Artist talk with Jacky Redgate  

Wednesday 1 November, 11am - 12pm 

Jacky Redgate will discuss works in the exhibition, her process, and art practice. Her current exhibition, Hypnagogia with Mirrors, Old and New Work, 1977–2023 encompasses some of Redgate’s best-known works, previously unseen works, new works, and archival materials. 
This is a free event, all welcome. 

FLOW walkthrough with judge Beatrice Gralton 

Wednesday 1 November, 1-2pm 

Join this year's judge Beatrice Gralton (Senior Curator of the Brett Whiteley Studio at the Art Gallery of NSW) and walk through the current FLOW National Contemporary Watercolour Prize exhibition. Beatrice will discuss her choices and the selection process. 

This is a free event, all welcome. 

Inspire Emerging Artists concert series 

Thursday 2 November, 11am - 12:30pm 

Join us for Music and Tea at the Gallery and hear the trumpet soar as a solo instrument in The Trumpet's Tale, featuring Jude Macarthur on trumpet accompanied by John Martin on piano. Plus, enjoy Dreams and Melodies with Hana Lee on violin and Jack Mao on piano. 

This is a free event, bookings encouraged. 

Visit Humanitix to book your free ticket.

Decoding Kôgábịnô with Mai Nguyễn-Long and Adam Porter 

Wednesday 8 November, 11am - 12pm 

Artist Mai Nguyễn-Long and curator Adam Porter will host a guided tour of the exhibition. They will unpack the genesis of 'Kôgábịnô’, highlight key motifs, visual devices, and artifacts and explore how these elements work within and across the artist’s practice. 

Free event, all welcome. 

Kôgábịnô exhibition preview with Mai Nguyễn-Long 

Saturday 11 November, 2:20 – 2:50pm 

Join Mai Nguyễn-Long for a guided walk through her latest exhibition at the gallery, before its official opening event. 

Free event, all welcome. 

Kôgábịnô official opening  

Saturday 11 November, from 3pm 

Kon Gouriotis OAM (Editor of Artist Profile) joins us to officially open Mai Nguyễn-Long’s latest exhibition Kôgábịnô - curated by Adam Porter. 

Refreshments provided, all welcome. 

IAVA Artists Talk – Alana Kennedy & Dr Friederike Krishnabhakdi Vasilakis 

Saturday 18 November, 2-3pm 

This month IAVA talk will see artists Alana Kennedy & Dr Friederike Krishnabhakdi Vasilakis discuss their practices. 

Alana paints with acrylics and the natural world is usually her inspiration. She is also one of the co-founders of IAVA. 

Dr Friederike is a visual artist, curator, and writer interested in interdisciplinary research exploring challenges to self and society boundaries in the Anthropocene. 

This is a free event, all welcome. 


Adult Tours (maximum 12 people)

Whether you’re a first-time visitor who wants an introduction to WAG or a returning visitor who is looking for a deeper understanding of the collection and current exhibitions, our weekly program of tours is a great way to enhance your WAG experience. WAG has a dedicated team of Volunteer Gallery Guides who invite you to look closely and feel deeply about the works of art on display. No bookings are required, however, first in best dressed rules apply on the day of the tour.
Cost: Free
When: Every Saturday, 1.00pm-2.00pm 

Art & Dementia Tour (maximum 8 people)

This program allows individuals and groups of people who have dementia to have meaningful engagement with Wollongong Art Gallery’s exhibitions and collection.
Cost: Free 
When: First Friday of every month, 2.00pm-3.00pm 
2023 Dates: 3 February, 3 March, 7 April, 5 May, 2 June, 7 July, 4 August, 1 September, 6 October, 3 November, 1 December.
Bookings essential: Places are limited to eight participants (excluding carers). Carers are invited for indulge in some art therapy as a form of respite.  
Art and Dementia program at WAG.pdf

Private Tours (maximum 12 people)

You can book a free guided tour for a small group tailored to their interests and level of art knowledge. If the group is larger than 12 people, we can split the group between two gallery guides. A minimum of four weeks’ notice is required for these bookings.
Cost: Free

For all bookings and enquiries on our programs, call our Education Officer, Julie Danilov on 4227 8506 or email jdanilov@wollongong.nsw.gov.au