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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, including hours

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Drop in and draw: July 2019

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Saturday 6 July 2019, 11am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free

ReCollection: Kanô School

Hear from curator of Asian and international art Natalie Seiz

Image: Japan, Kanō School, Momoyama period (1573–1615) / Edo period (1615–1868)
The arrival of the Portuguese late 1500s – early 1600s, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 11 July 2019, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Peter Griffen weekend studio workshop BOOKED OUT

At the artists studio

Image: Peter Griffen’s studio

Friday 9 August 2019, 11am - 1pm
Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 August 2019, 9.30am - 4pm

Charges apply

Art and dementia: In one drop of water

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

Thursday 15 August 2019, 11am

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

Drop in and make: Rivers, streams, lakes and oceans

Free artmaking activity for families

Sundays 4, 18 August 2019
11am-3.30pm

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Tours for Tots: Water, water everywhere

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Tuesday 27, Thursday 29 August 2019
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk

ReCollection: Unknown Artist

Hear from conservator Analiese Treacy

Image: unknown artist Vishnu and Laxmi resting on serpent god Sheshnag 19th century (detail). Art Gallery of New South Wales, bequest of Mr J Kitto 1986.

Thursday 12 September 2019, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Film screening: Breathing underwater

In association with In one drop of water

Image: Still from Breathing underwater

Saturday 21 September 2019, 1pm

Duration 1 hour, 21 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings recommended

Crochet workshop: Maple leaf

With Margaret Daszkiewicz

Image: courtesy Margaret Daszkiewicz

Saturday 5 October 2019, 10.30am

Duration 5 hours
Charges apply

School holiday workshop: Watery worlds BOOKED OUT

For ages 5-12 years with an adult

Wednesday 2 & 9 October 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

Artist talk: Desmond Lazaro

Hear from the artist about his work for 'In one drop water'

Image: Desmond Lazaro

Wednesday 9 October 2019, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

ReCollection: Unryūan Kitamura Tatsuo

Hear from designer and jeweller Bic Tieu

Image: Unryûan Kitamura Tatsuo Lotus leaf (detail) 2006, 'kanshitsu’ (dry lacquer), gold, green and yellow lacquer and gold on wood, quartz crystal drops, 18 × 62.7 cm, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Gift of Lesley Kehoe Galleries 2009, © Unryûan Kitamura Tatsuo

Thursday 17 October 2019, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Taking tea: the art of Chado BOOKED OUT

Experience an intimate Japanese tea ceremony

Image: Photo by Diana Panuccio, Art Gallery NSW 2018

Saturdays 15 & 22 February 2020, 2pm & 3pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk

Tours for Tots: February 2020

Fun art-making tours for children aged 3-5

Tuesday 25 February, 2020
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk

ReCollection: Unknown artist

Hear from the Gallery's curator Yin Cao

Image: Lotus pond bowl 14th century (detail), Yuan dynasty 1279 – 1368 Jingdezhen ware,
porcelain decorated with splashed brown iron spots and covered with a 'qingbai’ glaze,
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Edward and Goldie Sternberg Chinese Art Purchase Fund 1999

Thursday 27 February 2020, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Drop in and make: Bridges, boats and waterways

Free art-making activity for families

Sunday 1 March, 2020
11am-3.30pm

Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

ReCollection: Monira Al Qadiri

Hear from the Gallery's curator of Asian art, Natalie Seiz

Image: Monira Al Qadiri Diver 2018 (detail). Single-channel video projection, colour, sound 4:13 min. On loan from the artist. © Monira Al Qadiri

Thursday 12 March 2020, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free