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

Coffee tour of the collection

Portraits

Tom Roberts Smike Streeton age 24 (detail) 1891. Art Gallery of NSW permanent collection.

Tuesday 5 August 2014, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Artwork of the month talk: August 2014

Pierre Bonnard's Self portrait (c1938-40)

Image: Pierre Bonnard Self portrait c1938-40 (detail) © Pierre Bonnard/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sunday 17 August 2014, 2pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Modern gallery
Free

The art of melancholy

Discover Dürer’s celebrated print with Michael Ann Holly

Image: Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I 1514 (detail), engraving, Art Gallery of NSW

Sunday 24 August 2014, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

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

Art Club: In the manner of the masters

For members’ children aged 9–12

Image: Samuel Palmer The lonely tower 1879 (detail)

Saturday 11, Sunday 12 October 2014
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

Guided tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Henri Toulouse-Lautrec Mlle Marcelle Lender en buste 1895 (detail)

Wednesdays, Sundays 1.30pm
31 August - 2 November 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art appreciation lecture series 2014

Realism to surrealism: European art and culture 1848-1936

Image: Paul Gauguin Te aa no areois (The Seed of the Areoi) 1892 (detail), oil on burlap, 92.1 × 72.1 cm, The William S Paley Collection SPC14.1990. Photo: The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Scala, Florence

Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays 1pm
29 January - 13 November 2014
See listing for dates

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply