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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 »
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 »
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 »
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.