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​​Art Connect Events​

​2019 Art Connect Dinners dates:

Wednesday 20 November: Members drinks to select an artwork for donation to the Gallery.

​For details about Art Connect membership email jduncan@wollongong.nsw.gov.au​​

Postcodes from the Edge

16 November 2019 to 2 February 2020

An art prize and exhibition featuring small format contemporary art works open to artists living within the postcode boundaries of 2508 in the north, 2534 in the south and 2576 in the west.  Subject matter must reflect the Illawarra region (people, local sites, landscape etc).  Strict format 2 dimensional works must be 30.5 x 40.6cm (12" x 16" including frame).  
Entries close Friday 1 November at 5pm.  See entry form for full terms and conditions.
President's Prize proudly sponsored by Levers Art Suppliers.

Postcodes will be back in 2021.  See Friends Diary for 2019 Prize results.

​Art Patron Star Program 

A new initiative of WAG Friends that encourages individuals and businesses to support the important work of conserving WAG's art Collection.  This program works on a star support system (1 star $1000 1 artwork, 2 stars $2000 2 artworks, 3 stars $3000 3 artworks).  Each level of support comes with incentives.  This program is supported by the Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbury AM.   All donations are tax deductible.

Full details or interest in this program, please contact Joanne Duncan​ at jduncan@wollongong.nsw.gov.au 
The Lord Mayor Art Patron Star Program.pdf




Bus trips include mystery tours to some of Sydney’s most exciting commercial galleries, regional galleries and the National Gallery of Australia. For further details call Joanne Duncan (02) 4227 8502.

Friends Cookbook Artful Eating: The Flavours of Wollongong.
A collection of family recipes from Illawarra residents and local restaurants, on sale in the gift shop for $10.​

​Pop Up Friends Café

Quality coffee/tea and cake for $5 will be available with selected exhibitions.