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Symposium: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

The rich and sophisticated culture of nō theatre

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

Saturday 2 August 2014, 9.30am

Duration 7 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Art Club: Theatrical faces

For members’ children aged 9–12

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

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

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

Armchair travel: Classic to contemporary

Korea and Japan

Image: Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto

Saturday 16 August 2014, 10am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Film series: Vengeful ghosts, ghoulish demons

Supernatural tales from Japan

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

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

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Art, food, fun Thailand

Experience Thailand through art and food

Image: Phaptawan Suwannakudt 1 Bhava 9 2013 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Arc One Gallery.

Tuesday 19 August 2014, 6pm

Duration 3 hours
Charges apply

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

Lecture series

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

Wednesdays 6 pm
23 July and 6-27 August 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

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

日本語による能・狂言展ツアー

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

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Guided tour: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

An introduction to the exhibition

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

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Guided tour: Focus on portraiture

Explore selected works on display

Image: William Dobell Margaret Olley 1948 (detail) © Courtesy Sir William Dobell Art Foundation

2pm daily
3 July – 28 September 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Asian art guided tour

A guided introduction to art from China, Korea, Japan, the Himalayas, India and Southeast Asia

12pm daily until 27 April 2014
resumes 25 October 2014

Duration 1 hour
Free