​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ArtistTalkEvents.jpgAll Gallery ​Public Programs bookings will be processed through Eventbrite. If you have any problems using Eventbrite​, please contact either Julie Danilov (02) 4227 8506 or Joanne Duncan on (02) 4227 ​8502.​​

​​​​​​​​THE COLLECTORS Works from the Collection

Education Program:
The Collectors Tour Package for Primary and Secondary Visual Art Students

Students will learn about the Gallery through the art collectors who have made significant contributions and shaped the Gallery’s collecting areas, and conclude with a drawing task. Duration: 1 hour (maximum). For bookings and enquiries phone (02) 4227 8506 or email jdanilov@wollongong.nsw.gov.au​
For full details of School Programs go to Education​

CHARMED - Contemporary Works from the Collection

​Artist Talk with Clare Thackway

​​Wednesday 7 November, 1-2pm
Free, all welcome.

​​Artist Talk with Gregory Hodge

Wednesday 7 November, 12noon-4pm​
Free, all welcome​​.

Family Fun Day

​​Sunday 11 November, 12noon-4pm
Join us for a fun filled afternoon of music, art and art making.  All activities are drop-in and free!​​


Special Events

Here+Now Special Events eflyer.pdf

​Wrap party and the Pinheads

​Sunday 25 November 7-10pm
​Live music, food, refreshments and a last chance to see the work of some of Illawarra's most promising young artists.
Free, all welcome.

Junior Art Trail

Friday 10-10.45am, 9 November
A fun tour for ages 3-5years. Cost $5.50 (GST included). Book online at www.eventbrite.com.au (search Wollongong Art Gallery)


​​Education Program
Students on Board - Enrichment program for Primary Students

​9.30am-3pm, Year 3: Tuesday 4 December, Year 4: Wednesday 5 December, Year 5: Thursday 6 December, Year 6: Friday 7 December
Students will tour Locals on Board, then reinterpret Illawarra scenes in paint on board.   Prizes will be awarded each day for outstanding works. Cost: $40
Bookings and enquiries phone (02) 42278506 or email jdanilov@wollongong.nsw.gov.au
For full details of School Programs go to Education​



​​Curator's Talk with Nigel Giles

​Wednesday 5 December, 11am-12noon
Nigel Giles, curator of The Box in the Corner, will discuss the television shows he loved to watch as a child and how they ultimately led him to becoming an avid collector of Australian TV memorabilia.  He will also share stories about some of the items and artefacts displayed in the exhibition. Free, all welcome.​

TV Show and Tell

Saturday 9 February, 2pm​
Join Wollongong City Libraries for this special TV edition of show and Tell!  Held in conjunction with Wollongong Art Gallery's The TV Show and The box in the Corner.

Do you have a treasured object with a story to tell? Do you have a passion for TV collectables, whether its kitschy or collectable, rare or mass produced, come and share your favourite TV memories!

You are invited to bring in a treasured object and share with others its history and significance.  Wollongong City Libraries will also be bringing along items from our collections highlighting the history of television in the Illawarra.  Bookings through Wollongong City Libraries webpage.



​​​​​​Artist Talks

​​Sunday 2 December, 12.30-1.15pm
Join the exhibiting artists for a floor talk prior to the opening.
Free, all welcome​.

Curator's Talk with Daniel Mudie Cunningham

Wednesday 5 December, 1-2pm
Drawing on themes of nostalgia, performance and genre, curator Daniel Mudie Cunningham will talk to the processes and aesthetics animating the works in the exhibition.
Free, all welcome.


IAVA Artists' Talks in the Gallery

IAVA is a group of highly accomplished artists with networks of like-minded artistic friends and colleagues.  In each talk an IAVA member has invited an artist they admire, for a joint discussion about their artistic practices.  Our first Talk is scheduled for 18 August at 2pm with Kate Stehr​ in conversation with Saxon Reynolds.​
IAVA Artists' Talks in the Gallery program of talks.pdf