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ADULT TOURS PROGRAM AT THE GALLERY

Adult Tours

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, 1-2pm 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, 2-3pm 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

Private Tours

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 jdanilov@wollongong.nsw.gov.au 

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ELEMENTS OF SPACE The Mann-Tatlow Collection of Asian Art

Celebrating Asian Culture Family Fun Day: 
Free activities for kids and families 

Sunday 16 February, 2020 12.00pm–3.00pm 
Including Chinese  lion dance, origami station, Chinese lantern, circus performers, face painting and much more.  Register your interest today.
Celebrating Asian Culture Family Fun Day.pdf
Eventbrite LinkFamily Fun Day Register

Dion Bus Stop Junior Art Trail - Family Fun Day

Sunday 16 February, 2020, 12.15pm-1.00pm
A free, fun tour of exhibitions On the Move: The Dion Family and Elements of Space : The Mann-Tatlow Collection. The tour is designed for 3-5 years olds. Children will explore art works through story-telling, art making, songs . Bookings essential. Note: Parents and carers also attend this tour. 
Eventbrite link: Dion Bus Stop Junior Art Trail


THE WAND COLLECTON - Indigenous works Donated by Paul and Christine Wand

Sharing Knowledge Enrichment Program 

Yrs 3 & 4 – Wed 1 April. Yrs 5 & 6 – Thurs 2 April Yrs 7 & 8 – Fri 3 April: 9.30am–3.00pm Free for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Enquires ph 4227 8506 or email jdanilov@wollongong.nsw.gov.au


ANTHONY LISTER Thousands Amazing the Great

Free Create your own Superhero Collage Workshop with Anthony Lister 

Saturday 9 May, 12.00pm–4.00pm 
Create your own Superhero and mythological story using imagery from books and magazines with collage and drawing. Then add your own unique hand drawn characteristics to your Superhero with pencils, markers and coloured crayons. Age 16+ all materials provided
Tickets on sale through Eventbrite from 6 March 2020
Eventbrite Link: Create your own Superhero Collage Workshop

Free Stencil Workshop with Anthony Lister 

Sunday 10 May, 12.00pm–4.00pm 
Explore alternative artistic practices as well as traditional painting, sculpture and drawing techniques. Learn ways to transfer words or images onto paper, make a stencil and apply spray paint on canvas to create a piece of stencil art. Age 16+ all merails provided
Tickets on sale through Eventbrite from 6 March 2020
Eventbrite Link: Stencil Workshop

Enrichment Program: Collage & Stop Motion Animation with Angie Cass 

Year 10 – 12 Visual Art Students. $50 per student Thursday 26 March, 9.30am–3.00pm 
Enquires ph 4227 8506 or email jdanilov@wollongong.nsw.gov.au


COMIC GONG AT THE GALLERY

LEGO® Displays Level 2 

Saturday 16 May 2020 10.00am-4.00pm 
A LEGO® fan? Come and check out some amazing LEGO® creations. Members of the SydLUG (Sydney LEGO® Users Group) will showcase their brick building expertise with displays throughout the gallery space. Chat with the exhibitors to find out how they build their designs. For more information visit wollongong.nsw.gov.au/library or facebook.com/comicgong




ANITA LARKIN Come to Me without a Word

Enrichment Program for Secondary Students Year 9 & 10 

Friday 26 June, 9.30am–3.00pm 
Students will tour the exhibition, then create a soft sculpture out of a recycled soft toy. Participants must bring their own soft toy, morning tea and lunch. All other materials will be provided. Cost $50 

Enquires ph 4227 8506 or email jdanilov@wollongong.nsw.gov.au



JUST NOT AUSTRALIA

Artist Talks 

Wednesday 1 July, 11am - 12noon and 1 - 2pm 
Free, all welcome 

Enrichment Program: Printmaking & the Post Modern Frame 

Yr 10: Thurs 14 May, Yr 11: Thurs 21 May. 9.30am–3.00pm 
$50 per student. Enquires ph 4227 8506 or email jdanilov@wollongong.nsw.gov.au


NIDA OPEN WORKSHOPS at the Gallery

NIDA Drama School

Grades 3-6 and 7-10
Tuesday 14 - Friday 17 July, 10.00am-4.00pm
A comprehensive course for committed young people. Develop performance skills including improvisation, voice and movement, devising, acting and rehearsing scenes. Participants will perform scenes at the end of the course for family and friends. Cost $470. Early bird $423 (expires 16 June) For more information phone 1300 450 417 or visit www.open.nida.edu.au

 

IAVA ARTISTS' TALK AT THE GALLERY

Free All welcome 

Michelle Dubois and Graham Sinclair 

Saturday 22 February, 2.00pm-3.00pm

Karen Hook and Diane Goodman

Sunday 26 April, 2.00pm-3.00pm

Tony Hull and Kim Shannon

Sunday 28 June, 2.00pm-3.00pm

IAVA Artists' Talks at the Gallery 2020 Program.pdf


WAG PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES 

ENTANGLEMENTS: HUMANS, ANIMALS, ENVIRONMENTS

Free, all welcome refeshments provided

The Gallery is delighted to present a series of talks in partnership with the University of Wollongong. Researchers from the Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society and Space (ACCESS) and from the Animal Studies Research Network (ASRN) share ideas and developments from their research.

BOLD AND OTHER INGENIOUS DINGOES OF K’GARI with Rowena Lennox, 
Thursday 5 March, 5.00 - 6.30pm 

FOLLOWING GUITARS: FROM FACTORY TO FOREST with Andrew Warren and Chris Gibson Thursday 2 April, 5.00 - 6.30pm 

CRAZY CAT LADIES – WHO, WHAT AND WHY? with Fiona Probyn-Rapsey 
Thursday 7 May, 5.00 - 6.30pm 

ONE FOX, TWO CHOOKS AND A BROOM: ABJECT LIVES IN THE ANTHROPOCENE with Jenny Atchison Thursday 4 June, 5.00 - 6.30pm