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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 »
Are you an artist or curator who would like to submit a proposal for an exhibition at MRAG? Before submitting an exhibition proposal for consideration you are encouraged to attend an information session with the Senior Curator to have a better understanding of the current MRAG exhibition program and how you could contribute. Please confirm your place in the session by sending an email to the Senior Curator email@example.comFind out more »
See Make Do, school holiday fun and activities for all the family at MRAG Drop into MRAG these school holidays to do a series of self-directed activities throughout the gallery. Discover Charles Blackman from the MRAG Collection with the Look Closer activity booklet. Dress up and Draw with Props, Masks & Magic in Andrew Antoniou’s exhibition. Crack the code in one of our Code Breaker activities! Visit the front desk and ask for: Code Breaker 1 & 2,Colour Code Breaker…Find out more »
Two Sessions: 11.00 - 12noon & 1.00pm - 2.00pm For the Easter school holidays Maitland City Council have enjoyable Art by the River for children 5-12 years. Talented artists will help youngsters create their very own colourful autumn themed masterpiece. This is a Maitland City Council event and is being held at Bourke Street Link, The Levee. Please arrive early as spaces are limited. No bookings required.Find out more »
Come and join artist Tim Winters who will present a two hour art-making workshop in his exhibition The Poetry of Space at Maitland Regional Art Gallery. Any level of art practice is welcome and materials are provided, bring your sketch book if you like! Bookings are essential and open from 1st April Places limited | Free art workshops for adults from 16 years Please contact the Gallery on 4934 9859Find 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 »
The Olive Tree Market will come alive with four Seasonal Markets at Maitland Regional Art Gallery in 2019. Each market will showcase 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, participate in family Autumn themed craft and spend the day exploring the Art Gallery. MRAG is a multi-award winning cultural facility and an excellent destination for those looking for…Find out more »
The Maitland Regional Art Gallery – Art and Heritage Tour is an audio tour of the art and history that make the Art Gallery a unique cultural site. The content draws on artists’ voices, oral histories, historical documents, and old and new photographs. Available at reception desk, and as a free appFind 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 »