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Another pop art: expertise on the east and west coasts of the United States

Presented in conjunction with the Power Institute

Image: Edward Ruscha Gospel 1972 (detail)

Wednesday 26 March 2014
6pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Curatorial activism: toward an ethics of curating BOOKED OUT

Lecture by Maura Reilly and filmed interview with Linda Nochlin

Image: Maura Reilly. Photo: Tracey Moffat (detail)

Friday 24 October 2014, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Free viewing for members

Pop to popism

Image: Roy Lichtenstein Woman in bath 1963. Oil and magna on canvas 173.3 × 173.3cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Friday 31 October 2014, 1pm
Sunday 2 November 2014, 5.15pm

Duration 2 hours, 45 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free

Lecture series: Pop to popism

Hear from the experts

Image: Martin Sharp, Tim Lewis Still life: (Marilyn) 1973 (detail), synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 117 × 91.5 cm. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1973 © Estate of Martin Sharp, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney; Tim Lewis

Sundays, 10.30am
12 October - 9 November 2014

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

HSC teachers day 2014

For teachers from low SES school communities

Thursday 20 November 2014, 9.45am

Duration 4 hours, 15 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Coffee afternoon: Pop to popism

For members and their guests

Image: Richard Larter The hairdresser 1969 (detail), collection of Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges © Richard Larter, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Friday 14, Sunday 16, Thursday 20 November 2014,
3pm

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

Pop painting workshop BOOKED OUT

Let Howard Arkley inspire you to paint

Image: Howard Arkley Triple fronted 1987 (detail) © The Estate of Howard Arkley, courtesy Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art

Saturday 22 November 2014, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Introduction to soft sculpture BOOKED OUT

Stitch your own pop-inspired sculpture

Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

Sunday 23 November 2014, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Richard Bell takes on pop

An artist talk in association with Corroboree Sydney 2014

Image: Richard Bell

Sunday 23 November 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free with exhibition entry

Pop art party

Young Members end-of-year party

Image: Andy Warhol Silver Liz [Studio type] 1963, screenprint ink and silver spray paint on linen canvas , 101.6 × 101.6 cm, The Eyles Family Collection © Andy Warhol Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 29 November 2014, 7.30pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply

Auslan-interpreted tour: The impact of popular culture

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: James Angus Bugatti Type 35 2006

Sunday 30 November 2014, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Access workshop: Comic pop

Artmaking activity for people with disability

Image: Erró Pop’s history 1967 (detail), Reykjavík Art Museum © Erró. ADAGP, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursdays 11am
27 November 2014 (adults)
4 December 2014 (children)

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

Showcase: Pop to popism

A professional development event for teachers

Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 6 December 2014, 10am

Duration 2 hours
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Party: Icons of pop

Get amped up for our biggest, brightest event of the year

Image: Andy Warhol Triple Elvis 1963 (detail), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Gift of Sydney and Frances Lewis. © Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Licensed by ARS/ Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 6 December 2014, 8pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Charges apply

Stereoscopic vision: Joseph Cornell and his influence over pop art

Lecture by Matthew Affron

Image: Joseph Cornell Portrait of Julien Levy c1938-39 (detail), daguerreotype object, Philadelphia Museum of Art. 125th Anniversary Acquisition, The Lynn and Harold Honickman Gift of the Julien Levy Collection, 2001

Tuesday 9 December 2014, 1pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Live music: Pop

A celebration of old and new pop tunes

Image: Mindi Jackson

Wednesdays, 7.30-9pm
5, 12 & 19 November 2014
3 & 10 December 2014

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Children's access workshop: Pop colour and collage

Artmaking for kids with disability, their families or carers

Image: Tom Wesselmann Still life #29 1963 (detail), lent by Claire Wesselmann © The Estate of Tom Wesselmann/VAGA, New York. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesday 21 January 2015, 11am

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

Drop in and make: Pop the Gallery

Free artmaking activity for kids

Monday to Friday, 5-23 January 2015
11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Popcornucopia

School holiday performance

Image: Etcetera Duo

Wednesday to Friday, 7-23 January, 1.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

Popcornucopia

Image: Etcetera Duo

Sunday 25 January 2015, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Auslan-interpreted talk: Pop to popism

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Image: Keith Haring Untitled 1982 (detail) JW Power Collection, University of Sydney, managed by Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased 1987 © Keith Haring Foundation

Wednesday 28 January 2015, 6pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Matt goes pop!

A special dinner event with Matt Moran

Image: Matt Moran

Wednesday 28 January 2015, 6.30pm

Duration 3 hours, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Celebrity events: Pop to popism

Our speakers address four decades in four nights

Image: Annabel Crabb. Courtesy ABC

Wednesdays 7pm
7 - 28 January 2015

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Pop bands

Performing four decades of pop hits

Image: Dan Markovena

Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm
7 - 28 January 2015

Duration 2 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Pop to popism late nights

Exhibition open until 9pm - all welcome

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays 5-9pm
January 2015 (except 1 & 29 January)

Duration 4 hours
Location: Contemporary galleries

Pop printing workshop BOOKED OUT

Print like a pop artist

Image courtesy Libby Lloyd

Saturday 1 November 2014, 1pm
Sunday 1 February 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Film series: Pop artists on screen

Cinematic portraits of pop artists by artist filmmakers

Image: still from Andy Warhol (1973) Courtesy National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

Wednesdays 5pm
19 November 2014
14 January - 4 February 2015
Special 9.25pm screening 28 January

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Audio-description tour: Pop to popism

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Rosalyn Drexler Race for Time 1964 (detail), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, gift of Joseph H Hirshhorn, 1966 © Rosalyn Drexler. Licensed by ARS/Viscopy, Sydney

Tuesday 9 December 2014, 11am
Thursday 5 February 2015, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Community access workshop: Celebrity pop

Artmaking activity for people of all ages and abilities

Image: Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe 1967, Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles © Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts Inc. Licensed by ARS/ Viscopy, Sydney

11am
Wednesday 19 November 2014
Friday 6 February 2015

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

Cantonese-language guided tour: Pop to popism

粵語導覽:波普到波普藝術

Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturdays 2pm
3 January - 7 February 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Mandarin-language guided tour: Pop to popism

普通話導覽:波普到波普藝術

Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sundays 2pm
4 January - 8 February 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Art Club: Pop!

For children aged 9–12

Image: Martial Raysse Rear view mirror 1962 (detail) Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981 © Martial Raysse. ADAGP/Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 7, Sunday 8 February 2015
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Pumped-up kicks

Customise your footwear pop style

Saturday 14 February 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Film series: Pop Saturdays

Direct Cinema, underground and experimental film

Image: still from Inauguration of the pleasure dome (1966) Courtesy National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

Various Saturdays
13 December 2014 - 14 February 2015
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Japanese-language guided tour: Pop to popism

日本語ガイドツアー:ポップ・アート展(Pop to popism)

Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesdays 11am
12 November, 10 December 2014
14 & 28 January, 11 & 25 February 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Korean-language guided tour: Pop to popism

한국어 안내 관람: '팝 아트에서 팝이즘까지'

Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesdays 11am
5 November 2014 - 25 February 2015
except 17, 24, 31 December

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Oz pop talks

Short talks on pop art in Australia

Image: Brett Whiteley The American dream 1968-69 (detail) State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia, purchased 1978 © Art Gallery of Western Australia

Wednesdays 6.30pm
5 November 2014 – 25 February 2015
except 17, 24 & 31 December 2014
28 January Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free with exhibition entry

Live music: Oz synthpop

Celebrate the sound of the synthesizer

Image: Alex Cameron

Wednesday 4-25 February 2015, 7.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Colour popping BOOKED OUT

Paint and stencil your own pop artwork

Image: Martin Sharp Jimi Hendrix c1971 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Jim Sharman, 1984 © Estate of Martin Sharp. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 28 February 2015, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

On the rapport between photography and painting in pop art BOOKED OUT

Lecture by Hal Foster and book signing

Image: Richard Hamilton Just what was it that made yesterday’s homes so different, so appealing? Upgrade 2004 (detail) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of the artist 2004 © Richard Hamilton. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturday 28 February 2015, 2pm

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

Learning symposium 2015

The Gallery’s annual visual arts conference for teachers

26–28 February 2015
Day 1: Thursday 26 February, 12.45pm–4pm
Day 2: Friday 27 February, 9.30am–3pm
Day 3: Saturday 28 February, 9.30am–3pm

Charges apply

Guided tour: Pop to popism

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Peter Tyndall A Person Looks At A Work of Art / someone looks at something …LOGOS/HA HA 1985–87, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne purchased from Admission Funds, 1988 © Peter Tyndall

Daily 12pm
Wednesdays 5.30pm (except 17 December)
1 November - 23 December 2014
2 January - 1 March 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free with exhibition entry

Film series: Pop cinema

Iconic stars and cultural revolution on screen

Image: still from Some like it hot (1959) Courtesy Roadshow

Various Wednesdays and Sundays
29 October 2014 - 1 March 2015
See listing for details

Location: Domain Theatre
Free