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	Image: John Kaldor

New contemporary galleries celebrity talks

Personal insights on collecting, philanthropy and politics

Image: John Kaldor

Wednesdays 6.30pm
25 June – 8 July 2011


Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court

Related exhibition: New contemporary galleries

John Kaldor in conversation with Fenella Kernebone

Arts broadcaster Fenella Kernebone talks to John Kaldor, textile magnate and arts philanthropist, about his bequest of over 200 artworks to the Art Gallery of NSW.

John Kaldor


Wednesday 25 May 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Simon Mckeon, Australian of the year 2011

Simon McKeon was named the 2011 Australian of the Year for his contribution to Australian and international charities and his championing of partnerships between corporations and charity organisations. Tonight he speaks on the need for philanthropy in Australian society.

Simone McKeon


Wednesday 1 June 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

“I was a teenage demonstrator: Sex, race and war in the ’60s & ’70s”

Meredith Burgamnn talks about her arrest-prone early political activity against the backdrop of conservative Australia and the beginnings of New Left ideology, anti-Vietnam, anti-Apartheid, Land rights, Green Bans and Women’s Lib activism.

Meredith Burgmann


Wednesday 8 June 2011 6:30pm – 7pm