Events for kids

  • Drop in and make: Matisse and all that jazz

    Free artmaking activity for kids

    Sunday 11am - 4pm
    2, 16 & 23 August, 5 & 6 September 2015

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    The art of drawing

    Sunday 26 July and 13 September 2015, 2.30pm
    26 July is Auslan interpreted

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: David Legge

  • Kids kitchen garden tour

    See how we grow

    Monday 21 September 2015, 10.15am

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 15 minutes | Free

  • Children’s access tour: Bush adventures

    For kids with disability, their families or carers

    Thursday 24 September 2015, 11.30am

    Free, bookings recommended

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings recommended

    Image: Arthur Collingridge A token of friendship 1890 (detail)

  • Drop in and print: The sounds of colour

    Free artmaking activity for kids

    11am - 4pm
    Saturday 26 - Sunday 27 September 2015

    Free

    Domain Theatre foyer | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • Auslan-interpreted talk and workshop: Matisse and the moderns

    For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors of all ages

    Sunday 27 September 2015, 1.30pm

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Henri Matisse The knife thrower 1947 (detail) from Jazz © Succession H Matisse. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Gallery Kids music

    Free performances by the Australian Institute of Music

    Sunday 20, 27 September 2015, 12.30pm
    Monday 21, 28 September 2015, 11.30am

    Free

    Grand Courts | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Mennecy-Villeroy porcelain Boy playing the pipe c1750 (detail), on loan from Kenneth Reed

  • Tours for tots: Colours of Australia

    Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

    Thursday 24 September and Tuesday 29 September 2015
    Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

  • Conservation tour for families

    Go behind the scenes

    Tuesday 22 and 29 September 2015
    11am, 11.30am

    Free, bookings required

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 30 minutes | Free, bookings required

    Image: Conserving a frame

  • Gallery Kids movies

    Films for all the family

    Sundays and Wednesdays
    20 - 30 September 2015
    See listing for details

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Free

    Image: Still from Babe

  • Children’s access tour: Character capers

    For kids with disability, their families or carers

    Wednesday 30 September 2015, 11.30am

    Free, bookings recommended

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings recommended

    Image: Thomas Cooper Gotch My crown and sceptre 1891 (detail)

  • Gallery Kids guided tours

    We'll show you a world of colour

    10.30am
    Sunday 20 September 2015
    Tuesday 22 - Thursday 24 September
    Tuesday 29 September - Thursday 1 October

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Children’s access workshop: Colour and collage

    Artmaking for kids with disability, their families or carers

    Wednesday 23 September 2015, 11am
    Thursday 1 October 2015, 11am

    Free, bookings recommended

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free, bookings recommended

  • Colourwheel activity zone

    Get the whole family playing

    Daily 10am - 5pm
    Wednesdays 10am - 10pm
    during the exhibition period

    Free

    Contemporary galleries | Free

    Image: Colourwheel activity zone

  • Drop in and make

    Free artmaking activities for kids

    11am - 4pm
    Sunday 20 - Friday 25 September 2015
    Monday 28 September - Friday 2 October 2015

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • New voices art talks

    Hear from young art enthusiasts

    Mondays and Fridays, 11.30am
    21, 25 & 28 September, 2 October 2015

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Background shows detail of Ginger Riley Munduwalawala Ngak Ngak and the ruined city 1998 © Estate Ginger Riley Munduwalawala, courtesy of Alcaston Gallery

  • Drop in and draw

    Free artmaking activities for kids

    1-4pm
    Sunday 20 September 2015
    Friday 25 September, 2 October 2015

    Free

    Duration 3 hours | Free

  • Chromoscope performance

    The Etcetera Duo bring art to life

    Sunday 20 September 2015, 2.30pm
    Tuesdays - Fridays, 22 September - 2 October, 1.30pm

    Free

    Grand Courts | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Etcetera Duo

  • Tours for tots 2015: Contemporary art

    Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

    Tuesday 27 and Thursday 29 October 2015
    Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    When camels could fly

    Sunday 8 November 2015, 2.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Drop in and make: Slide box camera

    Free artmaking activity for kids

    Sunday 11am - 4pm
    4 & 18 October, 1 & 15 November 2015

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • Tours for tots 2015: Australian art

    Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

    Tuesday 24 and Thursday 26 November 2015
    Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    Didgeridoo dance

    Sunday 12 July and 29 November 2015, 2.30pm
    29 November is Auslan interpreted

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Matthew Doyle

  • Art Club: June to November 2015

    For children aged 9-12

    Various Saturdays and Sundays in 2015
    10.30am, 1pm and 3pm
    See listing for details

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

  • Kids Club: June to November 2015

    For children aged 5–8

    Various Saturdays and Sundays in 2015
    10.30am, 1pm, 3pm
    See listing for details

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    InterACTive art

    Sunday 9 August, 25 October, 13 December 2015, 2.30pm
    25 October is Auslan interpreted

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Daniel Cordeaux and Monique Dykstra

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    Commedia dell'arte

    Sunday 11 October and 27 December 2015, 2.30pm
    27 December is Auslan interpreted

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free