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The art of melancholy

Discover Dürer’s celebrated print with Michael Ann Holly

Image: Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I 1514 (detail), engraving, Art Gallery of NSW

Sunday 24 August 2014, 2pm

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

Special lecture: Piranesi as architect

Fabio Barry, assistant professor of art history, Stanford University

Image: Giovanni Battista Piranesi The Arch of Constantine 1771 (detail), etching, Art Gallery of NSW

Sunday 31 August 2014, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: European prints and drawings

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I 1514 (detail), engraving, Art Gallery of NSW

Sunday 28 September 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Carnevale masks

Free drop-in artmaking activity for children

Image: Agostino Carracci Portrait of Giovanni Gabrielli, called 'Il Sivello’ c1599 (detail)

Monday 29 September - Friday 3 October 2014
11am-4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Function space
Free

Commedia dell’Arte

School holiday performance

Monday 29 September - Friday 3 October 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Curators tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

The stories behind the collection

Image: Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I 1514 (detail), engraving, Art Gallery of NSW

Saturday 11 October 2014, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Art Club: In the manner of the masters

For children aged 9–12

Image: Samuel Palmer The lonely tower 1879 (detail)

Saturday 11, Sunday 12 October 2014
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Jazz at the Gallery 2014 BOOKED OUT

Step in, sit back and ease into an evening of jazz

Image: Monica Trapaga

Tuesdays 7pm
30 September, 14 October 2014

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply

Celebrity events: European prints and drawings

Our guests talk about love, gender and mathematics

Image: Dr Clio Cresswell

Wednesdays 6.30pm
1-15 October 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Drop in and draw: Australian masters

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Sunday 19 October 2014, 11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Ground level
Free

Spotlight: Conserving works on paper

Find out how conservators care for fragile, old works

Image: Michael Wolgemut or Wilhelm Pleydenwurff Pope Pius II and the Emperor Frederick III seated on one throne 1493 (detail)

Sunday 19 October 2014, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Artwork of the month talk: October 2014

Hendrick Goltzius’ ‘Pluto’ and ‘Prosperine’ (1588-90)

Image: Hendrick Goltzius Pluto 1588-90 (detail)

Sunday 19 October 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Cantonese-language guided tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

粵語導覽:公元1500 年 至 1900 年歐洲版畫及素描特展

Image: Jean-Honoré Fragonard Rinaldo in the gardens of Armida 1761-64 (detail)

Tuesdays 11am
7 - 28 October 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Korean-language guided tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

한국어 안내 관람: 유럽의 판화와 드로잉전 (1500-1900)

Image: Jean-Honoré Fragonard Rinaldo in the gardens of Armida 1761-64 (detail)

Wednesdays 11am
3 September - 29 October 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Drawing with David Legge

Join us for a mass drawing lesson

Image: David Legge

Wednesdays 22 & 29 October 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Exhibition talks: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

Bite-sized talks that unpack the masterpieces

Image: Albrecht Dürer Melencolia I 1514 (detail), engraving, Art Gallery of NSW

Wednesdays 7.15pm
1 - 29 October 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Mandarin-language guided tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

普通話導覽:公元1500 年 至 1900 年歐洲版畫及素描特展

Image: Jean-Honoré Fragonard Rinaldo in the gardens of Armida 1761-64 (detail)

Thursdays 11am
2 - 30 October 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Guided tour: European prints and drawings 1500-1900

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Henri Toulouse-Lautrec Mlle Marcelle Lender en buste 1895 (detail)

Wednesdays, Sundays 1.30pm
3 September - 2 November 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free