Related events

Coming events

  • Noh to now: traditions and counter-traditions in Japanese performance

    Lecture series

    Wednesdays 6 pm
    23 July and 6-27 August 2014

    Free

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Nō mask Aka (red) hannya, Edo period, 18th–19th century, National Noh Theatre

  • Japanese-language guided tour: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

    日本語による能・狂言展ツアー

    Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am
    14 June - 13 September 2014
    except 30 July

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Nō mask Ko-omote, Edo period, 17th century, National Noh Theatre

  • Guided tour: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

    An introduction to the exhibition

    Daily 12pm, Wednesdays 7.15pm
    14 June – 14 September 2014
    except 28-30 July

    Free with exhibition entry

    Lower Asian gallery | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Nō mask Ko-omote, Edo period, 17th century, National Noh Theatre

Past events

  • Free viewing for members

    Theatre of dreams, theatre of play: nō and kyōgen in Japan

    Sunday 15 June 2014, 5.15-8pm
    Monday 16 June 2014, 10am - 12.30pm

    Free

    Lower Asian gallery | Free

    Image: Kyōgen mask Oto, Edo period, 18th century, National Noh Theatre

  • Cocktails and conversations

    Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

    Wednesday 18 June 2014, 6.30pm

    Lower level 2 | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

  • Rhythms of nō: music, chant, dance

    Lecture and demonstration by Richard Emmert

    Sunday 29 June 2014, 10.30am

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

    Image: Richard Emmert

  • The art of Japanese theatre school holiday workshop

    Sessions for ages 3-13

    Tuesday 1 - Friday 4 July 2014
    See listing for details

    Ticketing and information desk | Charges apply

    Image: Nō mask Hakushikijō (okina), Momoyama–Edo period, 16th–17th century, National Noh Theatre

  • Decorative dress-ups

    Free drop-in artmaking activity for children

    Monday 30 June - Friday 4 July 2014
    11am - 4pm

    Free

    Function space | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • Exhibition talks: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

    Short talks by Gallery experts

    Wednesdays 5.30pm
    25 June - 16 July 2014

    Free with exhibition entry

    Lower Asian gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Atsuita nō robe with design of ocean waves and Genji wheels, Edo period, 18th century, National Noh Theatre

  • Celebrity events: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

    Hear from experts in directing, costume and fashion design

    Wednesdays 6.30pm
    25 June, 2 & 16 July 2014

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Lieven Bertels by Prudence Upton

  • Make wearable origami

    Free drop-in art-making activity

    Wednesdays 25 June, 2 July, 16 July 2014
    7.30-9pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free

  • Gallery Kids Sunday performance

    Floating on a sea of stories

    Sunday 27 July 2014, 2.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Bronwyn Vaughan

  • Symposium: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

    The rich and sophisticated culture of nō theatre

    Saturday 2 August 2014, 9.30am

    Domain Theatre | Duration 7 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Nō mask Kasshiki (kokasshiki), Muromachi period, 16th century, Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan

  • Art Club: Theatrical faces

    For members’ children aged 9–12

    Saturday 9, Sunday 10 August 2014
    10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

    Image: Nō mask Aka (red) hannya, Edo period, 18th–19th century, National Noh Theatre

  • Film series: Vengeful ghosts, ghoulish demons

    Supernatural tales from Japan

    Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
    30 July - 17 August 2014

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Free

    Image: Still from Onibaba (1964). Courtesy Kindai Eiga Kyokai