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One decade on from Council’s bold redevelopment of Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Council will revisit community engagement conducted in 2009 (Regional Conversations) to understand the current needs and aspirations of our community for the Gallery. Targeting key stakeholder groups including young people, people with disability, Aboriginal people and people from cultural and linguistically diverse communities, Council will be looking to identify the barriers to participation, visitation and access to the Gallery and its programs and services. These barriers may be physical, experiential…Find out more »
We love sharing information about the Gallery, it's history and the exhibitions on display. Explore the Gallery at your own pace using the Art and Heritage Audio Tour available at reception desk, and as a free app Or get in touch to organise a guided tour with one of the Gallery team members.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 »
The Olive Tree Market will come alive with four Seasonal Markets at Maitland Regional Art Gallery in 2019. Each market will showcase a new line-up of the region’s most talented creatives with a seasonal theme. Wander amongst vibrant eclectic stalls, meet the artists and discover work straight from the hands of the makers. Relax to the sounds of talented local musicians, enjoy great food and spend the day exploring the Art Gallery. For stalls, apply online Join us for a…Find 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 »
Join us for an evening of festivity! Enjoy delicious food, flowing Tyrrell’s wines, The Pourhouse craft beer, live music and great company. +++ an exclusive preview of John Turier & Nicola Hensel’s exhibition Kalliope Calliope. Fantastic raffle prizes + 20% discount storewide in the Gallery shop*Find out more »
Ever wondered how to paint a bike bell?! Jana and her steady hand will be in the Gallery Shop painting away and ready to chat all things bike bells and baskets!Find out more »
Summer is here! and whilst we wait for rain, let’s celebrate our arid land, its First Peoples, excess of slithery reptiles, quirk and ingenuity!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 »