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Morning tea with Esme Timbery

Image: Esme Timbery

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 10.30am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free, bookings required

Audio-description tour: Our spirits lie in the water

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Tommy Watson Wipu rockhole 2004 (detail) © Tommy Watson. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 12.30pm

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

Corroboree talk: Emily McDaniel

Hear from the assistant curator

Image: Reko Rennie No sleep till Dreamtime 2014 (detail), birch plywood, metallic textile foil, synthetic polymer, diamond dust, gold leaf. Courtesy of the artist and Blackartprojects © Reko Rennie

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 5.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Celebrity talk: Adam Goodes with Hetti Perkins

A special interview celebrating Corroboree Sydney 2014

Image: Adam Goodes

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Pirra

Special performance celebrating Corroboree Sydney 2014

Image: Jess Beck

Sunday 23 November 2014, 3-3.30pm
Wednesday 26 November 2014, 7.15-9pm

Location: Entrance court
Free

Corroboree workshop: weaving

Free drop-in artmaking activity

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 7.30-9.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Tours for tots 2014: Water

Fun art-making tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 25 and Thursday 27 November 2014
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Corroboree guided tour

An introduction to the Indigenous art collection

11am daily 22-30 November 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Corroboree cafe 2014

Contemporary Indigenous music and bushfood

Image: Leah Flanagan

12.30pm daily, 22-30 November 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Cafe
Free

Sunday concert series 2014

Free performances by students and staff of the Australian Institute of Music

Second and last Sundays of the month
11 May - 30 November 2014, 12.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Grand Courts
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

Sunday 14 September & 30 November 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
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

Special lecture: Doryun Chong in conversation

A vision for new Hong Kong museum, M+

Image: Doryun Chong. Image courtesy M+ museum

Friday 5 December 2014, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Cantonese-language guided tour: Drawing out

粵語導覽:躍然紙上

Image: John Wolseley A Clarence Galaxia in the Ancient Sphagnum Bogs – Skullbone Plains, Tasmania 2013 (detail). Collection of the artist, courtesy Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

Tuesdays 11am
25 November - 9 December 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Stereoscopic vision: Joseph Cornell and his influence over pop art

Lecture by Matthew Affron

Image: Joseph Cornell Portrait of Julien Levy c1938-39 (detail), daguerreotype object, Philadelphia Museum of Art. 125th Anniversary Acquisition, The Lynn and Harold Honickman Gift of the Julien Levy Collection, 2001

Tuesday 9 December 2014, 1pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Champagne and shopping

For members only

Image: iStockphoto.com

Wednesday 10 December 2014
Shopping 5 - 8pm
Champagne bar 5 - 7.30pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Function space
Free

Live music: Pop

A celebration of old and new pop tunes

Image: Mindi Jackson

Wednesdays, 7.30-9pm
5, 12 & 19 November 2014
3 & 10 December 2014

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Mandarin-language guided tour: Drawing out

普通話導覽:躍然紙上

Image: John Wolseley A Clarence Galaxia in the Ancient Sphagnum Bogs – Skullbone Plains, Tasmania 2013 (detail). Collection of the artist, courtesy Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

Thursdays 11am
27 November - 11 December 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

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

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art and dementia tour: Conversations about Asian art

For people living with younger-onset dementia

Image: Ah Xian Human, human 2005 © Ah Xian

Thursday 18 December 2014, 10.30am

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

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

Commedia dell'Arte

Image: Dennis Murphy

Sunday 28 December 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Curators tour: Drawing out

The stories behind the exhibition

Image: Ross Laurie Walcha III 2013 (detail) © Ross Laurie

Sunday 11 January 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
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

Drop in and make: Pop the Gallery

Free artmaking activity for kids

Monday to Friday, 5-23 January 2015
11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Guided tour: Drawing out

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Tom Carment Caravan park, Coledale 2012 (detail) © Tom Carment

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 1pm
22 November - 23 December 2014
3 – 24 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Popcornucopia

School holiday performance

Image: Etcetera Duo

Wednesday to Friday, 7-23 January, 1.30pm
Sunday 25 January 2015, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Film series: Pop artists on screen

Cinematic portraits of pop artists by artist filmmakers

Image: still from Andy Warhol (1973) Courtesy National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

Wednesdays 5pm
19 November 2014
14 January - 4 February 2015

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

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

Film series: Pop Saturdays

Direct Cinema, underground and experimental film

Image: still from Inauguration of the pleasure dome (1966) Courtesy National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

Various Saturdays
13 December 2014 - 14 February 2015
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Film series: Pop cinema

Iconic stars and cultural revolution on screen

Image: still from Some like it hot (1959) Courtesy Roadshow

Various Wednesdays and Sundays
29 October 2014 - 1 March 2015
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Free viewing for members

The photograph and Australia

Image: Mervyn Bishop Prime Minister Gough Whitlam pours soil into the hands of traditional land owner Vincent Lingiari, Northern Territory 1975, printed 1979 © Mervyn G Bishop. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sunday 22 March 2015, 5.15pm
Monday 23 March 2015, 10am

Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Aboriginal art guided tour

A guided introduction to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection

Image: Cornelia Tipuamantumirri Winga (Tidal movement, waves) 2012 © Cornelia Tipuamantumirri

11am daily
except 24 December 2014 - 1 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Asian art guided tour

A guided introduction to art from China, Korea, Japan, the Himalayas, India and Southeast Asia

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

12pm daily
except 27 April - 24 October 2014
& 24 December 2014 - 1 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Australian collection guided tour

An introduction to selected highlights from the Australian collection

Image: Margaret Preston Implement blue 1927 © Margaret Rose Preston Estate

2pm daily
except 24 December 2014 - 1 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Tuesdays 11am (except January, last 3 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 9 December
First 2015 tour: 3 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Collection highlights tour

An introduction to selected highlights from the Gallery's collection

11am daily
except 24 December 2014 - 1 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Japanese-language guided tour

日本語による美術鑑賞ツアー

Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 12 December
First 2015 tour: 6 February

Duration 1 hour
Free

Korean-language guided tour

무료 한국어 아트 투어

Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 12 December
First 2015 tour: 6 February

Duration 1 hour
Free

Thursdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December, public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 11 December
First 2015 tour: 5 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free