Join in the fun of the St George Art Awards 2012 with our range of public programs and classes for young people and adults. All events are held at Hurstville Museum & Gallery – 14 MacMahon St, Hurstville.

Upcoming events include:

Highlights Tours

Join Museum & Gallery staff and trained volunteers for a guided tour of our current exhibitions, the St George Art Awards 2012 and Living on the Water’s Edge: Stories of St George.

Date: Saturday 10 November repeated Saturday 8 December
Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Cost: Free event, bookings recommended

Art Awards Storytime – Storytime Goes to the Museum

Come to the Museum & Gallery for a special art themed storytime. A selection of Junior Art Literacy resources will also be on display.

Preschool storytime

Date: Thursday 22 November
Time: 10.00am – 10.45am
Ages: 3 – 5 years (families with older or younger siblings are welcome provided the children are adequately supervised)
Cost: Free event, bookings not required

Primary School Storytime

Date: Thursday 29 November
Time: 4.00pm – 4.45pm
Ages: For primary school children (families with older or younger siblings are welcome provided the children are adequately supervised)
Cost: Free event, bookings not required

Coffee and Art Appreciation

Calling all art lovers! Join us for a viewing of the St George Art Awards 2012 Exhibition, followed by coffee and informal discussion. Parents with bubs welcome.

Date: Thursday 29 November
Time: 10.30am – 11.30am
Cost: Free event, bookings not requiredGuest Speaker

Join us for an illustrated talk on contemporary art in Australia. The speaker, Dr Oliver Watts, is an artist and art historian. He lectures at Sydney College of the Arts in contemporary art. Dr Watts is also a director of Chalk Horse Gallery in Surry Hills.

Date: Sunday 2 December
Time: 3.00pm – 4.00pm
Cost: Free event, bookings essential

School Education Programs

Guided tours and education programs are available for Primary and Secondary school groups. Please contact us for further details and bookings.

Booking information:

For all programs that require booking, please call 9330 6444 or email
For programs with a cost, payment is required within 7 days of booking.
No refunds for cancellations or missed bookings.
Payments can be made by cash, cheque (cheques payable to Hurstville City Council) or credit card. Credit card surcharges apply.

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