​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ArtistTalkEvents.jpgAll Gallery ​Public Programs Bookings will be processed through EventBrite.  If you have any problems using EventBrite​, please contact either Julie Danilov 4227 8506 or Joanne Duncan on 4227 ​8502.​​
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​IAVA ARTISTS' TALKS AT THE GALLERY​

IAVA Artists' Talks at the Gallery. IAVA is a group of hightly 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.  Free.​ All welcome.
20 May 2-3pm Melissa Ritchie in conversation with India Mark
17 June 2-3pm Liz Jeneid in conversation with Kathryn Orton

IAVA Artists Talks at the Gallery program.pdf

​SOUTH COAST WRITERS CENTRE AT THE GALLERY

SOUTH COAST WRITERS CENTRE & WOLLONGONG ART GALLERY

ASIA IN A FEW WORDS: IN CONVERSATION WITH LAURENS TAN

Saturday 10 June, 1 - 3pm
Local artist of international reputation, Laurens Tan, sits down with SCWC Director, Rike Krishnabhakdi-Vasilakis to talk about the transcultural in art, working across China, USA and Australia and the narrative spaces of art and literature in the Asian Century. Followed by open mic, poets responding the work of Sarah Goffman work on display in the Mann - Tatlow Gallery. Free, all welcome. 

SOUTH COAST WRITERS CENTRE & SYDNEY WRITERS FESTIVAL ROCKET READINGS

Sunday 28 May, 1 - 3.30pm
Annual Poetry event presented by Linda Godfrey, featuring a local and a national poet. Followed by an open mic. Cost $5.​

BLACK WALLABY INDIGENOUS WRITERS’ NIGHT

Thursday, 25 May, 6 - 8.30pm
Book launch of anniversary edition of Dreaming Inside, Vol 5 by special guest, Linda Burney and readings by John Muk Muk Burke, Aunty Barbara Nicholson and a keynote by Indigenous Writer in Residence, Tony Birch. Plus special Art Auction! Cost $5 (goes towards the SCWC Indigenous Program). 

SOUTH COAST WRITERS CENTRE INDIGENOUS WRITER IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM INSERTING HISTORY - WORKSHOP WITH TONY BIRCH

Friday 19 May, 12.30 - 3.30pm
Responding to works in the Gallery’s Aboriginal Art Collection in prose and other forms of creative writing. Cost $35/$25 SCWC members, students, concession. RSVP to admin@southcoastwriters.org. au by 15 May. 

INSERTING HISTORY - READINGS AND Q&A

Saturday 27 May, 1 - 3.30pm
Tony Birch and workshop participants will present their reflections in prose and poetry. Cost: $10 / $7 for concession and South Coast Writers Centre members. Free for workshop participants.

Inserting_History_Workshop.pdf

For further details on writers programs and bookings ​please contact the SCWC at admin@southcoastwriters.org.au.


FRUGAL FOREST ​

Welcome to the Jungle Family Fun Day

Sunday 23 April, 12.30 - 3.30pm
Spark your imagination and inner spirit animal at the Family Fun Day. Our family friendly exhibitions Frugal Forest and Into the Wild will be the focus of the day’s activities which will include Jungle Face Painting, Paper Vine Task, Storybook Time, Sculpture Workshops, Guided Tours and Treasure Hunts, as well as a sausage sizzle and cupcake corner.  
Free, all welcome
Welcome to the Jungle Family Fun Day 23 April 2017 Flyer.pdf

​Explore the Endless Potential in Precious Junk Workshop with Bryony Anderson

Sunday 28 May, 1.30 - 3.30pm
​Take a guided tour through the immersive Frugal Forest and the ideas behind it, then roll up your sleeves and get stuck into some simple processes for transforming salvaged materials. You’ll walk away with your own string bag made from discarded baling twine, and a head full of ideas. Ages 16+. No experience required and all materials provided. Cost $15/$10 Friends. 
Eventbrite Link: Explore the Endless Potential in Precious Junk Workshop with Bryony Anderson​
Explore the Endless Potential in Precious Junk workshop with Bryony Anderson.pdf


​COMIC GONG AT THE GALLERY

​​​Go-Go, Self and the City Bill O'Donovan

until 23 July
Illustrator and graphic designer Bill O'Donovan explores the recurring motifs of the city through paintings and prints.


NIDA ACTING BOOT CAMP

Grades 3-6 & Grades 7 - 10​
Tuesday 11 - Thursday 13 July
A fast-paced intensive course for acting recruits: build skills in fundamental acting technique including improvisation, character development and scene work. Perform scenes for family and friends at the end of the course.
For information and bookings, visit www.open.nida.edu.au