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Scheduled events

Coming lectures, symposia and exhibition talks from our what’s on calendar

Saturday 13 February 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Artist panel discussion with Claudia Chan Shaw

Celebrating the Lunar New Year

Image: Claudia Chan Shaw

Sunday 14 February 2016, 3pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Saturday 20 February 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

The Bauhaus and beyond: the arts in Europe between the world wars

With Rosamund Bartlett

Image: Wassily Kandinsky Composition VIII 1923 (detail), oil on canvas, 140 × 201 cm

Thursdays 4 - 25 February 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Sol LeWitt: arcs and tangents

Hear from the curator of the LeWitt Collection

Image: Sol LeWitt Arcs from four corners 1986 (detail) © Estate of Sol LeWitt/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 5 March 2016, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Artist talk: Tom Polo

As part of Spectrum Now, hear the artist talk about his wall painting

Image: Tom Polo

Wednesday 10 March 2016, 7.15pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Saturday 12 March 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

New spaces: Australian architects and Asia

Lectures by leading Australian architects

Image: Andrew Burns Crescent House 2013 (detail), Heide Museum of Modern Art. Commissioned by Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation 2013 Relocation to Heide supported by McCorkell Brown Group and International Art Services. Photo: Jeremy Weihrauch

Saturdays 2pm
13 February - 12 March 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Armchair travel: Islands of Hesperia

With Christopher Allen

Saturday 2 April 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Contemporary philosophers talking about contemporary art

In conversation with Damien Freeman

Image: courtesy Leunig

Saturday 2 April 2016, 2pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Saturday 16 April 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
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

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

Exhibition talks: Murruwaygu

Celebrating the Aboriginal culture of south-east Australia

Image: Tommy McRae Spearing the kangaroo c1880s-c1890s (detail)

Wednesdays 5.30pm
3-17 February 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Yiribana Gallery
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: The transforming power of art

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Fiona Hall Slash and burn 1997 (detail) © Fiona Hall

Sunday 28 February 2016, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Artist talks: When silence falls

Exploring the capacity of art to bear witness to horror

Image: Tony Albert. Photo: Mark Pokorny

Wednesdays, 5.30pm
24 February - 9 March 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Artist talk: Tom Polo

As part of Spectrum Now, hear the artist talk about his wall painting

Image: Tom Polo

Wednesday 10 March 2016, 7.15pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: ARTEXPRESS

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Shannon Syme, Kinross Wolaroi School At face value, ARTEXPRESS 2016

Sunday 27 March 2016, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: The art of reflection

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Giorgio Morandi Still life 1947 (detail) © Giorgio Morandi/SIAE. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sunday 24 April 2016, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Exhibition talks: Imprint

Short talks by photography experts

Image: Ingeborg Tyssen Balmain, Sydney 1 1981, gelatin silver photograph, 25.9 × 25.9 cm, Art Gallery of NSW, Hallmark Cards Australian Photography Collection Fund 1989 © Ingeborg Tyssen. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesdays 5.30pm
10 February, 9 March, 13 April, 11 May 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: Art and fashion

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Joseph Wright of Derby Lady Oxenden c1755-c1756

Sunday 26 June 2016, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free