6.00 – 7.00pm Tuesday, 8 March, 2011
Art Appreciation

Scott Millington is an artist and Master of Fine Arts candidate at the College of Fine Arts, UNSW. He will discuss his research on Giorgio Morandi, looking at Morandi’s range of influences and his specific painting techniques. $22, $15 Art Gallery Society/conc. RSVP: 02 4974 5114

10.30am – 12.00pm Wednesday, 9 March, 2011
Coffee with Art

Director Ron Ramsey will discuss the connections between Giorgio Morandi and Gwyn Hanssen Pigott in LESS IS MORE Morandi & Hanssen Pigott.
$10 AGS Members, $15 non-members. RSVP: 02 4974 5123

7.30pm, Thursday 10 March, 2011
Gallery Society Music with Art Concert

5.30pm, Friday 11 March, 2011
International Women’s Day

Commencing in 1956, Mary Turner OAM was Co-director of Macquarie Galleries for 23 years. She will discuss her contact with a range of women artists, including Margaret Preston, Thea Proctor and Grace Cossington Smith. To gain an insight into these exciting times, join Public Programs Officer Penelope Finnigan and Mary Turner in conversation. Enquiries 4974 5112.

Free Guided Tours
Every Saturday and Sunday at 11am, the Gallery runs a free guided tour of current exhibitions. Meet gallery guide at front desk.

ARTCART is back!
The Gallery’s popular hands-on art activities program for young runs both days of the weekend from 10.30 – 12.30pm. No booking necessary.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm
Website: www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/nag