Dr Sketchy's workshops
at NGA

The NGA now has an ongoing partnership with the Canberra branch of Dr Sketchy's. Established in 2005 Dr Sketchy's has branches in over a hundred cities around the globe, from Akron to Zagreb. Combining glamorous models, performance and drawing in a fun, welcoming atmosphere, Dr Sketchy's is the perfect place to get your fill of life-drawing.


Dr Sketchy's burlesque drawing:
Thursday 16 June | 6.30pm – 9.30pm | 18+
Gandel Hall
Book here (bookings essential)

Draw glamorous models and see special guest performers Jacqueline Furey, Zelia Rose and Alyssa Kitt from the Australian Burlesque Festival.

Pay bar and light refreshments available.
$30, $25 concession, $20 members (includes first drink)
BYO materials welcome, some materials provided).

Keep an eye out for additional Dr Sketchy's workshops happening at the Gallery over the coming months.

Materials supplied:
  • Wipes
  • Paper/pads
  • Pencils
  • Brown paper bags

Materials permitted in this workshop:

  • Graphite/ lead Pencils
  • Coloured pencils
  • Oil pastels, crayons
  • Charcoal pencils/ sticks
  • Posca pens
  • Textas
  • Pens
  • Conte crayons

IMPORTANT: Please ensure the above materials are in a sealed container or bag when brought into the gallery. These materials are not normally permitted in the gallery (except graphite/lead pencils).

Materials not permitted in this workshop:

  • Easels
  • Acrylic paint
  • Oil paint
  • Spray paint
  • Liquid ink or watercolours


Banner image: Dr Sketchy's workshop, 2015 National Gallery of Australia.

Dr Sketchy's workshops on Flickr