Whiteley Studio provides a unique space where students can gain a personal insight into Australian artist Brett Whiteley. Displays of the artist’s sketchbooks, materials, personal memorabilia and music reveal his inspirations and illustrate his art practice. The studio is exclusively open to schools on Wednesdays and Thursdays in 2019.

More about the Brett Whiteley Studio

The art and life of Brett Whiteley

Discover the artist and his studio and explore the works on display. Use Whiteley as a focus for a case-study discussion. Explore his body of work, art-making practice and relationship to his subject, his audience and the outside world.

Syllabus links: Visual Arts: artmaking, art criticism, art history

Program details
Stages 4–6
Tuesdays and Wednesdays only
60/90/120-min duration
$165/$180/$225 per 15 students

Life drawing

Experience a real life-drawing class at the studio. Our artist educators will inspire students to build confidence in drawing using a variety of materials and techniques.

Syllabus links: Visual Arts: artmaking, art criticism, art history

Program details
Stages 5–6
Tuesdays and Wednesdays only
120-min duration
$315 per 15 students (includes model fee)