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Visiting the exhibition

Exhibition entry $7 per student in booked school group

The exhibition is open from 9am every Wednesday in February 2013 for booked school groups; from 10am on other days.

Bookings required for all group visits, including self-guided visits, programs on request and study mornings.

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Programs on request for Years 7-12

Choose one of the following options for your students (max 15 per group) with our Gallery educators:

  • Bacon discussion tour (1 hour)
    $165 per group + $7 per student exhibition entry
  • Bacon art workshop (2 hours)
    $225 per group + $7 per student exhibition entry
  • Bacon masterclass (3 hours + 1 hour break)
    $375 per group + $7 per student exhibition entry

Study mornings for Years 10-12

27 & 28 November, 10.30–11.30am
The world of Bacon
Investigate the artist and his practice through a lifetime of work.
$10 per student (includes $7 exhibition entry)

13 & 20 February 2013, 10.30–11.30am
The London years: Francis Bacon and Brett Whiteley
Discover the powerful connections between Bacon and Whiteley in 1960s London.
$10 per student (includes $7 exhibition entry)

Professional development for teachers

Saturday 1 December 2012, 9am–12 noon
Showcase: Francis Bacon
Celebrate the end of year with the Gallery and your colleagues.
$25 – includes a champagne breakfast, exhibition entry and a presentation on Francis Bacon, resources and approaches.
Program and bookings

For individual students

16 & 17 January 2013, 10am–3pm
HSC Masterclass
Think, make and talk about art to prepare for the Visual Arts HSC practical component. On day 1 be inspired by the Francis Bacon: five decades exhibition at the Gallery, and conclude with a life drawing class, then complete a body of work at the Brett Whiteley Studio on day 2.
$200 for both days – includes morning tea, lunch, exhibition entry, life drawing class and tuition by experienced educators and artists
Bookings and enquiries:
02 9225 1740

Wednesday 13 February 2013, 4.30pm
Art After Class: Bacon, Whiteley and de Maistre
A special half-hour lecture for 15–25 year olds, investigating Bacon and his Australian connections. Open to all Gallery visitors. Bookings only required for groups.
Centenary Auditorium, lower level 1
Free