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BOOKINGS REQUIRED. Every Sunday families are welcome to book in to attend 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
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Just for members, on the exhibitions final day join artist Holly McNamee and Senior Curator Kim Blunt in-conversation, as they discuss works on display in 'About Maitland'.Find out more »
Maitland Regional Art Gallery offers engaging social tours of current exhibitions aimed specifically for people living with dementia and their carers. The tours are guided by a trained facilitator who uses artwork as the stimulus to encourage discussion and self-expression through conversation and art making, enabling visitors to express their thoughts and emotions. Visitors gain intellectual stimulation and opportunities for further discussion between participants, carers and facilitators, all in a friendly and supportive environment. Community days are generally the second…Find out more »
Adaptation (with the Community of the Maitland Regional Art Gallery, the Grafton Regional Gallery, the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery and AlburyCity Cultural Activation) is a large scale inflatable sculpture that invites the viewer to journey around and through the complex organic structure, revealing vibrantly coloured and patterned art textiles, bursting away from the main structure almost as if they grew there. During the process of this project - approximately 100 creatives across NSW joined together in a series of live…Find out more »
26 DAYS OF FUN ART ACTIVITIES, 6 EXHIBITIONS + INFLATABLE INSTALLATION!! 2021 Free Art January is full of fun creative experiences for all ages at Maitland Regional Art Gallery. You are invited to be part of the fun – visiting the gallery is free, just register on arrival and follow all our Covid-safe procedures while enjoying our self-directed activities, workshops and 6 exhibitions. It is essential that you book through Eventbrite for all workshops. Click here to view the full…Find out more »
Maitland Art Playgroup meets at MRAG weekly during school term on Thursday mornings from 10 am - 12 noon, to connect and learn through play and most importantly, have fun! If you would like to join contact Jennifer Muir by phone, 0439 937 130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 0 - 6 year olds | Thursday 10.00am – 12noon For more information head to Playgroup NSWFind out more »
Fieldwork | An Art Gallery of NSW touring exhibition Curator’s talk with Nick Yelverton.Find out more »
Fieldwork is an exhibition that will survey plein air painting (painting outdoors) west of Sydney between the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The region, which encompasses the Western Suburbs, Blue Mountains, and the Hawkesbury, has been a popular artists destination since European settlement and its portrayal in landscape art of this period has made an important contribution to Australian art. Surprisingly, this history and significance is often overlooked in displays or accounts of Australian art which are inclined toward…Find out more »
Ken Done is well known for his vibrant paintings that depict the iconic Australian experience. The magnificent selection of artworks in Paintings You Probably Haven’t Seen: Selected Works 2000 – 2017 celebrates the splendour of Australia’s natural beauty. The artist finds wonder in the everyday through glorious colour, spontaneous mark making and brilliant visual expression. This exhibition, as the title suggests, is a joyful collection of Ken’s most important pieces from his private collection, side by side with his latest…Find out more »