4A 2013 Members’ Program

4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art is pleased to announce the launch of our 2013 4A Members’ Program.

Join up as a Member this year and you’ll gain exclusive access to a suite of 4A Members’ Program events. Held every few months, 4A Members will get the opportunity to engage in behind the scenes tours, artists’ studio visits and special talks. These curated events will offer 4A Members greater insight into 4A’s exhibition program and direct access to artists and other industry professionals.

The 4A Members’ Program is also a unique way to support 4A and engage in a variety of different ideas related to contemporary art and culture in Sydney, wider Australia and across the Asia-Pacific region.

Membership is just $33 (adult) and $16.50 (student) or $44 (international).

It’s easy to Become a Member. To sign up online CLICK HERE



  • Access to 4A’s Members’ Program which will include : curator-led tours, ARI tours, studio visits, talks, networking and social gatherings
  • Invitations to all 4A exhibitions and events
  • Opportunities to exhibit in our Annual Members’ Exhibition
  • Discounts on 4A products including publications and 4A EDITION
  • Regular newsletters and communications including opportunities for artists




Dadang Christanto: They Give Evidence 4A Members’ Tour

Venue:     Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1 Art Gallery Rd, The Domain, Sydney
Meeting point:     AGNSW entrance steps, 11:20am
Date:        Saturday 6 April
Time:       11:20am – 12.00pm
Bookings:  Free for 4A Members. RSVP: sam.zammit@4a.com.au or 02 9212 0380

To preface the opening of 4A’s touring exhibition Survivor by Dadang Christanto at Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, 4A is pleased to invite its members to an exclusive 4A Members’ floor talk at the Art Gallery of New South Wales with Natalie Siez, Assistant Curator of Asian Art. Framed within the gallery’s current presentation of Christanto’s key work They Give Evidence, please join us as Natalie discusses the complexities of the conceptual and working processes of one of Indonesia’s most prominent contemporary artists.

Sydney ARI Tour

Meeting Point:        MOP Projects, 2/39 Abercrombie St  Chippendale NSW MAPLINK
Date:           Saturday 18 May 2013
Time:          1.00pm – 4.00pm
Bookings:   Free for 4A Members. RSVP essential: sam.zammit@4a.com.au

In celebration of 4A’s exhibition In Possible Worlds, join us for a 4A Members’ walking tour of various artist-run-initiatives (ARIs) in inner-city Sydney. Hear a series of talks and meet the Directors of MOP, Firstdraft and Chalk Horse at their contemporary art spaces. Find out more about the opportunities and avenues that exist to gain further exposure and build confidence as an emerging artist, curator and arts writer, or come along simply to learn more about the scene. Join us at a local pub afterwards for a friendly drink and chat. Stay tuned for updates on this walking tour.

Exclusive artist talk ( TO BE ANNOUNCED)

Venue:                      4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, 181-187 Hay St, Haymarket
Date:                         TO BE ANNOUNCED (JULY 2013)
Time:                        TO BE ANNOUNCED
Bookings:                  Free for 4A Members. RSVP: yuye.wu@4a.com.au

4A is currently developing an exciting project that will be launched in September 2013. Prior to this, we’ll be hosting a group of artists in July as part of their Sydney residency for creative development. This exclusive 4A Members’ event will offer the chance to meet the artists and hear first-hand about their artistic process. We’ll be announcing this event later in June so stay tuned!


In My Space: Artist Studio Visits

Venue:     Various (to be announced)
Date:        Saturday 19 October 2013
Time:       1.00pm – 5.00pm
Bookings:  Free for 4A Members. RSVP: yuye.wu@4a.com.au or 02 9212 0380

For the final event in 4A’s 2013 Members’ Program, 4A Assistant Curator, Toby Chapman has selected a Sydney-based artist whom he has worked with in the past. Join Toby conversation with the selected  artist in the intimate setting of the artists’ studios, exploring the day-to-day processes of each artist’s studio practice and their current and future projects. Stay tuned for the announcement of selected artists.



It’s easy to Become a Member. To sign up online CLICK HERE

Or you join up over the phone 02 9212 0380 or when you next visit our gallery.

For more information about our 2013 Members’ Program please contact Yu Ye Wu or Pedro de Almeida on (02) 9212 0380.