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Coming Access program events (view Calendar)

At the Gallery, we want to share our collection, exhibitions and events and our passion for art. Our range of access programs is aimed at engaging diverse audiences with different needs.

Upcoming scheduled access programs and events are listed here. Most do not require booking.

We also offer programs on demand, which must be booked in advance. Find out more about the Gallery’s access programs.

Auslan-interpreted tour: Conversations with Asia

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Rodney Glick, Made Leno, Wayan Darmadi, Dewa Tirtayasa, Christopher Hill Everyone no 83 2009

Sunday 26 October 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Artwork of the month talk: November 2014

Yamamoto Tarō’s ‘Whose clothes?’ (2005)

Image: Yamamoto Tarō’s Whose clothes? 2005 (detail) © Taro Yamamoto. Image courtesy of imura art gallery, Japan

Sunday 16 November 2014, 2pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free

Corroboree talk: Suhanya Raffel

Take a closer look at the collection

Image: Ken Thaiday Beizam (shark) dance mask 1996 © Ken Thaiday

Sunday 23 November 2014, 12.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Corroboree talk: Cara Pinchbeck

Join the curator on an informative walkthrough

Image: Wamud Namok AO Four catfish c1959 (detail) © Estate of the artist. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sunday 23 November 2014, 1pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Auslan-interpreted tour: The impact of popular culture

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: James Angus Bugatti Type 35 2006

Sunday 30 November 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Access workshop: Comic pop

Artmaking activity for people with disability

Image: Erró Pop’s history 1967 (detail), Reykjavík Art Museum © Erró. ADAGP, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursdays 11am
27 November 2014 (adults)
4 December 2014 (children)

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

Sunday 31 August, 26 October, 14 December 2014, 2.30pm
31 August, 26 October are Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

Commedia dell'Arte

Image: Dennis Murphy

Sunday 28 December 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Children's access workshop: Pop colour and collage

Artmaking for kids with disability, their families or carers

Image: Tom Wesselmann Still life #29 1963 (detail), lent by Claire Wesselmann © The Estate of Tom Wesselmann/VAGA, New York. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesday 21 January 2015, 11am

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

Audio-description tour: Pop to popism

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Rosalyn Drexler Race for Time 1964 (detail), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, gift of Joseph H Hirshhorn, 1966 © Rosalyn Drexler. Licensed by ARS/Viscopy, Sydney

Tuesday 9 December 2014, 11am
Thursday 5 February 2015, 11am

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

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