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On the rapport between photography and painting in pop art BOOKED OUT

Lecture by Hal Foster and book signing

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

Acquisitions and the art of giving

Hear from Gallery curator Justin Paton

Image: Justin Paton, Head Curator of International Art, AGNSW.

Thursday 5 March 2015, 11am

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

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

Sound and vision artists talk

Visit Galerie pompom

Image: Introducing The Band. Courtesy The Band and Galerie Pompom

Tuesday 10 March 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
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

Stephen Page on choreographing the past

Hear from the Bangarra Dance Theatre artistic director

Image: Stephen Page. Photo Greg Barrett

Wednesday 18 March 2015, 6.30pm

Duration 15 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Restoring the Parthenon

Lecture by Takis Kozokos

Thursday 19 March 2015, 10am

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

Bre & Back screening, talk and tour

Celebrating Seniors Week 2015

Image: Noeleen Shearer in Bre & back, courtesy Urban Theatre Projects

Thursday 19 March 2015, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Saturday 21 March 2015, 10am

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

Armchair travel: Turkey

With Andrew Yip

Saturday 28 March 2015, 10am

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

In conversation: Cressida Campbell

"A card at its best should be like a small visual poem"

Cressida Campbell Nasturtiums (2002). Colour woodblock, 58.4 × 60 cm. Art Gallery of New South Wales. Gift of Margaret Olley 2006 © Cressida Campbell. Licensed by Viscopy, Australia.

Saturday 28 March 2015, 2pm

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

Lecture series: The photograph and Australia

How photography made modern Australia

Image: Anne Zahalka artist #2 (Rosemary Laing) 1998 from the series Artists, colour Duraflex photograph, collection of the artist © Anne Zahalka. Licensed by Viscopy

Sundays 8-29 March 2015, 10.30am

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Photography symposium

Trafficking images: histories and theories of photographic transmission

Image: Charles Bayliss Lawrence Hargrave trochoided plane model 1884, albumen photograph, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney, gift of Mr William Hudson Shaw 1994

Saturday 18 April 2015, 9am

Duration 7 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Street art walking tour: Redfern

We'll take the Blak way home

Sunday 19 April 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Collectors talks

Why collect art?

Image: Photo by Prue Aja

First Wednesday of the month, 6pm
March, April, May 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Art of India lecture series

Delve into India’s rich and captivating art history

Image: Todi Ragini late 1700s (detail) from North India, opaque watercolour with gold on paper. Bequest of Mr J Kitto 1986.

Wednesdays, 12pm
8-29 April, 6-13 May 2015

Duration 1 hour
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 × 63.5 cm. 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