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VisAsia Hingyiu Mok Mandarin-language lecture 2015

莫慶堯醫生VisAsia中文普通話講座

Image: Qianlong reign gourd-shaped vase with ribbon-shaped ears and designs of foreigners in enamels on a yellow ground. Collection of the Palace Museum

Saturday 11 April 2015, 3pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Photography symposium

Trafficking images: histories and theories of photographic transmission

Image: Unknown photographer Australian scenery, Middle Harbour, Port Jackson c1865 (detail) carte de visite, 5.8 × 8.6 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, gift of Josef & Jeanne Lebovic, Sydney 2014

Saturday 18 April 2015, 9am

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

Street art walking tour: Redfern BOOKED OUT

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

The influence of Van Gogh

With writer and critic Lesley Chamberlain

Image: Vincent van Gogh Self portrait with hat 1887–88 (detail), Van Gogh Museum, Netherlands

Thursday 14 May 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Armchair travel: Islands of Hesperia

With Christopher Allen

Saturday 16 April 2015, 10am

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

Gallipoli Gelibolu symposium

Marking the centenary of the Allied landing at Gallipoli

Friday 22 May 2015, 9am

Duration 4 hours
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Armchair travel: Another bite of the Big Apple

With Jonathan Biggins

Image: New York

Saturday 23 May 2015, 10am

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

Point, click, chat

With Fenella Kernebone

Image: Fenella Kernebone

Wednesdays 7pm
13, 20 & 27 May 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Artists talks: The photographer’s eye

Hear the stories behind the photographs

Image: Patrick Pound with Rowan McNaught The compound lens project 2014-15 (detail) projection and web, room in a room, approx 480 × 480 cm, collection of the artists © Patrick Pound and Rowan McNaught

Saturdays, 2pm
2 - 30 May 2015
16 May is Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Women in art lecture series

The struggle and success of women in Australian arts

Image: Thea Proctor Women with fans 1930 © AGNSW

Saturday 9-30 May 2015, 2pm

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

Unwrapping art: the basics

With Jonathan Cooper

Saturdays 2pm
16-30 May, 6 June 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

The politics and persuasions of colour in art

A conversation about colour

Image: Robert Klippel No. 1043 from Nos. 1037-1126 Eighty-seven small polychromed tin sculptures 1995 © Robert Klippel Estate

Sunday 7 June 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

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