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Friday 7 December 2018 – Monday 7 December 2020

Sat 12 January

Weaving Workshop

10:00am; 2:00pm

Join Vicki West - a Tasmanian Aboriginal sculptor, weaver and installation artist of the Trawlwoolway people - in exploring techniques of weaving.

Bookings required
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Weaving Workshop

Sat 12 Jan
10:00am; 2:00pm
Bookings required
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Sun 13 January

Weaving Workshop

10:00am

Join Vicki West - a Tasmanian Aboriginal sculptor, weaver and installation artist of the Trawlwoolway people - in exploring techniques of weaving.

Bookings required
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Weaving Workshop

Sun 13 Jan
10:00am
Bookings required
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Study of Louis Nowra, 2018 Imants Tillers
Study of Louis Nowra, 2018 Imants Tillers
Study of Louis Nowra, 2018 Imants Tillers
Study of Louis Nowra, 2018 Imants Tillers
Thu 31 January

My many faces

12:30pm

Join us for a painting workshop inspired by Study of Louis Nowra by Imants Tillers in the 20/20 exhibition.

Bookings required
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My many faces

Thu 31 Jan
12:30pm
Bookings required
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Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Sat 9 February

Portrait painting with Andrew Bonneau

Two day workshop

10:30am

Led by 20/20 portrait artist Andrew Bonneau, this two-day workshop follows the process of painting a single portrait from life, focusing on accurate observation of the model and the analysis of light, form, tone and colour.

Bookings required
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Portrait painting with Andrew Bonneau

Two day workshop

Sat 9 Feb
10:30am
Bookings required
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Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Sun 10 February

Portrait painting with Andrew Bonneau

Two day workshop

10:00am

Led by 20/20 portrait artist Andrew Bonneau, this two-day workshop follows the process of painting a single portrait from life, focusing on accurate observation of the model and the analysis of light, form, tone and colour.

Bookings required
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Portrait painting with Andrew Bonneau

Two day workshop

Sun 10 Feb
10:00am
Bookings required
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Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Mon 11 February

Portrait painting with Andrew Bonneau

Two day workshop

10:30am

Led by 20/20 portrait artist Andrew Bonneau, this two-day workshop follows the process of painting a single portrait from life, focusing on accurate observation of the model and the analysis of light, form, tone and colour.

Bookings required
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Portrait painting with Andrew Bonneau

Two day workshop

Mon 11 Feb
10:30am
Bookings required
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Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau
Tue 12 February

Portrait painting with Andrew Bonneau

Two day workshop

10:00am

Led by 20/20 portrait artist Andrew Bonneau, this two-day workshop follows the process of painting a single portrait from life, focusing on accurate observation of the model and the analysis of light, form, tone and colour.

Bookings required
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Portrait painting with Andrew Bonneau

Two day workshop

Tue 12 Feb
10:00am
Bookings required
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Sat 2 March

Exploring art through Visual Thinking Strategies

10:30am

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an inquiry-based approach to experiencing art through careful, close looking and questioning, empowering students to discuss art based on what they can see in an artwork. TQI 2019 ACT Accredited Program.

Bookings required
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Exploring art through Visual Thinking Strategies

Sat 2 Mar
10:30am
Bookings required
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Sat 16 March

Exploring art through Visual Thinking Strategies

10:30am

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an inquiry-based approach to experiencing art through careful, close looking and questioning, empowering students to discuss art based on what they can see in an artwork. TQI 2019 ACT Accredited Program.

Bookings required
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Exploring art through Visual Thinking Strategies

Sat 16 Mar
10:30am
Bookings required
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Bart Willoughby, c. 2000 Penny Tweedie
Bart Willoughby, c. 2000 Penny Tweedie
Bart Willoughby, c. 2000 Penny Tweedie
Bart Willoughby, c. 2000 Penny Tweedie
Wed 17 April

Sonic storytelling

10:30am

Discover the Gallery’s portraits through an exploratory sound workshop, using unusual instruments and found objects. Suitable for children aged 8 – 12 years.

Bookings required
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Sonic storytelling

Wed 17 Apr
10:30am
Bookings required
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Jess Herrington video: 17 seconds
Jess Herrington video: 17 seconds
Jess Herrington video: 17 seconds
Jess Herrington video: 17 seconds
Sat 29 February

Digital Creator

1:00pm

Explore virtual identities by making a simple augmented reality experience in this Digital Creator workshop led by artist Jess Herrington.

Bookings required
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Digital Creator

Sat 29 Feb
1:00pm
Bookings required
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NPPP 2020 Who will win?
NPPP 2020 Who will win?
NPPP 2020 Who will win?
NPPP 2020 Who will win?
Sat 14 March

Crafting the iconic image

2:00pm

Renowned portrait photographer Gary Heery offers insights into creating an iconic image, developing works for exhibition, and navigating the interwoven worlds of art and commerce.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
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Crafting the iconic image

Sat 14 Mar
2:00pm
Bookings required
FREE
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Sun 5 April

Self-story

1:00pm

Explore the potential of the self-portrait with Kate Beynon, Daring Prize finalist, considering both physical and conceptual notions of identity.

Bookings required
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Self-story

Sun 5 Apr
1:00pm
Bookings required
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Fri 24 April

Fun drawing workshop

1:00pm

Let’s draw! Be inspired by the many styles in the Darling prize; experiment with drawing and create a portrait of your own. Led by Darling prize finalist Anthea da Silva.

Bookings required
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Fun drawing workshop

Fri 24 Apr
1:00pm
Bookings required
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Sun 26 April

Dynamic Drawing

1:00pm

Experiment with a range of drawing and painting styles with Darling Prize finalist Anthea da Silva.

Bookings required
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Dynamic Drawing

Sun 26 Apr
1:00pm
Bookings required
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Tuesday 8 December 2020 – Friday 9 December 2022

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