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​​Art Connect Events​

​2020 Art Connect Dinners dates:

Wednesday 18 March - guest speaker TBC
Wednesday 22 April - guest speaker TBC
Wednesday 20 May - guest speaker TBC
Wednesday 23 September - guest speaker TBC
Wednesday 25 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

Until 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). President's Prize proudly sponsored by Levers Art Suppliers.
2019 Winners of Postcodes from the Edge

Postcodes will be back in 2021.  

​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


Objet D'Art Fair

Saturday 9 May 12noon-3.30pm
Fine Art, Antiques and Collectables for appraisal by Theodore Bruce Valuers.
Maximum of 2 items per person @ $5 per person.



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.