Little children and their parent or carer are invited to join a Learning Facilitator for playful activities in the galleries.
In spring we will look at Dr Brown and the Green Old Time Waltz by Harold Thornton, exploring emotions and expressions and the colour green using movement, singing, stories and play.
For children from 6 months - 3 years. Followed by morning tea in the café.
The program is made possible with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC.
$12 (includes tea/coffee)
A folio of British street portraits 1824–1844
until Sunday 22 October 2017
Dempsey’s people: a folio of British street portraits 1824–1844 is the first exhibition to showcase the compelling watercolour images of English street people made by the itinerant English painter John Dempsey throughout the first half of the nineteenth century.
Collection display galleries
The collection display includes a wide selection of portraits that tell extraordinary stories of encounter, exploration, independence, individuality and achievement in Australia. Visitors to the Gallery can follow the development of portraiture from oil painting to digital media.Entry is free.
Exclusive Friends’ exhibition preview
Starstruck: Australian movie portraits
Join co-curators Penny Grist and Jennifer Coombes for an exclusive preview and introduction to Starstruck. Includes curators’ ‘insider’ insights, followed by free time to explore the show.