Sculpture Garden Sunday 2010

Sculpture Garden
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National Gallery of Australia family day

Sunday 14 March | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

image: Drawing of Mark di Suvero’s Ik ook 1971-72 by 11-year-olds Adam and Drew

Drawing of Mark di Suvero’s Ik ook 1971–72 by 11-year-olds Adam and Drew. See photos from the day on Flickr

Welcome to a day of creative community fun in the Sculpture Garden of the National Gallery of Australia.

Drop-in workshops are designed for children and their families, are free of charge and all materials are provided. Activities are facilitated by local artists, Australian National University School of Art students, Gallery voluntary guides and education and public programs staff.

Visit the Information tent and Membership enquiries table (grass area) for assistance and information. Participate in the National Australia Bank prize wheel in the National Australia Bank tent (grass area).

A First Aid tent is provided (grass area).


10:30 am – 1:30 pm Drop-in art workshops:

Visit ANU School of Art students as they create

playing in the fog sculpture

Children taking part in Sculpture Garden Sunday 2005

Fog sculpture times Fujiko Nakaya’s Fog sculpture will be functioning from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm during the event.

Theatre ‘A Bunch of Posers’ 10:30 am – 1:30 pmSCOF and TOF, art connoisseurs from the 1890s, will engage audiences as they visit the sculptures and the young artists in the Sculpture Garden during the morning.


Be entertained by local bands Blue in Red 10:30 am – 12:00 am and Dr Stovepipe 12:30 – 1:30 pm


Safety in the Sculpture Garden

To keep your family and the works of art safe, please:



Explore sculpture indoors and out with free children’s trail activity booklets

Children’s Gallery

Shimmer Last day 30 May 2010 Free admission 

Masterpieces from Paris: Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and beyond
Family Activity Room
Open today 10:15 am – 4:45 pm

Exhibition ticket prices:
$55 Family (2 adults and 2 children)
$37 Family Concession/Member
Entry to Family Activity Room is included in exhibition ticket cost



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National Australia Bank