Events for kids

  • Tours for tots 2014: Colour

    Fun art-making tours for 3-5 year olds

    Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 August 2014
    Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

  • Art Club: Royal reflections

    For members’ children aged 9–12

    Saturday 13, Sunday 14 September 2014
    10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Robert Peake the Elder Prince of Wales c1610, National Portrait Gallery, London

  • Kids Club: Birds, bees and flying trees

    For members’ children aged 5–8

    Saturday 13, Sunday 14 September 2014
    10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

  • Film: Fantasia

    Free film screening for kids

    Sunday 21 September 2014, 10.30am

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Duration 2 hours, 15 minutes | Free

    Image: Still from Fantasia (1940). Courtesy Walt Disney Company (Aust).

  • Drop in and draw: Grand Courts

    Free artmaking activity for all ages

    Sunday 21 September 2014, 11am-4pm

    Free

    19th c Australian art | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • Drop in and make: Treasures, jewels and secrets

    Free artmaking activity for kids

    Sunday 21 September 2014, 11am-4pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

    Image: Sir Edward John Poynter The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon (detail) 1890

  • Spotlight: Art and your child

    A special panel conversation

    Sunday 21 September 2014, 12pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Performance: Interactive art

    Free performance for kids

    Sunday 21 September 2014, 11am & 1.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Artwork of the month: September 2014

    Sir Edward Poynter 'The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon' (1890)

    Sunday 21 September 2014, 2pm

    Free

    19th c European art | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Performance: Face 2 Face

    Free performance for kids

    Sunday 21 September 2014, 2.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Paint and create children's holiday workshop

    Sessions for ages 3-13

    Tuesday 23 - Friday 26 September 2014
    See listing for details

    Ticketing and information desk | Charges apply

    Image: Phillip Barnes Anna Meares, Archibald Prize 2014 finalist

  • Treasures, jewels and secrets

    School holiday workshop

    Monday 22 - Friday 26 September 2014
    11am-4pm

    Free

    Function space | Duration 5 hours | Free

    Image: Sir Edward John Poynter The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon (detail) 1890

  • Face 2 Face

    School holiday performance

    Monday 22 - Friday 26 September 2014, 1.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    Face 2 Face

    Sunday 28 September 2014, 2.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Teenage drawing workshop: Drawing from paintings

    For 13-17 year olds

    Monday 29 September 2014, 10.30am

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: William Henry Margetson The sea hath its pearls 1897

  • Carnevale masks

    School holiday workshop

    Monday 29 September - Friday 3 October 2014
    11am-4pm

    Free

    Function space | Duration 5 hours | Free

    Agostino Carracci Portrait of Giovanni Gabrielli, called 'Il Sivello’ (detail) circa 1599, gift of Margaret Delmer 1985

  • Commedia dell’Arte

    School holiday performance

    Monday 29 September - Friday 3 October 2014, 1.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    Aditi and her rickshaw

    Sunday 12 October 2014, 2.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Bronwyn Vaughan

  • Art Club: In the manner of the masters

    For members’ children aged 9–12

    Saturday 11, Sunday 12 October 2014
    10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Samuel Palmer The lonely tower 1879 (detail)

  • Kids Club: Colour my world

    For members’ children aged 5–8

    Saturday 11, Sunday 12 October 2014
    10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

  • School holiday fun: Family art tours

    With Jonathan Cooper

    Wednesday 24 September, 1 October
    Saturday 25 October 2014, 2.30pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

    Image: Yinka Shonibare, MBE Alien toy painting (detail) 2011 © Yinka Shonibare, MBE

  • Tours for tots 2014: Secret treasures

    Fun art-making tours for 3-5 year olds

    Tuesday 28 and Thursday 30 October 2014
    Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    On a far, far away mountain

    Sunday 9 November 2014, 2.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Bronwyn Vaughan

  • Tours for tots 2014: Water

    Fun art-making tours for 3-5 year olds

    Tuesday 25 and Thursday 27 November 2014
    Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    Digeridoo dance

    Sunday 14 September & 30 November 2014, 2.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    Interactive art

    Sunday 31 August, 26 October, 14 December 2014, 2.30pm
    31 August, 26 October are Auslan interpreted

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    Commedia dell'Arte

    Sunday 28 December 2014, 2.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Dennis Murphy