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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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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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Easter Weekend opening hours and public programs

Closed 30 March, Open 31 March, 1 April and 2 April 2018
The Gallery will be closed Friday 30 March, but open for the rest of the Easter long weekend, including Monday.
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Senior's Program - Drawing in the Sculpture Garden

Friday 6 April
Newcastle Art Gallery will celebrate NSW Seniors Week with a special afternoon event Drawing in the Sculpture Garden.
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Slow Art Day - Slow Down You Look Too Fast

Saturday 14 April 2018
Visit the Newcastle Art Gallery to look – slowly – at several pieces of art on display from the Gallery's collection.
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School Holiday Workshops - Colourful Collage

Monday 16, Tuesday 17, Wednesday 18, Thursday 19, Friday 20 April 2018
In this 1 hour workshop children will produce colourful abstract designs using assorted collage papers and oil pastels, inspired by the artist Elisabeth Cummings.
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Teen Sketch - Art Workshop for Teens!

Saturday 21 April 2018
To celebrate National Youth Week in April, the Gallery is hosting an exclusive pop-up drawing workshop just for teens!
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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

Last Friday of every month (except December)
Enjoy after-hours access to the Gallery exhibitions and shop. as well as live music, a drink at our pop up bar and a range pf programming, changing monthly.
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