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Sydney students speak

Explore works from the 19th Biennale of Sydney

Image: Mircea Cantor Sic Transit Gloria Mundi 2012 (video still). Courtesy the artist; Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris; Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv; and Magazzino, Rome. Sound: Semantron of Putna Monastery

Wednesdays 5.30pm
30 April - 4 June 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Past events

Learning symposium 2014

The Gallery’s annual visual arts conference for teachers

13–15 March 2014
Day 1: Thursday 13 March, 12.45pm–4pm
Day 2: Friday 14 March, 9.30am–3pm
Day 3: Saturday 15 March, 9.30am–3pm

Charges apply

Artist one-on-one

Your chance to meet an artist from the 19th Biennale of Sydney

Thursday 20 March, Friday 21 March 2014
10am

Duration 5 hours
Free, bookings required

The individual and the collective

Masterclass with artists from the 19th Biennale of Sydney

Image: Deborah Kelly The Magdalenes (Praise) 2012 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney. Photograph: Alex Wisser

Friday 21 March 2014, 11am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings recommended

Biennale of Sydney artistic director and artists

Juliana Engberg in conversation with Nathan Coley

Image: Juliana Engberg. Photo Emma Sullivan

Sunday 23 March 2014, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Biennale of Sydney artist talks

Hear from the artists

Image: Deborah Kelly The Magdalenes (Praise) 2012 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney. Photograph: Alex Wisser

Friday 21 & Sunday 23 March 2014
See listing for times

Duration 20 minutes
Free

Tours for tots 2014: Biennale of Sydney BOOKED OUT

Fun art-making tour for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 25 March 2014
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Audio-description tour: Biennale of Sydney

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Sasha Huber Louis Who? What you should know about Louis Agassiz 2010 (video still). Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Calé © Sasha Huber

Sunday 30 March 2014, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings recommended

Nick Waterlow OAM Memorial Lecture

Juliana Engberg, artistic director, 19th Biennale of Sydney

Image: Juliana Engberg. Photo Emma Sullivan

Saturday 5 April 2014, 3.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Community access workshop: Biennale of Sydney

Art-making activity for people of all ages and abilities

Thursday 10 April 2014, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings recommended

Cocktails and conversations

19th Biennale of Sydney with Alexandra Gregg

Image courtesy Grasshopper Bar

Wednesday 16 April 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Function space
Charges apply

Biennale of Sydney exhibition talks

Hear from artists and experts

Image: Deborah Kelly The Magdalenes (Praise) 2012 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney. Photograph: Alex Wisser

Wednesdays 5.30pm
26 March - 23 April 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Free

Collection Circle private tours: Biennale of Sydney

For Collection Circle members only

Image: Wael Shawky Al Araba Al Madfuna 2012 (video still detail). Courtesy the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut and Hamburg. Photograph: Wael Shawky

Wednesday 9 April 2014, 6pm
Wednesday 16 April 2014, 6pm
Tuesday 29 April 2014, 1.30pm
Friday 2 May 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Free, bookings required

Biennale of Sydney forum

The amorous procedure

Saturday 3 May 2014, 10.30am

Duration 6 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings recommended

Lecture: Performance in public institutions

Stephanie Rosenthal, chief curator, Hayward Gallery

Sunday 4 May 2014, 11am

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

Lord Mayor's inclusion day

Access program for the 19th Biennale of Sydney

Saturday 10 May 2014, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings recommended

Mandarin-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

普通話導覽 : 悉尼雙年展

Image: Yingmei Duan Happy Yingmei 2011 (detail), performance and sound installation. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö. Performance produced by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö (2011)

Sundays 2pm, 6 April - 25 May 2014
except Easter Sunday

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Celebrity events: Biennale of Sydney

Artists, experts and comedians

Image: The Bedroom Philosopher

Wednesdays 7-28 May 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: Biennale of Sydney

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 30 March 2014, 1.30pm
Wednesday 28 May 2014, 7.15pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Japanese-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

第19回シドニー・ビエンナーレ: 日本語による鑑賞ツアー

Image: Yingmei Duan Happy Yingmei 2011 (detail), performance and sound installation. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö. Performance produced by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö (2011)

Fridays 11am, 4 April - 30 May 2014
except Good Friday and ANZAC Day

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Korean-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

시드니 비엔날레 한국어 안내 투어

Image: Yingmei Duan Happy Yingmei 2011 (detail), performance and sound installation. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö. Performance produced by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö (2011)

Fridays 11am, 4 April - 30 May 2014
except Good Friday and ANZAC Day

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Cantonese-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

粵語導覽 : 悉尼雙年展

Image: Yingmei Duan Happy Yingmei 2011 (detail), performance and sound installation. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö. Performance produced by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö (2011)

Saturdays 2pm, 5 April - 31 May 2014
except Easter Saturday

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art and dementia tour: Biennale of Sydney

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Meriç Algün Ringborg The Library of Unborrowed Books, Section I: Stockholm Public Library 2012 (detail). Courtesy the artist; Galeri NON, Istanbul; and Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm. Photograph: Jean Baptiste-Béranger

Thursday and Friday, 10.30am
3 & 4 April, 1 & 2 May, 5 & 6 June 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

States of mind film series

In conjunction with the 19th Biennale of Sydney

Image: Still from Rashomon

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
12 March - 4 June 2014
No screenings Sunday 4 May, 8 June

Free

 

See also

Tours for Tots 2014

Let’s look at the Biennale of Sydney
Tuesday 25 March 2014, 10:30am
Charges apply