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Coming events related to the Contemporary art collection area (view Calendar)

Studio visit: emerging artists

Go behind the scenes with contemporary artists

Image: Siena White in her studio at the National Art School 2014 (detail). Photo by Simone Griffin.

Saturday 11 April 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Mason Kimber artist talk

Visit Galerie pompom

Image: Mason Kimber Green Court 2015 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Galerie pompom.

Tuesday 14 April 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Street art walking tour: Redfern BOOKED OUT

We'll take the Blak way home

Sunday 19 April 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Collection stories: Nicole and Chico Monks BOOKED OUT

A sneak peek into a private collection

Image: Nicole Monks at home with Tony Tuckson artwork in background. Photo by Prue Aja.

Thursday 23 April 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Studio tour: Sarah O’Sullivan

Go behind the scenes with a ceramic artist

Image: courtesy the artist

Saturday 2 May 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Collectors talks

Why collect art?

Image: Photo by Prue Aja

First Wednesday of the month, 6pm
March, April, May 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Skin exhibition tour and talk

Visit Studio W and hear from the artists

Image: Siena White Skin 2014 (detail). Courtesy the artist

Tuesday 19 May 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Collection visit: Laura Jones, Alexandra Standen and Mirra Whale

A sneak peek into a private collection

Image: courtesy Alexandra Standen

Thursday 28 May 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Capturing 'the real'

Creating images from photographs

Image: Mike Barnard IKR! 2015 (detail)

Saturday 30 May 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

The politics and persuasions of colour in art

A conversation about colour

Image: Robert Klippel No. 1043 from Nos. 1037-1126 Eighty-seven small polychromed tin sculptures 1995 © Robert Klippel Estate

Sunday 7 June 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Facing off drawing workshop

Use fun and games to learn to draw

Image: Mike Barnard Ian 2009

Sunday 1 March 2015, 1pm
Sunday 26 July 2015, 1pm
Sunday 16 August 2015, 1pm
Sunday 13 September 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Art and dementia tour: Breaking conventions

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Ugo Rondinone SIEBTERJULIZWEITAUSENDUNDNULL 2000 © Ugo Rondinone

Thursday 19 November 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required