Any event or workshop scheduled maybe cancelled due to health and safety issues and/or on advice from Wollongong City Council.
ADULT TOURS PROGRAM AT THE GALLERY
Whether you’re a first-time visitor who wants an introduction to WAG or a returning visitor who is looking for a deeper understanding of the collection and current exhibitions, our weekly program of tours is a great way to enhance your WAG experience. WAG has a dedicated team of Volunteer Gallery Guides who invite you to look closely and feel deeply about the works of art on display.
Cost: Free When: Every Saturday, 1.00pm-2.00pm No bookings required
Art & Dementia Tour
This program allows individuals and groups of people who have dementia to have meaningful engagement with Wollongong Art Gallery’s exhibitions and collection.
Cost: Free When: First Friday of every month, 2.00pm-3.00pm Bookings essential: Places are limited to eight participants (excluding carers). Carers are invited for tea and coffee while participants with dementia partake in the guided tour
You can book a free guided tour for a small group tailored to their interests and level of art knowledge. A minimum of four weeks’ notice is required for these bookings. Maximum group size is 20 people. Cost: Free
For bookings and enquiries call our Education Officer, Julie Danilov on 4227 8506 or email email@example.com
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IAVA ARTISTS' TALKS AT THE GALLERY
Karen Hook and Diane Goodman
Saturday 10 October at 2.00pm
Karen Hook will share and discuss her artworks created over a two month period during a Residency in France and sabbatical to England and Morocco, as well as works from earlier periods. Karen’s art practice continues to evolve through photography, painting and drawing, as she constantly attempts to find ways to connect and explore these mediums whilst being influenced by her immediate environment and her emotional connection to place.
Diane Goodman explores through her work notions of place, identity and memory in relation to specific landscapes photographed over time. Although photography has been her chosen medium for many years, she recently re-introduced painting and drawing into her practice. The tedious manipulation of both process and image is her personal imprint.
Tony Hull and Kim Shannon
Saturday 14 November at 2.00pm
Tony Hull has had eight solo exhibitions,
won numerous awards and prizes and
his work is held in many private and
corporate/ public collections. He has
been an artist and teacher for nearly
40 years and received a Doctorate of
Creative Arts from UOW in 1997. The
major part of his practice is painting with
watercolours and oils and his subject
matter includes portraiture, studies of
the human form, still life, and landscape
which are often completed en plein air.
Kim Shannon lives and works in the
Southern Highlands. She has exhibited
widely in Australia and overseas, had 16
solo exhibitions and won several awards.
Kim taught at TAFE and currently teaches
at the Bowral and District Art Society
and takes workshops in regional NSW.
Still-life is her preferred genre and she
enjoys finding beauty and meaning in the
everyday through the medium of oil paint
which has the potential to create such
tactile and visceral surfaces.
ANITA JOHNSON LARKIN Come to Me without a Word
Caroline Baum in conversation with Anita Johnson Larkin + Performance
Sunday 11 October, 2.00-300pm
Journalist and writer Caroline Baum will talk with artist Anita Johnson Larkin about her art practice and the works in her exhibition, Come to me without a word. This conversation will be followed a performance by two musicians playing a composition on one of the sculptures.
Free. All welcome
Soft Sculpture Workshop with Anita Johnson Larkin
Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 September, 12noon - 4pm
Transform found objects using soft sculpture techniques to create poetic narrative sculptures. Cost $120/$110 Friends (+ GST & booking fee) Bookings: eventbrite.com.au (search Wollongong Art Gallery)
Enrichment Program: Soft Sculpture with Anita Johnson Larkin
Years 9 & 10: Friday 25 September, 9.30am - 3pm Cost $50 per student.
Enquiries 4227 8506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org