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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 »
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 »
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 »
Come See-Make-Do at the Art Gallery this Summer! Workshops, dance, comics, yoga, and more MRAG prides itself on being inclusive and accessible, should you have any queries please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss! Click here to download the program Free Art January is made possible by the generous support of Maitland Regional Art Gallery Members and CleverPatch.Find out more »
Mats and masterpieces come together at MRAG this summer in a 60 minute exploration of yoga as a form of art appreciation and self-expression. No previous yoga experience required! 4 years +, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult Bookings essential due to limited placesFind out more »
Volunteer snake catcher, educator and natural history illustrator Teresa Purnell presents SnakeAbout an exhibition of serpentine splendour. Teresa, whose unofficial mission statement is to “enlighten, not frighten” will share her exquisite drawings and snake knowledge with visitors.Find out more »
Join Artists Nicola Hensel and John Turier for an evening celebrating artistic pursuit. Hear directly from the artists about where they find inspiration and what it is like to work as a creative couple. Enter the magical world of muses creating your own collaged muse with Nicola. Enjoy a juice, Pourhouse craft beer or a Tyrrell’s wine while enjoying the atmosphere of the gallery after hours. MRAG practices the responsible service of alcohol. Minors must be accompanied by a responsible…Find out more »
Experience aspects of Aboriginal culture through movement with Emily Punu. 4 years +, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adultFind out more »