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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

Celebrate Sullivan + Strumpf's 10-year anniversary

Hear from the artists at this commercial gallery

Image: Sydney Ball Infinex III 2014 (detail), courtesy Sullivan + Strumpf

Tuesday 3 February 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

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

Saturday 21 February 2015, 10am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Coffee lectures: WWI and the European avant-garde

With Rosamund Bartlett

Image: Erich Buchholz Broken Cross 1918 (detail) © Erich Buchholz Estate.

Thursdays 5 - 26 February 2015, 10am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

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

Learning symposium 2015

The Gallery’s annual visual arts conference for teachers

26–28 February 2015
Day 1: Thursday 26 February, 12.45pm–4pm
Day 2: Friday 27 February, 9.30am–3pm
Day 3: Saturday 28 February, 9.30am–3pm

Charges apply

The art of the Russian north

With Rosamund Bartlett

Image: Ivan Shishkin A morning in a pine forest 1889 (detail) Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

Saturday 7 March 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Armchair travel: A taste of Sri Lanka

Cuisine, culture and art

Image courtesy Dr Priyantha Udagedara

Saturday 14 March 2015, 10am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Restoring the Parthenon

Lecture by Takis Kozokos

Thursday 19 March 2015, 10am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

O, to be in England

Discover the England of English literature with Susannah Fullerton

Image: John Constable View of Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop’s Grounds c1822 (detail)
oil on canvas, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK. Bridgeman Images

Various Fridays 10.30am, Saturdays 11am
6 March - 18 July 2015
See listing for details

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Art appreciation lecture series 2015

Meet the masters: highlights from the Scottish National Gallery

Image: Sir Henry Raeburn Reverend Robert Walker (1755 –1808) Skating on Duddingston Loch about 1795 (detail) oil on canvas, 76.2 × 63.5cm. Photo: Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays 1pm
28 January - 12 November 2015
See listing for dates

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply