Happenings Overview

Jane and the Armadillo

Posted on May 26, 2017

Get to know a bit more about Assistant Gallery Director Jane Hosking in the current issue of Focus Magazine. Don’t forget to ask her about her armadillo…  

FOGS membership benefits

Posted on May 25, 2017

A reminder to all FOGS members that you may be entitled to the same benefits when you visit other galleries as you get at the Manning Regional Art Gallery: Discounted or free admission to many exhibitions Discounted merchandise from gallery shops At the Manning Regional Art Gallery, FOGS members enjoy free entry to many events and shop discounts. …read more

Life Drawing Studio

Posted on May 19, 2017

Life Drawing Studio – Untutored Drawing in the Studio. Come and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the studio space, and participate in a life drawing session with a model. Bring your own materials and easel. First Sunday of the month Sunday. When Sunday, 07 May 2017 | 01:30 PM – 03:30 PM Sunday, 04 June 2017 …read more

The first Saturday of the month families are invited to drop into the art gallery for free art activities inspired by the exhibitions on display. Our activities are designed for kids of all ages, and as a family you can all join in and get creative. The art trails and creative activities are designed to encourage …read more

TOTs Tours

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TOTS Tours – Exciting and fun art engagement for under 5s with their parents or carers. Under 5s will explore the current exhibition through song, dance and art making.    When Friday, 05 May 2017 | 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Friday, 02 June 2017 | 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Friday, 07 July 2017 | …read more

Are you a local artist looking for information about services for artists? Join Sam Wild, Senior Manager of Sector Investment at Create NSW, for a round table discussion to hear about the exciting arts, culture and screen projects happening in Regional NSW and tell you about some of the funding opportunities now available. FREE to …read more

The Patient Forum

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Join the curator of The Patient, Bec Dean for a cross-disciplinary conversation about various artworks and medical issues engaged with in the exhibition. Artist John A Douglas will talk about his trilogy of works dealing with kidney failure, his successful transplant operation and life as an organ recipient. Eugenie Lee will discuss Complex Regional Pain …read more

Book a time to participate in a one-on-one consultation with Eugenie Lee and her work, Seeing is Believing. The Virtual Reality experience, Seeing is Believing engages with the medical condition of chronic pain, and takes participants through processes used in neuroscience, as well as an experiential artwork developed by Lee, to understand and treat the …read more

The Patient

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Exhibition Dates: 18 May – 16 July The Patient, addresses the embodied experience of the artist as medical patient, and the medical patient as living subject in contemporary art. It explores the ways in which artists engage with powerful human experiences in the fields of health, biological science and medicine, contributing to discourse on the …read more

FOGS Christmas Cocktail Party

Posted on December 12, 2016

Friends of the Manning Regional Art Gallery are gathering this Wednesday, 14 December, at the Gallery from 4:30 to 7:00 for our Christmas Cocktail Party. Members, volunteers and sponsors are welcome to come along. RSVP to Jules on 0413 007 765 (or email julesofcolour@bigpond.com). Bring a small plate of finger food to share.