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Free viewing for members

See Picasso: masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris

Friday 11 November 2011, 1–5pm
Sunday 13 November 2011, 5.15–8pm

Duration 4 hours
Free

Printmaking workshop: Picasso

With Andrew Totman

Image courtesy stock.xchng

Saturday 26 November 2011, 10.15am

Duration 6 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Members Christmas party

SOLD OUT

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Saturday 3 December 2011, 8.00pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply

Cubism workshop

Still life, cubist-style

Wednesdays 30 November, 7 & 14 December 2011, 5–7pm


Location: Late 19th c Australian art
Free

Special lecture: Picasso, art and Eros

With Monica Jackson

Monica Jackson

Wednesday 14 December 2011, 6.00pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Songs from Spain and France

with My Sauce Good

Saturday 7 January 2012, 4.30pm

Duration 40 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Saturday 7 January 2012, 5.30–7.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Free

ArtBar: Carlos Mora Trio

Musical performance

Saturday 7 January 2012, 6.30pm & 8.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Cafe
Free

Make your own collage

Free drop-in workshop

Saturday 7 January 2012, 3–10pm

Duration 7 hours
Location: Function space
Free

The Eddie Bronson Trio

Musical performance

Image: Eddie Bronson

Saturday 7 January 2012, 9.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Cubism school holiday workshops

Sessions for ages 3–13

Image: Children and gallery educators in front of Pablo Picasso Nude in a rocking chair 1956 © Pablo Picasso/Succession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

10–12 & 17–19 January 2012 (Tue, Wed, Thu)
Times as indicated


Location: Information desk
Charges apply

Spanish music, dance and guitar

Various musicians and dancers perform for kids and adults

Image: My Sauce Good

Monday to Friday, 9-27 January 2012
1.30pm


Location: Entrance court
Free

Picasso y su tiempo

A lecture in Spanish on Picasso and his time

Image: Pablo Picasso by Gjon Mili/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Wednesday 1 February 2012, 5.30pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Fridays 6 January - 10 February 2012, 10am
(except 27 January)


Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Picasso lectures (delete)

Lecture series

Fridays, 6 January - 10 February 2012, 1pm
(except 27 January)


Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Picasso’s path high tea and tour

(SOLD OUT)

Image features Henri Hayden The guitarist 1919 © Henri Hayden/ADAGP, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sunday 19 February 2012, 1.15pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Information desk
Charges apply

Saturday lectures: Picasso

For Picasso: masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris

Image: Pablo Picasso by Gjon Mili/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Saturdays, 4, 11 & 25 February 2012, 2pm


Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Sundays, 1.30pm
27 November 2011,
29 January, 26 February 2012


Location: Information desk
Free

Antony Penrose in conversation

Memories of Picasso

Image: Picasso and Antony Penrose, Farley Farm House, England 1950 by Lee Miller © Lee Miller Archives, England 2012. All rights reserved

Wednesday 29 February 2012, 4.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Short talks: perspectives on Picasso

In the Gallery’s modern European gallery

Image: Deborah Kelly. Photo by Daniel Shipp.

Wednesdays 5.30pm
16–30 November 2011
4 January – 29 February 2012


Location: Modern gallery
Free

Wednesday lecture: Picasso

Picasso and Dora Maar:  love and war 1935–45

Image: Pablo Picasso by Gjon Mili/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Wednesday 29 February 2012, 7.15pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Touch and audio-description tour: Picasso’s path

for people who are blind or vision-impaired

Thursdays 1 December 2011,
5 January, 2 February, 1 March 2012, 11am;
Saturday 3 December 2011, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free

Picasso at large: 100 years of pre-eminence

A symposium for Picasso: masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris

Image: Pablo Picasso by Gjon Mili/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images (detail)

Saturday 3 March 2012, 9.30am–4.30pm

Duration 7 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Community access workshop

The art of collage: inspired by Picasso

Image: Pablo Picasso Nude in a rocking chair 1956 (detail) © Pablo Picasso/Succession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursdays 17 November, 15 December 2011,
19 January, 16 February, 15 March 2012, 11am;
Friday 2 December 2011, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Modern gallery
Free

Wendy Sharpe on Picasso

An artist’s perspective

Saturday 17 & 24 March 2012, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Modern gallery
Free

Picasso celebrity events

For Picasso: masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris

Image: John Bell

Wednesdays 6.30pm
16 November 2011 – 21 March 2012
(except 21 & 28 December, 22 February)


Location: Entrance court
Free

Music in the ArtBar

Enjoy music inspired by Picasso’s native Spain and his adopted home of Paris.

Image: David Holberton

Wednesdays 5.15 & 7.30pm
16 November 2011 – 21 March 2012
(except 21 & 28 December)


Location: Cafe
Free

Seniors tour: Picasso’s path

Finding connections and influences in the Gallery’s collection

Henri Hayden The guitarist 1919 © Henri Hayden/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

21, 22 & 23 March 2012, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free

Inspired by Picasso drawing workshop

For Seniors Week

Max Beckmann Mother and daughter 1946 Art Gallery of New South Wales Foundation Purchase 1987 © Max Beckmann/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

21, 22 & 23 March 2012, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Modern gallery
Free

Look at me: what do you see? (Picasso)

Interactive character tour

Tara O’Sullivan as Pertinos

Saturday 7 January, 17 & 24 March 2012, 3pm
Monday to Friday 9–27 January 2012, 11.30am

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Information desk
Free

Interactive storytelling: modern art

with Open Stage Productions

Saturday 7 January, 17 & 24 March 2012, 4pm

Duration 40 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Pablo Picasso and Francis Bacon

Introducing ‘Francis Bacon: five decades’

Francis Bacon Study for self-portrait 1976 © Francis Bacon/DACS. Licensed by Viscopy

Weekly from Saturday 17 March 2012, 5.00pm until Saturday 24 March 2012

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Pablo Picasso: the legacy of a genius

A film by Michael Blackwood

Image of Picasso: Gjon Mili/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Saturday 17 March 2012, 3.30pm
Saturday 24 March 2012, 4.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

The art of flamenco dance

with the Diana Reyes Flamenco company

Saturday 17 & 24 March 2012, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

The Eddie Bronson Trio

ArtBar musical performance

Saturday 17 & 24 March 2012, 6pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Cafe
Free

Picasso till midnight tour of the collection: Picasso’s path

Artists and artworks linked to Picasso in the Gallery’s collection

Image features Henri Hayden The guitarist 1919 © Henri Hayden/ADAGP, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 17 & 24 March 2012, 5pm & 7pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free

Introducing Picasso

An introduction to the exhibition

Saturday 17 & 24 March 2012, 6pm, 7pm & 8pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Monsieur Camembert

Musical performance

Saturday 7 January, 17 & 24 March 2012, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Flamenco guitar

in the members lounge

Saturday 17 & 24 March 2012, 7pm–9.30pm

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Free

Flamenco

A film by Carlos Saura

Saturday 17 & 24 March 2012, 9pm

Duration 1 hour, 38 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

ArtBar: Picasso till midnight

Two great musical trios

Saturday 17 & 24 March 2012, 6pm, 8.30pm & 10pm


Location: Cafe
Free

The Bridie King Trio

ArtBar musical performance

Image: Bridie King

Saturday 17 & 24 March 2012, 8.30pm & 10pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Cafe
Free

Guided tours of the collection: Picasso's path

Artists and artworks linked to Picasso in the Gallery’s collection

Image features Henri Hayden The guitarist 1919 © Henri Hayden/ADAGP, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Daily 2pm
Wednesdays 7.15pm (except 21 Dec – 25 Jan)
+ Festival First Night: 7 January 2012, 6pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free

Picasso goes to the movies

Ground-breaking films from a century of cinema

Image: Bicycle thieves, dir: Vittorio De Sica, 1949, Italy

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
9 November – 18 December 2011,
4 January – 25 March 2012

Special Saturday screenings:
19 November 2011, 2pm
3 December 2011, 2pm
7 January 2012, 5.30pm & 9.30pm
21 January 2012, 2pm


Location: Domain Theatre
Free