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Artist talk: Julian Rosefeldt

Hear about his new work 'Manifesto'

Image: Julian Rosefeldt Manifesto 2014-2015 © Julian Rosefeldt. VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 28 May 2016, 1pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Lower level 2
Free

ReCollection: Munggurrawuy Yunupingu

Hear from the Gallery's Amanda Peacock

Image: Munggurrawuy Yunupingu Lany’tjung story no 3 1959 (detail) © Estate of Munggurrawuy Yunupingu. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursday 2 June 2016, 12.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Francis Alÿs

Hear from curator Anneke Jaspers

Image: Francis Alÿs Railings 2004 (detail) © Francis Alÿs. Courtesy Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

Thursday 9 June 2016, 12.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Sidney Nolan

Hear from conservator Paula Dredge

Image: Sidney Nolan First-class marksman 1946 (detail) © The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/ Bridgeman Art Library

Thursday 16 June 2016, 12.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Exhibition talks: Tang

Hear from experts in the exhibition

Image: Statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa) 700s (detail), Shaanxi History Museum

Wednesdays 5.30pm
1-22 June 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Free with exhibition entry

ReCollection: Grace Cossington Smith

Hear from curator Denise Mimmocchi

Image: Grace Cossington Smith The window 1956 (detail) © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Thursday 23 June 2016, 12.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: Art and fashion

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Joseph Wright of Derby Lady Oxenden c1755-c1756

Sunday 26 June 2016, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Marshall Claxton

Hear from archivist Steven Miller

Image: Marshall Claxton The Dickinson family 1851 (detail)

Thursday 30 June 2016, 12.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Exhibition talk: Sentient lands

Hear from artist Julie Freeman

Image: Julie Freeman Ghera and Kembla 2009 (detail)

Tuesday 5, Thursday 7 July 2016, 1pm
Wednesday 6 July 2016, 1pm, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Auslan presentation: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Frida Kahlo Self-portrait with braid 1941 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Sunday 31 July 2016, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Exhibition talks: Tracey Moffatt

Hear from experts in the exhibition

Wednesdays 5.30pm
8 June, 13 July, 10 August 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: Portraits and personal identity

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Grace Crowley Portrait of Lucie Beynis 1929 (detail) © Reproduced with permission of Grace Crowley Estate

Sunday 28 August 2016, 1.30pm

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Spanish-language lecture: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Conferencia en español: Frida Khalo y Diego Rivera

Image: Diego Rivera Calla lily vendor 1943 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Wednesday 28 September 2016, 5.30pm

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 – 8 October 2016
(except 13, 16 July, 27 August)

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free