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Auslan-interpreted talk: Pop to popism

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Keith Haring Untitled 1982 (detail) JW Power Collection, University of Sydney, managed by Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased 1987 © Keith Haring Foundation

Wednesday 28 January 2015, 6pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Pop to popism late nights

Exhibition open until 9pm - all welcome

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays 5-9pm
January 2015 (except 1 & 29 January)

Duration 4 hours
Location: Contemporary galleries

Pop printing workshop

Print like a pop artist

Image courtesy Libby Lloyd

Saturday 1 November 2014, 1pm
Sunday 1 February 2015, 1pm

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

Celebrate Sullivan + Strumpf's 10-year anniversary

Hear from the artists at this commercial gallery

Image: Juan Ford Messenger 2014 (detail), courtesy Sullivan + Strumpf

Tuesday 3 February 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Community access workshop: Celebrity pop

Artmaking activity for people of all ages and abilities

Image: Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe 1967, Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles © Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts Inc. Licensed by ARS/ Viscopy, Sydney

11am
Wednesday 19 November 2014
Friday 6 February 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings recommended

Colour popping

Paint and stencil your own pop artwork

Image: Martin Sharp Jimi Hendrix c1971 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Jim Sharman, 1984 © Estate of Martin Sharp. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 28 February 2015, 1pm

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

On the rapport between photography and painting in pop art

Lecture by Hal Foster

Image: Richard Hamilton Just what was it that made yesterday’s homes so different, so appealing? Upgrade 2004 (detail) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of the artist 2004 © Richard Hamilton. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 28 February 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Guided tour: Pop to popism

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Peter Tyndall A Person Looks At A Work of Art / someone looks at something …LOGOS/HA HA 1985–87, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne purchased from Admission Funds, 1988 © Peter Tyndall

Daily 12pm
Wednesdays 5.30pm (except 17 December)
1 November - 23 December 2014
2 January - 1 March 2015

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

Sound and vision artists talk

Visit Galerie pompom

Image: Introducing The Band. Courtesy The Band and Galerie Pompom

Tuesday 10 March 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Learn to chine-collè

Printing and collage workshop

Image: courtesy Libby Lloyd

Saturday 14 March 2015, 1pm

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

A conversation in paint

Contemporary painting workshop

Image: Krishna serenading Radha c1820 (detail), Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

Sunday 15 March 2015, 1pm

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

Street art walking tour: Redfern

We'll take the Blak way home

Sunday 19 April 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Collectors talks

Why collect art?

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Facing off drawing workshop

Use fun and games to learn to draw

Image: Mike Barnard Ian 2009

Sunday 1 March 2015, 1pm
Saturday 18 July 2015, 1pm
Sunday 16 August 2015, 1pm
Sunday 13 September 2015, 1pm

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