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Gallery Kids Sunday performance

Floating on a sea of stories

Image: Bronwyn Vaughan

Sunday 27 July 2014, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Symposium: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

The rich and sophisticated culture of nō theatre

Image: Nō mask Kasshiki (kokasshiki), Muromachi period, 16th century, Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan

Saturday 2 August 2014, 9.30am

Duration 7 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Art Club: Theatrical faces

For members’ children aged 9–12

Image: Nō mask Aka (red) hannya, Edo period, 18th–19th century, National Noh Theatre

Saturday 9, Sunday 10 August 2014
10.30am, 1pm, 3pm

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

Film series: Vengeful ghosts, ghoulish demons

Supernatural tales from Japan

Image: Still from Onibaba (1964). Courtesy Kindai Eiga Kyokai

Wednesdays 2pm & 7.15pm, Sundays 2pm
30 July - 17 August 2014

Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Noh to now: traditions and counter-traditions in Japanese performance

Lecture series

Image: Nō mask Aka (red) hannya, Edo period, 18th–19th century, National Noh Theatre

Wednesdays 6 pm
23 July and 6-27 August 2014

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Japanese-language guided tour: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

日本語による能・狂言展ツアー

Image: Nō mask Ko-omote, Edo period, 17th century, National Noh Theatre

Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am
14 June - 13 September 2014
except 30 July

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

Guided tour: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Nō mask Ko-omote, Edo period, 17th century, National Noh Theatre

Daily 12pm, Wednesdays 7.15pm
14 June – 14 September 2014
except 28-30 July

Duration 1 hour
Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Past events

Free viewing for members

Theatre of dreams, theatre of play: nō and kyōgen in Japan

Image: Kyōgen mask Oto, Edo period, 18th century, National Noh Theatre

Sunday 15 June 2014, 5.15-8pm
Monday 16 June 2014, 10am - 12.30pm

Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free

Cocktails and conversations

Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

Wednesday 18 June 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Lower level 2
Charges apply

Rhythms of nō: music, chant, dance

Lecture and demonstration by Richard Emmert

Image: Richard Emmert

Sunday 29 June 2014, 10.30am

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

The art of Japanese theatre school holiday workshop

Sessions for ages 3-13

Image: Nō mask Hakushikijō (okina), Momoyama–Edo period, 16th–17th century, National Noh Theatre

Tuesday 1 - Friday 4 July 2014
See listing for details

Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Decorative dress-ups

Free drop-in artmaking activity for children

Monday 30 June - Friday 4 July 2014
11am - 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Function space
Free

Exhibition talks: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

Short talks by Gallery experts

Image: Atsuita nō robe with design of ocean waves and Genji wheels, Edo period, 18th century, National Noh Theatre

Wednesdays 5.30pm
25 June - 16 July 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Lower Asian gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Celebrity events: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play

Hear from experts in directing, costume and fashion design

Image: Lieven Bertels by Prudence Upton

Wednesdays 6.30pm
25 June, 2 & 16 July 2014

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Make wearable origami

Free drop-in art-making activity

Wednesdays 25 June, 2 July, 16 July 2014
7.30-9pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free