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

Sol LeWitt: arcs and tangents

Hear from the curator of the LeWitt Collection

Image: Sol LeWitt Arcs from four corners 1986 (detail) © Estate of Sol LeWitt/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 5 March 2016, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Artist talks: When silence falls

Exploring the capacity of art to bear witness to horror

Image: Tony Albert. Photo: Mark Pokorny

Wednesdays, 5.30pm
24 February - 9 March 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Disarm

Stu Hunter and special guests perform live on Pedro Reyes’ artwork

Image: Stu Hunter. Photo: wilk

Wednesdays, 6.30pm
24 February - 9 March 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Art and dementia: The impact of colour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Patrick Heron Big rumbold orange: December 1970 1970 (detail) © Patrick Heron, 1970/DACS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursday 17 March 2016, 10.30am

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

Guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery

Image: Mella Jaarsma The Landscaper 2013 (detail), costume: painted and carved wooden panels, iron, leather, Sufi dancer, HD video, 3 min 40 sec, courtesy of the artist. Photo: Mie Cornoedus

Daily 1pm, Wednesdays 7.15pm
18 March – 5 June 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art and dementia: Art and experimentation

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 15 September 2016, 10.30am

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

Contemporary art guided tour

An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery

Image: Frank Stella Khurasan Gate variation II 1097 (detail) © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Daily 1pm
Wednesdays 7.15pm, except 20, 27 January 2016
With focus on the Biennale of Sydney, 18 March – 5 June 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free