Related events

Coming events

  • Pop art party

    Young Members end-of-year party

    Saturday 29 November 2014, 7.30pm

    Entrance court | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Andy Warhol Silver Liz [Studio type] 1963, screenprint ink and silver spray paint on linen canvas , 101.6 × 101.6 cm, The Eyles Family Collection © Andy Warhol Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Auslan-interpreted tour: The impact of popular culture

    For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

    Sunday 30 November 2014, 1.30pm

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: James Angus Bugatti Type 35 2006

  • Access workshop: Comic pop

    Artmaking activity for people with disability

    Thursdays 11am
    27 November 2014 (adults)
    4 December 2014 (children)

    Free, bookings recommended

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings recommended

    Image: Erró Pop’s history 1967 (detail), Reykjavík Art Museum © Erró. ADAGP, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Showcase: Pop to popism

    A professional development event for teachers

    Saturday 6 December 2014, 10am

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Party: Icons of pop

    Get amped up for our biggest, brightest event of the year

    Saturday 6 December 2014, 8pm

    Entrance court | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Andy Warhol Triple Elvis 1963 (detail), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Gift of Sydney and Frances Lewis. © Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Licensed by ARS/ Viscopy, Sydney

  • 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

  • Live music: Pop

    A celebration of old and new pop tunes

    Wednesdays, 7.30-9pm
    5, 12 & 19 November 2014
    3 & 10 December 2014

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Mindi Jackson

  • Children's access workshop: Pop colour and collage

    Artmaking for kids with disability, their families or carers

    Wednesday 21 January 2015, 11am

    Free, bookings recommended

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings recommended

    Image: Tom Wesselmann Still life #29 1963 (detail), lent by Claire Wesselmann © The Estate of Tom Wesselmann/VAGA, New York. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Drop in and make: Pop the Gallery

    Free artmaking activity for kids

    Monday to Friday, 5-23 January 2015
    11am - 4pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • Popcornucopia

    School holiday performance

    Wednesday to Friday, 7-23 January, 1.30pm
    Sunday 25 January 2015, 2.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Etcetera Duo

  • Pop printing workshop

    Print like a pop artist

    Saturday 1 November 2014, 1pm
    Sunday 1 February 2015, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image courtesy Libby Lloyd

  • Film series: Pop artists on screen

    Cinematic portraits of pop artists by artist filmmakers

    Wednesdays 5pm
    19 November 2014
    14 January - 4 February 2015

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Free

    Image: still from Andy Warhol (1973) Courtesy National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

  • Audio-description tour: Pop to popism

    For blind or vision-impaired visitors

    Tuesday 9 December 2014, 11am
    Thursday 5 February 2015, 11am

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Rosalyn Drexler Race for Time 1964 (detail), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, gift of Joseph H Hirshhorn, 1966 © Rosalyn Drexler. Licensed by ARS/Viscopy, Sydney

  • Community access workshop: Celebrity pop

    Artmaking activity for people of all ages and abilities

    11am
    Wednesday 19 November 2014
    Friday 6 February 2015

    Free, bookings recommended

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings recommended

    Image: Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe 1967, Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles © Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts Inc. Licensed by ARS/ Viscopy, Sydney

  • Cantonese-language guided tour: Pop to popism

    粵語導覽:波普到波普藝術

    Saturdays 2pm
    3 January - 7 February 2015

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Mandarin-language guided tour: Pop to popism

    普通話導覽:波普到波普藝術

    Sundays 2pm
    4 January - 8 February 2015

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Art Club: Pop!

    For children aged 9–12

    Saturday 7, Sunday 8 February 2015
    10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

    Image: Martial Raysse Rear view mirror 1962 (detail) Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981 © Martial Raysse. ADAGP/Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Pumped-up kicks

    Customise your footware pop style

    Saturday 14 February 2015, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

  • Film series: Pop Saturdays

    Direct Cinema, underground and experimental film

    Various Saturdays
    13 December 2014 - 14 February 2015
    See listing for details

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Free

    Image: still from Inauguration of the pleasure dome (1966) Courtesy National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

  • Japanese-language guided tour: Pop to popism

    日本語ガイドツアー:ポップ・アート展(Pop to popism)

    Wednesdays 11am
    12 November, 10 December 2014
    14 & 28 January, 11 & 25 February 2015

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Korean-language guided tour: Pop to popism

    한국어 안내 관람: '팝 아트에서 팝이즘까지'

    Wednesdays 11am
    5 November 2014 - 25 February 2015
    except 17, 24, 31 December

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • 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

  • Colour popping

    Paint and stencil your own pop artwork

    Saturday 28 February 2015, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Martin Sharp Martin Sharp Jimi Hendrix c1971 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Jim Sharman, 1984 © Estate of Martin Sharp. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • 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

  • Guided tour: Pop to popism

    An introduction to the exhibition

    Daily 12pm
    Wednesdays 5.30pm (except 17 December)
    1 November - 23 December 2014
    2 January - 1 March 2015

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Peter Tyndall A Person Looks At A Work of Art / someone looks at something …LOGOS/HA HA 1985–87, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne purchased from Admission Funds, 1988 © Peter Tyndall

  • Film series: Pop cinema

    Iconic stars and cultural revolution on screen

    Various Wednesdays and Sundays
    29 October 2014 - 1 March 2015
    See listing for details

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Free

    Image: still from Some like it hot (1959) Courtesy Roadshow

Past events

  • Another pop art: expertise on the east and west coasts of the United States

    Presented in conjunction with the Power Institute

    Wednesday 26 March 2014
    6pm

    Free, bookings required

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour | Free, bookings required

    Image: Edward Ruscha Gospel 1972 (detail)

  • Curatorial activism: toward an ethics of curating

    Lecture by Maura Reilly and filmed interview with Linda Nochlin

    Friday 24 October 2014, 6pm

    Free, bookings required

    Domain Theatre | Duration 2 hours | Free, bookings required

    Image: Maura Reilly. Photo: Tracey Moffat (detail)

  • Free viewing for members

    Pop to popism

    Friday 31 October 2014, 1pm
    Sunday 2 November 2014, 5.15pm

    Free

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

    Image: Roy Lichtenstein Woman in bath 1963. Oil and magna on canvas 173.3 × 173.3cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Lecture series: Pop to popism

    Hear from the experts

    Sundays, 10.30am
    12 October - 9 November 2014

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

    Image: Martin Sharp, Tim Lewis Still life: (Marilyn) 1973 (detail), synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 117 × 91.5 cm. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1973 © Estate of Martin Sharp, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney; Tim Lewis

  • HSC teachers day 2014

    For teachers from low SES school communities

    Thursday 20 November 2014, 9.45am

    Free, bookings required

    Domain Theatre | Duration 4 hours, 15 minutes | Free, bookings required

  • Coffee afternoon: Pop to popism

    For members and their guests

    Friday 14, Sunday 16, Thursday 20 November 2014,
    3pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Richard Larter The hairdresser 1969 (detail), collection of Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges © Richard Larter, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Pop painting workshop

    Let Howard Arkley inspire you to paint

    Saturday 22 November 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Howard Arkley Triple fronted 1987 (detail) © The Estate of Howard Arkley, courtesy Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art

  • Introduction to soft sculpture

    Stitch your own pop-inspired sculpture

    Sunday 23 November 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

  • Richard Bell takes on pop

    An artist talk in association with Corroboree Sydney 2014

    Sunday 23 November 2014, 1.30pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Contemporary galleries | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Richard Bell