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  • 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

  • Free viewing for members

    The photograph and Australia

    Sunday 22 March 2015, 5.15pm
    Monday 23 March 2015, 10am

    Free

    Major exhibition gallery | Free

    Image: Mervyn Bishop Prime Minister Gough Whitlam pours soil into the hands of traditional land owner Vincent Lingiari, Northern Territory 1975, type R3 photograph, 30.5 × 30.5 cm, Hallmark Cards Australian Photography Collection Fund 1991 © Mervyn Bishop. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

  • Lecture series: The photograph and Australia

    How photography made modern Australia

    Sundays 8-29 March 2015, 10.30am

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

    Image: Anne Zahalka artist #2 (Rosemary Laing) 1998 from the series Artists, colour Duraflex photograph, collection of the artist © Anne Zahalka. Licensed by Viscopy

  • Drop in and create

    Light painting with the Canon Collective

    Wednesday 15 April 2015, 6-8pm

    Free

    Front of the Gallery | Duration 2 hours | Free

  • Photography symposium

    Trafficking images: histories and theories of photographic transmission

    Saturday 18 April 2015, 9am

    Domain Theatre | Duration 7 hours, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Unknown photographer Australian scenery, Middle Harbour, Port Jackson c1865 (detail) carte de visite, 5.8 × 8.6 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of Josef & Jeanne Lebovic, Sydney 2014

  • Drop in and make: Retro cardboard cameras

    Free artmaking activity for kids

    Monday to Friday, 6-17 April 2015
    Sunday, 5 & 19 April 2015
    11am - 4pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 5 hours | Free

  • Coffee tour: The photograph and Australia

    Rediscover the sense of wonder a photo can induce

    Saturday 18, Thursday 23 April 2015, 10.30am

    Members lounge | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Charges apply

  • #AGNSWinstameet

    See you in the Canon Lab

    Wednesdays, 7pm
    15-29 April, 6 May 2015

    Free

    Lower level 1 | Duration 1 hour | Free

  • Audio-description tour: The photograph and Australia

    For blind or vision-impaired visitors

    Thursday 7 May 2015, 2pm

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

  • Auslan-interpreted talk: The photograph and Australia

    For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

    Saturday 16 May 2015, 1pm

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

  • Point, click, chat

    With Fenella Kernebone

    Wednesdays 7pm
    13, 20 & 27 May 2015

    Free

    Ground level | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Fenella Kernebone

  • Live music: The photograph and Australia

    Let the music be the lens

    Wednesdays, 25 March - 27 May 2015
    See listing for times

    Free

    Free

    Image: Tina Harrod

  • Community access tour and workshop: Focus

    Tour and artmaking activity for people of all ages and abilities

    Friday 29 May 2015, 11am

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Max Dupain Sunbaker 1937 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 37.9 × 42.8 cm, , Art Gallery of NSW, purchased 1976

  • Artists talks: The photographer’s eye

    Hear the stories behind the photographs

    Saturdays, 9 - 30 May 2015
    See listing for details
    16 May is Auslan interpreted
    2 May has been rescheduled

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Patrick Pound with Rowan McNaught The compound lens project 2014-15 © Patrick Pound and Rowan McNaught

  • Discover drawing: The photograph and Australia

    With Jennifer Keeler-Milne

    Sunday 31 May 2015, 10am

    Members lounge | Duration 6 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Jennifer Keeler-Milne

  • Japanese-language guided tour: The photograph and Australia

    日本語ガイドツアー: 写真とオーストラリア

    Wednesdays 11am
    6 May - 3 June 2015

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

  • Korean-language guided tour: The photograph and Australia

    한국어 안내 관람: 사진과 호주

    Wednesdays 11am
    1 April 2014 - 3 June 2015

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

  • Drop in and print

    Print your photo free at the Canon Lab

    Wednesdays, 5-9pm
    1 April - 3 June 2015

    Free

    Lower level 1 | Duration 4 hours | Free

  • Film series: Brought to light

    Troublemakers, boat-rockers, trailblazers and whistleblowers

    Various Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays
    29 March - 3 June 2015
    See listing for details

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Free

    Image: Still from Wake in fright

  • Cantonese-language guided tour: The photograph and Australia

    粵語導覽 : 攝影和澳大利亞

    Saturdays 2pm
    4 April - 6 June 2015

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

  • Curatorial walkthrough: The photograph and Australia

    Hear from the exhibition curator

    Saturday 6 June 2015, 2pm

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: Charles Bayliss Group of local Aboriginal people, Chowilla Station, Lower Murray River, South Australia (detail) from the album New South Wales Royal Commission: Conservation of water. Views of scenery on the Darling and Lower Murray during the flood of 1886 1886, albumen photograph, 23.6 × 29.5 cm, purchased 1984.

  • Mandarin-language guided tour: The photograph and Australia

    普通話導覽 : 攝影和澳大利亞

    Saturdays 2pm
    4 April - 6 June 2015

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore

  • Guided tour: The photograph and Australia

    An introduction to the exhibition

    Daily 12pm, Wednesday 6pm
    21 March - 8 June 2015

    Free with exhibition entry

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

    Image: David Moore Migrants arriving in Sydney 1966 (detail), gelatin silver photograph, 30.2 × 43.5 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of the artist 1997 © Lisa, Karen, Michael and Matthew Moore