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  • Directors in conversation: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    With Michael Brand from the Gallery and Taco Dibbits from the Rijksmuesum

    Saturday 11 November 2017, 11am

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 45 minutes | Free

    Image: Jan Bray The governors of the Guild of St Luke, Haarlem 1675 (detail), Rijksmuseum

  • Artist talk: The matter of the masters

    Hear Janet Laurence discuss her new work

    Saturday 11 November 2017, 2pm

    Free

    20th & 21st c Australian art | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Janet Laurence The matter of the masters 2017 (detail) © Janet Laurence

  • Curator talk: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    With Pieter Roelofs from the Rijksmuseum

    Saturday 11 November 2017, 3pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Aelbert Jansz van der Schoor Vanitas still life c1660–65 (detail), Rijksmuseum

  • Free viewing for members

    ‘Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age’ plus ‘Robert Mapplethorpe’

    Sunday 12 November 2017, 5.15pm
    Monday 13 November 2017, 10am

    Free

    Image: Rembrandt Portrait of Dr Ephraim Bueno (1599-1665) 1646–47 (detail), Rijksmuseum

  • Celebrity talk: Rembrandt live

    Paul Dyer gives a sneak peek of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra performance in conversation with Simon Marnie

    Wednesday 15 November 2017, 6.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Paul Dyer

  • Live music: Martha Marlow

    A Gallery favourite returns

    Wednesday 15 November 2017, 7.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Martha Marlow

  • A golden age in the making

    Lectures exploring Dutch art, history and culture

    Sundays 10.30am
    5-19 November 2017

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

    Image: Ludolf Bakhuizen Warships in a heavy storm c1695 (detail), Rijksmuseum, purchased with the support of the Vereniging Rembrandt

  • Teacher salon: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age plus 2018 education program launch

    Professional learning for primary and secondary teachers

    Wednesday 22 November 2017, 5pm

    Free, bookings required

    Domain Theatre | Duration 2 hours | Free, bookings required

    Image: Rembrandt Self-portrait as the apostle Paul 1661 (detail), Rijksmuseum, De Bruijn-van der Leeuw Bequest, Muri, Switzerland

  • Double Dutch: artists on artists

    Australian artists talk about the Dutch masters

    Wednesdays 6pm
    15, 22 November 2017

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Jacob Isaacksz van Ruisdael Landscape with a waterfall c1668 (detail), Rijksmuseum, on loan from the City of Amsterdam (A van der Hoop Bequest)

  • Members party

    The Dutch golden age

    Saturday 25 November 2017, 6.30pm

    Entrance court | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Judith Leyster The jolly drinker 1629 (detail), Rijksmuseum, purchased with the support of the Vereniging Rembrandt

  • Museum Store Sunday

    Celebrate with a 10% discount in the Gallery Shop

    Sunday 26 November 2017, 10am – 4.45pm

    Gallery Shop | Duration 6 hours, 45 minutes |

  • Jazz at the Gallery

    The Divine One: a tribute to Sarah Vaughan

    Sunday 26 November 2017, 7pm

    Entrance court | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Dan Barnett

  • Artist talks: Front Up

    A personal perspective on the art of the Dutch golden age

    Wednesday 29 November 2017, 5.30pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Wallerant Vaillant Portrait of Maria van Oosterwijck (1630–93), flower painter 1671 (detail), Rijksmuseum

  • Drop in and draw: Stop, smell and sketch the roses

    A free artmaking activity for all ages

    Wednesdays 5.30-8.30pm
    22, 29 November 2017

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 3 hours | Free

    Image: Rachel Ruysch Still life with flowers on a marble tabletop 1716, Rijksmuseum, purchased with the support of the Vereniging Rembrandt

  • Artist demonstration: Optical reflections

    Portraits drawn using a contemporary camera lucida

    Wednesday 29 November 2017, 6pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 45 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Johannes Vermeer Woman reading a letter c1663 (detail), Rijksmuseum, on loan from the City of Amsterdam (A van der Hoop Bequest)

  • Auslan tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    With Todd Wright for vistors who are deaf or hard of hearing

    Sunday 26 November 2017, 1.30pm
    Wednesday 29 November 2017, 6.30pm

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

    Image: Richard Brakenburg The Feast of Saint Nicholas 1685 (detail), Rijksmuseum, Dupper Wzn Bequest, Dordrecht

  • Sinterklaas visits the Gallery

    Sinterklaas komt op bezoek bij de Gallery

    Wednesday 6 December 2017, 6.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Sinterklaas in Sydney. Photo by Judith Bogaardt

  • Lecture series: Masters of simplicity

    Art historians speak about the art of the Dutch golden age

    Wednesdays 6pm
    29 November - 13 December 2017

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

    Image: Nicolaes Maes Girl at a window, known as ‘The daydreamer’ 1653–55 (detail), Rijksmuseum

  • Concert: Choir of St James' King Street

    Join us for a performance by one of Australia's foremost choirs

    Wednesday 7.30pm
    6, 13 December 2017

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: The Choir of St James’

  • Drop in and make: A Dutch Christmas

    Free artmaking activity for kids of all ages

    Sundays 11am – 4pm
    3, 17 December 2017
    Wednesdays 4.30–6.30pm
    6, 13 December 2017

    Free

    Entrance court | Free

    Image: Jan Abrahamsz Beerstraten View of the church of Sloten in winter c1660 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of SE Dribbel, Amsterdam

  • Children’s access workshop: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    Free artmaking for children with specific needs, their families and carers

    Wednesday 17 January 2018, 11am

    Free, bookings required

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 2 hours | Free, bookings required

    Image: Pieter de Ring Still life with golden goblet 1650–60 (detail), Rijksmuseum

  • Art in mind: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    A peaceful, mindfulness session with Dutch art

    Fridays 8.30am
    12, 19 January 2018

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Jan Davidsz de Heem Still life with books c1628 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of the heirs of C Hoogendijk, The Hague

  • Coffee tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    For members and guests

    Tuesday 28 November, Thursday 14 December 2017, 10am
    Thursday 18 January, Tuesday 23 January 2018, 10am

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

    Image: Abraham Mignon Still life with fruit, oysters, and a porcelain bowl 1660–79 (detail), Rijksmuseum, purchased with the support of the Vereniging Rembrandt

  • Rembrandt live

    Australian Brandenburg Orchestra performs as part of Sydney Festival 2018

    6, 8-9, 11-12, 15-16, 22-23 January 2018
    6-7pm, 7.30-8.30pm
    with a baroque banquet 18-19 January, 6-10pm

    Charges apply

    Photo by Pedro Greig

  • Drop in and make: Collars, cuffs and caps

    Free artmaking activity for families

    Mondays-Fridays 11am – 4pm
    8-26 January 2018

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

    Image: Karel Dujardin Self-portrait 1662 (detail), Rijksmuseum

  • The Bear Pack: Dutch masters

    Improvised storytelling to leave you in stitches

    Wednesdays 6.30pm
    10-31 January 2018

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: The Bear Pack

  • Audio-description tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    For vistors who are blind or with low vision

    Wednesday 29 November 2017, 1pm
    Thursday 18 January 2018, 1pm
    Saturday 3 February 2018, 1pm

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Nicolaes Maes Young woman at a cradle c1655 (detail), Rijksmuseum, De Bruijn-van der Leeuw Bequest, Muri, Switzerland

  • Art and dementia: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia

    Thursday 8 February 2018, 1.30pm

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

    Image: Jacob Ochtervelt The players 1665–70 (detail), Rijksmuseum, MH Insinger-van Loon Bequest, Amsterdam

  • Access workshop: The art of still life

    Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

    Friday 9 February 2018, 11am

    Free, bookings required

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

    Image: Laurens Craen Still life with imaginary view c1645-c1650 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

  • Face-off: Rembrandt vs Vermeer

    A debate on the two giants of Dutch painting

    Sunday 11 February 2018, 11am

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Rembrandt Self-portrait as the apostle Paul 1661 (detail), Rijksmuseum, De Bruijn-van der Leeuw Bequest, Muri, Switzerland

  • Korean-language guided tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    한국어 안내 관람: 렘브란트와 네덜란드의 황금시대

    Wednesdays 11am
    15 November - 13 December 2017
    3 January - 14 February 2018
    Saturdays 1pm, 13-27 January 2018

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Rembrandt Bust of a man in oriental dress 1635 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of Mr and Mrs Kessler-Hülsmann, Kapelle op den Bosch

  • Talk: Janet Laurence

    A conversation about Rembrandt, alchemy and conservation

    Wednesday 14 February 2018, 5.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Janet Laurence The matter of masters, installation view detail with reproduced details of Rembrandt’s Portrait of Dr Ephraim Bueno (1599-1665) 1646–47 from the Rijksmuseum

  • Conversations with James Valentine

    Love and other mysteries of the Dutch golden age

    Wednesdays 6.30pm
    7, 14 February 2018

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: James Valentine

  • Japanese-language guided tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    レンブラントとオランダの黄金時代、日本語ガイドツアー

    Saturdays 11am
    11 November - 16 December 2017
    6 January - 17 February 2018

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Rembrandt Bust of a man in oriental dress 1635 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of Mr and Mrs Kessler-Hülsmann, Kapelle op den Bosch

  • Cantonese-language guided tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    粵語導覽:林布蘭(倫勃朗)和荷蘭黃金時代

    Saturdays 2pm
    11 November - 16 December 2017
    6 January – 17 February 2018

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Rembrandt Bust of a man in oriental dress 1635 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of Mr and Mrs Kessler-Hülsmann, Kapelle op den Bosch

  • Guided tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

    Daily 11.30am, 2pm
    11 November – 22 December 2017
    2 January – 18 February 2018
    Wednesdays 7.15pm
    15 November – 13 December 2017
    10 January – 14 February 2018

    Free with exhibition entry

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Rembrandt Bust of a man in oriental dress 1635 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of Mr and Mrs Kessler-Hülsmann, Kapelle op den Bosch

  • Mandarin-language guided tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

    普通話導覽:林布蘭(倫勃朗)和荷蘭黃金時代

    Saturdays and Sundays 2pm
    11 November - 17 December 2017
    6 January – 18 February 2018

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Rembrandt Bust of a man in oriental dress 1635 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of Mr and Mrs Kessler-Hülsmann, Kapelle op den Bosch

  • Extended hours for Rembrandt

    Exhibition open until 9pm - all welcome

    Friday 16 - Sunday 18 February 2018

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 4 hours | Charges apply