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Art Houses: Relief Painting workshop with Skye Zaracostas

Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 January, 12-4pm
Create three dimensional paintings of your home or draw inspiration from provided images.  Suitable for beginners and experienced artists.
Cost $120/$110 Friends (+GST & booking fee)


John Birchmeier in-conversation with Les Dion

Wednesday 4 December, 11am - 12noon
Representing the third generation of the Dion family, Les Dion together with family historian John Birchmeier will present an overview of the family background; the arrival of the first generation in Wollongong in 1907 to take up market gardening and development from 1923 of new business interests including bus services under the second generation.
Free, all welcome​

All Aboard! The moving tale of Dion’s Bus Service

Celebration of Abilities Week workshops with Angie Cass
Tues 3 December and Thurs 5 December, 10am – 12noon
Make a collage of a bus and make it travel from Austinmer to Kiama using the magic of stop motion animation. You’ll use photos and colourful printed paper to recreate the routes of the Dions’ buses in the Illawarra. Bookings and enquiries email vvidulich@wollongong,nsw.gov.au or phone 4227 8507

​Junior Art Trail

Friday 13 December, 10 - 10.45am
A free, fun tour through the Gallery, designed for ages 3 - 5 years and carers. Bookings essential online at: www.eventbrite.com.au (search Wollongong Art Gallery). or phone Julie Danilov on 42278506​

Slow Boat to Nerrigundah:

The Dion family & the golden gardens of the Chinese diaspora on the South Coast of NSW Saturday 25 January 1 - 3.30pm
A talk by historian and author Dr Joseph Davis. Followed by an Open mic​: Read your poetry or prose on the theme of bus travel, the Dion Family exhibition, or an anecdote about traveling on a Dion bus (5 minutes per participant). Register by emailing admin@southcoastwriters.org.au or sign up on the day. Afternoon tea provided.
Free, all welcome

​Family Ties: tracing a legacy through art

Wednesday 4 December 1 - 2pm
Join curator Mikala Tai and artist Naomi Segal as they discuss the process of approaching a family legacy through the lens of contemporary art.
Free, all welcome

​Family Fun Day

Sunday 16 February, 12 – 4pm
Free activities for kids and families. No bookings required. All activities are drop-in.​

IAVA Artists' Talks at the Gallery

Saturday 7 December, 2-3pm
Robert William Reid & Gaven Hempstead
Free all welcome
IAVA Talk at WAG.pdf


Off the Cuff: Improvisation Grades 3-6, 7-10

Tuesday 14 - Thursday 16 January 2020 10am-4pm
Start with nothng, risk everything and learn how to impress on stage in every moment.  Learan fundamental short and long form improvisation skills, improve confidence, explore creative spontaneity and develop core acting skills.
Cost: $380. Early bird $342 (expires 17 Dec)

For more information phone 1300450417 or visit www.open.nida.edu.au