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  • The American way of art

    Lecture series on American art, culture and philosophy

    Sundays 1-29 September & 13-27 October 2013
    10.30am

    Domain Theatre | Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Henry Inman No-Tin (Wind), a Chippewa Chief 1832–33 (detail), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of the 2008 Collectors Committee, photo: Museum Associates/LACMA

  • Showcase: America

    A professional development event for teachers

    Saturday 9 November 2013, 10am

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Henry Inman No-Tin (Wind), a Chippewa Chief 1832–33 (detail) Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of the 2008 Collectors Committee, photo: Museum Associates/LACMA

  • Skulls and flowers

    Free drop-in art-making activity for all ages

    Saturday 9 November 2013, 11am-3pm

    Free

    Function space | Duration 4 hours | Free

    Image: Georgia O’Keeffe Horse’s skull with pink rose 1931 (detail), Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Museum Associates/LACMA

  • Live music with Brian Campeau

    American folk songs

    Saturday 9 November 2013, 12pm

    Free

    Cafe | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Brian Campeau

  • Mapping the American experience

    PJ Brownlee, associate curator, Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago

    Saturday 9 November 2013, 12pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Jefferson David Chalfant The blacksmith 1900-07 (detail), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J Terra Art Acquisition Endowment Fund

  • Portraits in colonial America

    David Barquist, curator of American decorative arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Saturday 9 November 2013, 1pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Charles Willson Peale Portrait of John and Elizabeth Lloyd Cadwalader and their daughter Anne 1772 (detail), Philadelphia Museum of Art, purchased for the Cadwalader Collection with funds contributed by the Mabel Pew Myrin Trust and the gift of an anonymous donor 1983

  • Live music with The Morrisons

    Bluegrass, country and honky tonk

    Saturday 9 November 2013, 2pm

    Free

    Cafe | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: The Morrisons

  • Directors forum

    Hosted by Michael Cathcart, ABC Radio National

    Saturday 9 November 2013, 3pm

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Jackson Pollock No 22 1950 (detail), Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Albert M Greenfield and Elizabeth M Greenfield Collection, 1974 © Jackson Pollock. ARS, Licensed by Viscopy

  • American technique and studio practice

    David Bomford, director of conservation, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Sunday 10 November 2013, 12pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Severin Roesen Victorian bouquet 1850-55 (detail), Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, museum purchase with funds provided by the Agnes Cullen Arnold Endowment Fund

  • Finding the American in American art

    Chris McAuliffe, curatorial consultant for the exhibition

    Sunday 10 November 2013, 1pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Jacob Lawrence Bar-b-que 1942 (detail), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J Terra Collection Art Acquisition Fund © 2013 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Image courtesy of DC Moore Gallery, New York.

  • Live music with Baz's Trio of Jazz

    Hits from the jazz age

    Sunday 10 November 2013
    12pm, 2pm

    Free

    Cafe | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Aaron 'Baz’ Flower

  • Symposium: Revolutionary ideas

    Perspectives on the building of an American nation

    Saturday 16 November 2013, 10.30am

    Domain Theatre | Duration 5 hours, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Unknown artist Portrait of a black sailor (Paul Cuffe?) 1800 (detail), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Cecile Bartman

  • Draw our Thanksgiving centrepiece

    Drop-in drawing activity with Contempo

    Wednesday 27 November 2013
    7.30-9.30pm

    Free

    Function space | Duration 2 hours | Free

    Image: Eileen Mayo Pumpkin 1962 (detail) purchased 1962 © AGNSW

  • Party: The dance era

    Kick off the festive season with us

    Saturday 30 November 2013, 7.30pm

    Entrance court | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

  • Access workshop: America and abstraction

    Art-making activity for children with disability, their families or carers

    Sunday 1 December 2013, 11am

    Free, bookings recommended

    Function space | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings recommended

    Image: Stuart Davis Something on the eight ball 1953–54 (detail), Philadelphia Museum of Art, purchased with the Adele Haas Turner and Beatrice Pastorius Turner Memorial Fund 1954 © Stuart Davis. VAGA, Licensed by Viscopy

  • Coffee morning: America

    For members and guests

    Tuesday 3 December 2013, 10am

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Thomas Moran Grand Canyon of the Colorado River 1892–1908 (detail), Philadelphia Museum of Art, gift of Graeme Lorimer, 1975

  • Access workshop: America's natural and built environment

    A sensory and tactile workshop for people with disability

    Friday 6 December 2013, 11am

    Free, bookings recommended

    Function space | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings recommended

    Image: Edward Hopper House at dusk 1935 (detail), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, John Barton Payne Fund © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Photo: Katherine Wetzel

  • Exhibition talks: America

    Short talks by experts on themes and works in the exhibition

    Wednesdays 7.15pm
    13 November – 11 December 2013

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Erastus Salisbury Field Portrait of a woman said to be Clarissa Gallond Cook, in front of a cityscape 1838 (detail), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J Terra Art Acquisition Endowment Fund

  • Badges of honour

    Free drop-in art-making activity

    Wednesday 8 & 15 January 2014, 7.30-9.30pm

    Free

    Function space | Duration 2 hours | Free

  • American stories school holiday workshop

    Sessions for ages 3-13

    Monday-Friday 6-17 January 2014
    See listing for details

    Information desk | Charges apply

    Image: John Singer Sargent Portrait of Mrs Edward L Davis and her son, Livingston Davis 1890 (detail), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Frances and Armand Hammer Purchase Fund. Photo: Museum Associates/LACMA

  • Interactive art: America

    Opening weekend and school holiday performance

    Saturday and Sunday 9-10 November 2013, 11am
    Monday and Tuesdays 6-21 January 2014, 1.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 40 minutes | Free

    Image: Open Stage Productions

  • Access workshop: Creating the wild west

    Art-making activity for children with disability, their families or carers

    Wednesday 22 January 2014, 11am

    Free, bookings recommended

    Function space | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings recommended

    Image: William Jewett The promised land 1850 (detail), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J Terra Collection

  • Pioneer paper patchwork

    Free drop-in art-making activity for children

    Monday to Friday 6-24 January 2014
    11am - 4pm

    Free

    Cafe foyer | Duration 5 hours | Free

    Image: Unknown artist He that tileth his land shall be satisfied 1850 (detail), Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch 1965

  • Painting a notion

    School holiday performance

    Wednesday to Friday 8-24 January 2014
    1.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Etcetera Duo

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    Painting a notion

    Sunday 26 January 2014 2.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

  • Live music with The Green Mohair Suits

    Join in and boot scoot in the Gallery

    Wednesday 29 January 2014
    7.15-9.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 2 hours, 15 minutes | Free

    Image: The Green Mohair Suits

  • How the West was won

    Drop in to our photo booth

    Wednesday 29 January 2014, 7.30-9.30pm

    Free

    Function space | Duration 2 hours | Free

  • Korean-language guided tours: America

    한국어 안내 투어: 아메리카

    Fridays 17, 31 January 2014, 12pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Mary Cassatt A woman and a girl driving 1881 (detail), Philadelphia Museum of Art, purchased with the WP Wilstach Fund 1921

  • Free viewing for members

    America: painting a nation

    Thursday 7 November 2013, 2-5pm
    Sunday 10 November 2013, 5.15-8pm
    Sunday 2 February 2014, 8-10am

    Free

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 2 hours, 45 minutes | Free

    Image: Georgia O’Keeffe Horse’s skull with pink rose 1931 (detail), Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Museum Associates/LACMA

  • Friends around the Domain

    Join your fellow culture lovers on a day of discovery

    Sunday 2 February 2014, 8am-5pm

    Free

    Duration 9 hours | Free

    Image courtesy Australian National Botanic Gardens

  • Concert: American music and art

    With Simon Tedeschi and Sally Whitwell

    Sunday 2 February 2014, 2.30pm

    Free

    Grand Courts | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Henry Inman No-Tin (Wind), a Chippewa Chief 1832–33 (detail), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of the 2008 Collectors Committee, photo: Museum Associates/LACMA

  • Art Club: America

    For members’ children aged 9–12

    Saturday 1, Sunday 2 February 2014
    10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

  • Celebrity events: America

    Talks and performances

    Wednesdays 6.30pm
    13 November, 27 November - 11 December 2013
    8 January - 29 January & 5 February 2014

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Marcia Hines

  • America’s painted word

    Spoken word and live beats

    Saturday 9 November 2013, 2pm
    Wednesdays 8 January - 5 February 2014, 7.15pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Miles Merrill

  • Face up mask workshop

    Free drop-in art-making activity

    Wednesday 5 February 2014, 7.30-9.30pm

    Free

    Function space | Duration 2 hours | Free

  • Live music: America

    The sounds of America

    Wednesdays 7.15-8pm & 8.30-9.30pm
    13 & 27 November - 11 December 2013
    8 - 22 January & 5 February 2014

    Free

    Entrance court | Free

    Image: Jo Fabro

  • Community access workshop: Sublime America

    Art-making activity for people of all ages and abilities

    Thursdays 28 November 2013, 6 February 2014
    11am

    Free, bookings recommended

    Function space | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings recommended

    Image: William Keith Yosemite Valley 1875 (detail), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, AT Jergins Bequest, photo © Museum Associates / LACMA

  • Audio-description tour: America

    For blind or vision-impaired visitors

    10 November, 5 December 2013 & 9 February 2014
    11.30am

    Free with exhibition entry

    Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Winslow Homer A temperance meeting 1874 (detail), Philadelphia Museum of Art, purchased with the John Howard McFadden Jr Fund, 1956

  • Guided tours: America

    An introduction to the exhibition

    9 November 2013 - 9 February 2014
    except 24, 25 Dec and 1 Jan
    11am daily
    1pm daily from 11 Nov
    5.30pm Wednesdays except 18 Dec

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Mary Cassatt A woman and a girl driving 1881 (detail), Philadelphia Museum of Art, purchased with the WP Wilstach Fund 1921

  • Epic America film series

    A cinematic history

    Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
    6 November - 15 December 2013
    8 January - 9 February 2014

    Special screenings:
    Saturday 2pm, 11, 18 & 25 January, 1 February 2014
    Monday 2pm, 27 January 2014

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Free

    Image: Still from Lincoln