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ROBERT DICKERSON: Off the Canvas opening event

Friday 23 August 2019
Join us as we celebrate the formal opening of the exhibition ROBERT DICKERSON: Off the Canvas.
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Art Cart

Every Saturday & Sunday
Art Cart is a free program which 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 presents a new art activity...
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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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Immerse yourself in art – how to experience art in new and unexpected ways

Thursday 29 August 2019
Join Marion Buchloh-Kollerbohm, Head of Cultural Mediation at contemporary art space Palais de Tokyo in Paris to learn how they have reinvented the way art is experienced.
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Last Fridays: 30 August - Heaps Gay Pride

Friday 30 August 2019
Enjoy after-hours access until 8pm, live music and a drink at our pop up bar. In celebration of Newcastle Pride, Last Fridays is teaming up with inclusive queer party creators Heaps Gay!
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HUNTER WRITERS CENTRE Live Reading at Newcastle Art Gallery

Tuesday 3 September 2019
You are invited to join us on the first Tuesday of each month to hear poems and prose, fiction and non-fiction, as well as personal essays.
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Coffee with Art - Sam Dickerson

Wednesday 4 September 2019
Gallerist Sam Dickerson talks of his father Robert Dickerson, one of Australia’s most recognised figurative artists.
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Books with Art - Nora Heysen A PORTRAIT

Friday 27 September 2019
Read a book on an art-related theme before joining a discussion over morning tea. Members receive 10% discount on books purchased from the Art Gallery shop.
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PROPEL Major Event

Saturday 27 September 2019
Catapult Dance Choreographic Hub presents an exclusive contemporary dance and multidisciplinary event.
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Art Gallery Society Event: Sunday Art Bus

Sunday 29 September 2019
All aboard for a relaxing Sunday drive to explore four local commercial galleries and artists’ studios. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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Coffee with Art

Wednesday 2 October 2019
Something ‘homespun’ when Jennifer Smart from Mulberry and Flax talks about Merino yarns named for Australian artists.
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Art Gallery Society Event: A Capital Visit

Tuesday 15 October to Friday 18 October 2019
Join fellow members on a 4 day spring jaunt to Canberra.
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Art Appraisal Day

Saturday 19 October 2019
Book in for a 15 minute session with qualified appraiser Mark Widdup and gain insight into works of art from your collection.
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Coffee with Art - WISH YOU WERE HERE

Wednesday 6 November 2019
Be prepared to take a scenic tour of landscapes from the collection as Art Gallery Guides respond to works in the exhibition WISH YOU WERE HERE: landscapes from the collection.
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Orava Quartet presents Death and the Maiden

Thursday 21 November 2019
With its fresh, energetic and breathtaking intensity to music making, ORAVA QUARTET will perform classics from the string quartet canon, including Franz Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor Death and the Maiden. An event coordinated and...
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Art Gallery Society Event: Christmas drinks in the Art Gallery

Sunday 1 December 2019
‘Tis the season to be jolly, so don your red and gold apparel and enjoy an evening in the Art Gallery.
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Tamara-Anna Cislowska at the Stuart & Sons Studio grand piano

Saturday 7 March 2020
ARIA award-winning soloist, broadcaster and music director, Tamara-Anna Cislowska is one of Australia’s most recognised pianists, performing in Australia and worldwide to critical acclaim.
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