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Guided tour: Brett Whiteley: drawing is everything

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Brett Whiteley Bather and mirror (second version) 1964, Brett Whiteley Studio Collection © Wendy Whiteley

Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays 12pm
15–19 December 2018
5 January – 31 March 2019

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Auslan tour: Drawing is everything

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Brett Whiteley Self portrait in the studio 1976 (detail), oil, collage, hair on canvas. Purchased 1977 © Wendy Whiteley

Sunday 31 March 2019, 1.30pm

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

Whiteley Art Bus

Free shuttle bus

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
1 February to 31 March 2019, 2pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Drop in and make: Dynamic drawing

Free artmaking activity for families

Sundays 3, 17 March and 7 April 2019
11am-3.30pm

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Past events

Ask A Curator Day

Have your questions answered by passionate experts

Wednesday 12 September 2018, 10am

Duration 4 hours

Film screening: Whiteley BOOKED OUT

AACTA award-winning documentary about an iconic Australian artist

Image: Whiteley

Sunday 10 February 2019, 11am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Celebrity talk: Wendy Whiteley

With exhibition curator Anne Ryan and author Lou Klepac

Image: Wendy Whiteley.

Wednesday 13 February 2019, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Thursday 31 January & Tuesday 19 February 2019, 10am

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

Celebrity talk: 'Whiteley' the Opera

With Opera Australia artistic director Lyndon Terracini and opera consultant Ashleigh Wilson

Image: Lyndon Terracini. Photo by Peter Derrett.

Wednesday 20 February 2019, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Frances Madden

A rising star of jazz and blues

Image: Frances Madden

Wednesdays 13 & 20 February 2019, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art and dementia: Drawing is everything

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

Thursday 7 March 2019, 1.30pm

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

Peter Griffen weekend studio workshop BOOKED OUT

At the artists studio

Image: Peter Griffen studio

Friday 8 March 2019, 11am - 1pm
Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 March 2019, 10am - 4pm

Charges apply

Access workshop: Brett Whiteley

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Wednesday 13 March 2019, 11am

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

Exhibition talks: drawing is everything

Short talks by artists and experts

Image: Lucy O’Doherty

Wednesdays 5.30pm
6-20 March 2019

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry