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Member events

With more than 400 events during the year, there’s something for everyone.

Some events are exclusive to members; for others, members pay a discounted price.

Bookings are required for most events, and can be made online or by phone, mail or in person.
Note: Tickets will not be held without prepayment.

Select an event to see details, including prices and booking details.

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Gallery Express 2016

A bus tour for members only of selected commercial galleries

Various Wednesdays and Thursdays in 2016
See listing for details

Duration 3 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Charges apply

Art Club 2016

For children aged 9-13

Various Saturdays and Sundays in 2016
10.30am, 1pm and 3pm
See listing for details

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

Kids Club 2016

For children aged 5–8

Various Saturdays and Sundays in 2016
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm
See listing for details

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

Bankstown Poetry Grand Slam 2016 BOOKED OUT

Poetry battle for the best of the best

Image: courtesy Bankstown Poetry Slam

Sunday 11 December 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Tradigital

Teenage workshop

Image: © Rocco Fazzari

Tuesday 17 January 2017, 10.30am

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

Coffee tour: Nude

For members and guests

Image: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Two women (Zwei frauen) 1912 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 76.5 × 84.5 cm. Tate: Presented by the executors of Dr Rosa Schapire 1954 © Karl Schmidt-Rotluff/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney. Image © Tate, London 2016

Tuesday 29 November, Tuesday 13 December 2016, Thursday 19 January 2017, 10.30am

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

Family workshops

School holiday activities for children

Image: © Rocco Fazzari

Wednesday 18 - Friday 20 January 2017, 10.30am

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

Day tour: Canberra

Visit the National Museum of Australia and National Portrait Gallery of Australia

Image: The Lewis chessmen, about 1150–1175 CE, found on the Isle of Lewis, probably made in Norway © Trustees of the British Museum

Saturday 21 January 2017, 7.45am

Duration 12 hours, 45 minutes
Charges apply

Armchair travel: The art of Norway and Iceland

With Rosamund Barlett

Image: Reykjavik, Iceland

Saturday 11 February 2017, 10:30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Twilight gallery express

Touring new art

Wednesday 15 February 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Front of the Gallery
Charges apply

Art and revolution: The life and death of the Russian avant-garde

With Rosamund Bartlett

Image: Aleksandr Rodchenko Composition 1918 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Alexander Rodchenko/RAO. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursdays 10.30am
2-23 February 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Drawing the collection 2017

With Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Image: Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Various weekends in 2017, 10am - 4pm
See listing for dates

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

Art appreciation lecture series 2017

Site specific: the power of place

Image: John Singer Sargent Claude Monet painting by the edge of a wood 1885 (detail), oil paint on canvas, 54 × 64.8 cm. Tate collection

Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays 1pm
1 February - 16 November 2017
See listing for dates

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Resonate 2017

Concert series

Image: Bradley Kunda, courtesy the artists

Various dates in 2017, 7pm

Duration 3 hours
Charges apply

Gallery Express 2017

A bus tour of selected commercial galleries

Various Wednesdays in 2017
See listing for details

Duration 3 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Charges apply