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Mayor Loretta Baker, Councillors and the General Manager with Maitland Regional Art Gallery and the Rotary Club of Maitland Sunrise present: Annual Arts in Health Fundraiser proudly supported by Walka Grange Lifestyle Village. A MODERNIST LOVE AFFAIR! Join PENELOPE SEIDLER AM accomplished architect, art lover & MRAG Partner, in conversation with 1233 ABC NEWCASTLE’S JENNY MARCHANT. Help us raise funds to support members of our community living with memory loss, lived mental health experiences, families with sensory processing needs, and…Find out more »
Drop into MRAG these school holidays and see-make-do. Self-directed activities available, all day, every day; crack the code with one of our CodeBreaker activities or embark on a treasure hunt and search for the Golden Poo! Visit the front desk and ask for: Code Breaker 1 & 2 Colour Code Breaker Search for the Golden Poo Stories from Wonnarua Country Codebreaker and Wandering Words Every day there will be something to do at MRAG!Find out more »
Maitland Art Playgroup at Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) in 2019. Following on from a very successful year in 2018, Maitland Art Playgroup is back at MRAG for 2019. Playgroup offers children ages 0-6 years an opportunity to learn through play, develop social skills and make friends in a safe and stimulating environment. A $5 weekly session fee per family applies. 0 - 6 years | Thursday 10.00am – 12noon 0 - 6 years | Friday 10.00am – 12noon For more information head…Find out more »
Take your mind and body to Somewhere Else, an evening inspired by artworks by Lottie Consalvo and Suzanne Archer.
Relax and unwind with a casual beverage, experimental drawing and stretch out the weeks stresses with a yoga session at the art gallery, with special guest artists Lottie Consalvo and Annemarie Murland.
A group of teenagers do something bad, really bad, then panic and cover the whole thing up. But when they find that the cover-up unites them and brings harmony to their otherwise fractious lives, where’s the incentive to put things right…?
Director and Actor’s Ensemble teacher, Jess Rose is joined by a talented group of creatives to bring this story to life.Find out more »
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 »
Deep Time Dreaming investigates a twin revolution: the reassertion of Aboriginal identity in the second half of the twentieth century, and the uncovering of the traces of ancient Australia. Book through Maitland TicketingFind out more »
Create a concertina travel diary Members $25 | Non-Members $30 | Ages 16+ | Maximum 15 people Join artist Suzanne Archer in her exhibition Time Traveller and learn how to construct a concertina book. All Materials provided but please bring along travel photographs that you are happy to cut up or photocopies of photographs to collage. Limited tickets, for bookings call 02 4934 9859Find out more »
Let’s celebrate 10 years of MRAG! Meet makers, creators, artists, musicians and performers, as we launch 8 new exhibitions. Come along; bring your family and friends, in this tribute to one of Maitland’s treasures – MRAG. A decade on from Council’s visionary re-development of Maitland Regional Art Gallery join us to celebrate the impact this public icon has had on the cultural life of Maitland and its surrounding region. A desire to engage, inspire, empower, welcome and sometimes challenge has…Find out more »
Meet the Maker behind Bird Murmuration, a beautiful gently moving kinetic sculpture inspired by the art of Georges Braque. Come say hi to Kes Harper of Studio Gleaned and have a chat about her environmentally conscious practice.Find out more »
Local legend Frank Oakes invites you into a world of wizardry, wonder and fairy tales created through the ancient art of puppetry.Find out more »
For Suzanne Archer, travel has been one of the most powerful challenges and enriching source of artistic expansion. From travelling with camera, sketchbook and notebook in hand, Archer has amassed a collection of travel journals that have recently begun transforming into artist books. Her journeys have taken her to Europe, Africa, Thailand, China, Bali, USA, and domestically throughout Australia, with this exhibition including a variety of media collected from and in response to the idea of Travel and Self. Suzanne…Find out more »