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Free lantern-making at Free Art Sunday over September at MRAG. Then come and check out your lantern floating down the river at Riverlights on Saturday 13 October. Every Sunday families are invited to drop into the art gallery for free art activities inspired by the exhibitions on display. Our activities are designed for kids of all ages, and as a family you can all join in and get creative. Each activity takes around half an hour to complete. Art Sunday…Find out more »
Inside Out is an inclusive group of artists who live or work in and around the Maitland region. The group, now an independent entity, is an initiative born from Octapod's professional development program supported by Accessible Arts and Ability Links NSW. This Artist Run Initiative meet on a monthly basis at Maitland Regional Art Gallery with the support of Octapod to pursue professional development, creative career and networking opportunities. This diverse group of emerging and mid-career artists are committed to…Find out more »
Come along to our special Free Art Sunday and create a fabulous artwork on canvas. Canvases by MRAGM families will be exhibited in the exhibition MRAG Contemporary Art Sale 2018 alongside major Australian artists such as Wendy Sharpe & John Olsen. Sell your work & help raise funds for your gallery.Find out more »
At MRAG we offer engaging social tours of current exhibitions and art spaces, tailored specifically for people living with dementia and their carers. The tours are guided by art therapist, Nicole Lemaitre who delivers a program which encourages discussions, self expression, stories, and laughter, enabling visitors to express their thoughts and emotions. Morning tea is included to encourage lively participation.Find out more »
An exciting new preschool program will be starting in 2018 at Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG). The creative learning team have been working with Playgroup NSW to establish a new art playgroup in Maitland at the art gallery. Playgroup NSW are taking expressions of interest from community members to establish a committee for the group who will be supported by Playgroup NSW and the MRAG creative learning team. Due to popular demand three Maitland Art Playgroup’s are proposed and will…Find out more »
Councillor Loretta Baker, Mayor of the City of Maitland together with the MRAG Members Committee warmly invite you to the Opening Night An annual fundraising art sale wherein paintings, prints and sculptures are up for sale to help raise money for the MRAG Members Program. The MRAG Members Program is a cornerstone of the gallery’s success. This event is an important way for the community to support the work of the members group, local artists and the gallery. More than…Find out more »
The Maitland Regional Art Gallery – Art and Heritage Tour is an audio tour of the art and history that make the Art Gallery a unique cultural site. The content draws on artists’ voices, oral histories, historical documents, and old and new photographs. Available at reception desk, and as a free appFind out more »
Every Sunday families are invited to drop into the art gallery for free art activities inspired by the exhibitions on display. Our activities are designed for kids of all ages, and as a family you can all join in and get creative. Each activity takes around half an hour to complete.
Art Sunday is staffed by qualified art teachers. The workshop is designed to encourage parents and children to add to their experience of the gallery by accessing hands-on activities in a family friendly environment.
Please note: children cannot be left unattended during Art Sundays
Art Materials proudly supported by CleverPatchFind out more »