Special advanced screening

Episode 1, 'home + away', from the ABC documentary series 'art + soul', introduced by director Warwick Thornton

Saturday 2 October 2010, 12pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Hetti Perkins in conversation with Warwick Thornton

Senior curator Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, Hetti Perkins, and director, Warwick Thornton, discuss their experiences and adventures in the making of the ABC documentary series 'art + soul'

Saturday 2 October 2010, 3.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

art + soul exhibition talks

Exhibition talk in 'art + soul' with Edmund Capon, Gallery director, and Hetti Perkins, senior curator Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 October 2010, 10.30am

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Artist talk: Ricky Maynard

Tasmanian artist Ricky Maynard gives an insight into the ideas and processes used to create his photographs

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 October 2010, 12.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Artist talk: Richard Bell

Join Brisbane artist and provocateur Richard Bell for a lively talk on the ideas and strategies used in his work

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 October 2010, 1pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Artist talk: Judy Watson

Waanyi artist Judy Watson discusses the exploration and revelation of her personal history in her art

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 October 2010, 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Watercolour painting workshop

'art + soul' artists demonstrate the skills, knowledge and techniques of the Ntaria or Hermannsburg school of art

Sunday 3 October 2010, 12pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre foyer
Free

Writer Bruce Pascoe discusses 'art + soul'

Bruce Pascoe, award-winning Australian writer, editor and anthologist, discusses the themes in 'art + soul' ('home and away', 'dreams and nightmares' and 'bitter and sweet') from a writer's perspective

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 October 2010, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Artist talk: Destiny Deacon

Kuku and Erub artist Destiny Deacon discusses her ideas and unique art-making practice.

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 October 2010, 3pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Hetti Perkins in conversation with 'art + soul' artists

Hetti Perkins, senior curator Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, in conversation with artists featured in 'art + soul'

Sunday 3 October 2010, 3.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

art + soul exhibition talk

Exhibition Talk in 'art + soul' with Hetti Perkins, senior curator Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art

Monday 4 October 2010, 10.30am

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Artist talk: Brenda L Croft

Photographer Brenda L Croft recalls her personal history the involvement of family and friends in her ideas and art-making practice.

Monday 4 October 2010, 12.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Artist talk: HJ Wedge

Wiradjuri artist HJ Wedge discusses the ideas, inspirations and creativity behind his art

Monday 4 October 2010, 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Weaving demonstration

Learn Ngarrindjeri weaving techniques and stories in a weaving demonstration with renowned artist Yvonne Koolmatrie

Saturday 2 & Monday 4 October 2010, 12pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Desert dancing

Learn about desert culture in a workshop led by women from Papunya Tula artists including renowned artist Yukultji Napangati. (for girls only)

(Image courtesy Papunya Tula Artists)

Daily, Saturday 2 - Monday 4 October 2010, 3pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre foyer
Free

art + soul audio-described tour

A tour of the exhibition for people who are blind or vision impaired, with additional commentary provided to narrate the visual elements of artworks.

Monday 4 October 2010, 3pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

art + soul exhibition talk

Jonathan Jones, curator of Aboriginal programs

Wednesday 6 October 2010, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

art + soul celebrity talk

Hetti Perkins and Rachel Perkins

Wednesday 6 October 2010, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

art + soul curator talk

Hetti Perkins, senior curator of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander art

Wednesday 20 October 2010, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Wednesday 20 October 2010, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Free

art + soul exhibition talk: Rosealee Pearson

Join Rosealee Pearson, Yolngu performer and choreographer, for a talk on her family's artworks in the exhibition

Wednesday 27 October 2010, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

art + soul special celebrity event

Singers Shane Howard and Neil Murray in conversation with Hetti Perkins, joined by Ian Thorpe and Jeff McMullen

Wednesday 27 October 2010, 6.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art After Class: art + soul

Discussion tour

Patrick Mung Mung Ngarrgoorroon country 2006 (detail). Purchased with funds provided by Warawara Department of Indigenous Studies, Macquarie University 2006, © Patrick Mung Mung, courtesy Warmun Art Centre

Wednesdays 2–23 February 2011, 4.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free, bookings recommended

Special art + soul tour

For Seniors Week

Patrick Mung Mung Ngarrgoorroon country 2006, Purchased with funds provided by Warawara Department of Indigenous Studies, Macquarie University 2006, © Patrick Mung Mung, courtesy Warmun Art Centre

Wednesday 23 March 2011, 11.00am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and membership desk
Free

Performance art by Destiny Deacon

An opportunity to see the first presentation of a new performance work by artist Destiny Deacon.

Image: Destiny Deacon Me and Virginia’s doll (detail) 1995. Gift of Phyllis Ada Evans (née Deacon) and her son Richard Deacon Evans 2002 © Destiny Deacon. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 May, 2pm

Duration 15 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free