New contemporary galleries celebrity talks
Personal insights on collecting, philanthropy and politics
Image: John Kaldor
John Kaldor in conversation with Fenella Kernebone
Arts broadcaster Fenella Kernebone talks to John Kaldor, textile magnate and arts philanthropist, about his bequest of over 200 artworks to the Art Gallery of NSW.
Wednesday 25 May 2011 6:30pm – 7pm
Simon Mckeon, Australian of the year 2011
Simon McKeon was named the 2011 Australian of the Year for his contribution to Australian and international charities and his championing of partnerships between corporations and charity organisations. Tonight he speaks on the need for philanthropy in Australian society.
Wednesday 1 June 2011 6:30pm – 7pm
“I was a teenage demonstrator: Sex, race and war in the ’60s & ’70s”
Meredith Burgamnn talks about her arrest-prone early political activity against the backdrop of conservative Australia and the beginnings of New Left ideology, anti-Vietnam, anti-Apartheid, Land rights, Green Bans and Women’s Lib activism.
Wednesday 8 June 2011 6:30pm – 7pm