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Thu 28 & Fri 29 June 2012, 9.30am–5pm

Duration 0 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Biennale of Sydney artist talks

Artists discuss their work in the 18th Biennale of Sydney

Image: Postcommodity Do You Remember When? 2009 (installation view) site-specific intervention & mixed media installation (cut concrete, exposed earth, light, sound), dimensions variable. Courtesy the artists. Photo: Jason Grubb

Thu 28 June – Sun 1 July 2012, 1pm & 1.30pm
Sat 30 June, Sun 1 July 2012, 3pm & 3.30pm


Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Biennale of Sydney holiday workshops

Sessions for ages 3–13

Mon 2 – Fri 6 July 2012
Times as indicated


Location: Information desk
Charges apply

Biennale of Sydney celebrity talks

Curators and artists from 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations

Image: Catherine de Zegher and Gerald McMaster, Artistic Directors, 18th Biennale of Sydney
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

Wednesdays 27 June – 11 July 2012, 6.30pm


Location: Entrance court
Free

Music in the ArtBar with Piers Twomey

Sydney-based singer/songwriter

Wednesday 27 June – 11 July 2012
5.15pm & 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Cafe
Free

Nick Waterlow OAM memorial lecture

Bruce W Ferguson, Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science at the American University in Cairo

Wednesday 11 July, 7.15 pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

AAANZ Conference 2012 keynote address

Dr Helen Moleswoth, chief curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

Image: Detail of artwork by Josiah McElheny

Saturday 14 July 2012, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Biennale of Sydney exhibition talks

Biennale of Sydney staff share their insights

Image: Virginia Mitchell

Wednesdays 11 & 18 July 2012, 5.30pm


Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Biennale of Sydney Art After Hours artist talks

Artists discuss their work in the 18th Biennale of Sydney

Image: Phil Hastings Steadfast 2009 (detail video still) High definition video, variable 7 minute loop. Courtesy the artist

Wednesdays 27 June, 4 July, 26 July 2012, 5.30pm


Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Community access workshop

Engaging with the 18th Biennale of Sydney

Image: Nipan Oranniwesna City of ghost 2007 (detail), baby powder, wooden construction, fabric, bulbs, stencil maps and Plexiglass case, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Osage Gallery, Hong Kong

Thursday 6 September 2012, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free, bookings required

Lord Mayor’s Community Access Day

For the 18th Biennale of Sydney

Saturday 8 September 2012
10.30am–2.30pm


Location: Information desk
Free, bookings required

Sydney students speak

about the 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations

Image: Jin Shi Small Business: Karaoke 2009, mixed media, sound. Courtesy White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney

Wednesdays 1 August – 12 September 2012, 6pm


Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Mandarin language tour of the Biennale of Sydney

and contemporary collection highlights

Image: Yun-Fei Ji The Three Gorge Dam Migration 2009 (detail) Hand-printed watercolor woodblock on Xuan Zhi paper, mounted on silk, scroll. Courtesy the artist and Museum of Modern Art Library, New York. Photograph: Ellen Watson

First & second Thursdays of each month, 11am
5 July – 13 September 2012

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free

Korean language tour of the Biennale of Sydney

and contemporary collection highlights

Image: Hassan Sharif Slippers and wire 2009, slippers and wire, dimensions variable, courtesy the artist and The Flying House, Dubai

Fridays, 11am
29 June – 14 September 2012

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free

Art Walk talks

Start your Biennale Art Walk at the Art Gallery of NSW

Image: Alexis Destoop KAIROS – disappearance 2010 (detail) Still from 2K / HD film, 16:9 colour, 5.1 surround sound, approximately 40 mins. Photograph: Vincent Pinackaers and Alexis Destoop

Saturdays 7 July – 15 September 2012, 10.30am

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Biennale of Sydney tour

Guided tour of the Biennale and contemporary collection highlights

Image: Jorge Macchi Blue Planet 2003 (detail) collage on paper. Courtesy Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Compostela. Photograph: Mark Ritchie

Daily 12pm and Wednesdays 7.15pm
27 June – 16 September 2012

Duration 1 hour
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Biennale of Sydney artist film screenings

Short films by artists in the 18th Biennale of Sydney

Image: Jananne Al-Ani Aerial III 2011 (detail), production still from Shadow sites II, courtesy the artist, Rose Issa Projects and Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2011. Photography Adrian Warren

Daily, 2 – 4.15pm
27 Jun – 16 Sep 2012 (except 7, 18, 19 Jul and 21, 22 Aug)

Duration 2 hours, 15 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free