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Art Cart

Every Saturday & Sunday
Art Cart engages children with the exhibitions on display through discussion and art making. Led by Gallery educators, every weekend Art Cart engages with a different work of art on display, and the event is staged in the Gallery space as close as...
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CONTRIBUTORS WANTED: Corpus Zine

Submissions due: Midnight, Sunday 13 May 2018
A project presented by the Youth Reference Group. We're calling out for artists, designers, poets, writers and more to contribute to a free Zine, which will be published in late May 2018 in collaboration with the exhibition 'HUNTER RED: Corpus...
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Young Creatives: Call out for badge designs

Submissions due: Midnight, Saturday 30 June 2018
A project presented by the Youth Reference Group. The Youth Reference Group is looking for design submissions from young creatives, to develop a badge or series of badges for sale in the Gallery Shop. To enter a submission, you need only be living...
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School Holiday Workshops - What Shape Is It?

Monday 23, Tuesday 24, Thursday 26, Friday 27 April 2018
Be a shape-maker in this fun 1 hour art workshop for young sculptors. Combine cardboard shapes into a Margel Hinder or George Baldessin inspired sculptures then use colour to transform your artwork.
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Last Fridays: APRIL - IGN ART FAIR

Friday 27 April 2018
Enjoy after-hours access until 8pm, and a drink at our pop up bar. The IGN Art Fair is a showcase of the very best commercial art spaces and artist-run initiatives from across the Newcastle region.
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Public Tours

Every Saturday & Sunday
Our Public Tours are held every Saturday and Sunday at 11.00am. No bookings are required; simply meet our Guide at the Gallery Shop and be taken on a circuit of our exhibitions and permanent sculpture displays.
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Coffee with Art - Libby Helinski

Wednesday 2 May 2018
Coffee with Art is a monthly morning tea followed by an informative talk with a special guest speaker. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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ARCHIBALD PRIZE 2017 Gala Preview

Friday 11 May 2018
Featuring 1920s style jazz by Newcastle-based band HALF NELSON, and endorsed by the Hunter Young Professionals, this gala preview is the social event of the season at Newcastle Art Gallery.
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Books with Art - "The Lady and the Unicorn"

Friday 25 May 2018
Read a book with an art related theme, before participating in a discussion over morning tea. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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Coffee with Art - Elena Kats-Cherin

Wednesday 6 June 2018
Coffee with Art is a monthly morning tea followed by an informative talk with a special guest speaker. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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Twilight Recital - Elena Kats-Chernin

Wednesday 6 June 2018
A virtuosic performance not to be missed with Elena Kats-Chernin playing her own compositions at the Gallery's Stuart & Sons studio grand piano. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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Last Fridays: JUNE

Friday 29 June 2018
Enjoy after-hours access to Gallery exhibitions, live music, a drink at our pop up bar and a range of fun and different programming, changing monthly. Every last Friday of the month except December.
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Coffee with Art - Braddon Snape

Wednesday 4 July 2018
Coffee with Art is a monthly morning tea followed by an informative talk with a special guest speaker. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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2018 Concert Series - String Loaded

Saturday 21 July 2018
Put on your tartan for a night of upbeat, high energy music from Celtic Artist of the Year, String Loaded a four time winner at the 2017 Australian Celtic Music Awards. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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Books with Art - "Martin Sharp His Life and Times"

Friday 27 July 2018
Read a book with an art related theme, before participating in a discussion over morning tea. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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Coffee with Art - Patricia Wilson Adams

Wednesday 1 August 2018
Coffee with Art is a monthly morning tea followed by an informative talk with a special guest speaker. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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Books with Art - "Modern Love: The Life of John and Sunday Reed"

Friday 28 September 2018
Read a book with an art related theme, before participating in a discussion over morning tea. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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2018 Concert Series - The Fugue

Saturday 6 October 2018
Principal cello with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Umberto Clerici and Daniel de Borah at the Stuart & Sons studio grand piano present a program centred on the fugue from Bach to Beethoven and Brahms (including the famous Brahms Cello Sonata No.1).
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