Everyone Has Their Take on Ian Gentle: The Feminine and the Frugal
31 January 2024, 11am - 12pm
Join us for an insightful session with artists Anita Johnson, Tanya Stubbles, Michele Elliot, and Samantha Arnul in conversation with Caroline Baum (journalist, radio and television broadcaster) discussing the work and impact of Ian Gentle.
This is a free event, all are welcome.
Presented in conjunction with The Gentle Project exhibitions.
Exhibition Walkthrough: Impressions Of Love / Magic and The Dreaming in The Northern Territory
7 February 2024, 11am - 12pm
We are currently showing a collection of Early 21st Century First Nations prints from the Collection that capture the stories of tenderness, ceremony, eroticism and love/magic (Yilpinji) of the Warlpiri and Kukatja peoples, as well as The Dreaming stories of the Yolŋu people.
Come along to this exhibition walkthrough with curator, Alinta Maguire.
With artists Abie Jangala, Bai Bai Napangarti, Elizabeth Nyumi Nungurrayi, Judy Martin Napangardi, Judy Watson Napangardi, Liddy Nakamarra Nelson, Molly Tasman Napurrula, Paddy Japaljarri Stewart, Ronnie Jakamarra Lawson, Rosie Tasman Napurrula, Teddy Morrison Jupurrula, Gulumbu Yunupingu, Nyapanyapa Yunupingu and Barrupu Yunupingu.
This is a free event, no bookings required. Exhibition continues until 30 June 2024.
Official Opening: Wollongong Art Gallery Installers Exhibition
9 February 2024, 6pm – 7.30pm
Wollongong Art Gallery’s install team come together to celebrate their diverse contributions to the arts across installation, painting, ceramics, sculpture and more in the inaugural Installer’s Exhibition. Join us at the official opening.
This is a free event and refreshments are provided. All are welcome. The exhibition continues until 3 March.
Film Screening and Talk: Gentle at Clifton
18 February 2024, 1.30 – 3pm
Join us at the Gallery for a screening of Gentle at Clifton. David Roach (director and producer) will be in attendance to discuss the film, and Ian Gentle: The Found Line publication will be available for purchase.
This is a free event, all are welcome. Presented in conjunction with The Gentle Project exhibitions.
ADULT TOURS PROGRAM AT THE GALLERY
Adult Tours (maximum 12 people)
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. No bookings are required, however, first in best dressed rules apply on the day of the tour.
When: Every Saturday, 1.00pm-2.00pm
Art & Dementia Tour (maximum 8 people)
This program allows individuals and groups of people who have dementia to have meaningful engagement with Wollongong Art Gallery’s exhibitions and collection.
When: First Friday of every month, 2.00pm-3.00pm
2024 dates: to be advised.
Bookings essential: Places are limited to eight participants (excluding carers). Carers are invited for indulge in some art therapy as a form of respite.
Art and Dementia program at WAG.pdf
Private Tours (maximum 12 people)
You can book a free guided tour for a small group tailored to their interests and level of art knowledge. If the group is larger than 12 people, we can split the group between two gallery guides. A minimum of four weeks’ notice is required for these bookings.
For all bookings and enquiries on our programs, call our Education Officer, Julie Danilov on 4227 8506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org