Engaging art and educational offerings for audiences of all ages and abilities
Maitland Regional Art Gallery presents a wide variety of events, education and Arts Health programs which foster creativity, enable inclusion, and promote knowledge among the Maitland community, its visitors and our digital audiences.
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Art and Heritage Tours
Experience art, explore our Collection and learn about local heritage on a tour with our art loving team members. Gain insight into art and artists, and join them as they lead group discussions about exhibitions on display and draw your attention to the superb architecture and history of Maitland Regional Art Gallery.
Guided tours take approximately 1 hour.
Tours are Free weekdays and after 3pm on weekends and are available subject to staff availability. Outside of these times costs maybe incurred.
Advanced bookings are essential, Contact Us to book.
For Kids & Families
Code Breakers & Art Trails
Visiting the Gallery with a young person aged between 4 and 14 years? We have the perfect thing for you! Our Code Breaker Activity Sheets and Art Trails have been specifically designed to get families moving through the Gallery to explore the art on display in an active and fun way.
Collect your Code Breaker or Art Trail from the Front Desk and crack the Collection!
Free Art Sunday
Free Art Sunday is our flagship program for young creatives and their families, supported by Education Partner Cleverpatch and the MRAG Members. Young audiences and their families can join free art workshops with our Art Tutors or enjoy At-Home Activities using everyday items.
Free Art January
Supported by Education Partner Cleverpatch and the MRAG Members, Free Art January is our month long Summer program, offering a dynamic programs of workshops, talks, activities and exhibitions for all ages and abilities.
Spend your school holidays or a weekend at the Gallery, being inspired by art and artists, learning new techniques, and socialising. Our workshops are related to exhibitions in the Gallery and include a short tour to engage a group discussion about works on display.
Journeys: Creative Connections
Journeys Creative Connections is a monthly workshop that welcomes people with a lived mental health experience to connect with art and community. The workshops are supported by our community partners Flourish and Stride and feature guest artists from the exhibition program and MRAG Collection.
Art & Dementia: Community Day & Group Visits
Art & Dementia sessions are creative social visits to exhibitions, specifically designed for people living with dementia and their carers. Our friendly Facilitator uses works of art as a trigger for conversation and self-expression guiding people through artmaking activities in a social and supportive environment.