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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

Popcornucopia

School holiday performance

Image: Etcetera Duo

Wednesday to Friday, 7-23 January, 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
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

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

Popcornucopia

Image: Etcetera Duo

Sunday 25 January 2015, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Celebrity events: Pop to popism

Our speakers address four decades in four nights

Image: Annabel Crabb. Courtesy ABC

Wednesdays 7pm
7 - 28 January 2015

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Pop bands

Performing four decades of pop hits

Image: Dan Markovena

Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm
7 - 28 January 2015

Duration 2 hours
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

Drop in and make: Animals of the Chinese zodiac

Free artmaking activity for kids

Sunday 15 February 2015, 11am – 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Zen painting with Korean monk Suan

Drop-demonstration and artmaking activity

Image: Suan

Sunday 15 February 2015, 1-4pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Function space
Free

Artist talk: Ah Xian with Claudia Chan Shaw

Hear this Chinese-Australian artist discuss his work

Image: Ah Xian

Sunday 15 February 2015, 3pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Sunday 22 February 2015, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

On the rapport between photography and painting in pop art

Lecture by Hal Foster

Image: Richard Hamilton Just what was it that made yesterday’s homes so different, so appealing? Upgrade 2004 (detail) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of the artist 2004 © Richard Hamilton. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 28 February 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Auspicious symbols tour in English

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Image: Padmapani, c13th century, Nepal

Sundays 15, 22 February, 1 March 2015, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
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

Travel Draw winners announcement

For Gallery members and their guests

Wednesday 4 March 2015, 4pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Free, bookings required

Art Gallery Society AGM

Membership, events and business

Saturday 14 March 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

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

Auspicious symbols tour in Mandarin and Cantonese

如意吉祥普通話及粵語導覽

Image: Padmapani, c13th century, Nepal

Sundays 15 February - 29 March 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
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 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