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Buddhist art on China’s Silk Road

An exploration of Dunhuang cave temples with Venerable Dr Juewei

Image: Venerable Dr Juewei

Wednesday 4 May 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Artistic authors or literary artists?

With Susannah Fullerton

Image: William Blake Job’s evil dreams 1825 (detail) from Illustrations of The Book of Job

Thursday 5 May 2016, 2.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Saturday 7 May 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Armchair travel: Turkey CANCELLED

Crossroads of culture

Saturday 7 May 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Creating a tea aesthetic in Tang Dynasty poetry

With visiting scholar James A Benn

Image: Container in tortoise shape c800-74, Famen Temple Museum

Wednesday 11 May 2016, 12pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Tang cosmopolitanism

An interdisciplinary symposium

Image: Mural of females c710 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

Saturday 14 May 2016, 9.30am

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

Armchair travel: Egypt

From Akhenaten to Alexander

Saturday 14 May 2016, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Art, music and literature

With Andy Bromberger

Image: Pablo Picasso Three musicians 1921 (detail), oil on canvas, Philadelphia Museum of Art, E Gallatin Collection, 1952. Bridgeman Images © Pablo Picasso/Succession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursday 12 & 19 May 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Shocking art

With Juliet Holmes à Court

Image: Juliet Holmes à Court

Saturday 21 May 2016, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

VisAsia Hingyiu Mok Mandarin-language lecture 2016

2016年莫慶堯醫生VisAsia中文普通話講座

Image: Three-legged jar late 600s to mid 700s, Shaanxi History Museum

Sunday 22 May 2016, 3pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Panel: Art and mindfulness BOOKED OUT

Hear about the links between art and health

Saturday 28 May 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Panel: Art and experiential design BOOKED OUT

Hear about augmented-reality museum displays

Image: Pure Land: Augmented Reality Edition, Shanghai Biennale 2012-13. Image © Applied Laboratory for Interactive Visualization and Embodiment (ALiVE), CityU Hong Kong

Saturday 28 May 2016, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Panel: The future of cultural engagement

How will we experience the arts in the future?

Saturday 28 May 2016, 3pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Tang culture and its influence

Hear from the experts

Image: Dragon c700s (detail), Shaanxi History Museum

Saturdays 2pm
16 & 30 April, 7 May 2016

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

You say you want a revolution

A Learning Curve lecture series with Dr Christopher Hartney

Image: Emanuel Leutze Washington crossing the Delaware 1851 (detail), oil on canvas, 378.5 × 647.7 cm, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bridgeman Images

Various Fridays 10.30am and Saturdays 11am
11 March - 9 July 2016
See listing for dates

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Unwrapping art: next steps

With Jonathan Cooper

image: John Olsen The woman 1990 (detail) © John Olsen. Licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Saturdays 2pm
25 June - 23 July 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Art appreciation lecture series 2016

Collectors and collections

Image: Jan Brueghel and PP Rubens The sense of sight 1617 (detail), Prado, Madrid, Spain. Bridgeman Images

Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays 1pm
27 January - 17 November 2016
See listing for dates

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply