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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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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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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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Last Fridays: JUNE

Friday 29 June 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 - 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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Hidden Treasures: an insider's tour of the collection

Thursday 5 July 2018
Enjoy entertainment and refreshments, plus behind-the-scenes micro tours scheduled throughout the event. Discover unknown stories and see inside staff-only sections of the Gallery.
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'Found' presented by Catapult Dance

Saturday 7 July 2018
'Found' is Catapult dance’s youth initiative: The Flipside Project’s latest project, and will be presented at Newcastle Art Gallery in response to exhibitions on display.
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School Holiday Workshops - Making Jewellery with Beads

Monday 9 July - Friday 13 July 2018
Come and join us for this special workshop, a mixture of wearable art and couture fashion, where children gain insight into non-conventional materials used in art. This one hour workshop will have you looking fantastic and unique!
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School Holiday Workshops - Assemblage Sculpture

Monday 16 - Friday 20 July 2018
Inspired by exhibitions on display, join us to create a unique sculpture working with found materials, natural elements and your own block printed design. A fun and experimental learning opportunity for creative kids!
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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 String Loaded Celtic Fiddle Band, winner of the 2018 Australian Celtic Instrumental of the Year and four time winner at the 2017 Australian Celtic Music awards.
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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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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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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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