Event Calendar

Public Tour

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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National Youth Week Event

Friday 31 March
Join a creative arts ‘break-out’ in ALEX SETON:THE ISLAND, and explore the possibilities of creative interpretation with paper origami, responding to themes within the exhibition on display.
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Art Gallery Society Event: Books with Art

Last Friday of March, May, July & September
Read a book with an art related theme, before participating in a discussion over morning tea.
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Last Fridays

Last Friday of every month (except December)
The last Friday of every month, Newcastle Art Gallery extends its opening hours until 8pm. Bring your friends, explore current exhibitions, browse the Gallery Shop and from 5pm enjoy a drink at our pop-up bar.
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The Lock Up / Newcastle Art Gallery bike tour

Friday 31 March
Join us for dual exhibition talks, and a bike ride starting at The Lock-Up and finishing at Newcastle Art Gallery.
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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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Art Gallery Society Event: Coffee with Art

First Wednesday of every month (except December & January)
Coffee with Art is a monthly morning tea followed by an informative talk with a special guest speaker.
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Egg-cellent Easter Torchlight Tour

Saturday 8 April
Hop along to the Gallery for an Easter egg hunt and guided tour around the exhibitions by torchlight.
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Swimming Self Portraits - Children's workshops

Monday 10 April - Thursday 13 April
Week 1: Autumn Holiday workshops. Our school holiday workshops are a fun, easy way for children to engage with specialty materials or processes and achieve a high-quality outcome.
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Paper Toy Boats - Children's workshops

Tuesday 18 April to Friday 21 April
Week 2: Autumn Holiday workshops. Our school holiday workshops are a fun, easy way for children to engage with specialty materials or processes and achieve a high-quality outcome.
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Art Gallery Society Event: South Australia Beckons

Thursday 11 May - Sunday 14 May 2017
Visit the Art Gallery of South Australia for the blockbuster Adelaide Festival exhibition VERSUS RODIN: BODIES ACROSS SPACE AND TIME.
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Gymnasium installation activated with live performers

Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the exhibition MAGIC MIKE
On Wednesdays and Saturdays during the exhibition MAGIC MIKE: MICHAEL ZAVROS - visit at 2:00pm to see the Gymnasium installation activated with live performers.
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