Scheduled events

Coming lectures, symposia and exhibition talks from our what’s on calendar

  • Elders circle

    Morning tea with Esme Timbery

    Wednesday 26 November 2014, 10.30am

    Free, bookings required

    Yiribana Gallery | Duration 2 hours | Free, bookings required

    Image: Esme Timbery

  • Colour theory

    Lecture series with David Briggs

    Saturday 8, 15, 29 November 2014, 2pm

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

  • Special lecture: Doryun Chong in conversation

    A vision for new Hong Kong museum, M+

    Friday 5 December 2014, 2pm

    Free

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Doryun Chong. Image courtesy M+ museum

  • Book talk: Damien Freeman

    The aunt's mirrors

    Tuesday 9 December 2014, 10.30am

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

    Image courtesy Damien Freeman

  • Stereoscopic vision: Joseph Cornell and his influence over pop art

    Lecture by Matthew Affron

    Tuesday 9 December 2014, 1pm

    Free

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Joseph Cornell Portrait of Julien Levy c1938-39 (detail), daguerreotype object, Philadelphia Museum of Art. 125th Anniversary Acquisition, The Lynn and Harold Honickman Gift of the Julien Levy Collection, 2001

  • Curators tour: Drawing out

    The stories behind the exhibition

    Sunday 11 January 2015, 2pm

    Free

    Temporary exhibitions gallery | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Ross Laurie Walcha III 2013 (detail) © Ross Laurie

  • Celebrate Sullivan + Strumpf's 10-year anniversary

    Hear from the artists at this commercial gallery

    Tuesday 3 February 2015, 6pm

    Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Sydney Ball Infinex III 2014 (detail), courtesy Sullivan + Strumpf

  • Coffee lectures: WWI and the European avant-garde

    With Rosamund Bartlett

    Thursdays 5 - 26 February 2015, 10am

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Erich Buchholz Broken Cross 1918 (detail) © Erich Buchholz Estate.

  • Learning symposium 2015

    The Gallery’s annual visual arts conference for teachers

    26–28 February 2015
    Day 1: Thursday 26 February, 12.45pm–4pm
    Day 2: Friday 27 February, 9.30am–3pm
    Day 3: Saturday 28 February, 9.30am–3pm

    Charges apply

  • Art appreciation lecture series 2015

    Meet the masters: highlights from the Scottish National Gallery

    Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays 1pm
    28 January - 12 November 2015
    See listing for dates

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

    Image: Sir Henry Raeburn Reverend Robert Walker (1755 –1808) Skating on Duddingston Loch about 1795 (detail) oil on canvas, 76.2 × 63.5cm. Photo: Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

  • Elders circle

    Morning tea with Esme Timbery

    Wednesday 26 November 2014, 10.30am

    Free, bookings required

    Yiribana Gallery | Duration 2 hours | Free, bookings required

    Image: Esme Timbery

  • Corroboree talk: Emily McDaniel

    Hear from the assistant curator

    Wednesday 26 November 2014, 5.30pm

    Free

    Yiribana Gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Reko Rennie No sleep till Dreamtime 2014 (detail), birch plywood, metallic textile foil, synthetic polymer, diamond dust, gold leaf. Courtesy of the artist and Blackartprojects © Reko Rennie

  • Curators tour: Drawing out

    The stories behind the exhibition

    Sunday 11 January 2015, 2pm

    Free

    Temporary exhibitions gallery | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Ross Laurie Walcha III 2013 (detail) © Ross Laurie

  • Oz pop talks

    Short talks on pop art in Australia

    Wednesdays 6.30pm
    5 November 2014 – 25 February 2015
    except 17, 24 & 31 December 2014

    Free with exhibition entry

    Contemporary galleries | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Brett Whiteley The American dream 1968-69 (detail) State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia, purchased 1978 © Art Gallery of Western Australia