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Curator’s lecture: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Discover the stories behind the artworks

Image: Frida Kahlo The love embrace of the universe, the Earth (Mexico), Diego, me and Señor Xólotl 1949 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Saturday 9 July 2016, 3pm
Saturday 1 October 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Curator's talk: Art of parts

Discover the stories behind the artworks

Image: Robert Klippel Philadelphia 1978-79 (detail) © Estate of Robert Klippel

Wednesday 5 October 2016, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: 20th & 21st c Australian art
Free

Auslan tour: Yoshitoshi

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors with a Deaf presenter

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Moonlight patrol – Saitō Toshimitsu (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Wednesday 19 October 2016, 7.15pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Curator's lecture: Yoshitoshi

Discover the stories behind the artworks

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Moon of pure snow at Asano river – Chikako, the filial daughter (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Saturday 22 October 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Introductory talk: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

A short overview of the exhibition

Image: Frida Kahlo Self-portrait with necklace 1933 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Saturdays and Wednesdays
10.30am 25 June – 30 July 2016
2.30pm 3 August – 22 October 2016
(except 9, 13, 16, 20 July, 27 August)

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Artist talk and workshop: Eko Nugroho

Hear from the artist and make a zine

Image: Installation view of Eko Nugroho Lot lost 2013-15

Wednesday 26 October 2016, 5.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Auslan talk: Art and creative thinking

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors with a Deaf presenter

Sunday 30 October 2016, 1.30pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Exhibition talks: Beyond words

Short talks by the curators

Wednesdays 5.30pm
26 October, 2 November 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free

Exhibition talk: Art from Milingimbi

Discover the stories behind the artworks

Image: Binyinyuwuy Trees and flying fox camp c1950s (detail) © Binyinyuwuy Estate. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency, Sydney

Saturday 12 November 2016, 1pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Artist talks: Close to home

Hear from artists in the Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2016

Image: Maria Kontis Edmund floating 2014 (detail) © Maria Kontis

Wednesdays 5.30 pm
9-23 November 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Modern gallery
Free

Auslan talk: Recent forms of photography

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors with a Deaf presenter

Sunday 27 November 2016, 1.30pm

Duration 45 minutes
Free

Talks: Up close with the nude

Artists and scholars discuss their favourite artworks in the exhibition

Image: Ben Quilty

Wednesdays 7.30pm
9 November – 14 December 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Exhibition talks: New matter

Short talks by the curator and artists

Wednesdays 5.30pm
14 September, 12 October, 9 November,
14 December 2016, 11 January, 8 February 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery
Free