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ARTConnect Events​

​ARTConnect dinner will recommence in 2023. 
For details about Art Connect membership email jduncan@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Postcodes from the Edge

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). 

Postcodes will return again in 2024. 


Art+Care

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.   Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbury AM is the patron of Art Care.   All donations are tax deductible.

Full details or interest in this program, please contact Joanne Duncan​ at jduncan@wollongong.nsw.gov.au 


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.