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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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Cosmo Polis

In conjunction with the exhibition The 1818 Project
Cosmo Polis is a free community project, presented by the Youth Reference Group and aimed at gathering and recognising stories of migration.
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Design in the Gallery: Slow Wearing Well

Friday 17 August 2018
A celebration of diversity in sustainable style and enduring quality in cloth and clothes, wares and wearables created by Newcastle designers-makers-purveyors. An event coordinated and presented by the Newcastle Art Gallery Society.
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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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ARTISTS WORKSHOP: Patricia Wilson-Adams

Saturday 18 August
Join local artist Patricia Wilson Adams and learn how to transform a range of materials into thought provoking assemblages and small scale sculptural objects.
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Educator Information Session: Kilgour Prize 2018

Friday 31 August
Join our information session in the exhibition, facilitated by the Audience Team. A great learning opportunity to view Newcastle's annual $50,000 art prize for figurative and portrait painting.
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Last Fridays: AUGUST

Friday 31 August 2018
Every last Friday of the month except December, Last Fridays presents 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.
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Coffee with Art - KILGOUR PRIZE 2018

Wednesday 5 September
KILGOUR PRIZE 2018 judges Art Gallery Director, Lauretta Morton and Head of School for TAFE NSW, Matthew Tome look at entries in the exhibition.
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Annual Society Lecture - Landscape and inspiration: treasures from the collection

Wednesday 19 September
Jane Clark, Senior Research Curator at the Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) in Hobart highlights significant works in the Newcastle collection and talks of her role at Mona.
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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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Coffee with Art - The 1818 Project

Wednesday 13 October
Art Gallery Collection and Exhibitions Officer, Lisa Kirkpatrick highlights works by contemporary Australian artists in the exhibition The 1818 Project
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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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Christmas Drinks in the Art Gallery: Gallery Society and Foundation Event

Wednesday 2 December
Newcastle Art Gallery Society and Art Gallery Foundation members are invited to celebrate the festive season with Christmas Drinks in the Art Gallery.
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